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Preview: Bolton Wanderers vs. Wycombe Wanderers

14 February 2020

It’s back at home for Wanderers who take on Gareth Ainsworth’s Wycombe Wanderers in Sky Bet League One tomorrow afternoon

Wycombe are currently 4th in the table and are just three points off top spot, having played 31 games already this season.

Their form has been up and down in the league as of late, with two wins in their last five league games.

Team News

In his pre-match press conference with bwfc.co.uk, Wanderers manager Keith Hill explained that Aristote Nsiala will be a game time decision for tomorrow’s game, after suffering a concussion against Coventry City last weekend.

Ronan Darcy is currently side-lined with injury and will miss out, with Dennis Politic expected to be available for selection after missing the Doncaster away clash due to illness.

Head to Head

Historically, Bolton have only faced Wycombe on just one occasion, on the opening day of this season.

In that game, Wycombe took the three points in a 2-0 victory.

Match Coverage

As usual, match updates will be provided by the club’s official twitter account (@OfficialBWFC). We will keep you up to date with the action to ensure you don’t miss a kick – delivering a match report shortly after the final whistle with post-match reaction from manager, Keith Hill.

Live commentary will also be available by the iFollow BWFC channel (subscribe via the website), with the BBC Radio Manchester team providing the coverage.

Betting Odds

Wycombe come into the game as favourites at the time of writing according to Sky Bet, and are being priced at 6/5 to win the game.

Wanderers are regarded as underdogs and are priced at 21/10 to win the game, with a draw being priced at 9/4.

Man in the Middle

Saturday afternoon’s match will be officiated by Gareth Salisbury. He will be assisted by David Benton and Lisa Rashid with Chris Isherwood appointed as the fourth official.

Salisbury has officiated 25 matches this season, with the most recent being a 3-0 home victory for Sunderland against Rochdale last Tuesday.

So far this campaign he has handed out 77 yellow cards and one red card one red card.

Key man for Wanderers – Adebayo Akinfenwa

The target man has been a great asset for Gareth Ainsworth’s side, chipping in with eight goals this season so far.

The forward started out his career in Lithuania, at FK Atlantas in 2001 and after two years in Eastern Europe, returned to the UK to join Barry Town.

In his career, the 37-year-old has been with various teams, from Boston United to Swansea City and is known for being one of the strongest players in the Football League.


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