FM Preview: Bolton Wanderers v Newcastle United 26 Dec 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Sunday, 25th December 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Bolton Wanderers and Newcastle United at 15:00 on 26th December 2011 in the Premier League.
History of the Bolton Wanderers v Newcastle United fixture
Newcastle United face a trip to Bolton Wanderers at Reebok Stadium on Monday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Magpies 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 November 2010, with Bolton Wanderers annihilating their visitors 5-1 in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 26 Feb||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 1||Bolton Wdrs.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 20 Nov||Bolton Wdrs.||5-1||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sun 01 Mar||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 23 Aug||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sat 19 Jan||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sat 11 Aug||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 3||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2006/2007||Tue 26 Dec||Bolton Wdrs.||2 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||Premiership|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Bolton Wanderers's woeful home form means they have chalked up just a single victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While Trotters have scored 8, a worringly large 13 have been leaked at the other end.
Newcastle United's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Magpies's have scored 12 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 14.
Bolton Wanderers are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 12 points from their 17 games thus far.
Newcastle United lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 27 from their 17 games so far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The away form of the Magpies has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Bolton Wanderers. Away win
|Bolton Wanderers||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 32 .
|Newcastle United||Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here