FM Preview: Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers 24 Apr 2012

Last updated : 23 April 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers fixture

Bolton Wanderers face a trip to Aston Villa at Villa Park on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Trotters will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 42 and win only 17 of the 79 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Villa Park was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a League Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 10 Dec Bolton Wdrs. 1 - 2 Aston Villa Premier League
2011/2012 Tue 20 Sep Aston Villa 0 - 2 Bolton Wdrs. League Cup
2010/2011 Sat 05 Mar Bolton Wdrs. 3 - 2 Aston Villa Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 18 Sep Aston Villa 1 - 1 Bolton Wdrs. Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 03 Apr Bolton Wdrs. 0 - 1 Aston Villa Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 07 Nov Aston Villa 5 - 1 Bolton Wdrs. Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 25 Apr Bolton Wdrs. 1 - 1 Aston Villa Premier League

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Recent respective form guides

Aston Villa have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Villans's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Bolton Wanderers's away form is none too clever either, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Trotters have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Aston Villa find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 36 points from their 34 matches.

Bolton Wanderers are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 30 points from their 33 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Aston Villa 6 0 3 3 4 13 3
Bolton Wanderers 6 2 1 3 7 12 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Trotters out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Aston Villa. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Aston Villa Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Bolton Wanderers 9 games since last away draw.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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