This afternoon Bristol City travel to the Stadium of Light where they too will be looking for a victory in order to gain momentum in their search for promotion. The game promises to be an engrossing affair as two teams with it all to play for look for precious points for very different reasons. Will Grayson’s men emerge victorious at home for the first time in close to a year? Bristol currently find themselves sitting in 7th place - a mere 9 points away from surprising pace-setters, Sheffield United. Lee Johnson’s men have given an excellent account of themselves thus far, with 5 wins, 6 draws and a mere 2 defeats thus far this campaign - exceeding many expectations forged at the beginning of the season. That being said, many a Sunderland fan will tell you that expectations count for little when it comes down to results - something we’ve discovered the hard way. Many suggested City would struggle without the likes of Tammy Abraham and Welsh wizard Adam Matthews (hur hur hur); however, Johnson’s side have proved to be an effective unit this season - a side more than capable of matching most outfits in the Champo. ContinuedA midweek demolition of Crystal Palace will have encouraged the Bristol players, and they will be eager to keep this run going in the league against our struggling side. why not try this outJamie Patterson has looked very good this season and will create chances for his fellow players. Sunderland, on the other hand, simply have to defend better.
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