Man City face a trip to Bolton Wanderers at Reebok Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Sky Blues will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2004, with Man City inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the The Trotters in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sun 18 Sep||Man City||0 - 1||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Mon 07 Mar||Man City||0 - 1||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 18 Dec||Bolton Wdrs.||0 - 1||Man City||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 21 Feb||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 3||Man City||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 18 Oct||Man City||6 - 2||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 05 Apr||Bolton Wdrs.||2 - 0||Man City||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 30 Nov||Man City||2 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Bolton Wanderers are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the The Trotters in those games, with 5 conceded.
The away form of Man City is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Sky Blues's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.
Bolton Wdrs.'s 33 points from 20 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 7th position. Man City's 31 points from 22 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Trotters, as the Sky Blues have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Bolton Wdrs.||Drawn last 3 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Man City||Not won in previous 3 away matches.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.