FM Preview: Bolton Wanderers v Leicester City 06 Nov 2012

Last updated : 05 November 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Bolton Wanderers v Leicester City fixture

Bolton Wanderers play host to Leicester City at Burnden Way on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Trotters are clearly on top, having won 18 and lost only 6 of the 33 games.

The last time the two teams met at Bolton Wanderers was back in November 2005, over five years ago, the Trotters carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in an League Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2005/2006 Wed 30 Nov Bolton Wdrs. 2-1 Leicester City League Cup
2003/2004 Tue 10 Feb Leicester City 1 - 1 Bolton Wdrs. Premiership
2003/2004 Sun 28 Dec Bolton Wdrs. 2 - 2 Leicester City Premiership
2001/2002 Sat 29 Dec Bolton Wdrs. 2 - 2 Leicester City Premiership
2001/2002 Sat 18 Aug Leicester City 0 - 5 Bolton Wdrs. Premiership
1997/1998 Sat 28 Mar Bolton Wdrs. 2 - 0 Leicester City Premiership
1997/1998 Sat 22 Nov Leicester City 0 - 0 Bolton Wdrs. Premiership

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Recent respective form guides

Bolton Wanderers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 9.

Leicester City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Bolton Wanderers find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 18 points from their 14 matches.

Leicester City are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 25 points from 14 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bolton Wanderers 6 2 2 2 11 11 8
Leicester City 6 3 1 2 8 5 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Trotters go into their game against Leicester City in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bolton Wanderers Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Leicester City Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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