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Bolton Wanderers v Middlesbrough: Lineups and Live Thread

Happy New Year Everybody! Hopefully Dougie Freedman's men have forgotten their old acquaintance with conceding goals at an alarming rate.

Tom Dulat
Bolton Wanderers v Middlesbrough FC
Location: Reebok Stadium
Date: January 1, 2014

Time: 7am PST, 10am EST, 3pm BST

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

Bolton: 6-8-9, −5, 26, 18th

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

Boro: 7-8-8, +5, 29, 15th

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


GK: Shay Given
GK: Andy Lonergan
D: Rhys Williams D:Alex Baptiste
D: Daniel Ayala
D: Zat Knight
D: Ben Gibson D:Matt Mills
D: George Friend D: Tim Ream
M: Jacob Butterfield M: Chris Eagles
M: Richard Smallwood M: Darren Pratley
M: Grant Leadbitter M: Jay Spearing
M: Mustapha Carayol M:Chung-Yong Lee
F: Albert Adomah M: Mark Davies
F: Curtis Main F: Joe Mason

Middlesbrough Substitutes: Marvin Emnes, Dimitrios Konstantopoulos, Frazer Richardson, Jozsef Varga, Lukas Jutkiewicz, Emmanuel Ledesma, Seb Hines

Bolton Wanderers Substitutes: Arran Lee-Barrett, Hayden White, Medo Kamara, Andre Moritz, Jermaine Beckford, David Ngog, Josh Vela

Dougie Freedman has made some of the attacking changes we talked about in yesterday's preview for Bolton. Mark Davies takes over for Andre Moritz, which I believe is fitness related. The 4-2-3-1 formation remains, with forward Joe Mason coming back in for Jermaine Beckford.  In other notable news, young midfielder Josh Vela has made the substitute's bench.

The Bolton back line remains the same.  Boro have come out with a lot of firepower in the starting XI and on the bench. They want to score. What do you think Readers, can the Whites get a rare home win?