FootyMAD's Manchester United match preview

Last updated : 06 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United fixture

Bolton Wdrs. prepare to entertain Manchester United at Reebok Stadium on Wednesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 50 games played, Trotters have recorded 24 wins, and Man Utd. have come away with 13 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Reebok Stadium was less than a year ago, in February 2003, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 16 AugMan Utd.4 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2002/2003Sat 22 FebBolton Wdrs.1-1Man Utd.PREM
2002/2003Wed 11 SepMan Utd.0 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2001/2002Tue 29 JanBolton Wdrs.0 - 4Man Utd.PREM
2001/2002Sat 20 OctMan Utd.1 - 2Bolton Wdrs.PREM
1997/1998Sat 07 FebMan Utd.1 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
1997/1998Sat 20 SepBolton Wdrs.0 - 0Man Utd.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Bolton Wanderers are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Trotters in those games, with 3 conceded.

Man Utd.'s away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The Red Devils's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 5 against.

Bolton Wdrs. see themselves just below half way in the Barclaycard Premiership, showing a record of 23 points from their 19 games played so far, Man Utd. are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 46 points from the 19 games played.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bolton Wdrs.6231889
Man Utd.660013518

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Bolton Wdrs. Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Man Utd. 3 successive away victories.
18 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 7 matches.
Last drawn game 22 outings ago.