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Match Preview: Bolton Wanderers vs Ipswich Town

Bolton take on Ipswich at the Macron.

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Bolton Wanderers vs Ipswich Town

Macron Stadium

Tuesday 8th March

KO: 20:00

After Saturday's 2-1 defeat at Leeds United, Bolton return to the Macron to take on Ipswich Town. Ipswich, who are 9th in the Championship table, will look to make it three wins in a row to help their Play-Off push, while Bolton will be looking to avoid a fourth defeat in a row for the first time this season.

The match will also mark the 70th anniversary since the Burnden Park disaster, when 33 Bolton fans sadly lost their lives. Bolton will wear their Macron-manufactured commemorative kit, which thanks to ROK Mobile does not carry any sponsorship branding as a mark of respect for those who died in the disaster.

There will also be a special commemorative matchday programme produced for the game, whilst in the run up to kick off Joanna Forest will sing Abide With Me ahead of a period of silence.

Team News

Bolton Wanderers

Bolton striker Emile Heskey is struggling with a hip injury. Ben Amos (ankle), David Wheater (hamstring), Dorian Dervite (ankle) and Max Clayton (hamstring) are all out.

Ipswich Town

Daryl Murphy and Cole Skuse are able to overcome recent knocks. Jonathan Douglas and Kevin Bru are fit again, but Former Wanderer Giles Coke, David McGoldrick and Teddy Bishop will be missing.


Bolton Wanderers WLDLLL

Ipswich Town WLLLWW


Bolton Wanderers

Top Goalscorer - Gary Madine (6)

Most Assists - Liam Feeney, Dean Moxey (5)

Most Bookings - Jay Spearing (3 Yellows, 1 Red)

Ipswich Town

Top Goalscorer - Brett Pitman (10)

Most Assists - Freddie Sears (7)

Most Bookings - Jonathon Douglas (6 Yellows, 1 Red)

One To Watch

Brett Pitman - Ipswich's top goalscorer will provide the obvious threat up front.

Match Odds

Bolton Wanderers 2/1

Ipswich Town 11/8

Draw 23/10

Match Prediction

Bolton Wanderers 1-1 Ipswich Town