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  • Date:28 Dec 2010
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Ashton Gate
  • Attendance:15,760
  • Pitman - pen (90)
  • Danns (1)
Goal!

Live Commentary

95:27 +5.27

Neil Danns has an effort at goal from close range which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

93:43 +3.43

Julian Speroni booked. Brett Pitman scores a penalty. Bristol City 1-1 Crystal Palace.Julian Speroni challenges Danny Rose unfairly and gives away a Penalty.

90:01 +0.01

Jonathan Obika is brought on as a substitute for Sean Scannell.

89:29

Corner taken by Lee Johnson played to the near post.

87:09

Pablo Counago leaves the field to be replaced by Alassane N'Diaye.

85:25

Julian Bennett goes into the referee's book. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Cole Skuse from the right by-line, Calvin Andrew manages to make a clearance.

84:27

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Cole Skuse, clearance by Patrick McCarthy.

84:05

Albert Adomah takes a shot. Save made by Julian Speroni.

83:21

Wilfried Zaha produces a cross.

81:47

Kalifa Cisse is caught offside. Julian Speroni restarts play with the free kick.

81:35

Cole Skuse takes the outswinging corner, Julian Bennett makes a clearance.

81:25

The ball is crossed by Cole Skuse, clearance by Patrick McCarthy.

77:50

Lee Johnson takes a outswinging corner to the near post, clearance by David Wright.

77:41

Danny Rose takes a shot. Patrick McCarthy gets a block in.

77:11

Neil Danns takes a shot. Blocked by Steven Caulker.

75:59

Jonathan Stead leaves the field to be replaced by Danny Rose.

75:40

David Clarkson replaces Danny Haynes.

71:50

Free kick awarded for a foul by Julian Bennett on Albert Adomah. Lee Johnson takes the free kick.

69:52

Sean Scannell decides to take a short corner.

69:40

Wilfried Zaha takes a shot. Kalifa Cisse gets a block in.

69:01

David Wright concedes a free kick for a foul on Lee Johnson. Lee Johnson takes the direct free kick.

66:53

The referee shows Steven Caulker a yellow card. Calvin Andrew is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for a foul by Neil Danns on Marvin Elliott. Direct free kick taken by David James.

65:27

Kalifa Cisse receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Kalifa Cisse challenges Neil Danns unfairly and gives away a free kick. Neil Danns takes the free kick.

64:05

Sean Scannell takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post.

62:45

Effort from the edge of the penalty box by Pablo Counago goes wide of the right-hand upright.

60:55

Danny Haynes is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Direct free kick taken by Patrick McCarthy.

60:31

Wilfried Zaha takes a shot. Cole Skuse gets a block in.

59:45

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Lee Johnson.

57:44

Jamal Campbell-Ryce goes off and Brett Pitman comes on.

57:44

Brett Pitman is brought on as a substitute for Jamal Campbell-Ryce.

57:44

(Bristol City) makes a substitution, with Brett Pitman coming on for Jamal Campbell-Ryce.

51:04

Unfair challenge on Wilfried Zaha by Lewin Nyatanga results in a free kick. Nathaniel Clyne takes the free kick.

47:17

Sean Scannell is caught offside. David James restarts play with the free kick.

46:01 +1.01

Effort from outside the penalty box by Lee Johnson goes wide right of the target.

45:57

Jonathan Stead concedes a free kick for a foul on Patrick McCarthy. Direct free kick taken by Adam Barrett.

45:30

Albert Adomah gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Calvin Andrew. Adam Barrett takes the direct free kick.

45:01

(Crystal Palace) makes a substitution, with Adam Barrett coming on for Claude Davis.

44:44

Steven Caulker concedes a free kick for a foul on Wilfried Zaha. Nathaniel Clyne restarts play with the free kick.

44:12

Albert Adomah delivers the ball, Claude Davis manages to make a clearance.

41:57

Albert Adomah has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the goal.

38:17

Julian Bennett gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Albert Adomah. Lee Johnson takes the direct free kick.

37:05

Booking for David Wright.

36:44

Lee Johnson has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the goal.

34:38

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Albert Adomah by David Wright. Free kick crossed right-footed by Lee Johnson.

33:37

Lewin Nyatanga challenges Wilfried Zaha unfairly and gives away a free kick. Julian Speroni restarts play with the free kick.

32:27

Sean Scannell decides to take a short corner.

32:10

Neil Danns takes a shot. Save by David James.

31:24

Sean Scannell takes a shot. Blocked by Steven Caulker.

27:03

The referee penalises Danny Haynes for handball. Free kick taken by Julian Speroni.

26:46

Jonathan Stead sends in a cross, clearance made by Patrick McCarthy.

25:21

Foul by Wilfried Zaha on Steven Caulker, free kick awarded. Steven Caulker takes the free kick.

24:22

The ball is crossed by Albert Adomah, clearance made by Claude Davis.

23:22

Danny Haynes is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Julian Speroni.

22:49

Marvin Elliott takes a shot. Patrick McCarthy gets a block in.

22:32

Jamal Campbell-Ryce fouled by Neil Danns, the ref awards a free kick. Marvin Elliott takes the free kick.

19:16

Neil Danns produces a right-footed shot from long distance which goes wide right of the goal.

15:22

Claude Davis is shown a yellow card. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Albert Adomah by Claude Davis. Lee Johnson restarts play with the free kick, Effort from outside the box by Neil Danns goes wide right of the target.

14:09

The referee gives a free kick against Neil Danns for handball. Free kick taken by David James.

12:57

The assistant referee flags for offside against Danny Haynes. Patrick McCarthy restarts play with the free kick.

9:42

Sean Scannell takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Jonathan Stead.

9:18

Kalifa Cisse concedes a free kick for a foul on Calvin Andrew. Sean Scannell takes the free kick.

7:46

The ball is swung over by Albert Adomah.

6:36

Jonathan Stead is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Julian Speroni.

5:17

Effort from the edge of the box by Albert Adomah goes wide of the left-hand upright.

3:14

Header from inside the area by Danny Haynes bounces off the post.

1:45

Neil Danns finds the net with a goal from outside the area to the top right corner of the goal. Bristol City 0-1 Crystal Palace.Kalifa Cisse concedes a free kick for a foul on Neil Danns.

The match begins.

The players leave the pitch at half time.

The second half has started.

The match has reached full-time.

Match Preview

Robins left with depleted defence An injury to Jamie McAllister has left Bristol City short of defensive options ahead of the visit of Crystal Palace. The Scotland international limped out of the Boxing Day defeat to Reading with a calf strain and joins captain Louis Carey (illness) and Liam Fontaine (ankle) on the sidelines. Lewin Nyatanga replaced McAllister early in the second half at the Madejski Stadium and he is expected to retain his place on the left of a back four that includes fellow youngsters Christian Ribeiro and Steve Caulker, leaving Damion Stewart as the only experienced defender. Midfielders Jamel Campbell-Ryce and Kalifa Cisse and strikers Danny Haynes and David Clarkson are available for recalls should boss Keith Millen feel the need to make further changes. Palace duo Pablo Counago and Darren Ambrose will be handed late fitness checks. Striker Counago suffered a hamstring strain during the 3-0 defeat by Nottingham Forest last weekend and is a doubt. Darren Ambrose played at Forest despite a leg injury and his condition will be assessed once again, although boss George Burley is confident he will be fit. However, fellow midfielder Alex Marrow looks set to miss out with flu. Winger Sean Scannell has made two substitute appearances after recovering from the knee injury he suffered in pre-season and is pushing for a start. Young defender Lee Hills is still on the sidelines with a knee problem.

Formation:442Manager: Keith Millen

Bristol City

Formation: 442Manager: George Burley

Crystal Palace

  • David James
  • Cole Skuse
  • Steven Caulker
  • Kalifa Cisse
  • Lewin Nyatanga
  • Albert Adomah
  • Lee Johnson
  • Marvin Elliott
  • Jamal Campbell-Ryce
  • Danny Haynes
  • Jonathan Stead
  • SUBS
  • Dean Gerken
  • Damion Stewart
  • David Clarkson
  • Ivan Sproule
  • Joe Edwards
  • Brett Pitman
  • Danny Rose

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Match Report

Pitman spot-on for Robins Substitute Brett Pitman kept his cool to score a penalty deep into injury time and rescue a point for Bristol City in their clash with Crystal Palace which ended 1-1. It had looked like Neil Danns` second-minute free-kick would give Palace only their second away win of the season in the npower Championship. However, Julian Speroni brought down Danny Rose and Pitman converted the 94th-minute spot-kick. City boss Keith Millen made five changes following the heavy Boxing Day defeat to Reading. Two were enforced with Jamie McAllister and Christian Ribeiro injured at the Madejski Stadium, while Damion Stewart, Rose and Pitman dropped down to the bench. Lewin Nyatanga, Kalifa Cisse, Lee Johnson, Jamal Campbell-Ryce and Danny Haynes came into the side. This was the first time Palace had played since a 3-0 defeat at Nottingham Forest on December 18 but boss George Burley also rang the changes. Like City, two were enforced with Darren Ambrose and Owen Garvan injured. Andy Dorman and Alassane N'Diaye had to settle for a place among the substitutes as Wilfried Zaha, Julian Bennett, Calvin Andrew and Sean Scannell were recalled. Danns gave Palace the perfect start. The midfielder was pulled down by Cisse on the edge of the area, he got up and beat David James all ends up with his shot finding the top right-hand corner. Haynes almost headed an immediate reply but his effort struck a post before Albert Adomah shot just wide soon afterwards. Danns missed with a couple of long-range efforts before forcing James to tip a shot over the bar just after the half-hour mark. Back at the other end, Johnson and Adomah went close before the break. Palace should have gone 2-0 up when Pablo Counago played a neat one-two with Scannell but the Spaniard put his shot wide. Millen responded by boosting his firepower with the introduction of Pitman, Rose and David Clarkson, but City struggled to create chances in the second half. Rose had an effort blocked after 77 minutes but it was not until the 85th minute that Palace keeper Speroni was called into action to tip over a shot from Adomah. Speroni then conceded the penalty and was unable to make amends.

Form Guide

    LWWWLL
  • Bristol City
  • VS
  • Crystal Palace
  • WLWLDL

Last Meetings

  • Crystal Palace
  • 0 - 1
  • Bristol City
  • 09/03/2010
  • Bristol City
  • 1 - 0
  • Crystal Palace
  • 15/08/2009
  • Bristol City
  • 1 - 0
  • Crystal Palace
  • 28/12/2008
  • Crystal Palace
  • 4 - 2
  • Bristol City
  • 22/11/2008
  • Bristol City
  • 1 - 1
  • Crystal Palace
  • 18/02/2008
  • Crystal Palace
  • 2 - 0
  • Bristol City
  • 19/01/2008

Top Scorers

Bristol City

  • J Stead 6
  • M Elliott 3
  • B Pitman 3
  • A Adomah 3
  • D Clarkson 2
  • J McAllister 1
  • D Stewart 1
  • D Haynes 1
  • S Caulker 1

Crystal Palace

  • J Vaughan 4
  • D Ambrose 3
  • O Garvan 3
  • PG Counago 2
  • N Danns 2
  • A Gardner 1
  • J Bennett 1
  • A Dorman 1
  • K Cadogan 1
  • W Zaha 1

Goals

Bristol City

    • Total goals 59
    • Goals per game 25
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Crystal Palace

    • Total goals 58
    • Goals per game 24
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 9 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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