Date: 26th October 2018 at 3:31pm
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Phil Parkinson’s last stand?

Under pressure from most fans now, one win in ten, with Ken Anderson saying he’ll do anything necessary to improve results, Bolton Wanderers face struggling Hull tomorrow in what is surely a must-win match.

Team news

Pawel Olkowski may have fully recovered from his stomach bug, while Will Buckley is back in training after a hamstring injury. Phil Parkinson is likely to keep the same formation as Wednesday night.

Hull are missing four centre-backs, including Reece Burke. Tommy Elphick may play in the middle, with full-back Eric Lichaj on one side and youngster Robbie McKenzie on the other.

Hull Player to Watch – Jackson Irvine

The Australian midfielder has a couple of goals this season, with only Jarrod Bowen scoring more. This his second season after joining from Burton last summer, he’s good at getting forward into the opposition box, plus is useful in the air.

Facts and stats

Bolton are unbeaten in their last 21 at home to Hull, a run stretching back to 1935.

Bolton have won one, drawn three of their last 10 games, although our win is two weeks more recent than Hull’s last win.

We’ve lost eight of our last nine at home when going behind, the exception being the final day of last season.

Match prediction

A draw that does neither side a favour.  1-1

Next fixtures

Aston Villa away next Friday, then we host Swansea on 10th November.

 

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