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  • Date:18 Sep 2010
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Ashton Gate
  • Elliott (41)
  • Platt (21) Turner (44)
Goal!

Live Commentary

94mins

Ben Turner fouled by David Clarkson, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Keiren Westwood.

94mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lukas Jutkiewicz on Louis Carey. David James takes the free kick.

93mins

The ball is swung over by Danny Rose, save made by Keiren Westwood.

91mins

Centre by Danny Rose, blocked by Aron Gunnarsson. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Lee Johnson.

90mins

A cross is delivered by Danny Rose, fantastic save by Keiren Westwood.

89mins

Corner taken short by Sammy Clingan.

88mins

Albert Adomah concedes a free kick for a foul on Carl Baker. Direct free kick taken by Sammy Clingan.

86mins

Albert Adomah delivers the ball, save by Keiren Westwood. Jamie McAllister takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Lukas Jutkiewicz makes a clearance.

85mins

Brett Pitman on for Christian Ribeiro.

83mins

Cole Skuse takes a shot. Lee Carsley gets a block in.

81mins

Corner taken short by Sammy Clingan.

80mins

Jamie McAllister delivers the ball.

80mins

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Lee Johnson from the left by-line to the near post, save by Keiren Westwood.

79mins

The ball is crossed by Danny Rose.

78mins

Jamie McAllister gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Carl Baker. Sammy Clingan crosses the ball in from the free kick, save made by David James. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Sammy Clingan, David James makes a save.

77mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Danny Rose by Aron Gunnarsson. Booking for Aron Gunnarsson for unsporting behaviour. Free kick crossed by Lee Johnson, clearance made by Ben Turner.

76mins

Sammy Clingan concedes a free kick for a foul on David Clarkson. Direct free kick taken by Lee Johnson.

73mins

Aron Gunnarsson takes a shot. David James makes a save. Lukas Jutkiewicz is caught offside. David James takes the free kick.

71mins

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Sammy Clingan, Jonathan Stead makes a clearance. Aron Gunnarsson takes a shot. Louis Carey gets a block in. Corner taken by Sammy Clingan, clearance made by David Clarkson.

68mins

Foul by Ben Turner on David Clarkson, free kick awarded. Ben Turner goes into the book. Cole Skuse takes the free kick. Jamie McAllister produces a left-footed shot from outside the box and misses left.

67mins

David Clarkson comes on in place of Marvin Elliott. Lee Johnson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Danny Haynes.

64mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Aron Gunnarsson on Christian Ribeiro. Direct free kick taken by David James.

62mins

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Cole Skuse.

61mins

Unfair challenge on Danny Rose by Richard Keogh results in a free kick. Cole Skuse takes the direct free kick. Danny Rose delivers the ball.

59mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lukas Jutkiewicz on Louis Carey. Free kick taken by David James.

59mins

Effort from the edge of the area by Carl Baker goes wide of the right-hand post.

57mins

Danny Haynes is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Keiren Westwood.

57mins

Aron Gunnarsson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Christian Ribeiro. Direct free kick taken by David James.

56mins

Martin Cranie challenges Jonathan Stead unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jamie McAllister crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, clearance by Ben Turner.

55mins

The referee shows Cole Skuse a yellow card.

55mins

Unfair challenge on Jonathan Stead by Richard Wood results in a free kick. Jamie McAllister takes the free kick.

53mins

A cross is delivered by Jonathan Stead, Marvin Elliott takes a shot.

52mins

Corner taken by Cole Skuse from the left by-line to the near post, save by Richard Keogh.

51mins

Clive Platt is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Louis Carey.

51mins

Liam Fontaine concedes a free kick for a foul on Lukas Jutkiewicz. Free kick taken by Sammy Clingan.

50mins

The referee blows for offside. Keiren Westwood restarts play with the free kick.

49mins

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Keiren Westwood.

48mins

Marvin Elliott takes a shot. Save by Keiren Westwood. Inswinging corner taken by Jamie McAllister, Richard Wood manages to make a clearance.

48mins

Lukas Jutkiewicz is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Liam Fontaine takes the indirect free kick.

45mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Louis Carey on Lukas Jutkiewicz. The ball is sent over by Sammy Clingan, Ben Turner grabs a headed goal from close range. Bristol City 1-2 Coventry.Richard Wood provided the assist for the goal.

43mins

Lukas Jutkiewicz receives a caution for dissent.

42mins

Marvin Elliott finds the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Bristol City 1-1 Coventry.Assist on the goal came from Jonathan Stead.

41mins

Effort on goal by Carl Baker from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

38mins

Shot from 18 yards by Carl Baker. Comfortable save by David James.

37mins

Unfair challenge on Richard Keogh by Albert Adomah results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Richard Keogh from right wing, free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Louis Carey by Richard Wood. David James takes the free kick.

36mins

Aron Gunnarsson sends in a cross.

35mins

Centre by Jamie McAllister, save by Keiren Westwood.

35mins

Christian Ribeiro crosses the ball, Martin Cranie gets a block in. Corner taken by Jamie McAllister played to the near post, Richard Wood makes a clearance.

34mins

Cole Skuse fouled by Clive Platt, the ref awards a free kick. Jamie McAllister takes the direct free kick.

33mins

Unfair challenge on Danny Rose by Aron Gunnarsson results in a free kick. Danny Rose takes the direct free kick.

33mins

Shot from 18 yards by Lee Carsley. Save by David James.

32mins

Unfair challenge on Sammy Clingan by Marvin Elliott results in a free kick. Keiren Westwood restarts play with the free kick.

30mins

Shot by Aron Gunnarsson. Liam Fontaine gets a block in. Corner taken right-footed by Sammy Clingan.

30mins

Christian Ribeiro has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses right.

28mins

Albert Adomah takes a shot. Ben Turner gets a block in.

28mins

Ben Turner challenges Jonathan Stead unfairly and gives away a free kick. Cole Skuse restarts play with the free kick.

27mins

Marvin Elliott gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Keiren Westwood. Free kick taken by Keiren Westwood.

26mins

Foul by Clive Platt on Cole Skuse, free kick awarded. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Jamie McAllister from right channel, save by Keiren Westwood.

24mins

Marvin Elliott concedes a free kick for a foul on Lee Carsley. Free kick taken by Keiren Westwood.

22mins

Clive Platt grabs a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Bristol City 0-1 Coventry.Assist on the goal came from Sammy Clingan.

22mins

Lukas Jutkiewicz has an effort at goal from 18 yards. Save by David James.

20mins

Clive Platt is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by David James.

20mins

Richard Wood fouled by Jonathan Stead, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Keiren Westwood.

19mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lukas Jutkiewicz on Louis Carey. Christian Ribeiro takes the free kick.

15mins

Sammy Clingan takes a shot. Liam Fontaine gets a block in.

14mins

Danny Haynes takes a shot. Keiren Westwood makes a save.

10mins

The ball is sent over by Christian Ribeiro, comfortable save by Keiren Westwood.

9mins

The ball is delivered by Christian Ribeiro, Martin Cranie gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Jamie McAllister, save by Keiren Westwood.

8mins

Centre by Aron Gunnarsson, Liam Fontaine gets a block in. Sammy Clingan decides to take a short corner.

6mins

Albert Adomah has an effort at goal from 25 yards. Blocked by Martin Cranie.

6mins

Aron Gunnarsson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Danny Haynes. Jamie McAllister restarts play with the free kick.

5mins

A cross is delivered by Carl Baker.

3mins

Sammy Clingan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Danny Rose. Direct free kick taken by Cole Skuse.

The match begins.

The half-time whistle blows.

The second half kicks off.

The final whistle is blown by the referee.

Match Preview

Carey set for Robins return Bristol City skipper Louis Carey could return to the squad for the home clash with Coventry. Manager Keith Millen promised to make changes following the midweek home defeat to Watford and Carey might be recalled after coming came through a reserve team run-out unscathed this week. The defender has made just one substitute appearance so far this season due to a heel injury. Millen could also hand Danny Rose, on loan from Tottenham, his first start for City. Rose was a half-time replacement on Tuesday night and gives Millen an alternative option in midfield. Millen has no new injury or suspension problems but long-term absentees Nicky Maynard and Sam Vokes (hamstring) are still out as the Robins chase their first home league win of the season. Coventry look set to travel without the services of potential new signing Marlon King. King was on Friday morning meant to put the finishing touches to what had become a drawn-out switch to the midlands club but, with still nothing confirmed and an FA deadline for registering new signings appearing to have passed, his involvement at Ashton Gate appears unlikely. The latest hold up, should a deal definitely not go through in time, will only further frustrate Aidy Boothroyd. However, the Sky Blues boss will be happy to welcome back Gary McSheffrey after he missed Tuesday`s 2-1 defeat at Swansea with a hamstring niggle. Fellow wide man Danny Ward was forced off with a calf injury at the Liberty Stadium but his withdrawal was more of a precaution and the youngster will be assessed as late as possible. Striker Freddy Eastwood remains in the treatment room with his knee problem and misses out but Boothroyd opted to remain coy regarding the availability of trio David Bell, Michael McIndoe (both hamstring) and James McPake (shin).

Formation:442Manager: Keith Millen

Bristol City

Formation: 442Manager: Adrian Boothroyd

Coventry

  • David James
  • Christian Ribeiro
  • Louis Carey
  • Liam Fontaine
  • Jamie McAllister
  • Danny Haynes
  • Marvin Elliott
  • Cole Skuse
  • Danny Rose
  • Albert Adomah
  • Jonathan Stead
  • SUBS
  • Dean Gerken
  • Damion Stewart
  • Lee Johnson
  • David Clarkson
  • Ivan Sproule
  • Jamal Campbell-Ryce
  • Brett Pitman

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Match Report

Coventry give Robins the blues Coventry won 2-1 to claim their first league victory at Ashton Gate in 47 years and pile more misery on a struggling Bristol City side who have won just one of their opening eight games in all competitions. The Robins, boasting the worst home record in the npower Championship, were second best in the opening 45 minutes and went behind to Clive Platt's cool finish. Marvin Elliott headed level just before the break, much to the anger of the visitors who had centre-back Ben Turner on the floor nursing a blood wound to his mouth. But the Sky Blues regained their advantage on the stroke of half-time, ironically courtesy of Turner's second goal in as many games from close range. The hosts improved after the break as they went in search of an equaliser but, despite hitting the crossbar through Elliott's header, it was Coventry who were left celebrating their first win in four and first on the road since March. Robins manager Keith Millen promised to look at both his side's personnel and shape after seeing them go down 2-0 at home to Watford on Tuesday. And he did just that, making four changes and switching to a 4-3-3 formation. Opposite number Aidy Boothroyd, again without Marlon King with City having failed once more to wrap up his potential signing in time, brought in Martin Cranie and Carl Baker from the side which lost 2-1 at Swansea in midweek. And the Sky Blues boss will have been pleased with Coventry's bright start having seen his charges firmly on the back foot in the first half of both their previous games against the Swans and Leicester. And he was even happier when his side took the lead with their first real chance after 22 minutes. Sammy Clingan floated an inch-perfect ball over the top to find Platt, who beat the offside trap and - one-on-one with David James - produced an assured finish low past the former England international. The goal woke up the hosts somewhat, but Coventry continued to be more threatening in the final third and looked to be heading into the interval with a 1-0 lead. That was until the 42nd minute when, with Turner grounded, Jonathan Stead burst down the right and crossed to the far post where Elliott was on hand to head home an equaliser. Coventry's protests fell on deaf ears but within three minutes they had regained their half-time lead when Turner nodded home defensive partner Richard Wood's goalbound header from Clingan's free-kick. Keiren Westwood, widely regarded as the best keeper outside the top flight, underlined his credentials at the start of the second half with a diving save to tip Elliott's header around a post. The hosts were a different proposition after the restart and Elliott saw another header bounce off the turf and onto Westwood's crossbar. Bristol City continued to dictate the second half, but failed to create any further clear-cut chances against a Coventry side who also posed much less of a threat. Nevertheless, it was they who held on for all three points and their first victory over their West Country opponents on any ground since 1979.

Form Guide

    LDDLWL
  • Bristol City
  • VS
  • Coventry
  • WDWLDL

Last Meetings

  • Bristol City
  • 1 - 1
  • Coventry
  • 06/02/2010
  • Coventry
  • 1 - 1
  • Bristol City
  • 12/09/2009
  • Bristol City
  • 2 - 0
  • Coventry
  • 10/03/2009
  • Coventry
  • 0 - 3
  • Bristol City
  • 23/08/2008
  • Bristol City
  • 2 - 1
  • Coventry
  • 01/01/2008
  • Coventry
  • 0 - 3
  • Bristol City
  • 15/09/2007

Top Scorers

Bristol City

  • A Adomah 2
  • D Clarkson 1
  • M Elliott 1
  • D Stewart 1

Coventry

  • F Eastwood 2
  • B Turner 2
  • C Platt 1
  • D Bell 1
  • AE Gunnarsson 1

Goals

Bristol City

    • Total goals 17
    • Goals per game 6
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Coventry

    • Total goals 20
    • Goals per game 9
  • 1 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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