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Bolton Wanderers v Brighton: LIVE

Wanderers host Brighton this afternoon as they bid to put an end to manager Neil Lennon's first ever three match losing streak

Matt Mills returns from suspension to captain Wanderers against Brighton today
Matt Mills returns from suspension to captain Wanderers against Brighton today
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Bolton Wanderers welcome Brighton & Hove Albion to the Macron Stadium on the back of three consecutive defeats. The Whites will be hoping for better fortunes against a side also struggling in the Championship and tied on points with Bolton, following a series of games against clubs chasing promotion.

Neil Lennon appears to be going on the attack this afternoon, naming Emile Heskey alongside both Adam Le Fondre and Zach Clough, who is likely to drop into a wide midfield position. Matt Mills returns from suspension to support David Wheater, with Dorian Dervite dropping to the bench, while Tim Ream also returns from injury at left-back. On loan goalkeeper Ben Amos makes his home debut for Wanderers.

The visitors have had a tough season but have begun to pick up of late and could pose a threat up front in the form of Craig Mackail-Smith and Sam Baldock. Liverpool loanee Joao Carlos Teixeira will also be one to watch for Wanderers' recently shaky defence, while fellow midfielder Beram Kayal is well known to Lennon following their time at Celtic together.

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Bolton Wanderers:

GK Ben Amos
RB Josh Vela
CB Matt Mills
CB David Wheater
LB Tim Ream
RM Liam Feeney
CM Neil Danns
CM Barry Bannan
LM Zach Clough
CF Emile Heskey
CF Adam Le Fondre

Substitutes: Ross Fitzsimmons, Kevin McNaughton, Dean Moxey, Dorian Dervite, Eidur Gudjohnsen, Saidy Janko, Tom Walker

Brighton & Hove Albion:

GK David Stockdale
RB Bruno
CB Gordon Greer
CB Lewis Dunk
LB Joe Bennett
RM Rohan Ince
CM Beram Kayal
CM Joao Carlos Teixeira
LM Inigo Calderon
CF Craig Mackail-Smith
CF Sam Baldock

Substitutes: Christian Walton, Aaron Hughes, Dale Stephens, Emmanuel Ledesma, Kazenga LuaLua, Chris O'Grady, Leon Best