Another adrenaline-pumping game in Championship as Bristol City receive AFC Bournemouth

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Competition: England Championship
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: Ashton Gate Stadium (21497 seats)

Hey! Here's all you should know about the Championship fixture Bristol City - AFC Bournemouth!

Insights:
  • Bristol City have yet to win a game at home.
  • AFC Bournemouth is in the best form (5-1-0)

Bristol City and AFC Bournemouth should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

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Bristol City form and stats

The story so far in the Championship for Bristol City at their home stadium (Ashton Gate Stadium) is 0 wins, 4 draws and 1 defeat. The home fans are hungry for more even though Bristol have been steadily collecting points here at Ashton Gate Stadium through three straight draws.

Bristol City are returning here after visiting Peterborough United in a Championship game and winning with a 3-2 scoreline. Chris Martin and George Tanner scored the goal(s). Midfielder Callum O'Dowda was the best player on the team with a rating of 7.43 (out of ten) in that game. O'Dowda hit three key passes and dribled past the opponent 1 of 1 times.

Heartbreak before that as Bristol lost 0-1 at Millwall's place.

The match schedule is unforgiving for Bristol as they have a new game in only three days, a Championship match thankfully also at home. Nottingham Forest are visiting.

Bristol have scored 3 league goals here from 5 matches, not a lot. Bristol City are not conceding a lot of goals here at Ashton Gate Stadium in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 4 from 5 matches.

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AFC Bournemouth form and stats

The story so far for the visiting team on their Championship travels is 3 wins, 2 draws and 0 defeats. Things are running smoothly for Bournemouth who hasn't tasted defeat in their last eleven matches, regardless of venue and tournament. Their last defeat was against West Bromwich Albion.

AFC Bournemouth won their last game, 2-1 versus Sheffield United played at home. Philip Billing got a match rating of 7.82 in that game, top player of the team. Billing scored one goal.

Before that, Bournemouth travelled to Peterborough United and returned home with a draw after the game finished 0-0.

The schedule is very tough for Bournemouth now as they have to travel again shortly after this match. A Championship game at Stoke City is waiting in only three days.

Bournemouth have a decent goal production going in their away games, although not fantastic. In 5 league away games 5 goals have been scored. AFC Bournemouth are tight as a drum on their travels, having allowed the opposition only 1 goal away.

Head 2 Head

Head-2-head stats last seven meetings: two - two - three (Bristol wins - draws - AFC Bournemouth wins). As for goals, three matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), four had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

AFC BournemouthD. Solanke
D. Solanke
7 goals
AFC BournemouthP. Billing
P. Billing
5 goals
BristolC. Martin
C. Martin
4 goals

Bristol City missing players

AFC Bournemouth missing players

Bristol City AFC Bournemouth
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
11 5 1 Played P 1 5 11
4 0 0 Won W 1 3 7
4 4 1 Drew D 0 2 4
3 1 0 Lost L 0 0 0
14 3 1 Scored S 2 5 18
13 4 1 Conceded C 0 1 8
91% 80% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 60% 82%
73% 60% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 40% 73%
45% 0% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 20% 64%
18% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 18%
18% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
73% 60% 100% BTTS BTTS 0% 20% 55%
9% 20% 0% Clean Sheets C S 100% 80% 45%
27% 40% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 40% 18%
 
4.3 4.2 3 Corners for (avg) C F 3 4.8 4.5
5.1 5.6 7 Corners against (avg) C A 5 3.8 4.7
1.5 1.6 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 1.6 2
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 1 1
 
11.4 13 13 Shots (avg) S ( 9 10.8 10.6
3.3 3.2 5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3 3.8 4.2
39% 19% 20% Goal Efficiency G E 67% 26% 39%
Key stats in Championship this season:
  • AFC Bournemouth have not yet lost a game.
  • AFC Bournemouth have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • AFC Bournemouth have the fewest conceded goals (1) away in Championship
  • AFC Bournemouth have the fewest conceded goals in the first half (1) in Championship
  • AFC Bournemouth have the most clean sheets (4) away in Championship
  • AFC Bournemouth is in the best form (5-1-0)
  • Bristol City have yet to win a game at home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 AFC Bournemouth 11 7 4 0 18 8 6 4 2 0 13 7 5 3 2 0 5 1 10 25
2 West Bromwich Albion 11 6 4 1 20 9 5 3 2 0 10 4 6 3 2 1 10 5 11 22
3 Coventry City 11 7 1 3 16 12 6 6 0 0 14 3 5 1 1 3 2 9 4 22
4 Stoke City 11 6 3 2 15 11 6 5 1 0 10 4 5 1 2 2 5 7 4 21
5 Fulham 11 6 2 3 23 13 5 3 1 1 10 4 6 3 1 2 13 9 10 20
6 Queens Park Rangers 11 5 3 3 22 16 6 3 2 1 11 7 5 2 1 2 11 9 6 18
7 Huddersfield Town 11 5 2 4 16 14 5 3 0 2 9 9 6 2 2 2 7 5 2 17
8 Blackburn Rovers 11 4 4 3 19 14 5 3 1 1 12 6 6 1 3 2 7 8 5 16
9 Bristol City 11 4 4 3 14 13 5 0 4 1 3 4 6 4 0 2 11 9 1 16
10 Reading 11 5 1 5 17 19 5 3 1 1 11 8 6 2 0 4 6 11 -2 16
11 Millwall 11 3 6 2 11 11 5 2 2 1 6 5 6 1 4 1 5 6 0 15
12 Blackpool 11 4 3 4 11 14 6 3 0 3 4 7 5 1 3 1 7 7 -3 15
13 Luton Town 11 3 5 3 18 16 6 2 3 1 11 8 5 1 2 2 7 8 2 14
14 Sheffield United 11 3 3 5 14 16 5 2 1 2 10 7 6 1 2 3 4 9 -2 12
15 Middlesbrough 11 3 3 5 11 13 5 2 1 2 8 7 6 1 2 3 3 6 -2 12
16 Birmingham City 11 3 3 5 10 15 6 1 2 3 3 9 5 2 1 2 7 6 -5 12
17 Nottingham Forest 11 3 2 6 14 14 5 0 1 4 4 9 6 3 1 2 10 5 0 11
18 Preston North End 11 2 5 4 12 15 5 2 2 1 7 7 6 0 3 3 5 8 -3 11
19 Swansea City 11 2 5 4 9 14 5 1 3 1 2 3 6 1 2 3 7 11 -5 11
20 Cardiff City 11 3 2 6 12 19 6 1 1 4 5 10 5 2 1 2 7 9 -7 11
21 Hull City 11 2 3 6 8 15 6 1 2 3 4 8 5 1 1 3 4 7 -7 9
22 Barnsley 11 1 5 5 7 14 6 1 2 3 3 6 5 0 3 2 4 8 -7 8
23 Peterborough United 11 2 2 7 12 23 6 2 2 2 9 7 5 0 0 5 3 16 -11 8
24 Derby County 11 3 5 3 7 8 6 2 4 0 5 3 5 1 1 3 2 5 -1 2

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The English Football League Championship (usually shortened to the Championship) is the second highest division in the English football league system. 24 teams play 46 fixtures from August to May, meeting each other twice. The Championship is the wealthiest second-level division in the world.