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  • Date:06 Mar 2012
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Ashton Gate
  • Attendance:12,033
  • Cisse (45)
    Pitman (53) Stead (78)
  • Dyer (40) Danns (76)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93:40 +3.40

Effort on goal by David Nugent from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

86:22

Paul Gallagher replaces Neil Danns.

85:32

Lloyd Dyer concedes a free kick for a foul on Richard Foster. Neil Kilkenny crosses the ball in from the free kick, Daniel Drinkwater manages to make a clearance.

83:58

Kalifa Cisse gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Daniel Drinkwater. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Daniel Drinkwater, save by David James.

83:11

(Bristol City) makes a substitution, with Neil Kilkenny coming on for Brett Pitman.

81:23

David Nugent fouled by Jamie McAllister, the ref awards a free kick. Jamie McAllister is given a yellow card. Free kick crossed by Tom Kennedy, Chris Wood makes a clearance.

80:25

Chris Wood is brought on as a substitute for Jon Stead.

78:59

Goal scored by Jon Stead from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Bristol City 3-2 Leicester.Brett Pitman provided the assist for the goal.

76:13

Neil Danns finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Bristol City 2-2 Leicester.Assist by Tom Kennedy.

72:20

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Tom Kennedy from the right by-line, Kalifa Cisse makes a clearance.

68:01

Albert Adomah joins the action as a substitute, replacing Joe Bryan.

67:47

David Nugent produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that goes over the bar.

67:00

The assistant referee signals for offside against Jon Stead. Free kick taken by Sean St. Ledger.

65:31

Corner taken by Tom Kennedy played to the near post, clearance made by Jon Stead.

64:24

The ball is swung over by Lloyd Dyer, Neil Danns has an effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the goal.

63:03

Effort on goal by Brett Pitman from just inside the penalty area goes over the target.

62:00

David Nugent takes a shot. Save by David James.

59:24

Daniel Drinkwater replaces Ben Marshall. Jeffery Schlupp comes on in place of Jermaine Beckford.

58:22

Brett Pitman takes a shot from inside the box clearing the bar.

56:47

The referee blows for offside against Wes Morgan. Free kick taken by David James.

56:22

Wes Morgan takes a shot. Save by David James.

55:28

Unfair challenge on Jermaine Beckford by Stephen Pearson results in a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Tom Kennedy from right channel, Louis Carey makes a clearance.

53:39

A goal is scored by Brett Pitman from close range to the top left corner of the goal. Bristol City 2-1 Leicester.Stephen Pearson provided the assist for the goal.

52:59

Free kick awarded for a foul by Brett Pitman on Richie Wellens. Free kick taken by Richie Wellens.

50:45

Ben Marshall crosses the ball.

49:07

Jamie McAllister gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ben Marshall. Free kick taken by Richie Wellens.

47:29

Inswinging corner taken by Brett Pitman from the left by-line, save by Kasper Schmeichel.

47:22

Stephen Pearson crosses the ball, blocked by Lee Peltier.

45:59

Shot by Jon Stead from outside the box goes high over the crossbar.

45:53 +0.53

Kalifa Cisse grabs a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Bristol City 1-1 Leicester.The assist for the goal came from Jon Stead.

44:46

Close range effort by Kalifa Cisse goes wide of the left-hand upright.

43:14

Tom Kennedy gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Richard Foster. Jamie McAllister crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, Sean St. Ledger manages to make a clearance.

40:39

Lloyd Dyer fires in a goal from close in to the top right corner of the goal. Bristol City 0-1 Leicester.

37:47

Corner from the right by-line taken by Tom Kennedy, clearance by Stephen McManus.

37:11

Corner taken left-footed by Tom Kennedy from the left by-line, clearance made by Stephen Pearson.

36:31

The offside flag is raised against David Nugent. Free kick taken by Jamie McAllister.

33:00

Corner taken right-footed by Brett Pitman from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Neil Danns.

32:46

Jon Stead takes a shot. Blocked by Lloyd Dyer.

31:32

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kalifa Cisse on Neil Danns. Sean St. Ledger restarts play with the free kick.

30:35

The offside flag is raised against Lloyd Dyer. David James restarts play with the free kick.

29:20

Centre by Brett Pitman.

28:39

Ben Marshall takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Jon Stead.

27:52

Tom Kennedy takes the inswinging corner, Stephen McManus makes a clearance.

27:16

The ball is swung over by Ben Marshall.

26:23

Stephen Pearson takes a shot. Wes Morgan gets a block in.

25:53

Richie Wellens gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Brett Pitman. Louis Carey takes the free kick.

24:03

Jon Stead concedes a free kick for a foul on Wes Morgan. Kasper Schmeichel takes the free kick.

23:13

The ball is swung over by Ben Marshall.

22:16

Jamie McAllister delivers the ball, Close range header by Brett Pitman goes over the crossbar.

21:44

Corner taken left-footed by Jamie McAllister from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Neil Danns.

21:35

Brett Pitman crosses the ball, clearance by Sean St. Ledger.

21:02

Jon Stead takes a shot. Save by Kasper Schmeichel.

20:07

The ball is crossed by Ben Marshall, clearance by Liam Fontaine.

14:38

Unfair challenge on Brett Pitman by Richie Wellens results in a free kick. Stephen Pearson restarts play with the free kick.

12:01

Brett Pitman takes a shot. Kasper Schmeichel makes a save.

10:51

Foul by Jon Stead on Lloyd Dyer, free kick awarded. Booking for Jon Stead. Free kick crossed by Ben Marshall, clearance made by Jamie McAllister.

9:45

David Nugent challenges Stephen McManus unfairly and gives away a free kick. David James takes the free kick.

7:23

Richie Wellens challenges Joe Bryan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Kalifa Cisse. Richie Wellens receives a caution.

6:46

Foul by Richard Foster on Jermaine Beckford, free kick awarded. Tom Kennedy takes the free kick.

2:33

Brett Pitman takes a shot from inside the box clearing the bar.

1:45

Free kick awarded for a foul by Sean St. Ledger on Jon Stead. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Jamie McAllister, Neil Danns manages to make a clearance.

Match Preview

Adomah out for Robins Bristol City's injury woes have worsened ahead of the visit of Leicester in the npower Championship on Tuesday, with the news Albert Adomah will play no part. Winger Adomah hobbled off late in the first half of the 3-0 defeat at Ipswich on Saturday with strained ligaments. Adomah joins an injury list which also includes Marvin Elliott, who has been ruled out for the season after snapping his Achilles tendon, and broken ankle victim David Clarkson. Defender Cole Skuse requires another two weeks of recuperation time before he can make his comeback from a broken toe while James Wilson could be out for the rest of the campaign with an ankle problem picked up in training last week. The one piece of positive news for manager Derek McInnes is on-loan centre-back Stephen McManus should return to the matchday squad after missing the loss at Portman Road because of a thigh knock. Leading scorer David Nugent is a doubt for Leicester. Nugent injured a knee in netting his 14th goal of the season to give the Foxes the lead in the 2-0 home victory over Coventry at the weekend. The striker will be assessed but he does not want to miss Tuesday night's match. "When I shot my foot was stuck on the floor and my studs stuck and I jerked my knee," said Nugent in the post-match press conference on Saturday. "I thought at first it was a serious one because I couldn't feel my knee but the numbness went away and I began to get some feeling back. "Hopefully, I will okay for Bristol. It will tighten up but it is up to me to keep on top of it, keep icing it and get ready for Tuesday. I want to play in every game we have this month. There are a lot of games coming up and I want to be a part of it." Defender Paul Konchesky will definitely miss out following his red card against Coventry. The full-back will begin a three-match suspension. Forward Paul Gallacher could be involved, particularly if Nugent is absent, after missing the last three games with a hamstring injury.

Formation:442Manager: Derek McInnes

Bristol City

Formation: 442Manager: Nigel Pearson

Leicester

  • David James
  • Louis Carey
  • Liam Fontaine
  • Stephen McManus
  • Jamie McAllister
  • Richard Foster
  • Kalifa Cisse
  • Stephen Pearson
  • Joe Bryan
  • Brett Pitman
  • Jon Stead
  • SUBS
  • Dean Gerken
  • Neil Kilkenny
  • Yannick Bolasie
  • Albert Adomah
  • Chris Wood

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Match Report

Stead leaves Leicester foxed Jon Stead's second goal of the season handed Bristol City their first win in eight npower Championship games as they beat Leicester 3-2 at Ashton Gate. Stead pounced from close range after Brett Pitman's effort rebounded off a Leicester upright to settle a topsy-turvy game in the home side's favour and move them five points clear of the relegation zone. The visitors took the lead four minutes before half-time. Lloyd Dyer seized on a moment of hesitancy in the hosts' defence to lash a fierce drive into the left-hand top corner. Kalifa Cisse missed a golden chance to level seconds after the restart, dragging his sliding effort wide, but he was on target before the break - shooting beneath Kasper Schmeichel from Stead's through-ball. After the break the home side edged in front, with Pitman collecting Stephen Pearson's pass to beat Schmeichel. The Robins could not hold their lead, and Neil Danns bundled Tom Kennedy's cross beyond David James to level. But the hosts rallied once more and Stead secured three valuable points in their battle to avoid the drop. Pitman, enjoying a rare start up front, almost put the home side ahead after 12 minutes but his powerful drive was punched to safety by Schmeichel. Despite having the better of the chances in the first quarter, City almost shot themselves in the foot after 28 minutes. A harmless long ball seemed to be drifting through to James but Stephen McManus nodded a headed backpass over his own goalkeeper and narrowly wide. The match appeared to be meandering to half-time goalless, but out of nowhere the visitors grabbed the advantage. Liam Fontaine and Louis Carey stumbled into each other on the edge of the area, the ball broke kindly for Dyer and the winger hammered home from an acute angle. The hosts should have been level moments later. Stead headed down neatly for Pitman, whose miscued volley found Cisse unmarked and six yards from goal, but the midfielder slid his effort wide. However, Cisse made instant amends for his error, equalising seconds before the interval. Stead slipped a neat pass into the feet of the onrushing Malian and he produced a much more composed finish to slot beyond Schmeichel. Ten minutes after half-time, the Robins had turned the game on its head. Pearson latched onto a loose ball 30 yards from goal and fed Pitman, who beat the offside trap to lift the ball over Schmeichel. James did well to deny Beckford low at his near post as Leicester went in search of a quick reply and the former England stopper was on top form again after 62 minutes to prevent David Nugent from levelling. The hosts sat deep in their own half for much of the final 20 minutes, inviting and absorbing pressure throughout. Leicester equalised 14 minutes from time when Kennedy's cross from the left found Danns and the midfielder squeezed the ball beneath James. No sooner had the Foxes found parity, however, than they were back behind once more. Pitman found space in the area and, when his deflected effort bounced back off an upright, Stead was there to tap home.

Form Guide

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  • Bristol City
  • VS
  • Leicester
  • DLWLWW

Last Meetings

  • Leicester
  • 1 - 2
  • Bristol City
  • 17/08/2011
  • Leicester
  • 2 - 1
  • Bristol City
  • 18/02/2011
  • Bristol City
  • 2 - 0
  • Leicester
  • 20/11/2010
  • Bristol City
  • 1 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 16/02/2010
  • Leicester
  • 1 - 3
  • Bristol City
  • 08/12/2009
  • Leicester
  • 0 - 0
  • Bristol City
  • 08/03/2008

Top Scorers

Bristol City

  • B Pitman 5
  • A Adomah 5
  • S Pearson 2
  • M Elliott 2
  • J Stead 1
  • N Kilkenny 1
  • K Cisse 1
  • M Woolford 1
  • C Wood 1

Leicester

  • D Nugent 13
  • A King 4
  • P Gallagher 4
  • J Beckford 4
  • N Danns 3
  • P Konchesky 2
  • D Vassell 2
  • L Dyer 2
  • R Wellens 1
  • M Mills 1
  • L Peltier 1
  • S Bamba 1
  • J Schlupp 1

Goals

Bristol City

    • Total goals 83
    • Goals per game 28
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 9 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 10 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 13 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Leicester

    • Total goals 100
    • Goals per game 45
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 10 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 7 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 7 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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