Bristol City 2-0 Fleetwood Town- Match Report

Bristol City 2-0 Fleetwood Town: Match Report - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game as it happened.Smith streak continues Matt Smith fired the 11th goal of his loan spell from Fulham to help Bristol City back to the top of League One with a 2-0 victory over Fleetwood at Ashton Gate.The big striker shot home from eight yards after 52 minutes when the visitors failed to deal with Joe Bryan's curling free-kick into the box from the left.City had to wait until injury time to clinch the points, Luke Freeman running at the Fleetwood defence before feeding fellow substitute Jay Emmanuel-Thomas, who shot low past Chris Maxwell.How the game reached half-time without a goal was a mystery

Jamie Proctor, Josh Morris, Nick Haughton and Gareth Evans all went close in a bright Fleetwood start.City appeared to be feeling the effects of a hectic league and cup fixture programme, but gradually got their game together to create some excellent chances.Maxwell saved well from Kieran Agard and Smith, while Aden Flint was thwarted by a goalline clearance from Morris and headed inches over from a Wade Elliott corner

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