Writer: Red Boy
Date:Saturday September 25 2010
High noon at the Reebok Stadium could be a pivotal moment in our season, even though it is still early days. With Chelsea and Arsenal both losing, to Manchester City and West Brom respectively, it gives us the perfect chance to make up some ground for those points dropped already this season.
On a weekend where there have been several shock results in the Premier League, that battering-ram of a centre forward, Kevin Davies, wants Bolton to join the likes of West Brom and Manchester City in pulling off a shock result, with the striker remarking,
"It`s been a few years since we got a win against them. It would be nice to come away with a big result."
Sorry son, it`ll be a few more years yet we reckon!
Owen Coyle will be grateful that he can welcome back his Finnish goalkeeper Jussi Jaaskelainen after the keeper finished serving his three game ban imposed for a recent red card.
Unfortunately for Coyle, Gary Cahill is still suspended; this will be the last match of his three game suspension.
Bolton may line up as follows:-
Jaaskelainen, Steinsson, Knight, Ricketts, Robinson, Lee, Muamba, Holden, Petrov, Elmander, K.Davies
Okay so he may commit more than his fair share of fouls compared to other players but his battering ram style play never fails to scare defenders witless. If he`s on top of his game we`d better hope that Nemanja Vidic is as well.
Having played a shadow squad at Glandford Park, you can bet your last dollar that Sir Alex Ferguson will wheel out his big-guns for this one. In fact with Owen Hargreaves approaching full fitness again it`s only Antonio Valencia and Michael Carrick that, of the first team squad, whose not available for selection. Having conceded more goals than we would normally do, the major question is whether Sir Alex will stick with the central defensive partnership of recent Premier League games or whether he`ll give Rio Ferdinand or Chris Smalling a run-out.
The man of the moment, fresh from his hat-trick against Liverpool last week, will be looking to keep his goal-scoring momentum going, let`s hope he can get another couple this Sunday.
United hold the upper hand in recent years in this fixture winning 10out of the last 11
Bolton go into the fixture having lost 3 of their last 4 home fixtures.
Following dramatic late finishes at Fulham and Everton, United will be keen to put this one to bed a long time before that final whistle approaches.
The man in the middle is Phil Dowd.
With the other big three of Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool 9are they big three anymore though) all dropping points, United cannot afford not to get all three points from what can be an uncompromising fixture against a side well schooled by Owen Coyle. We`re of the belief that United will march on relentlessly with a win by a two goal margin!
Our next match is a Champions League tie against Valencia in Spain followed by a trip to Sunderland for our Premier League programme next weekend.
Date:Saturday September 25 2010
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