FM Preview: Manchester United v Bolton Wanderers 14 Jan 2012

Last updated : 13 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Manchester United v Bolton Wanderers fixture

Manchester United prepare to entertain Bolton Wanderers at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Red Devils are clearly on top, winning 56.67% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Old Trafford was less than a year ago, in March 2011, the Red Devils carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 10 Sep Bolton Wdrs. 0 - 5 Man. Utd. Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 19 Mar Man. Utd. 1-0 Bolton Wdrs. Premier League
2010/2011 Sun 26 Sep Bolton Wdrs. 2 - 2 Man. Utd. Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 27 Mar Bolton Wdrs. 0 - 4 Man. Utd. Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 17 Oct Man. Utd. 2 - 1 Bolton Wdrs. Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 17 Jan Bolton Wdrs. 0 - 1 Man. Utd. Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 27 Sep Man. Utd. 2 - 0 Bolton Wdrs. Premier League

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Manchester United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A total of 15 goals have been scored by the Red Devils in those games, with 9 conceded.

Bolton Wanderers have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Trotters have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Manchester United's total of 45 points from their 20 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Bolton Wanderers are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 16 points from their 20 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Manchester United 6 4 0 2 17 8 12
Bolton Wanderers 6 2 2 2 7 9 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Manchester United are not exactly setting the world alight at Old Trafford at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Bolton Wanderers in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Manchester United 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
Bolton Wanderers Undefeated in last 3 away games.
4 games since last defeat.

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