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‘Did better than 90% of Premier League teams’ – Bristol City fans react to the captain’s message after FA Cup defeat



Bristol City made fans proud on Tuesday night, as Lee Johnson’s side were a minute away from forcing an unlikely draw away at the Premier League leaders. 

Everyone expected a whitewash with the form Manchester City have displayed so far this season, but a resolute and patient Robins side defied the odds to almost snatch a draw at the Etihad.

Indeed, the togetherness and leadership throughout the squad made things difficult for the Premier League side, adopting a high-press tactic that saw Pep Guardiola’s men bullied off the ball at times.

One man who was influential in keeping the opposition at bay for most of the game was captain fantastic Bailey Wright, the Bristol City man was superb in defence as he kept his shape and solidity to remove any danger from the onrushing Leroy Sane.

Setting by example is what this man does best, and after a tough defeat he took to his personal Twitter account (@baileywright92) the next day, to thanks the fans and the boys for their performance.

Following the player’s message, fans were quick to get behind the team as they praise their efforts, while looking forward to the second-leg at Ashton Gate.

So without further ado, here’s a look at exactly what Robins supporters made of the post…