Bristol City vs FulhamEnglish Championship, KO: 15:00 Sep 25, 2021, Ashton Gate
After a disappointing home defeat last time out, Fulham face Bristol City at Ashton Gate as they look to get back on track in the English championship. Bristol City have been surprisingly poor at home lately and that could give Fulham the edge in this one.
Bristol City claimed a 2-1 victory at QPR in their previous Championship fixture. They took the lead just before the break through Chris Martin and needed a late winner from Nahki Wells to claim the points.
It was only the third win of the campaign for Bristol City, although they are currently on a four-match unbeaten run. Nigel Pearson's men have suffered just two defeats this season and are two points off the playoff places.
Bristol City’s home form has been poor as they have failed to earn a win at Ashton Gate this season. The Robins are also winless in their last 14 home matches in the Championship stretching back to last season and have suffered 10 defeats in that run.
Fulham were surprisingly beaten at home in their previous Championship fixture as they lost 2-1 to Reading. Rodrigo Muniz halved a two-goal deficit four minutes from time as they fell just short of completing the comeback.
The result means Fulham have now lost top spot in the Championship to Bournemouth having only spent a week at the summit. Marco Silva’s men were also beaten on penalties by Leeds United in the Carabao Cup in midweek and will be keen to get back to winning ways.
The good news for Fulham is that they have impressed on their travels this season with three wins from four away matches. However, they remain suspect at the back and have conceded in all four of their matches in that run.
How the bookies view it
Head to head
Bristol City have a 5-4 edge with two draws from 11 previous matches against Fulham. The last meeting between both teams at Ashton Gate ended 1-1.
Players to watch
Chris Martin has three goals for Bristol City this season and could be tipped to find the net at 16/5 with Paddy Power. Strike partner Nahki Wells is coming off his first goal of the campaign and is priced at 3/1 by Skybet to score anytime.
Aleksandar Mitrovic will be the one to watch for Fulham as he looks to add to his six goals this season. Four of those goals have come away from home and the Serbian striker could be worth a punt to score anytime at 11/10 with Betfred.
Anything else catch the eye?
Bristol City and Fulham have found the net after the break in their previous two meetings and both teams can be backed to score in the second half at 9/4 with SBK. The second half could also be tipped as the highest scoring half at 11/10 with Paddy Power.
Fulham are expected to win but are likely to concede, so over 2.5 goals can be tipped at 20/21 with Sport Nation.
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