Match Previews

Match Preview: Albion v Bristol City

Taylor Gardner-Hickman in action in the home kit

West Bromwich Albion will have their sights set on securing consecutive league victories for the first time this season when Bristol City come to town on Tuesday night (ko 8pm).

Richard Beale's Baggies claimed a morale-boosting 2-0 triumph at Reading on Saturday, with Matty Phillips and Taylor Gardner-Hickman both on target.

Visitors Bristol City lost 2-1 to Millwall at Ashton Gate on the same day as the Baggies' win at Reading - their fifth defeat in seven Sky Bet Championship matches.

The Robins sit 17th in the division ahead of their trip to The Hawthorns, a ground they last won at in December 1993.

Follow the match live

Supporters inside and outside the United Kingdom can watch Tuesday's battle with Bristol City live on WBA TV Matchday.

WBA Radio duo Gez Mulholland and Andy Johnson will provide live commentary from The Hawthorns. A video match pass is available to purchase for £10 here.

Live updates will also be posted across the club's social media channels throughout the afternoon.

WBA TV Matchday

Our opponents

Games involving Bristol City have produced goals this season - and plenty of them too.

There have been 47 goals scored in 15 Robins matches so far this term in the Sky Bet Championship (F23, A24), more than any other side in the division.

Nigel Pearson's men made a terrific start to the campaign, winning six and losing just two of their first ten games in all competitions.

But they've since suffered defeats in five of the last seven in the league, claiming just one victory, a run which has seen them drop into the bottom half. 

Pearson, a popular figure at The Hawthorns, will be keen to kick-start his side's season once again in B71. He's taking charge of his 80th Bristol City game on Tuesday night. The 59-year-old has won 24, drawn 17 and lost 38 of his 79 fixtures in charge at Ashton Gate.

The Robins are the next visitors to B71

From the Albion Archive 

The Baggies produced a fantastic performance to brush Bristol City aside at The Hawthorns in the Sky Bet Championship in November 2019.

Kieran Gibbs, Matheus Pereira, Hal Robson-Kanu and Charlie Austin were all on target for Albion, with City's consolation coming from striker Famara Diedhiou. 

One for the stattos

Albion have scored at least two goals in all of their last seven games against Bristol City at The Hawthorns (W5, D2).

The Baggies have hit four on four occasions during that sequence, three goals once and two goals twice.

Karlan Grant celebrates scoring Albion's third goal in the 3-0 home win over the Robins last year

Fan Zone

A reminder to supporters that the Fan Zone is only open for Friday, Saturday and Sunday fixtures at The Hawthorns, meaning it won't be operational for the visit of Bristol City on Tuesday.

Ticket details

Tickets for Tuesday's game remain on general sale.

Click here for all the details and to purchase your seat.

A ticket graphic displaying Albion's badge alongside Bristol City's, also detailing the date of the match as Tuesday, October 18