Bolton Wdrs. face a trip to Manchester City at City of Manchester Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Trotters 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 less than a year ago, in December 2006, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Wed 31 Oct||Bolton Wdrs.||0 - 1||Man. City||LGEC|
|2006/2007||Sat 13 Jan||Bolton Wdrs.||0 - 0||Man. City||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 23 Dec||Man. City||0 - 2||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 21 Jan||Bolton Wdrs.||2 - 0||Man. City||PREM|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Manchester City could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Sky Blues, with 3 goals against.
Bolton Wdrs. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the The Trotters have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Man. City find themselves in a respectable 6th position, courtesy of the 30 points they have accumulated from 16 games. Bolton Wdrs. find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 14 points from their 16 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Sky Blues, as the The Trotters have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Man. City||Won 9 successive home games.|
12 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Bolton Wdrs.||Last drawn game 4 outings ago.|