Blackburn R. face a trip to Bolton Wanderers at Reebok Stadium on Sunday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Rovers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 39 and win only 16 of the 73 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2004, with Blackburn R. inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the The Trotters in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Mon 24 Jan||Blackburn R.||0 - 1||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Tue 28 Dec||Bolton Wdrs.||0 - 1||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 10 Jan||Blackburn R.||3 - 4||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 23 Aug||Bolton Wdrs.||2 - 2||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Mon 21 Apr||Blackburn R.||0 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 07 Dec||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 1||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 02 Mar||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 1||Blackburn R.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Bolton Wanderers have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.
The away form of Blackburn R. is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. Rovers have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Bolton Wdrs. find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 7 points they have accumulated from 4 games. Blackburn R. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 4 points from their 4 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Trotters, as the Rovers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Bolton Wdrs.||5 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Blackburn R.||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.