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Bolton Wanderers v Fulham: LIVE

Today sees the Return of the Ream as those posh cottaging London types visit the Macron

Return of the Ream
Return of the Ream
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Bolton Wanderers go in search of their first victory in 94 days as Fulham make the journey north to the Macron Stadium this afternoon.

Bolton and Fulham have the two current longest winless streaks in the Championship, as the visitors haven't won in seven attempts since the end of October. So a draw would seem to be well and truly on the cards this afternoon.

The Cottagers' visit sees former Wanderer Tim Ream return to the Macron for the first time since he made the switch to south west London in the summer. Having never scored for Bolton, wouldn't it be ironic if Ream went and scored today? If you fancy a flutter, the American is 11/1 to score at anytime and 33/1 to score the first goal. but let's hope that doesn't happen.

Wanderers may not be in the best of form, having not won in 15 matches, but they'll be looking to build on a spirited performance at Charlton on Tuesday evening that saw them fight back from two goals down to earn a 2-2 draw.

If you're looking for good omens, then the fact that Bolton's home victory over Fulham in February ended an 11-match winless streak may give you hope that they can repeat the feat this afternoon.

Bizarrely, today's visitors are not only the top goalscorers in the Championship, with 34 goals scored, but also have the leakiest defence in the league, having conceded 37. However, Fulham have kept a clean sheet on four of their last six trips to Bolton, only losing once, and Bolton are the league's least lethal team, having scored only 16 goals in 21 league games.

Wanderers make two changes from the Charlton match, with Darren Pratley returning in place of the injured Josh Vela and Gary Madine coming in for Emile Heskey.

Fulham line up in a likely 4-4-2, with not only Ream but also Andy Lonergan returning to face their former club. Ross McCormack and Moussa Dembele will be a threat up front for the Cottagers.

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Bolton Wanderers:

GK Ben Amos
RB Rob Holding
CB Prince
CB David Wheater
LB Dean Moxey
DM Jay Spearing
CM Mark Davies
CM Darren Pratley
AM Liam Feeney
CF Zach Clough
CF Gary Madine

Substitutes: Paul Rachubka, Jose Manuel Casado, Dorian Dervite, Emile Heskey, Neil Danns, Tom Walker, Stephen Dobbie


GK Andy Lonergan
RB Jazz Richards
CB Richard Stearman
CB Dan Burn
LB Tim Ream
RM Alexander Kacniklic
CM Scott Parker
CM Emerson Hyndman
LM Luke Garbutt
CF Ross McCormack
CF Moussa Dembele

Substitutes: Joe Lewis, Shaun Hutchinson, Jamie O'Hara, Tom Cairney, Ben Pringle, Cauley Woodrow, Matt Smith