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Match Preview: Bolton Wanderers vs Leeds United

Bolton Wanderers host Leeds United in the 4th round of the FA Cup.

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Bolton Wanderers vs Leeds United

Macron Stadium

Saturday 30th January

KO: 15:00

After winning two in a row for the first time in over a year, Bolton host Leeds in the 4th round of the FA Cup. The Whites have failed to get past the 4th round for the past three years, losing to Everton, Cardiff City and Liverpool respectively. Leeds will be hoping to progress in front the biggest away following the Reebok has ever seen, with 6,800 fans making the trip from Yorkshire.

Team News

Bolton Wanderers

Zach Clough and Emile Heskey have returned to training, although it's thought the Leeds game is too soon for a return. Gary Madine may start from the bench.

Leeds United

Leeds have a doubt over striker Chris Wood, (thigh strain), but Alex Mowatt (dead leg) may return in midfield.


Bolton Wanderers


Leeds United



Bolton Wanderers

Top Goalscorer - Gary Madine (6)

Most Bookings - Ben Amos, Dorian Dervite, Jay Spearing (1 Red)

Leeds United

Top Goalscorer - Chris Wood (8)

Most BookingsGaetano Berardi (1 Red)

One to Watch

Steve Evans

What's Been Said

Neil Lennon"It's important to keep the momentum going and if we can negotiate the tie then you're buoyed by going into the Wolves game and then the Rotherham game after that. It'll be a cracking tie, a blood-and-thunder Lancashire-Yorkshire tie."

Steve Evans"The FA Cup is a magical cup competition. I hear managers and head coaches at all levels say they want to rest players. When it gets to this stage, you want to win. I want us to be in the draw on Sunday and have an opportunity to be at home at Elland Road against whoever."

Match Odds

Bolton 19/10

Draw 29/12

Leeds 17/10

Match Prediction

Bolton Wanderers 2-1 Leeds United