Andrew Tutte insists Bolton Wanderers won’t be Oldham’s Athletic’s place on the backside of League Two when taking up the Latics this weekend because of the surprising outcomes which have adopted up and down the divisions.
Wanderers had been among the many pre-season favourites for the title in keeping with the bookmakers earlier than a ball was kicked in anger.
However the Trotters started the league marketing campaign with three successive losses in opposition to Forest Inexperienced Rovers, Colchester United and Newport County.
Bolton’s kind in League Two has picked up of late having taken 4 factors from the final six on supply.
Wanderers acquired their first win of the season on the highway in opposition to Harrogate City, earlier than drawing at house in opposition to Grimsby City final weekend.
Oldham now occupy the place the Mariners did previous to final Saturday’s match on the College of Bolton Stadium, however Tutte is just not studying something into that proper now.
With the outcomes which might be being produced as much as the highest flight, Liverpool fan Tutte is all too conscious that upsets can occur, however feels the complexion can change shortly with one other three factors in opposition to the Latics.
He stated: “Grimsby had been backside, with what had occurred with Covid.
“Groups are in any respect completely different ranges in the meanwhile and backside are beating high, you’ll be able to’t take a look at the desk, we have simply acquired to deal with the sport and deal with how we play and never take into consideration them and get the three factors on Saturday.
“We acquired beat the primary three video games however now we’ve had 4 factors out of six. You win subsequent week it’s seven from 9.
“We might be speaking about one thing utterly completely different the tip of the month, a scenario the place we’re wanting on the high of the desk.
“Even on the high degree, Liverpool acquired beat 7-2 final week. The lads haven’t performed correctly since March, you’re seeing groups even at worldwide degree getting crushed, it’s the scenario.
“It’s irritating not having followers however we’re the footballers who should get it proper.
“It’s going to be arduous work at occasions with the way in which the supervisor desires to play, with power and to cross the ball. We are able to’t dwell on it for too lengthy.
“Each sport isn’t the identical at this degree, you’ll be able to’t all the time play good, fancy soccer.
“Typically it’s about grinding outcomes out. If we win that sport 1-Zero it doesn’t look good however we get the three factors.”
Matches will likely be going down behind closed doorways for the foreseeable future because of elevated coronavirus charges which means a scrapping of earlier plans to permit supporters to return to grounds from the start of October.
Tutte admits he finds it unusual and struggles to look at the membership he helps on TV taking part in in an empty stadium.
However the Wanderers midfielder is aware of the distinction Trotters followers will make when they’re allowed to return.
He stated: “It’s unusual. I can’t even watch it on TV.
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“I am going to video games at Liverpool however I can’t take to watching the Premier League video games, it’s bizarre.
“I do know it’s individuals’s security. However particularly with us as properly on the stadium we’d be getting 10-12,000 a sport.
“After they do come again it can push us on, positively.”