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Peterborough United v Bolton Wanderers: Lineup and Live Matchthread

Peterborough are bottom of the table. Bolton are 14th in the table. Points are precious for both, and it will be a battle at London Road today.

Peterborough United v. Bolton Wanderers
Location: London Road
Date: Saturday 22nd December 2012

Time: 3:00pm GMT

Records (W-D-L, +/-, Points, Place):

Peterborough United: 5-1-16, -15, 16, 24th

Form: W-L-L-L-D-L

Bolton Wanderers: 7-8-7, 0, 29, 14th

Form: W-D-L-W-D-D


GK: Robert Olejnik
GK: Adam Bogdan
D: Gabriel Zakuani D: Sam Ricketts
D: Michael Bostwick
D: Zat Knight
D: Nathaniel Knight-Percival D:Tyrone Mears
D:George Thorne D: Stephen Warnock
M: Lee Tomlin M: Jay Spearing
M: Tommy Rowe M: Keith Andrews
M: Joe Newell M: Chung-Yong Lee
M: Mark Little M: Chris Eagles
F: George Boyd M: Jacob Butterfield
F: Gayle Dwight F: Kevin Davies

Peterborough United substitutes: Joe Day, Craig Alcock, Shaun Brisley, Kane Ferdinand, Danny Swanson, Grant McCann, Daniel Kearns

Bolton Wanderers substitutes: Rob Lainton, Tim Ream, Marcos Alonso, Darren Pratley, Martin Petrov, Benik Afobe, Marvin Sordell

According to Sky Sports, Peterborough played a 3-4-3 formation against Cardiff City last time out. This formation has its supporters (It is particularly popular in Asian Football), but it is not that common in England. I can't recall Bolton facing a club playing 3-4-3 since Sam Allardyce left.

As for the Trotters starting XI, it's the same group we saw against Charlton. I believe that is the first tiem Dougie Freedman has named an unchanged side.

The big news is that David Ngog is out. We have to assume he has picked up a knock in training (Updates as they come). In response, Marvin Sordell has been named in the squad for the first time in ages. Twitter will be thrilled! What do you make of the lineup?