Shoretire starts, 3-5-2: The Bolton Wanderers XI that Evatt should field against Cheltenham | OneFootball

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·3 February 2023

Shoretire starts, 3-5-2: The Bolton Wanderers XI that Evatt should field against Cheltenham

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Bolton Wanderers will be looking to strengthen their push for a top-six finish this season after a strong January transfer window.

Ian Evatt will be boosted by additional options after signing both Cameron Jerome and Victor Adeboyejo in January. Both made their debuts last weekend against Charlton and will almost certainly be pushing for the debuts in front of the home crowd.

With a wealth of attacking options at his disposal, Evatt will be looking to make it three home wins on the bounce, improving their impressive record of one defeat in their last ten games.

With Cheltenham being winless in their last five league games, Bolton will be looking at this one with confidence.

With that in mind, here’s how we expect Evatt to line up his Bolton side this weekend.

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Evatt hasn’t strayed too far away from the 3-5-2 he has deployed for the majority of the season so far and is more than likely to continue with that system.

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James Trafford will keep his position in goal and he will be protected by a back three of George Johnston, Ricardo Santos and Eoin Toal. The Three centre backs impressed against Charlton last weekend and would have been disappointed at conceding despite their dominance.

At wing-back, Connor Bradley will be deployed on the right, with Gethin Jones as they look to provide support for a promising attack-minded team.

In midfield, Kieran Lee will play through the middle, advancing high into the final third to support the from two, with Kyle Dempsey and Aaron Morley behind him. Morley will be looking to build on his impressive display at the Valley last weekend where he scored a freekick from over 30 yards out.

The headache for Evatt is who he starts up front. Dion Charles bagged a goal, with Shola Shoretire supporting him with a lively performance. The arrivals of Cameron Jerome and Victor Adeboyejo will no doubt give Evatt food for thought, as well as the possible return for Dan Nlundulu.

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