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Robins to return to winning ways? Pundit makes his prediction ahead of Bristol City v QPR

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David Prutton is expecting Bristol City to return to winning ways this weekend when they face Queens Park Rangers in the Sky Bet Championship, reports Sky Sports.  

Writing in his prediction column for Sky, Prutton is expecting Lee Johnson’s side to put their promotion push back on track this weekend, recording a 1-0 victory over QPR at Ashton Gate.

Johnson’s men are without a victory in their last seven fixtures across all competitions, with the Robins’ last taste of success coming way back on Boxing Day, when they were 2-0 winners against Reading at Ashton Gate.

Since then, Bristol City have crashed out of the both the FA Cup and Carabao Cup, whilst also slipping to fifth in the Championship table, having picked up just one point from a possible 12.

The Robins are on an extremely poor run of form, but entertain QPR after a spirited performance against Manchester City in Tuesday night’s Carabao Cup semi-final.

Like Bristol, QPR have crashed out of the FA Cup, but Ian Holloway’s side have shown improved form in the Championship over recent weeks – winning two of their last three to move eight points clear of the relegation zone.

The Verdict

Bristol City are on a poor run of form, but are still playing well, with Tuesday night’s performance against Man City pulling plenty of praise from the likes of Pep Guardiola.

However, QPR will offer the Robins a different type of test, and one they must be up for.

If Johnson’s side can play anything like they did against Manchester City, they will be hard to stop this weekend.

Bristol City and QPR fans… Let us know your thoughts!


Alfie is a journalist based in Yorkshire with years of experience covering the EFL. A current focus on Huddersfield Town and their fortunes back in the Championship, but out and about at as many games as possible. Covered Leeds United during their promotion-winning season in 2019/20.

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