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Bristol City vs Preston North End Match Preview

8 November 2018

North End look to head into the final international break of 2018 on the back of a seven-game unbeaten run, but to do that, they must get a result against Bristol City at Ashton Gate this weekend.

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Ticket Information: Bristol City

7 November 2018
The Lilywhites face Lee Johnson’s side, looking to extend their positive run of results against the Robins in recent seasons, but know it will be a tough test against a side who have again started the season brightly.
Manager Alex Neil will have to make at least one change for the trip, with goalkeeper Chris Maxwell suspended for the game, with Declan Rudd set to return to the starting XI for the first time since September.
The hosts are likely to include one former North Ender, in Josh Brownhill, in the squad to face his former employers, but their skipper and former PNE favourite Bailey Wright is still on the road back to full fitness after a summer operation.
Another player with both sides on his CV is Callum Robinson, who has a good record against City and will look to continue that before he heads away with Ireland for two games during the break.
Ticket Information
Tickets remain on sale for Saturday's trip for the Lilywhites to face Bristol City at Ashton Gate and it is an all-ticket game – no tickets will be on sale on the day of the game…
Ref Watch
For the second time this season we have experienced match official Geoff Eltringham taking charge of one of our away games when the Lilywhites travel to Ashton Gate on Saturday…
Memorable Match
Back in November 2014 Simon Grayson's Lilywhites headed to Ashton Gate looking to end a run of three straight defeats and they did so with victory over League One leaders Bristol City thanks to Callum Robinson's solitary goal…
Opposition View
Bristol City head coach Lee Johnson says his side cannot think of PNE as a bogey team ahead of the visit of the Lilywhites to Ashton Gate this coming weekend…
Team News
Manager Alex Neil must make at least one change to the side that drew with Ipswich Town to extend their unbeaten run to six games last weekend…
Match Coverage
If you can’t make the trip to Ashton Gate this weekend, don’t worry, we have you covered with every minute of action available through our media channels…
Alex Neil’s Thoughts
Preston North End manager Alex Neil has seen plenty to impress him from Saturday’s visitors so far this season, as his side head to Bristol City looking to take their unbeaten run into the latest international break…
Tom Clarke Preview
Preston North End club captain Tom Clarke is enjoying the tempo to training with the majority of the squad back fit and competing for a place in the manager’s plans…

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