Bristol City vs Stoke City Match Analysis & Prediction
17/12/2022 6:00 pm
EFL Championship will see Bristol City go head to head with Stoke City this weekend at Ashton Gate Stadium in the 23rd round of the competition. Match day schedules for December 17 at 18:00 EAT.
The home team is 16th in the table with 27 points after the 22 matches they have played so far. Coming into this game, Bristol City put to an end their five-match winless run last time out and boss Nigel Pearson is unlikely to make changes to the team that outplayed the Millers at the weekend.
Bristol City will aim for another victory following 1-3 Championship success to beat Rotherham United in their previous encounter. In that game, Bristol City had 45% possession, nine shots with four of them on target and goals scored by Joe Williams (30′) and Cameron Pring (73′). Rotherham United got 16 with five of them on target and goals by Wes Harding (14′ OG) and Chiedozie Ogbene (25′).
Stoke City on the other side are two places and one point below Saturday’s hosts and will be looking to grab all the three points after going winless in their last two matches. Coming into this game, lost three of their last six matches, winning two and drawing in one.
In their previous encounter, Stoke City held each other to 2-2 Championship stalemate versus Cardiff City in their most recent fixture. In that game, Stoke City had 44% possession, 11 shots with four of them on target and goals scored by Tyrese Campbell (11′) and Liam Delap (18′). Cardiff City got eight shots with five of them on target and goals by Ryan Wintle (6′) and Callum Robinson (58′).
Bristol City vs. Stoke City Head to head
These two sides have had 15 head to head encounters since 1994; Bristol City won eight times, Stoke City five times while two matches ended in draws.
15/04/2022Stoke0Bristol City1EFL Championship
24/11/2021Bristol City1Stoke0EFL Championship
02/04/2021Bristol City0Stoke2EFL Championship
20/09/2020Stoke0Bristol City2EFL Championship
15/07/2020Bristol City1Stoke1EFL Championship
Bristol City Team News
Head coach Nigel Pearson will be unable to call upon Tomas Kalas and Andreas Weimann who are recovering from injuries.
Bristol City 's Last 5 Matches
10/12/2022Rotherham1Bristol City3EFL Championship
12/11/2022Bristol City0Watford0EFL Championship
08/11/2022Bristol City1Lincoln3EFL Cup
05/11/2022Middlesbrough1Bristol City1EFL Championship
01/11/2022Bristol City0Sheffield1EFL Championship
Stoke City Team News
On the other hand, boss Alex Neil is grateful to have a fully fit squad ahead of this match.
Stoke City's Last 5 Matches
Bristol City vs. Stoke City: Odds and Predictions
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