Is Bristol City vs Man City on TV? Will there be extra-time and penalties if it’s a draw?

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Bristol City have a glamour FA Cup tie against Manchester City at Ashton Gate on Tuesday night

Bristol City will welcome reigning Premier League champions Manchester City to a sold-out Ashton Gate for an FA Cup fifth round tie.

Pep Guardiola’s men return to the West Country five years after they won 5-3 on aggregate in the semi-finals of the Carabao Cup, which they later went on to win. No member of the team that lost to a 96th minute winner from Kevin de Bruyne is still at the club, meanwhile for the opposition, John Stones, Kyle Walker, de Bruyne, Bernardo, Silva, Ilkay Gundogan and Ederson are the only players that remain from their last meeting.

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Bristol City had to beat Swansea City in a replay after a 1-1 draw in their home stadium, and then in South Wales, academy graduate Sam Bell scored his first goal to win in extra-time. Bell then scored a brace against West Brom in which Alex Scott scored his first goal of the campaign. As for their opponents, Man City absolutely thrashed Graham Potter’s Chelsea 4-0, before Nathan Ake scored in a narrow win against Arsenal at the Etihad.

What time is kick off?

It’s a later kick-off tonight for Bristol City, who host Man City at the later time of 8.00 pm

Is there a stream?

For fans who have been unable to secure a ticket, the match will be on ITV1, STV which is available on terrestrial television. If you’re out on the go, you can watch it on ITVX and STV Player. BBC Radio Bristol will be providing commentary of Bristol City. As always there will be live updates on the club’s official social media accounts and match analysis and reaction on BristolWorld.

As well as live match coverage from ITV Sport, the highlights of the Robins game will be available on the BBC Sport website after the tie has concluded.

Will there be extra time and penalties?

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In the event of another draw between the sides, the tie will go to extra time and then penalties if required.

Team news

Bristol City will be unable to call upon Anis Mehmeti and Harry Cornick who are both cup tied after playing for Wycombe Wanderers and Luton Town in the earlier rounds. Ayman Benarous, Kal Naismith, Rob Atkinson and Tommy Conway are all out injured, whilst Kane Wilson is doubtful. City are likely to call on some of their younger players to fill out the nine-man bench.

As for Manchester City, Pep Guardiola will have to decide whether he should use John Stones, who suffered a hamstring problem last month against Arsenal. Kevin de Bruyne still has a bout of illness, which also ruled out Aymeric Laporte out of their draw with Leipzig, and the 4-1 win over AFC Bournemouth on the weekend.

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