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Championship relegation candidates Hull City will face off against mid-table
Bristol City in a league encounter at Ashton Gate on Wednesday.
Hull has won just one game out of their last 16 in the Championship. They
are currently outside the drop zone by just one point A defeat against the
Robins could leave them in the drop zone. The Tigers are in need of a good run
of results at this point in time if they want to maintain their second-tier
status ahead of next season.
Callum Elder is expected to be included in the Hull City side after
recovering from a head injury, according to Hull Daily Mail.
The report added that the Tigers will likely have to make do without Herbie Kane who suffered a season-ending injury, though Leo da Silva could be set to return to the team in his preferred midfield role.
Dan Batty, Tom Eaves, James Scott, and Keane Lewis-Potter who all came off the bench during the defeat against West Brom may be set to receive further opportunities.
Bristol does not have much to fight for in theory this season. This could
just give the Tigers an advantage. Drawing or losing the game for the Robins
will not be much of a blow under the circumstances.
Hull City has a good advantage to finally claim a win. Bristol is a side in
transition and their recent record in the Championship suggests that they are a side that is demotivated and vulnerable. This is a good chance for the Tigers to finally win.