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We’re counting down to FA Cup action scheduled for Saturday as Bristol City will be taking on West Bromwich Albion.
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Bristol City will play in this fixture after a 1-1 Championship drawn result vs Blackburn Rovers.
In that game, Bristol City managed 56% possession and 11 attempts at goal with 3 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Bristol City was Antoine Semenyo (68'). Blackburn Rovers got 6 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Bradley Dack (54') scored for Blackburn Rovers.
It has not been often in recent games that Bristol City have kept a clean sheet. The facts show that Bristol City have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 games, giving up 6 goals during that time. We will see whether or not that trend can be sustained into this next match.
West Bromwich Albion
After a loss in their previous game against Burnley in Championship action, West Bromwich Albion and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that game, West Bromwich Albion managed 31% possession and 8 attempts on goal with 2 on target. The scorer for West Bromwich Albion was Darnell Furlong (7'). At the other end, Burnley got 17 shots on goal with 2 on target. Nathan Tella (75') and Scott Twine (87') scored for Burnley.
Over the course of their previous half-dozen outings, West Bromwich Albion have bagged a total of 14 goals. West Bromwich Albion have additionally got on the scoresheet in every single one of those games. Over that period, they have seen 7 goals go into their own net.
Head to head
A look at their past head-to-head clashes going back to 27/11/2019 shows us that Bristol City have won 1 of these & West Bromwich Albion 4, with the tally of drawn results being 1.
A combined total of 19 goals were produced between them in this period, with 5 of them from The Robins and 14 being from The Baggies. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.17.
The last league meeting between these sides was Championship match day 24 on 26/12/2022 which finished with the scoreline of Bristol City 0-2 West Bromwich Albion.
In that game, Bristol City managed 51% possession and 8 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target.
West Bromwich Albion had 15 attempts at goal with 4 on target. Matt Phillips (9') and Brandon Thomas-Asante (75') scored.
The match was refereed by Stephen Martin.
Team News: Bristol City
Andreas Weimann (Knock) and Tomas Kalas (Groin Injury) won’t be playing for Bristol City gaffer Nigel Pearson.
Team News: West Bromwich Albion
Thanks to a largely full-strength squad, there is just a single fitness worry for the West Bromwich Albion gaffer Carlos Corberán to contend with. Kean Bryan (Cruciate Ligament Surgery) won’t be in action.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Bristol City will have to play well to break down this West Bromwich Albion side who will likely score at least once to gain the upper hand.
We therefore fancy a highly competitive game with a 0-1 win for West Bromwich Albion at the end of this one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Ashton Gate Stadium (27,000)
Captain: Daniel Bentley
Chairman: Stephen Lansdown
Manager: Nigel Pearson
Competitions: Championship position 17, FA Cup (Fourth Round)
⭐ Key Player: Nahki Wells
Regularly used in the Left Wing position, Nahki Wells was born in Hamilton, Bermuda. Having played his first senior match for Carlisle United in the 2010 - 2011 season, the dangerous Forward has got 9 league goals in the Championship 2022 - 2023 season so far in 27 appearances.