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Preview: U23s vs Bristol City (h)

Preview: U23s vs Bristol City (h)

All you need to know ahead of Monday afternoon's Professional Development League clash with the Robins...

Fixture: Hull City U23s vs Bristol City U23s
Where: Eon Visual Media Stadium
When: Monday 26th March 2018
Kick-Off: 2pm

The Under-23s return to Professional Development League action when they host their Bristol City counterparts at the Eon Visual Media Stadium on Monday afternoon.

Following back-to-back defeats at the hands of Nottingham Forest and Leeds United, Jon Beale's responded well to claim all three points last time out as  Tom Powell's second-half brace secured a 2-1 win away at Burnley and will be looking to keep alive their faint hopes of securing a play-off place when facing the Robins, going into the game three points behind second-placed  Forest - albeit having played two games more.

Bristol City side are currently in the midst of a fixture pile-up, having played three games in the space of just eight days last week - a run which started with a 1-0 defeat away at Ipswich Town, before a 2-2 draw with Birmingham City and a convincing 3-0 victory over Colchester United.

They also face a further game this week with a trip to Swansea City in the knockout stages of the Premier League Cup on Thursday.

Match updates from the home of North Ferriby United will be available via Twitter by following @Tigers_Academy, while a match report will be available on both www.hullcitytigers.com and www.hulltigersacademy.com.

Tickets: Admission to the game is FREE of charge to all Members, whilst tickets for non-Members are priced at £4 Adults and £2 Concessions.

How They Fare: Bristol City U23s
League Position: 10th (Professional Development League South)
League Wins: 4
League Draws: 8
League Defeats: 11
League Goals Scored: 29
League Goals Conceded: 40
Form: W W L D W

Last Time Out: Colchester United 0 Bristol City 3
A blistering first-half performance saw Bristol City Under-23s cruise to a 3-0 win over their Colchester United counterparts in Essex.

George Nurse broke the deadlock inside two minutes, although Tarryn Allarakhia almost provided a quick-fire response for the hosts, only to see his effort bounce back off the inside of the post.

The Robins doubled their lead on the half-hour when Nurse found the back of the net with a sweetly-struck right-foot shot and the rout was completed five minutes later when Morton took aim from distance and found the far corner of the net.

Bristol City: Wollacott, Turner-Williams, Parsons, Harvey Smith, Baldwin, Nurse, Richards, Morton (Allen), Bakinson, Semenyo (Z.Smith), Akpobire (Day). 
Subs Not Used: Robertson, Ali.