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Let’s make our mark – Wright

Bailey Wright has praised the quality within the City camp as the squad prepares to go head-to-head with high-flying West Bromwich Albion (Wednesday, 8pm KO).

The Robins travel to The Hawthorns on the back of a five-game unbeaten run, which includes back-to-back clean sheets for the first time this season, and the Australian sees it as a chance for the club to ‘make a mark’.

The previous two meetings between the teams have seen 11 goals scored and the club captain expects tomorrow night’s fixture to be another entertaining encounter live on Sky Sports.

“From now right to the end of the season there are a lot of games, they come thick and fast and West Brom is the next opponent in front of us who are in great form themselves,” he told Robins TV.

“I’m sure they will be wary of us going there because our away record has been very good this season and it’s going to be a good game with two good teams going at it.

“You look at the strength of the squad, we’re definitely going to need it and with games on Saturday-Tuesday, Saturday-Wednesday we will be more than prepared for it.

“We see ourselves as a top-end team and to be a top-end team you have to beat those that are around you and West Brom are one of them. They are in good form, they are having a good season, they have a good squad but so are we.

“We are in good form, we have a good squad, we expect ourselves to be right up there and games like this are an opportunity to go and make our mark and make an impact to try and climb that table but we know it’s not going to be easy.”

Wright returned to the starting XI for Saturday’s stalemate with Nottingham Forest at Ashton Gate – his first league start since August – and he welcomed the home comforts.

“It’s frustrating when you don’t get to play and I’ve had my fair share of little injuries which are behind me now,” he continued.

“It was nice to be back out there and playing at Ashton Gate in front of a packed-out Ashton Gate, so it feels like a while since I’ve played but the feeling of being back out there and amongst it was nice.”

Over 1,300 tickets have been sold for the midweek clash at The Hawthorns. Pay on the night is available to supporters, with away tickets going off sale from Ashton Gate at 11am on the day of the match.

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