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Posted Saturday, March 2nd 2019

Semenyo will fight for his place

Antoine Semenyo made quite the impression when he came off the bench to help City secure a valuable point on the road against Preston North End.

The 19-year-striker was praised by Head Coach Lee Johnson and Semenyo was personally pleased to have made an impact at Deepdale.

The youngster, making only his second appearance for the club, came close to scoring too but for a fine save from Declan Rudd in the Preston goal.

“It was a great performance from the team,” Semenyo said. “I’m glad I was a major impact and it was a great result, especially away from home. They (Preston) are an awkward team to play against so it was a great result.

“As I said they’re a very awkward team, whether they have good days or bad days. It was difficult, we dug deep, got the goal and we take the point!”

Describing the moment he nearly struck his first goal for the club, Semenyo added: “I caught it cleanly, I thought it was in but the keeper made a fantastic save so I was unfortunate.”

He now sees the opportunity and being around the first team as a “learning curve” but it is where he wants to be, adding: “I got given a chance today, I did well. I’m happy to get the chance and I’ll be fighting for that place now.”

City return to league action on Saturday (March 9th, 3pm KO) when they host Leeds United at Ashton Gate.

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