Banner image

Author

James Crawley

James Crawley writes

Posted Monday, September 14th 2020

Match photos: Bristol City 2-1 Coventry City

Enjoy these photos from City's 2-1 opening day win in the 2020/21 Sky Bet Championship on Saturday.

Jamie Paterson scored just 20 seconds into the campaign with a close-range finish, though the Sky Blues battled back through Matt Godden.

Newly-promoted Coventry proved a handful, particularly in the first half but Dan Bentley kept Dean Holden’s men in the contest, before captain Tomas Kalas met a Paterson corner to grab the winner less than 10 minutes from the end.

Tomas Kalas was unveiled as the new club captain ahead of kick-off
The players admired new tunnel branding o their arrival at Ashton Gate
In the zone: New loan signing Steven Sessegnon
The players walk out
Ready, get set, score...City raced into an early lead through Jamie Paterson
Celebrate good times!
Zak Vyner pings a ball downfield
Famara Diédhiou shoots into the ground and the ball bounces over
Jack Hunt competes in the air
Dean Holden barks the touchline instructions
Tomas Kalas guides a Paterson corner goalwards
And the skipper celebrates what would prove to be the winner!
All smiles in the tunnel!

Next up

Next up for City is a Carabao Cup Round Two clash with Northampton Town at Ashton Gate on Wednesday (September 16th, 7.45pm KO), which is exclusively available to watch on Robins TV with coverage starting from 7.15pm.

BUY YOUR NORTHAMPTON TOWN PACKAGE NOW

Highlights: Bristol City 2-1 Coventry City

Related News

Numbers game: Coventry City (H)

Numbers game: Coventry City (H)

Posted: Monday, September 14th 2020

Captain Kalas to lead Robins

Captain Kalas to lead Robins

Posted: Saturday, September 12th 2020

‘I’m proud to lead this club’ – Kalas

‘I’m proud to lead this club’ – Kalas

Posted: Sunday, September 13th 2020

Latest News

✍️ Bentley joins Robins

✍️ Bentley joins Robins

Posted: Friday, July 1st 2022

📸 Gallery: Bentley's signing day

📸 Gallery: Bentley's signing day

Posted: Friday, July 1st 2022

🎥: Robins Uncut 040: Conway Cam and Curtis Fleming mc'd up

🎥: Robins Uncut 040: Conway Cam and Curtis Fleming mc'd up

Posted: Friday, July 1st 2022

ℹ️ Sunderland Mates Rates Codes

ℹ️ Sunderland Mates Rates Codes

Posted: Friday, July 1st 2022

Also from Bristol Sport

World Cup winner Sophie Halhead to join Bears Women board
Rugby icon

World Cup winner Sophie Halhead to join Bears Women board

England international and World Cup winner, Sophie Halhead will join the Bears Women board ahead of the 2022/23 campaign.

Posted: Friday, July 1st 2022 • Rugby

Quartet named in Red Roses pre-season training squad
Rugby icon

Quartet named in Red Roses pre-season training squad

Four Bristol Bears have been named in Head coach Simon Middleton's 37-player Red Roses pre-season training squad ahead of the 2022/23 campaign.

Posted: Friday, July 1st 2022 • Rugby

Bristol Flyers - Top 10 dunks of the 2021/22 season
Basketball icon

Bristol Flyers - Top 10 dunks of the 2021/22 season

We count down the Bristol Flyers Top 10 dunks of the 2021/22 season.

Posted: Friday, July 1st 2022 • Basketball

London Lions clash picked for Sky Sports broadcast
Basketball icon

London Lions clash picked for Sky Sports broadcast

Bristol Flyers’ trip to London Lions in December has been selected by Sky Sports for live broadcast.

Posted: Thursday, June 30th 2022 • Basketball

Bristol Flyers 2022/23 schedule revealed
Basketball icon

Bristol Flyers 2022/23 schedule revealed

Bristol Flyers' 2022/23 BBL Championship schedule has been revealed.

Posted: Thursday, June 30th 2022 • Basketball