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Posted Tuesday, September 18th 2018

In brief: Pre-West Bromwich Albion (A)

Assistant head coach Dean Holden and Jack Hunt look ahead to City's away fixture with West Bromwich Albion.

Below is a summary of what he had to say ahead of Saturday's (September 15th, 3pm kick-off) Sky Bet Championship clash.

DEAN HOLDEN

  • Holden says that while squad morale is high, he stressed the importance of the players not getting ahead of themselves
  • Consistency is key - he said that the day-to-day, behind the scenes preparation has remained the same since the first day of the season
  • Holden also reflected on City's last game against Sheffield United, saying the second-half changes gave the Robins a strong hold on the game
  • He was asked about the 3-5-2 system and said the players are more than capable of adapting to new situations
  • Holden said both he and Lee Johnson watched West Brom in action last Friday and said they look dangerous in attack
  • He praised the City squad’s strength in depth and expects more players back from injury over the next few weeks
  • With 1,500 fans travelling tonight, Holden said the away support can have an incredible effect on the players and they can help them get over the line
Hunt in action at Ashton Gate

JACK HUNT

  • Hunt is really enjoying his football in BS3 and says he has settled in well
  • The right-back is pleased with the current form but reiterates the squad won't get carried away
  • "Everyone is really focused on the task ahead" said Hunt, as the team look to secure their fifth-straight win
  • City have done their homework on West Brom and believes if he and his teammates are on top of their game they can "cause a lot of problems."
  • Hunt is looking forward to seeing 1,500+ away fans at The Hawthorns and insists their support can give the team an "extra boost"

City supporters are able to pay on the night at The Hawthorns, with 1,500+ travelling fans already heading to the fixture.

Alternatively, fans can watch the action unfold on BCTV+UK. Click here for more information.

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