For their League One matchup against the hosts Bolton Wanderers, Bristol Rovers will travel to University of Bolton Stadium on Friday.
Following a 3-2 EFL Trophy victory over Barrow, Bolton Wanderers are looking to win again.
Oladapo Afolayan, Jón Dai Bövarsson, and Elias Kachunga scored goals for Bolton Wanderers in the 23rd, 38th, and 69th minutes, respectively. Barrow scored two goals in the 42nd and 56th minutes, respectively.
In 5 of the last 6 games Bolton Wanderers played in, at least three goals were scored per game. In these matches, the opposition scored nine of them, while Bolton Wanderers totaled eleven. Putting aside past outcomes, it is still unclear whether the trend will hold in this upcoming game.
Following a 1-2 EFL Trophy victory over Colchester United in their previous game, Bristol Rovers enter this contest on a winning streak.
James Connolly (53′) and Harvey Saunders (90′) scored the goals for Bristol Rovers. For Colchester United, Freddie Sears scored in the 83rd second.
With 10 goals in their previous six games, Bristol Rovers have been a threat going forward leading up to this match. This doesn’t hide the fact that Bristol Rovers have had some defensive issues, as they have also allowed goals in five of those same games.
Bristol Rovers have lost both of their previous league games on the road, coming into this match.
In this match, Bristol Rovers must be fantasizing about scoring against this Bolton Wanderers side, although there probably won’t be as many as he scored against them.
We’re heading in for a tight match ending with Bolton Wanderers winning 2-1 at the end of the game. Let’s wait and see how it turns out.
The last league game between these sides was League One matchday 30 on 28/01/2020 when the final score was Bolton Wanderers 1-1 Bristol Rovers.
Bolton Wanderers manager Ian Evatt is in no shape ahead of this match thanks to a completely injury-free squad to choose from.
There is only one fitness concern for Bristol Rovers manager Joey Barton to address out of a group of players who are otherwise at full strength. Nick Anderton won’t be participating because of his cancer.
Hulu will live stream this match.