History of the Arsenal v Bolton Wanderers fixture
Bolton Wanderers face a trip to Arsenal at Emirates Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Trotters will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 39 and win only 8 of the 64 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2010, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-1 thriller, in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sun 24 Apr||Bolton Wdrs.||2 - 1||Arsenal||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 11 Sep||Arsenal||4-1||Bolton Wdrs.||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Wed 20 Jan||Arsenal||4 - 2||Bolton Wdrs.||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sun 17 Jan||Bolton Wdrs.||0 - 2||Arsenal||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 10 Jan||Arsenal||1 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 20 Sep||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 3||Arsenal||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Mar||Bolton Wdrs.||2 - 3||Arsenal||Premier League|
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Recent respective form guides
Arsenal are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.
Bolton Wanderers have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. The Trotters's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.
Arsenal are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 4 points from 5 matches.
Bolton Wanderers are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 3 points from their 5 games thus far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Gunners, as the Trotters have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Arsenal||7 games since last home draw.
|Bolton Wanderers||10 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 20 outings ago.
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