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Bolton Wanderers v Coventry City: LIVE

Wanderers go in search of a sixth straight home win as they welcome Coventry to the Macron tonight

Tom Thorpe returns in the only change to the Wanderers side that beat Millwall on Saturday
Tom Thorpe returns in the only change to the Wanderers side that beat Millwall on Saturday
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Two former Premier League clubs who have both faced difficult financial situations of late go head-to-head tonight, as Bolton Wanderers welcome Coventry City to the Macron Stadium.

Wanderers are chasing a sixth straight home victory this evening, and boss Phil Parkinson makes one change from the side that eased to victory over Millwall at the weekend. Tom Thorpe, fresh from his first goal for the side on Saturday, comes in to replace Liam Trotter in midfield, which means David Wheater remains sidelined through injury with Derik Osede keeping his place in the side and Chris Taylor returns on the bench.

The visitors haven't tasted the Premier League since being relegated back in 2001. The club is now languishing in 19th place in League One, just one point above the relegation zone and having only won one of their nine away fixtures this season. They've also lost their last two matches, but prior to that they had won three and drawn one of their previous four.

The Sky Blues have former Bolton flop Marvin Sordell leading their strikeforce, so he's bound to score. I've not heard of many of their players, and have less idea how they're likely to line up, but they do have an American striker called Jack McBean on loan from LA Galaxy on the bench.

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Bolton Wanderers
GK Ben Alnwick
RB Lawrie Wilson
CB Derik Osede
CB Mark Beevers
LB Andrew Taylor
CM Jay Spearing
CM Tom Thorpe
RW Sammy Ameobi
AM Josh Vela
LW Zach Clough
CF Zach Madine
Jake Turner
Lewis Buxton
Jamie Proctor
Keshi Anderson
James Henry
Chris Taylor
Dean Moxey

Coventry City
GK Lee Burge
RB Jamie Sterry
CB Jordan Turnbull
CB Cian Harries
LB Jordan Willis
RM Kyel Reid
CM Gael Bigirimana
CM Ben Stevenson
LM Lewis Page
CF Marvin Sordell
CF Dan Agyei
Reice Charles-Cook
Callum Maycock
Vladimir Gadzhev
Jodi Jones
Rubén Lameiras
Andre Wright
Jack McBean