Our match prediction:
Rotherham United will be aiming to bounce back from a heavy 4-0 loss to Barnsley when they square off against Bristol City on Saturday afternoon. The Millers have been struggling at the back in the 2016/2017 Championship campaign and it is no surprise they are sitting in bottom three ahead of the visit of Bristol City. Rotherham United are desperate to give fans some cheer following the heartbreaking loss to Barnsley and we predict that the relegation strugglers are going to fight tooth and nail in Saturday’s football match. Bristol City sit in top six ahead of the trip to Rotherham and they will be looking to build on a 3-1 win over Aston Villa when they face the Millers at AESSEAL New York Stadium. Considering that both teams will go for a win in Saturday’s clash, both teams to score bet appears on the horizon this time out.
Highligted Player (Joe Mattock):
Joe Mattock is a professional footballer who plays for Rotherham United in the Championship. Mattock was born on 11 May, 1990 in Leicester, England and he began his senior career at Leicester City. He plays as a left back and his contract with Rotherham United expires on 30 June, 2017. Joe Mattock played for West Bromwich Albion, Sheffield United, Portsmouth and Brighton in the past and he represented England on the international stage as well. He has 1 cap for England U17 team, 13 caps for the U19 team and 5 for England U21 team. Mattock started his youth career at Leicester City and he was voted Leicester’s academy played of the 2006/2007 season. He made his debut for the Leicester City senior team on 14 April, 2007, in a 2-1 loss to Norwich City. He came as a substitute in the second half of the match, replacing Gareth McAuley at left back. Speaking of his personal life, Mattock was sentenced to ten months in prison on October 2011 as he pleaded guilty to a charge of affray.
Highlighted Team (Bristol City):
Bristol City are one of the two famous clubs from the city of Bristol. Formed in 1894 the Robins mostly participated in English lower leagues and they have never played in the Premier League. Bristol City’s bitterest rivals are Bristol Rovers and it has to be noted that two teams first met in 1897. Bristol City have outplayed their local rivals on 43 occasions in the Bristol Derby. Cardiff City are regarded as Bristol City’s bitter rivals as well. The Robins play their home games at Ashton Gate, the stadium that was opened in 1887. Bristol City were semi-finalists of the League Cup two times (1970/1971, 1988/1989), with the team making it to the FA Cup final in 1909. The Robins faced Manchester United in the title game, but they failed to upset the English giants in the Crystal Palace clash. It is well known that Bristol City footballers wear red shirts and blue shorts.