Coventry City 3-1 Bristol City: Coventry City squeeze past Bristol City in 3-1 victory at St Andrew’s Stadium

Home fans celebrate as Mark Robins’s men secure win against Bristol on Monday
Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon

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Technical card:
Coventry City: Marko Marosi, Sam McCallum, Leo Ostigard, Matty James, Matt Godden (Viktor Gyokeres, min.78), Josh Eccles, Tyler Walker, Josh Pask, Callum O`Hare, Liam Kelly (Gustavo Hamer, min.90) and Kyle McFadzean
Bristol City: Daniel Bentley, Zak Vyner, Adam Nagy (Henri Lansbury, min.46), Famara Diedhiou (Tommy Conway, min.65), Nahki Wells, Antoine Semenyo (Samuel Pearson, min.55), Daniel Simpson, Steven Sessegnon (Tommy Rowe, min.65), Han-Noah Massengo, Adrian Mariappa (Kasey Palmer, min.55) and Tomas Kalas
Stadium: St Andrew’s Stadium
Goals: Leo Ostigard (1-0, min. 9), Matt Godden (2-0, min. 63), Nahki Wells (2-1, min. 79) and Viktor Gyokeres (3-1, min. 87)

Coventry City snatched all three points from Bristol City in a 3-1 victory on Monday, at St Andrew’s Stadium. With each team arriving on the back of a league defeat, they were both keen to pick up points. Coventry arrived at the game looking pick up points after losing their last game 3-0 to Queens Park Rangers. Bristol, on the other hand, lost 2-0 in the last match they played against Stoke City. As the table looks today, Coventry are currently 20th with 42 points from 40 matches, while Bristol sit in 14th, with 49 points from 40.

The Sky Blues started the game well, thanks to a goal from Leo Ostigard, 9 minutes in. They then managed to see out the first half 1-0.

Coventry continued to pile on the pressure in the second and were rewarded, with a goal from Matt Godden at the 63 minute mark. However, Bristol weren’t lying down and managed to pull back a goal from Nahki Wells, on 79 minutes. Coventry in turn, then responded just before the final whistle increasing their lead with an effort from Viktor Gyokeres and seeing the game end 3-1.

For Coventry, Viktor Gyokeres and Gustavo Hamer, came on for Matt Godden and Liam Kelly. Bristol brought on Henri Lansbury, Samuel Pearson, Kasey Palmer, Tommy Rowe and Tommy Conway, to replace Adam Nagy, Antoine Semenyo, Adrian Mariappa, Steven Sessegnon and Famara Diedhiou.

There were bookings for Tyler Walker and Liam Kelly from Coventry. For Bristol, Famara Diedhiou and Kasey Palmer saw yellow.

Coventry will next travel to Bournemouth, while Bristol will face Nottingham Forest at home.

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