Bristol City V Watford Match Preview.

24/12/2012 17:30

Watford head to Ashton Gate on Boxing Date to play Bristol City. Bristol City currently lie second for bottom after not being able to maintain their early season form whilst Watford lay in the play off positions. The Match at Vicarage Road finished 2-2 in September 2012. Watford went ahead twice thanks to a James Wilson Own goal and a Matej Vydra strike but were pegged back twice by Marvin Elliot and Steven Davies. The match will be remembered for Troy Deeney's return to action. Albert Adomah will be Bristol City's key player and has a number of admirers from fellow championship sides and premiership teams. Gianfranco Zola has stated that he may rotate his team due to the number of christmas fixtures.

Team News

For Bristol City, Paul Anderson could start whilst Danny Wilson and Ryan Taylor are doubts.

The Hornets will be without Marco Cassetti through suspension after the italian picked up his fifth yellow card of the season. Lloyd Doyley and Fernando Forestieri are dobuts. John Eustace and Nyron Nosworhty are fit but the game will probably come too soon for them.

Predicted Team Line Ups

Bristol City - Heaton (GK), Foster, Fontaine, McManus, Cunnigham, Bates, Skuse, Andersson, Adomah, Danns, Stead.

Watford - Almunia (GK)(C), Ekstrand, Hoban, Hall, Anya, Chalobah, Hogg, Abdi, Pudil, Deeney, Vydra.

Referee - Michael Naylor.