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Bristol City vs. Peterborough

Ashton Gate

Saturday, 14 September

15:00 BST

City Ready To Take On Posh

Peterborough United come to Ashton Gate on Saturday and they will be looking to get back to winning ways after a couple of slip ups spoilt their good start to the season.

But Sean O'Driscoll is looking for a win and it can't come soon enough as far as City fans are concerned, there is a lot of belief that more league wins will soon follow once they get the first one under their belt.

And with still being on a high after knocking Rovers out of the JPT, Saturday could just be the day when it all turns round for the Robins.

Vital Quotes:

Sean O'Driscoll: 'We've had a welcome break. We had one or two people that have missed games through fatigue, so we're grateful for that.

'Peterborough's plight in the Championship [last season] was a bit different to ours. They were the form team from Christmas onwards so they were unlucky [to be relegated].

'Bouncing between the divisions is part of their DNA. Buying and selling is the way they've financed the football club and they've done it well.

'They're capable of scoring goals so their concentration will be on keeping a clean sheet.'

Darren Ferguson: 'I'm sure Bristol City were looking for a better start.

'But I think they'll be there or thereabouts and will be close at the end of the season.

'They are capable of getting a few wins on the bounce.

'They won't be full of confidence so it's up to us to make sure we impose ourselves on the game early on.'

Bristol City Team News:

Defender Derrick Williams is back in training after a hamstring problem.

Midfielder Marvin Elliott needs assessing before the game as he will just be returning from international duties with Jamaica.

Player to watch: J.E.T.

His goal against Rovers was out of this world and it goes to show that he is a danger to defences from anywhere within shooting range.

Peterborough Team News:

Peterborough United are hopeful Tommy Rowe will recover from an ankle injury in time for the game.

Joe Newell is back after taking time out with a broken hand.

Player to watch: Britt Assombalonga

Cost Posh a few bob and is looking to get something like the 16 goals he hit for Southend last season. He'll need to be watched closely.

Match Facts & Stats

City have kept a clean sheet in 20% of their last 20 home games.

City have failed to score in 25% of their last 20 home games.

Peterborough have kept a clean sheet in 20% of their last 20 away games.

Peterborough have failed to score in 20% of their last 20 away games.


Ref Watch:

Referee: James Adcock

Assistants: John Law and Christopher Powell.

Fourth Official: Grant Taylor. For full details Click Here

Match Prediction:

Both sides can score and both sides can let them in as well. I'm going for a 3-2 win for City.

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The Journalist

Writer: Andy999 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday September 13 2013

Time: 2:15PM

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Should be a high scoring one shouldn't it? But I think Posh win 2-4
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13/09/2013 14:22:00

2-2 draw I think, would like to be wrong and we get that first win though
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13/09/2013 14:37:00


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