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The referee brings the game to a close.
Foul by Lee Johnson on Ian Ashbee, free kick awarded. Vito Mannone takes the free kick.
Danny Rose challenges Cameron Stewart unfairly and gives away a free kick. Liam Rosenior takes the free kick.
Danny Rose produces a cross. The assistant referee flags for offside against Jonathan Stead. Vito Mannone restarts play with the free kick.
Ian Ashbee challenges Marvin Elliott unfairly and gives away a free kick. Steven Caulker takes the direct free kick.
Brett Pitman produces a cross, save made by Vito Mannone.
Handball decision goes against Kamil Zayatte. Free kick taken by Lee Johnson. Danny Rose delivers the ball, Brett Pitman has an effort at goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand post.
Jamie McAllister takes the outswinging corner, clearance made by Jamie Devitt.
Anthony Gerrard gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Stead. Direct free kick taken by Cole Skuse.
The ball is sent over by Cameron Stewart, save by David James.
The ball is swung over by Jamie McAllister, Anthony Gerrard makes a clearance. Corner taken by Lee Johnson, free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Liam Rosenior by Marvin Elliott. Vito Mannone takes the free kick.
Jonathan Stead takes a shot. Blocked by Anthony Gerrard. Corner taken right-footed by Lee Johnson, Andy Dawson manages to make a clearance.
Outswinging corner taken by Lee Johnson, Jonathan Stead takes a shot. Save by Vito Mannone.
Cole Skuse gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Cameron Stewart. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Jamie Devitt from left wing, clearance by Damion Stewart.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Cameron Stewart by Cole Skuse. Jamie Devitt crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance made by Damion Stewart.
Jamie Devitt has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.
Robert Koren produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses left.
Robert Koren has an effort at goal. Save by David James.
A cross is delivered by Jamie McAllister, Andy Dawson manages to make a clearance. Corner taken right-footed by Lee Johnson from the right by-line to the near post, Ian Ashbee manages to make a clearance.
Brett Pitman concedes a free kick for a foul on Vito Mannone. Direct free kick taken by Vito Mannone.
Lee Johnson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Christian Ribeiro.
Danny Rose produces a cross, save by Vito Mannone.
Effort on goal by Danny Rose from 18 yards. Blocked by Kamil Zayatte.
The ball is delivered by Jamie Devitt.
(Bristol City) makes a substitution, with Jonathan Stead coming on for David Clarkson. Ian Ashbee concedes a free kick for a foul on Danny Rose. Jamie McAllister has an effort direct from the free kick.
A goal is scored by Jay Simpson from inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Hull 2-0 Bristol City.
Andy Dawson is given a yellow card. Albert Adomah fouled by Andy Dawson, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Jamie McAllister from right wing, clearance made by Liam Rosenior.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Marvin Elliott on Jay Simpson. Andy Dawson crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, Jamie McAllister manages to make a clearance.
Steven Caulker sends in a cross, Header from deep inside the penalty area by David Clarkson goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
Ian Ashbee sends in a cross.
Foul by Brett Pitman on Liam Rosenior, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Vito Mannone.
Centre by Robert Koren, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Jay Simpson misses to the left of the goal.
Jamie Devitt takes a shot. David James makes a save. Andy Dawson takes the inswinging corner, Steven Caulker makes a clearance. Corner taken by Andy Dawson played to the near post, David James makes a save.
Liam Rosenior produces a cross, Cameron Stewart takes a shot. Steven Caulker gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Andy Dawson, David Clarkson manages to make a clearance.
Foul by Damion Stewart on Jay Simpson, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Robert Koren.
Drilled left-footed shot by Danny Rose. Save by Vito Mannone. Inswinging corner taken by Steven Caulker from the right by-line played to the near post, James Harper manages to make a clearance.
Cameron Stewart is caught offside. David James takes the indirect free kick.
Christian Ribeiro concedes a free kick for a foul on Jamie Devitt. Andy Dawson takes the direct free kick.
Unfair challenge on Jay Simpson by Damion Stewart results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Kamil Zayatte.
The referee blows for offside. David James takes the indirect free kick.
The referee gets the second half underway.
The ref blows to signal half-time.
Andy Dawson produces a cross, clearance made by Jamie McAllister.
Cole Skuse challenges Jay Simpson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Anthony Gerrard.
A cross is delivered by Jamie McAllister, clearance by Andy Dawson. Corner taken by Danny Rose, clearance made by James Harper. Short corner worked by Danny Rose.
Albert Adomah produces a cross, clearance by Kamil Zayatte.
Cameron Stewart takes a shot. Save by David James.
Corner taken short by Jamie Devitt.
Shot from just outside the box by Brett Pitman goes over the crossbar.
Robert Koren sends in a cross, save made by David James.
Unfair challenge on Cole Skuse by James Harper results in a free kick. David James takes the direct free kick.
A cross is delivered by Cameron Stewart, clearance by Damion Stewart.
Jamie McAllister concedes a free kick for a foul on Cameron Stewart. Liam Rosenior restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is sent over by Cole Skuse. A cross is delivered by Danny Rose, Anthony Gerrard manages to make a clearance.
Ian Ashbee receives a yellow card. Christian Ribeiro fouled by Ian Ashbee, the ref awards a free kick. Jamie McAllister crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel, Anthony Gerrard makes a clearance.
Foul by Ian Ashbee on David Clarkson, free kick awarded. The ball is crossed by Jamie McAllister, Shot by David Clarkson. Save by Vito Mannone.
Liam Rosenior goes into the referee's book. Foul by Liam Rosenior on Danny Rose, free kick awarded. Jamie McAllister takes the direct free kick.
Effort from inside the area by Cameron Stewart misses to the right of the target.
Shot by Marvin Elliott from 20 yards. Blocked by Ian Ashbee.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Cole Skuse on Andy Dawson. Jamie Devitt crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, blocked by Damion Stewart. The ball is swung over by Jamie Devitt, Damion Stewart manages to make a clearance.
David Clarkson is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for a foul by David Clarkson on Liam Rosenior. Vito Mannone restarts play with the free kick.
The referee shows Christian Ribeiro a yellow card. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Cameron Stewart by Christian Ribeiro. Jamie Devitt crosses the ball in from the free kick, Steven Caulker gets a block in.
Liam Rosenior concedes a free kick for a foul on Danny Rose. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Jamie McAllister from left channel, clearance by Kamil Zayatte.
Robert Koren challenges Marvin Elliott unfairly and gives away a free kick. David James restarts play with the free kick.
Effort from the edge of the penalty area by Jamie Devitt goes wide of the left-hand post.
Corner taken by Cole Skuse played to the near post, Header from deep inside the area by Damion Stewart goes over the bar.
Foul by James Harper on Cole Skuse, free kick awarded. Steven Caulker delivers the ball, Albert Adomah takes a shot. Vito Mannone makes a save.
Jay Simpson finds the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Hull 1-0 Bristol City.Assist by Cameron Stewart.
Unfair challenge on Anthony Gerrard by Steven Caulker results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Vito Mannone.
A cross is delivered by Albert Adomah, blocked by James Harper. Corner from the right by-line taken by Jamie McAllister, save by Vito Mannone.
Centre by Cole Skuse, Kamil Zayatte manages to make a clearance. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Jamie McAllister, Shot on goal by Steven Caulker from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.
Cameron Stewart crosses the ball, clearance by Steven Caulker.
Centre by Albert Adomah, save by Vito Mannone.
The referee blows for offside against Cameron Stewart. David James takes the free kick.
Damion Stewart challenges Robert Koren unfairly and gives away a free kick. Andy Dawson delivers the ball, Kamil Zayatte takes a shot. Save by David James. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Jamie Devitt, Header by Anthony Gerrard from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jamie Devitt played to the near post, clearance by Jamie McAllister.
The referee starts the match.
Tigers missing trio
Hull could be without Richard Garcia, Nick Barmby and Mark Cullen for their home game with Bristol City.
Australian midfielder Garcia sustained a knee injury during the first half of last week's goalless draw at Crystal Palace and is expected to miss out.
Veteran playmaker Barmby is definitely out due to a leg infection and striker Cullen has been ruled out due to a twisted ankle sustained in training.
Central defender Daniel Ayala is still struggling with a hamstring injury, but another centre-half, on-loan Anthony Gerrard, is expected to prove his fitness after being forced off against Palace with a calf injury.
Tigers manager Nigel Pearson has no other new injury or suspension problems as his side look to stretch their unbeaten league run to six matches.
City boss Keith Millen has no new problems ahead of the trip to the KC Stadium.
Defender Liam Fontaine missed the home victory over Derby after sustaining an ankle injury in training last week.
He is set for at least a month on the sidelines on the advice of a specialist and Millen said: "I'll be sitting down with our medical staff to discuss the way forward. It's not great news and we may have to get another opinion."
Fellow defender Louis Carey has had an injection in his troublesome calf problem. The City skipper has not played since suffering the injury at Leeds on November 13 and could miss the entire Christmas schedule.
Marlon Jackson has returned from his loan spell at Aldershot but the striker is nursing a hamstring strain after playing for the reserves this week.
Simpson finally breaks Hull duck
Hull continued their impressive npower Championship form as Jay Simpson's double fired them to a comfortable victory over Bristol City.
Simpson, who had been enduring a drought in front of goal following his summer move from Arsenal, grabbed his first goal in a Hull shirt in the first half when he finished off some sterling work from Cameron Stewart.
And he doubled his tally midway through the second half when firing home from 15 yards to ensure that Nigel Pearson's men have now gone six league games without defeat.
Nobody have conceded less goals at home than the Tigers and Bristol City rarely looked like breaching that stingy defence, with Danny Rose's effort from long distance the nearest they came to registering.
The win sees Hull move above Bristol City in the table, with the Robins seeing a run of three straight wins abruptly ended at the KC Stadium.
The Humberside region has avoided the snow which has decimated the Football League programme this weekend and there were no fears that the game would fall victim to the weather.
The temperatures may have been freezing but Hull began in a hot streak of form and Kamil Zayatte tested David James from a 20-yard free-kick, but the former England goalkeeper was equal to it and turned the ball over.
But it was the visitors that should have led when unmarked Steven Caulker blazed over at the far post from a Craig McAllister corner.
Hull made the most of their reprieve and took the lead in the 13th minute and the goal was made by Stewart.
The on-loan Manchester United youngster went on a driving run down the left side and picked out an inch-perfect cross for Simpson to turn the ball home at the far post.
Stewart was central to everything Hull were doing and he should have doubled their lead in the 26th minute when he was clean through on goal, but he lifted the ball over James and wide of the post.
The lack of quality in the final third from the visitors was telling and Vito Mannone was an untroubled spectator in the Hull goal for the first half.
The on-loan Arsenal stopper was finally called into action after the break as he scrambled to keep out a fizzing 25-yard shot from Rose. The ball went through Mannone's hands but fortuitously dropped just wide for a corner.
The Robins continued to press for a leveller and David Clarkson had a gilt-edged chance when he failed to get his free header on target, instead glancing over the bar.
However, it was Hull that strengthened their position with Simpson's second of the game just after the hour.
City defender McAllister tried to clear a through-ball but he only succeeded in setting up Simpson, who had no trouble firing home from 15 yards.
The Robins tried in vain to get back into the game and could have set up a nervy finish but Brett Pitman could not connect properly with Rose's cross and the danger was averted.
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