Banner image

Author

James Crawley

James Crawley writes

Posted Saturday, August 31st 2019

‘We showed character - but we wanted three points’ - Eliasson

Niclas Eliasson has praised the character of the Bristol City squad in coming from behind to claim a 2-2 draw against Middlesborough in BS3.

The Swedish wide man put in a Man of the Match display in his first start of the 2019/20 campaign and provided an assist for Kasey Palmer’s opener.

“Of course we wanted the three points but we showed good character to come back from 2-1 down, said Eliasson.

“It’s good to get the point but when we’re playing at home we always want to get three points, so we’re a little disappointed.

“It was great to get a start today, it’s always a little frustrating when you’re not playing but you’ve just got to keep working hard and show the manager that you want to be in the starting XI.

“I managed to get an assist today as well so I am happy, I haven’t seen Kasey score a header before so I was a little surprised at that but it was a good feeling, he added.

Eliasson also praised the Ashton Gate faithful for getting behind the squad and giving them the energy to come from behind to claim a point.

“The fans were great all game, even when we went 2-1 down they created a good atmosphere to give us the energy to come back into it.

“We have two weeks to prepare for Stoke City and we’re going to work hard. We’re still a new group with a lot of new players and we’re still learning about each other, so we’ve got work to do and the break comes at a good time.”

Matchday sponsor - Aquablast Drain Services

Latest News

🗓  June 1st Season Ticket advance price deadline

🗓 June 1st Season Ticket advance price deadline

Posted: Friday, May 20th 2022

🗳 Vote for dynamite Weimann

🗳 Vote for dynamite Weimann

Posted: Friday, May 20th 2022

🥇 Robins Lotto Week 7 Winners

🥇 Robins Lotto Week 7 Winners

Posted: Friday, May 20th 2022

🗳 Beever-Jones and Harrison nominated for goal of the season

🗳 Beever-Jones and Harrison nominated for goal of the season

Posted: Thursday, May 19th 2022

Also from Bristol Sport

"I'm proud of our fans" - Lam
Rugby icon

"I'm proud of our fans" - Lam

Pat Lam was full of praise for a rocking atmosphere at Ashton Gate as Bears secured a bonus point victory.

Posted: Friday, May 20th 2022 • Rugby

Report: Bristol Bears 40-33 Exeter Chiefs
Rugby icon

Report: Bristol Bears 40-33 Exeter Chiefs

Bristol Bears ran in six tries to storm to an enthralling victory over Exeter Chiefs in their final home game of the Gallagher Premiership season.

Posted: Friday, May 20th 2022 • Rugby

LIVE! Bristol Bears vs Exeter Chiefs
Rugby icon

LIVE! Bristol Bears vs Exeter Chiefs

Follow all the action from Ashton Gate LIVE as Bristol Bears face Exeter Chiefs in Gallagher Premiership round 25.

Posted: Friday, May 20th 2022 • Rugby

Countdown is on to The Killers at Ashton Gate
Stadium icon

Countdown is on to The Killers at Ashton Gate

After a wait of two years The Killers concert is nearly here! The “Imploding the Mirage” tour lands at Ashton Gate next Thursday May 26th. Here’s all you need to know 👇

Posted: Friday, May 20th 2022 • Stadium

Trevett named in England U18 squad for South Africa tour
Rugby icon

Trevett named in England U18 squad for South Africa tour

Academy U18 prop Louie Trevett has been named in the England U18 squad for the summer tour to South Africa.

Posted: Friday, May 20th 2022 • Rugby