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Bolton Wanderers v Swansea City: LIVE

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Can Bolton end their poor form ahead of the international break?

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Sammy Ameobi returns for Bolton as they entertain Swansea
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With just one win since August, Bolton are overdue a victory as Swansea City, relegated from the Premier League last season, come to the UniBol.

Even more worryingly, Bolton have only scored two goals since mid-September, which has seen them plummet to just one point outside the relegation zone.

Wanderers and Swansea have only ever met 34 times, with Wanderers on top with 13 victories to Swansea’s 11. And we’ve only lost once against Swansea in 12 meetings since 1988. The teams last met back in April 2012, when the two sides played out a 1-1 draw at Bolton.

The big team news for Bolton today is the return of Sammy Ameobi, who starts in place of Craig Noone, while Mark Beevers comes in for David Wheater. Josh Magennis and Christian Doidge are both on the bench.

Swansea look to be playing a 4-5-1 / 4-3-3, with Matt Grimes likely to be starting out of position at left-back - which could offer a big opportunity for Ameobi. Bersant Celina and Barrie McKay could be the widemen, with Oliver McBurnie leading the line. And they have a strong bench filled with Premier League experience, including Wilfried Bony, Jefferson Montero and Tom Carroll.

Here are today’s starting line-ups. You can follow all the action in the Comments section below, and on Twitter.

Bolton Wanderers (4-2-3-1): Ben Alnwick; Pawel Olkowski, Jack Hobbs, Mark Beevers; Andrew Taylor; Jason Lowe, Joe Williams; Sammy Ameobi, Erhun Oztumer, Will Buckley; Clayton Donaldson

Substitutes: Josh Magennis, Christian Doidge, Craig Noone, Josh Vela, Jonathan Grounds, David Wheater, Remi Matthews

Swansea City (4-5-1): Erwin Mulder; Connor Roberts, Joe Rodon, Mike van der Hoorn, Matt Grimes; Bersant Celina, Leroy Fer, Jay Fulton, Daniel James, Barrie McKay; Oliver McBurnie

Substitutes: Kristoffer Nortveldt, Cameron Carter-Vickers, Kyle Naughton, Tom Carroll, Jefferson Montero, Wilfried Bony