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  • Date:01 Feb 2011
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Ashton Gate
  • Attendance:14,366
  • Pratley (9) Pratley (66)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93mins

The official flags Craig Beattie offside. Free kick taken by Steven Caulker.

92mins

Effort from 25 yards by Craig Beattie. Comfortable save by David James.

91mins

Joe Allen decides to take a short corner.

90mins

Andrew Keogh sends in a cross, Headed effort from inside the box by David Clarkson misses to the right of the target.

87mins

Albert Adomah fouled by Ashley Richards, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Jamie McAllister, clearance by Ashley Williams.

87mins

Scott Sinclair is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by David James.

86mins

Brett Pitman takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Clearance made by Ashley Richards. Brett Pitman takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, save made by Dorus De Vries.

84mins

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

82mins

Cedric Van der Gun joins the action as a substitute, replacing Nathan Dyer. The referee blows for offside against Scott Sinclair. David James takes the indirect free kick.

81mins

Andrew Keogh handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Leon Britton restarts play with the free kick.

79mins

Luke Moore leaves the field to be replaced by Craig Beattie. Kalifa Cisse takes a shot from a long way out which goes wide of the right-hand post.

75mins

Lee Johnson goes off and David Clarkson comes on.

74mins

Darren Pratley takes a shot. Save by David James.

72mins

Nathan Dyer produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the target.

71mins

Joe Allen replaces Mark Gower.

67mins

Darren Pratley finds the net with a goal from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Bristol City 0-2 Swansea.Corner taken right-footed by Mark Gower to the near post, Mark Gower provided the assist for the goal.

65mins

Brett Pitman takes a shot. Angel Rangel gets a block in. Headed effort from inside the penalty area by Albert Adomah misses to the right of the target.

63mins

Lee Johnson sends in a cross, clearance by Ashley Williams. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Jamie McAllister, Alan Tate makes a clearance.

62mins

Luke Moore takes a shot. David James makes a save.

61mins

The ball is sent over by Darren Pratley, Jamie McAllister gets a block in. Corner taken right-footed by Mark Gower to the near post, Strike by Ashley Williams from inside the six-yard box clear the bar.

60mins

Luke Moore takes a shot. Blocked by Steven Caulker. Corner taken by Mark Gower from the right by-line played to the near post, Darren Pratley has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

56mins

Kalifa Cisse gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Darren Pratley. Direct free kick taken by Angel Rangel.

54mins

Mark Gower delivers the ball, David James makes a save.

54mins

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Alan Tate.

50mins

The ball is delivered by Albert Adomah, clearance by Ashley Williams. Corner taken by Jamie McAllister from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Mark Gower.

46mins

Jamie McAllister concedes a free kick for a foul on Nathan Dyer. Angel Rangel takes the direct free kick.

46mins

Jamie McAllister is brought on as a substitute for Jamal Campbell-Ryce. Damion Stewart leaves the field to be replaced by Kalifa Cisse.

45mins

Scott Sinclair is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Louis Carey takes the free kick.

45mins

Unfair challenge on Scott Sinclair by Louis Carey results in a free kick. Ashley Richards takes the direct free kick.

44mins

Mark Gower takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Luke Moore has a headed effort from close in and clears the bar.

42mins

Leon Britton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marvin Elliott. Free kick taken by Liam Fontaine.

40mins

Darren Pratley has an effort at goal from outside the area which misses left.

38mins

Lee Johnson fouled by Mark Gower, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Louis Carey.

36mins

Liam Fontaine receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nathan Dyer by Liam Fontaine. Free kick taken by Alan Tate.

36mins

Ashley Richards produces a cross, save by David James.

35mins

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by David James.

34mins

Unfair challenge on Mark Gower by Louis Carey results in a free kick. Mark Gower takes the direct free kick.

31mins

Scott Sinclair is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by David James.

24mins

Darren Pratley concedes a free kick for a foul on Louis Carey. Free kick taken by Louis Carey.

24mins

Brett Pitman is adjudged to have handled the ball. Free kick taken by Alan Tate.

22mins

Effort on goal by Darren Pratley from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

20mins

Andrew Keogh takes a shot. Save by Dorus De Vries.

20mins

Luke Moore takes a shot. Save made by David James.

19mins

Luke Moore takes a shot. Blocked by Damion Stewart. Short corner taken by Mark Gower.

17mins

Unfair challenge on Albert Adomah by Scott Sinclair results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Louis Carey.

13mins

Marvin Elliott has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the goal.

10mins

Goal scored by Darren Pratley from just inside the area to the top left corner of the goal. Bristol City 0-1 Swansea.Assist by Luke Moore.

9mins

Andrew Keogh takes a shot. Save made by Dorus De Vries.

2mins

Luke Moore takes a shot. Steven Caulker gets a block in.

Match Preview

Keogh set for Robins bow Andy Keogh could make his Bristol City debut against Swansea at Ashton Gate. Boss Keith Millen has bolstered his striking options with the loan signing of the Wales international from Wolves. Last season`s leading goal scorer Nicky Maynard is still on the road to recovery after summer knee surgery and Jonathan Stead recently underwent an ankle operation so Keogh, who recently had a loan spell at Swansea`s South Wales rivals Cardiff, will challenge David Clarkson and Brett Pitman for a starting role. Millen hopes to sign a second new player ahead of the game after agreeing a fee with Scunthorpe for midfielder Martyn Woolford. He will come into contention if the deal can be completed before Monday`s 11pm transfer deadline. Millen could be short of options in defence with Christian Ribeiro (knee), Lewin Nyatanga (Achilles), Nicky Hunt (hamstring) and James Wilson (knee) all recently receiving treatment. Andrea Orlandi misses the first part of Swansea's derby double header having been ruled out for up to six weeks. Orlandi, a midfielder by trade, was making his return from a thigh strain at left-back in Saturday`s FA Cup defeat to Leyton Orient when he was forced off with a Grade Two strain to his other thigh, leaving him facing a March return to action. Manager Brendan Rodgers made five changes for the cup tie and Dorus de Vries, Angel Rangel, Ashley Richards, Mark Gower and Nathan Dyer are all in line for recalls. Midfielder Leon Britton also comes back into the fold having been cup-tied at the weekend following his January switch from Sheffield United. Captain Garry Monk (knee) remains on the treatment table for the foreseeable future, while fellow defender Neil Taylor (ankle) moves nearer his return but misses out at Ashton Gate. Swansea make the short trip down the M4 knowing a positive result would set them up nicely for Sunday's home clash against fierce local rivals Cardiff.

Formation:442Manager: Keith Millen

Bristol City

Formation: 433Manager: Brendan Rodgers

Swansea

  • David James
  • Louis Carey
  • Steven Caulker
  • Damion Stewart
  • Liam Fontaine
  • Albert Adomah
  • Lee Johnson
  • Marvin Elliott
  • Jamal Campbell-Ryce
  • Brett Pitman
  • Andrew Keogh
  • SUBS
  • Dean Gerken
  • Jamie McAllister
  • David Clarkson
  • Ivan Sproule
  • Kalifa Cisse
  • Joe Edwards
  • Marlon Jackson

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Match Report

Pratley at the double Darren Pratley's double enhanced Swansea's automatic promotion hopes as they comfortably overcame npower Championship strugglers Bristol City 2-0. The midfielder opened the scoring in the 10th minute and struck again midway through the second half to reawaken City's relegation fears. A sixth away victory of the season was no more than Brendan Rodgers' high-flying side deserved as they created chances throughout and forced several fine saves from former England goalkeeper David James. City handed a debut to striker Andy Keogh who joined on loan from Wolves on transfer deadline day. Swansea midfielder Leon Britton started for the first time since his return from Sheffield United, replacing Joe Allen in front of the back four, while Mark Gower replaced Kemy Agustien in midfield. Swansea striker Luke Moore engineered the space to hit a shot from 20 yards in the second minute. His effort was blocked by Steven Caulker but City threatened moments later when Keogh was given the time and space to strike a shot from distance which Dorus De Vries saved comfortably. Yet the visitors struck the opening blow moments later when Pratley opened the scoring in the 10th minute. The midfielder collected a pass from Moore and hit a superb 18-yard right-foot shot into the top left-hand corner. The hosts sought an immediate response but Marvin Elliott fired narrowly wide from 25 yards. Moore was proving a constant menace for Swansea and in the 19th minute he almost found the net when he fired goalwards from six yards. His effort was blocked by Damion Stewart and Moore went close with a fine 25-yard shot which drew a superb parried save from David James. Keogh then headed straight at De Vries at the other end before Pratley fired over James' goal from the edge of the 18-yard box. The momentum remained with Swansea after the restart as Scott Sinclair fired goalwards from 25 yards with a fierce strike which warmed James' hands. Pratley then rifled a shot wide and Swansea defender Ashley Williams blazed over the crossbar from just six yards out. Moore then had another shot blocked by the overworked James but the hosts should have been level in the 65th minute when Albert Adomah headed wide from 12 yards. Two minutes later, his wastefulness was punished as Pratley claimed his second of the night and ninth of the campaign. An inswinging corner from Gower fell to Pratley and he swept the ball home right-footed from six yards out. Nathan Dyer then hit a shot just wide and James saved well from Pratley as he went in search of his hat-trick goal.

Form Guide

    DWDLDL
  • Bristol City
  • VS
  • Swansea
  • LWWLWD

Last Meetings

  • Swansea
  • 0 - 1
  • Bristol City
  • 10/11/2010
  • Bristol City
  • 1 - 0
  • Swansea
  • 10/04/2010
  • Swansea
  • 0 - 0
  • Bristol City
  • 15/09/2009
  • Swansea
  • 1 - 0
  • Bristol City
  • 18/04/2009
  • Bristol City
  • 0 - 0
  • Swansea
  • 06/12/2008
  • Swansea
  • 0 - 0
  • Bristol City
  • 17/03/1981

Top Scorers

Bristol City

  • J Stead 6
  • B Pitman 5
  • M Elliott 3
  • A Adomah 3
  • D Clarkson 2
  • S Caulker 2
  • J McAllister 1
  • L Johnson 1
  • J Campbell-Ryce 1
  • D Stewart 1

Swansea

  • S Sinclair 9
  • D Pratley 5
  • S Dobbie 4
  • C Beattie 3
  • J Allen 2
  • A Rangel 2
  • C Van der Gun 1
  • N Dyer 1

Goals

Bristol City

    • Total goals 73
    • Goals per game 31
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 8 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Swansea

    • Total goals 77
    • Goals per game 35
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 8 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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