Probable Lineups

4-4-2
4-4-1-1
  • Ream
  • 6.89384615384615
  • Rose
  • 6.29545454545455
  • Bale
  • 7.65333333333333
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Probable Lineups Statistical Comparision

(42) 33 Goals 47 (65)
(20) 13 Assists 27 (31)
(6.6) 6.7 Average Ratings 7.1 (6.8)
29.5 Average Age 29.3
185.1 Average Height (cm) 180.2
(0.9) 1.1 Shots pg 1.6 (1.2)
(51%) 51% Aerial Duel Success 55% (55%)
(0.6) 0.5 Dribbles pg 0.7 (0.8)
(1.5) 1.5 Tackles pg 1.3 (1.6)
* Values in brackets (x) are overall player statistics in Premier League.

Missing Players

Player Reason Status Rating
Ricardo Gardner Out 6.285
Stuart Holden Out N/A
Fabrice Muamba Out 6.742
Tyrone Mears Out 6.67
Lee Chung-Yong Out 6.095
Grétar Steinsson Doubtful 6.55782608695652
Nigel Reo-Coker Doubtful 6.73216216216216
Joe Riley Doubtful 6.89
Darren Pratley Doubtful 6.3212
Player Reason Status Rating
Heurelho Gomes Out N/A
Benoit Assou-Ekotto Out 7.10529411764706
Niko Kranjcar Out 6.77416666666667
Tom Huddlestone Out 6.335
Michael Dawson Out 7.20142857142857
Louis Saha Doubtful 6.766
Scott Parker Doubtful 7.22551724137931

Team News

  • Gretar Steinsson remains a doubt having missed the Sunderland game, so Boyata should continue at right-back.
  • Reo-Coker picked up a knock in that game and could also miss out, but with Muamba and Holden still out and Pratley also a doubt, Bolton have little cover to be able to rest him.
  • Klasnic made an impact from the bench last time out and will hope to replace David Ngog, partnering Kevin Davies up front.
  • Scott Parker missed the last game with an Achilles injury and may continue to be rested after a great display by Sandro last time out.
  • Assou-Ekotto will miss the rest of the season, so Rose will keep his place at left-back.
  • Kaboul has returned to fitness and will continue to partner Gallas. Spurs could name the same side that were so dominant against Blackburn.

Prediction

  • Ordinarily Bolton would be more than happy with a draw in this game but that may not be enough, so they will have to open up at some point and Tottenham will aim to pick their moments.
  • Due to a couple of cup meetings in recent years, 5 of the last 6 games between the two sides have been played at Spurs, with the hosts winning every one. However, the one game in that run that was played at Bolton ended in a shock 4-2 win for the Trotters last season.
  • In fact, Spurs haven't won at Bolton in the Premier League since their first trip to the North-West back in 1996 and the hosts will hope to continue that run in their bid for survival. However, they will have to play on the counter through the likes of Petrov and Eagles with the visitors likely to dominate possession.
Prediction:
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