Date:Monday February 6 2012
It wasn`t Bristol City`s best display when they went down 3-0 at home to Leeds United at the weekend.
Reduced to nine men you don`t have much of a chance of winning anything, not that I think City could have beat Leeds with all eleven players on the pitch, far from it.
But Bristol City manager Derek McInnes thought differently, he felt that the sending`s off were the turning point of a game that the Robins were still in until the red was shown.
Snodgrass opened the scoring in the 40th minute with a low drive from McCormack's pass.
The problems started just before the break when Wilson brought down McCormack and as he was the last man the ref had no choice but to send him off.
But then Bolasie was booked twice in as many minutes for fouls early in the second half and Leeds had it easy from then on.
McCormack made it 2-0 with a left-foot shot in the 79th minute and after a succession of chances, Becchio blasted the third past David James in stoppage time.
McInnes said: 'I thought the referee got one sending-off right and the other wrong. Wilson didn't get a touch on the ball so he had to go, but the red card for Bolasie was very harsh.
'The Leeds player made the most of the challenge for his first booking and there was no intent to bring his opponent down when the second yellow card was issued.
'The decisions affected the game, but we can't blame the result on them. We were naive in certain situations and need to learn the lessons from that.
'I was short of defenders through injury even before Wilson's sending-off so I will be trying to bring someone in on loan as soon as possible.'
JOIN US ON...
Date:Monday February 6 2012
City Eventually See Off MK Dons. (Saturday September 27 2014)
Stats: Bristol City v MK Dons (Saturday September 27 2014)
Team News From Ashton Gate: City v MK Dons (Saturday September 27 2014)
Cotterill Concentrates On His Own Side (Saturday September 27 2014)
It's Top v Second At Ashton Gate On Saturday. (Friday September 26 2014)
Bobby Reid Goes To Plymouth On Loan (Thursday September 25 2014)
Elliott Happy Hard Work Is Paying Off. (Thursday September 25 2014)
Cotterill Wants Striker To Keep Going. (Wednesday September 24 2014)
Cotterill: 'Could have been more ruthless' (Monday September 22 2014)
Alexander Happy With Fleetwood Fightback (Monday September 22 2014)
|Port Vale||0||-||3||Bristol City|
|Bristol City||0||-||0||Leyton Orient|
|Bristol City||3||-||2||MK Dons|
|1. Bristol City||10||7||3||0||+12||24|
|4. MK Dons||9||5||1||3||+9||16|
|7. Sheff Utd||9||5||1||3||+0||16|
|Crewe seek reversal of fortunes
» Crewe : 30/09/2014 12:41:00
|Davis rues inconsistencies
» Crewe : 30/09/2014 12:32:00
|West Brom Teen Snapped Up
» Port Vale : 30/09/2014 08:59:00
|Goal Heroes Delight As The Bar's Set High
» Oldham : 29/09/2014 18:26:00
|Swindon's Harley Trains With Exeter City
» Swindon : 29/09/2014 18:24:00