Millwall 4-1 Bristol City: Millwall triumph over Bristol City, with an emphatic 4 goal display

The Robins suffer defeat on the road, at the hands of Millwall on Saturday
Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon

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Millwall strolled past Bristol City with a 4-1 win on Saturday at the Den. Both teams arrived at the match from previous defeats in the league. Millwall were hoping to get something from this game after losing 1-0 to Watford in their previous fixture. Bristol were beaten 3-2 in the previous match against Luton Town. After today’s result, Millwall and Bristol are 11th, (62 points) and 19th, (51 points), spots respectively, after 45 matches.

The Lions didn’t take long to get on the score-sheet, with an early goal from Jed Wallace in the 5th minute. However, the good fortune didn’t last for long. An equalizer from Tommy Conway in the 16th minute brought Bristol level. However, Millwall secured the points emphatically, with a goal from Scott Malone at the 31 minute mark, finalising the first half 2-1.

Millwall staged a comeback in the second half, with Billy Mitchell finding the net in the 52nd minute. The Lions then scored once more and increased their lead thanks to a goal from Tom Bradshaw at the 58 minute mark with a final score of 4-1.

For Millwall, Connor Mahoney, Shaun Williams, Jon Dadi Bödvarsson, Hayden Muller and Ben Thompson, came on for Jed Wallace, Billy Mitchell, Tom Bradshaw, Danny McNamara and Ryan Woods. Bristol brought on Jay DaSilva, Alex Scott, Steven Sessegnon, Antoine Semenyo and Adam Nagy, to replace Tommy Rowe, Henri Lansbury, Jack Hunt, Tommy Conway and Nahki Wells.

There were bookings for Billy Mitchell and Danny McNamara from Millwall. For Bristol, Nathan Baker saw yellow.

Millwall will play away against Coventry City, while Bristol will face Brentford at home.

Technical card:
Millwall: Jed Wallace (Connor Mahoney, min.68), Scott Malone, Billy Mitchell (Shaun Williams, min.68), Tom Bradshaw (Jon Dadi Bödvarsson, min.74), Danny McNamara (Hayden Muller, min.84) and Ryan Woods (Ben Thompson, min.84)
Bristol City: Tommy Conway (Antoine Semenyo, min.64), Tommy Rowe (Jay DaSilva, min.46), Henri Lansbury (Alex Scott, min.46), Jack Hunt (Steven Sessegnon, min.64), Nathan Baker and Nahki Wells (Adam Nagy, min.78)
Stadium: the Den
Goals: Jed Wallace (1-0, min. 5), Tommy Conway (1-1, min. 16), Scott Malone (2-1, min. 31), Billy Mitchell (3-1, min. 52) and Tom Bradshaw (4-1, min. 58)

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