Ian Holloway predicts Bolton v Leeds, gives his verdict on Steve Evans

Holloway & Freedman

The former coach and current pundit is backing the new Leeds boss.

Ian Holloway can't see anything but an away win when Leeds United travel to Bolton this weekend, according to his regular Sky Sports predictions column.

Indeed, the former manager and current pundit feels new boss Steve Evans has nothing to lose, praising the way he has embraced the attention surrounding his appointment at Elland Road.

And he has duly predicted a Leeds win at Bolton Wanderers.

Holloway told Sky Sports: "Evans has come in and has nothing to lose - everyone is talking about his chairman - but that is just the way it is and Steve has just taken it on, embraced it, and so good luck to him.

"I can only see an away win and I think Leeds will just sneak this one."

Usually, Leeds fans will take Holloway's prediction to mean the exact opposite of what will actually happen. Sky recently took it upon themselves, however, to remind readers of the fact Holloway actually got 7/10 right last weekend!

Based on form, it would be difficult to back against the visitors, even considering Leeds' struggles, as Bolton are rooted to the bottom of the Championship table, while United are better away from Elland Road.

Neil Lennon's men could be boosted by the arrival of Shola Ameobi, with Evans not having had much time to sort this Leeds side out.

But there was an immediate impact against Fulham and, for once, Whites fans may agree with Holloway's thinking...

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