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'We'll show fighting spirit' - O'Dowda

City can put an end to the rut by taming the Tigers this Wednesday evening, a game where "we'll do whatever it takes," according to Callum O'Dowda.

The midfielder is fully aware of the Robins' shortcomings in recent times but is determined to help get City back on track.

Hull City arrive at Ashton Gate on Wednesday (July 8th, 6pm KO) for the first of the final five matches of the scheduled Sky Bet Championship campaign.

City sit 12th in the league standings, nine points off the play-offs after four defeats since the restart but O'Dowda still believes the Robins can fire a resurgence and end the campaign in a positive manner, starting with the midweek encounter.

"Everyone is looking forward to Wednesday, not that we haven't got a point to prove but we've had four performances where they've gradually got better," he told Robins TV. "Ultimately it's down to results and that's what we and the fans want. We'll be going out on Wednesday to put up a fight and try and get the three points."

The match will be Interim Head Coach Dean Holden's first game in charge from the touchline, who this week has been encouraging morale and calling on the players to believe in their ability during a tough results period.

O'Dowda said: "The message was to get back to enjoying it because we know we have lost four games and it's never a nice thing.

"It's still going to be a really tough game. We're 12th and every game is tough. We've played the likes of Cardiff and Nottingham Forest, look at where they are in the league and I don't think it (those results) reflects where we are in the league. We should do better and it starts on Wednesday.

"We need the three points, it's as simple as that and we'll do whatever it takes. It will be tough but we'll be prepared for Wednesday and we'll all be ready to fight.

"I've worked with Dean for a while now and he's a really great guy, a great coach and he has some great ideas. He was brought in by Lee Johnson so they share the same philosophy. He's helped me on and off the pitch so the boys will be ready to go again, ready to fight and ready to play for him, starting on Wednesday," he said.

Robins TV

The match will be live on Robins TV. The Robins TV Live show starts at 5pm, is free to Season Card holders and available with a £10 matchday pass to all non Season-Card holders. The match is not on being broadcast on Sky Sports and is not on the red button.

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