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🗞️ Preview: Oldham Athletic vs. Bolton Wanderers

2 March 2021

Bolton Wanderers make the short trip to Boundary Park this evening as they look to stretch their five-game winning sequence when they take on Oldham Athletic (Kick Off 7pm).

Pre-Match Quotes: 

Ian Evatt: “I think they’re an attacking threat, they've got some good attacking players and they can score goals.

"They had a great result on Saturday, but we also have good attacking players and their biggest strength can also become their biggest weakness and vice-versa.

"We’d like to think that if teams open up and throw the game open against us that we’ve got the players to be able to take advantage of that. I think it’s going to be a good game and both teams will fancy it.

"We’re obviously in a good run of form but for us, I’ve said many times, it’s about what we do. If we can perform to the levels I think we’re capable of, then we have a great chance of winning every game but it’s down to us and we have to go there and do it.”

 

Harry Kewell: “Ian is trying to play the right way. I know people may say, ‘oh just get it up there’ and all that, but you can see in his last few results he’s started to put a run together.

“They’re coming here having won five games in a row and will be flying high.

“He’s in a strong position now and he’s going want to keep that consistency up there.

“We’ve had a little bit of inconsistency but we’re coming off a good win and I feel tomorrow night is going to be a good footballing game, an exciting game.”

 

How to Watch:

Wanderers’ supporters can watch the game against Oldham Athletic by purchasing an iFollow BWFC video match pass for just £10 you don’t have to miss a kick.

An iFollow BWFC video match pass will ensure supporters do not miss a minute of the action, with the entire match streamed through any compatible laptop, computer, tablet, or mobile device in the United Kingdom.

 

Team News:

Marcus Maddison will be back in contention after missing Saturday’s victory against Barrow through sickness.

Wanderers have no fresh injury concerns following their victory against the Bluebirds.

 

 

Bookies Odds:

Oldham Athletic win: 15/8

Draw: 5/2

Bolton Wanderers win: 5/4

Correct as of 2/3/2021 (10am) on skybet.com

 

Form:

With 16 points from their last six games, Bolton Wanderers currently sit at the summit of the Sky Bet League Two form table.

Shaun Miller’s injury-time winner against Barrow at the weekend gave Wanderers a deserved victory, their fifth successive win, to put them in the play-off places.

The Latics have won two and lost three from their previous six outings but beat Carlisle United 3-1 at Brunton Park at the weekend to give themselves some confidence heading into tonight’s clash.

 

Last time out:

Wanderers hosted Latics at the University of Bolton Stadium in October with the visitors running out 2-1 winners after Zak Dearnley’s 90th minute strike earned his team a smash and grab victory.

Nathan Delfouneso had earlier cancelled out Ben Garrity’s strike to even things up, but Dearnley had his say right at the death.

 

Match Officials:

Referee: James Oldham.

Assistant Referees: Alistair Nelson and Gary Hilton.  

Fourth Official: Declan Bourne.


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