Bolton Wdrs. face a trip to Manchester United at Old Trafford 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 just last season, in September 2008, with Man. Utd. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Premier League match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 17 Jan||Bolton Wdrs.||0 - 1||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sat 27 Sep||Man. Utd.||2 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Wed 19 Mar||Man. Utd.||2 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 24 Nov||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 0||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 17 Mar||Man. Utd.||4 - 1||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 28 Oct||Bolton Wdrs.||0 - 4||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 01 Apr||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 2||Man. Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Manchester United are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Red Devils in those games, with 7 conceded.
The The Trotters have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The The Trotters's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 5 against.
Man. Utd.'s total of 19 points from their 8 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Bolton Wdrs. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 8 points from their 7 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Neither team is setting the world alight, and I think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Red Devils. Home win
|Man. Utd.||Unbeaten in the last 14 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 9 matches.
|Bolton Wdrs.||3 successive away victories.|
6 games since last away draw.
6 games since last defeat.