Bolton Wanderers v Fulham: match preview

05 February 2010 07:58
Saturday, February 6

Bolton Wanderers v FulhamReebok Stadium Kick-off: 15.00 GMTTV: Highlights, BBC1 MotD.

Tale of the game

Fulham are unbeaten in their last five Premier League meetings with Bolton and ended their poor run of five defeats with a 1-0 win over Portsmouth on Wednesday. Nicky Shorey and Stefano Okaka made their Fulham debuts and continue but John Pantsil, Paul Konchesky, Clint Dempsey and Andrew Johnson are all sidelined.

Bolton could involve Jack Wilshere, signed on loan from Arsenal, while another newcomer Stuart Holden is recovering from a thigh strain. Striker Ivan Klasnic, who missed the 2-0 defeat at Liverpool last Saturday, scored the opening goal at Fulham in November and could return.

Bolton (4-5-1): Jaaskelainen; Steinsson, Cahill, Knight, Ricketts; Lee, Muamba, M Davies, Cohen, Taylor; K Davies. Fulham (4-4-2): Schwarzer; Hughes, Smalling, Hangeland, Shorey; Davies, Murphy, Baird, Duff; Okako, Zamora.Referee: Mark Clattenburg. Matches: 19. R4 Y56.

This season: Fulham 1 Bolton 1.

Last season: Fulham 2 Bolton 1, Bolton 1 Fulham 3.

Stat of the game: Only two of Fulham's eight wins have come away.

Betting tip: Try a repeat of the Cottage draw: 1-1 comes at 9-2.

Source: Telegraph

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