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  • Date:20 Nov 2010
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Ashton Gate
  • Pitman (56) Clarkson (90)
    Clarkson (90) Clarkson (90)
    Clarkson (90)
Goal!

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94:18 +4.18

Marvin Elliott gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Yuki Abe. Richie Wellens takes the free kick.

91:20 +1.20

Goal scored by David Clarkson from 35+ yards to the top left corner of the goal. Bristol City 2-0 Leicester.

89:30

Danny Rose delivers the ball, blocked by Kyle Naughton. Short corner taken by Jamie McAllister.

88:49

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jack Hobbs by Cole Skuse. Chris Weale takes the direct free kick.

87:48

Yuki Abe concedes a free kick for a foul on Kalifa Cisse. Direct free kick taken by Jamie McAllister.

85:37

(Bristol City) makes a substitution, with Kalifa Cisse coming on for Albert Adomah.

84:30

Corner taken by Paul Gallagher from the left by-line, clearance by Steven Caulker. Paul Gallagher takes a short corner, Paul Gallagher takes a shot. Blocked by Jamie McAllister.

84:06

The referee blows for offside against David Clarkson. Richie Wellens takes the free kick.

80:00

Matt Fryatt comes on in place of Steve Howard. Liam Fontaine concedes a free kick for a foul on Steve Howard. Richie Wellens takes the direct free kick.

77:24

Corner taken right-footed by Paul Gallagher, Jack Hobbs takes a shot. Clearance made by Steven Caulker.

76:38

Effort on goal by Martyn Waghorn from inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the bar.

75:54

Shot on goal by Greg Cunningham from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

75:04

Foul by Greg Cunningham on Albert Adomah, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Christian Ribeiro.

70:48

Martyn Waghorn replaces Andy King. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Richie Wellens by David Clarkson. Paul Gallagher restarts play with the free kick. Steve Howard is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by David James.

69:18

The ball is sent over by Paul Gallagher, Liam Fontaine makes a clearance. Outswinging corner taken by Paul Gallagher, clearance by Steven Caulker. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Paul Gallagher, clearance made by Cole Skuse.

68:42

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Paul Gallagher, clearance by Christian Ribeiro.

66:59

David Clarkson takes a shot. Chris Weale makes a brilliant save.

64:21

David Clarkson comes on in place of Jonathan Stead. Albert Adomah delivers the ball, Greg Cunningham gets a block in. Corner taken by Jamie McAllister, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Liam Fontaine misses to the right of the goal. Greg Cunningham fouled by Albert Adomah, the ref awards a free kick. Chris Weale restarts play with the free kick.

61:44

Lloyd Dyer is brought on as a substitute for Darius Vassell. Shot by Marvin Elliott from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

60:34

Handball by Danny Rose. Free kick taken by Kyle Naughton.

59:48

Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Gallagher on Christian Ribeiro. Steven Caulker restarts play with the free kick.

59:19

Andy King takes a shot. Save made by David James.

55:23

Greg Cunningham is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Brett Pitman grabs a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Bristol City 1-0 Leicester.Christian Ribeiro fouled by Greg Cunningham, the ref awards a free kick. Jamie McAllister restarts play with the free kick. The assist for the goal came from Jamie McAllister.

53:37

Andy King fouled by Albert Adomah, the ref awards a free kick. Shot comes in from Paul Gallagher from the free kick, Steven Caulker manages to make a clearance.

53:14

Marvin Elliott concedes a free kick for a foul on Yuki Abe. Direct free kick taken by Yuki Abe.

52:00

Corner taken by Jamie McAllister from the right by-line played to the near post, Header from close in by Liam Fontaine misses to the right of the goal.

49:25

The ball is delivered by Richie Wellens, Christian Ribeiro gets a block in. Corner taken right-footed by Paul Gallagher from the left by-line, Jonathan Stead makes a clearance. Outswinging corner taken by Paul Gallagher, David James makes a save.

46:00

Paul Gallagher produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that clears the crossbar. Unfair challenge on Jonathan Stead by Curtis Davies results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jamie McAllister.

45:08

Jamie McAllister challenges Darius Vassell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Kyle Naughton.

45:01

Brett Pitman joins the action as a substitute, replacing Lee Johnson.

39:45

Greg Cunningham is ruled offside. David James takes the free kick.

37:43

Jonathan Stead produces a left-footed shot from long distance which goes wide right of the goal.

35:48

Christian Ribeiro delivers the ball, Chris Weale makes a save.

24:55

Headed effort from inside the box by Paul Gallagher misses to the right of the target.

20:26

David James concedes a Penalty for a foul on Andy King. Penalty taken by Steve Howard is saved by David James. Bristol City 0-0 Leicester.

18:18

Marvin Elliott challenges Curtis Davies unfairly and gives away a free kick. Curtis Davies restarts play with the free kick.

17:20

The assistant referee flags for offside against Jonathan Stead. Curtis Davies takes the free kick.

16:29

Effort from outside the penalty box by Steve Howard goes wide left of the goal.

14:16

Steve Howard is caught offside. Free kick taken by David James.

11:02

Steve Howard takes a shot. Short corner worked by Steve Howard, Andy King takes a shot. Save made by David James.

11:02

Steve Howard takes a shot. Steve Howard takes a short corner, Andy King takes a shot. Save made by David James.

8:11

The ball is sent over by Greg Cunningham. Corner taken by Paul Gallagher from the left by-line, clearance by Marvin Elliott. Cole Skuse challenges Andy King unfairly and gives away a free kick. Richie Wellens takes the direct free kick.

7:30

Free kick awarded for a foul by Yuki Abe on Marvin Elliott. Direct free kick taken by Lee Johnson.

6:13

Andy King produces a left-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses right.

2:35

Yuki Abe has an effort at goal from outside the box missing to the wide left of the goal.

The ref blows the whistle to start the match.

The whistle is blown to end the first half.

The second half has started.

The referee signals the end of the game.

Match Preview

Robins missing skipper Bristol City captain Louis Carey will miss the visit of Leicester. Carey faces at least a fortnight out after a challenge by Leeds` Jonny Howson last weekend left him with a bruised shin and ankle. Cole Skuse or Christian Ribeiro are likely to replace Carey at right-back, although Nicky Hunt is another option for manager Keith Millen. "That`s not the only selection issue, there are others I need to look at too," said Millen. "We still need to do some work on Leicester, but the lads have been training well and it`s nice to have a full squad to choose from." On-loan Tottenham duo Steven Caulker and Danny Rose have returned unscathed from international duty with England`s Under-21s, so Nicky Maynard remains the only injury absentee. Last season`s top scorer has not played this campaign because of a knee injury but the striker is expected to be back in action before Christmas. Leicester skipper Matt Oakley will be available after a knee injury but he is not guaranteed a place in the side. The form of midfielders Yuki Abe, Richie Wellens and Andy King has been impressive and boss Sven-Goran Eriksson could be reluctant to make changes following last weekend's 2-0 win over Derby. Defender Miguel Vitor pulled out of the warm-up before last Saturday's win against the Rams with a thigh strain and will be assessed closer to kick-off. Eriksson has not yet made a decision over the three trialists currently training with the squad. Cameroon goalkeeper Joslain Mayebi, Greek midfielder Ilias Kyriakidis and Benin striker Razak Omotoyossi all impressed in the reserves earlier this week.

Formation:433Manager: Keith Millen

Bristol City

Formation: 433Manager: Paulo Sousa

Leicester

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

Home

Away

Match Report

Robins record valuable win Bristol City eased their relegation concerns and ended Leicester's four-match unbeaten run with a well-earned 2-0 win at Ashton Gate. Keith Millen's side started the day in 22nd place in the npower Championship table but moved out of the relegation zone as they got back to winning ways thanks to Brett Pitman's first goal for the club and a stunning long-range effort from David Clarkson. After Steve Howard had missed a penalty for Leicester, substitute Pitman swept the ball just over the goalline for the opener in the 57th minute following a well worked free-kick. Christian Ribeiro was fouled by Greg Cunningham on the right wing and Jamie McAllister took the free-kick short, had it back and whipped a cross into the box which Pittman stabbed goalwards from 12 yards, and despite the best effort of Foxes defender Ritchie Wellens, the ball crept in for 1-0. David Clarkson made the game safe in the 90th minute when he fired the ball into the top left hand corner from 30 yards to secure all three points. It could have been a different story had Sven-Goran Eriksson's side taken advantage of their early pressure. It was the team from the East Midlands who started the better and had the first real chance of the game when David James hauled down Andy King inside the penalty area as the seven-goal hitman attempted to go round him after racing clear of the Robins defence. However, the 53-cap England goalkeeper immediately redeemed himself by blocking Howard's low penalty with his legs to keep the score at 0-0. Leicester had other chances during the first half to grab the opener, the best of which came just five minutes after Howard's missed penalty when Paul Gallagher rose highest inside the box but his header crept just inches wide of the far post with James well beaten. City were a different side after the break after swapping Lee Johnson for Pitman in what turned out to be an inspired move, although it was the away side who had the first chance of the half. Paul Gallagher's corner was swung into the far post where a host of Foxes players were waiting but Jon Stead managed to hook the ball clear. Strikers Darius Vassell and Martyn Waghorn were thrown into the action on by Eriksson as he attempted to get his side back into the game following Pitman's goal. Despite a few nervy moments late on, the Robins never really looked like conceding and even managed to snatch a late second through another substitute, Clarkson, as Leicester surged forward in search of a leveller.

Form Guide

    WDWDWL
  • Bristol City
  • VS
  • Leicester
  • WLWWDW

Last Meetings

  • Bristol City
  • 1 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 16/02/2010
  • Leicester
  • 1 - 3
  • Bristol City
  • 08/12/2009
  • Leicester
  • 0 - 0
  • Bristol City
  • 08/03/2008
  • Bristol City
  • 0 - 2
  • Leicester
  • 24/11/2007
  • Leicester
  • 3 - 0
  • Bristol City
  • 11/12/1993
  • Bristol City
  • 1 - 3
  • Leicester
  • 14/09/1993

Top Scorers

Bristol City

  • J Stead 5
  • M Elliott 3
  • A Adomah 3
  • D Clarkson 1
  • D Stewart 1
  • D Haynes 1
  • S Caulker 1

Leicester

  • A King 7
  • S Howard 2
  • L Dyer 2
  • P Gallagher 2
  • M Fryatt 2
  • M Waghorn 2
  • F Moussa 1
  • K Naughton 1
  • AL Miguel Vitor 1

Goals

Bristol City

    • Total goals 45
    • Goals per game 17
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Leicester

    • Total goals 51
    • Goals per game 23
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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