Is Bristol City vs Middlesbrough on TV today? KO time, team news, predicted lineups and how to watch

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Everything you need to know ahead of Bristol City vs Middlesbrough in the EFL Championship

Bristol City will look to cause an upset today as they host Middlesbrough in the Championship. The Robins head into the clash off the back of a 2-1 win over Stoke City.

Nigel Pearson’s side look unlikely to reach the play-offs or drop into the relegation zone this season but will be eager to finish the campaign strongly and make it three consecutive matches without defeat. However, the meeting is a much more important one for Boro, who sit fourth in the table.

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Michael Carrick’s side looked increasingly likely to secure automatic promotion just weeks ago, however back-to-back defeats has left them nine points off second place. They look set to feature the in the play-offs but will be hoping they don’t drop any further down the table and will need to head into the play-off fixtures in decent form.

Here is everything you need to know about the match...

When is Bristol City vs Middlesbrough?

Bristol City will take on Middlesbrough in the Championship this evening (Monday April 10), with the game scheduled to kick off at 5:30pm. The previous meeting between the two sides this season came back in November at the Riverside and ended in a 1-1 draw with Andreas Weimann scoring for the visitors after ten minutes before Chuba Akpom netted early in the second half to ensure a share of the points.

Is Bristol City vs Middlesbrough on TV?

Yes, Bristol City vs Middlesbrough will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Football and Sky Sports Ultra HDR for those with a Sky membership. Build up starts at 5pm (UK time), 30 minutes before kick off at Ashton Gate.

Another option, If you want to pay for the one-off match, then you can also access the game via NOW TV, where a day pass will set you back £11.98.

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Bristol City

Nigel Pearson has confirmed that Omar Taylor-Clarke is a doubt for today’s game after he was forced off in the second half of their win over Stoke City. However, Kal Naismith should return to the matchday squad after recovering from a calf injury that has kept him out of action for the past two months.

The Robins boss is also hopeful that Tommy Conway will be involved after he was substituted at half-time at the Bet365 Stadium. The forward took a knock to the Achilles in the first half and could be left on the bench this evening.

City could also welcome back Tomas Kalas from a knee injury, however Alex Scott remains unavailable after picking up a minor knee ligament injury.

Predicted line-up: O’Leary; Tanner, Vyner, Pring, Dasilva; King, James; Weimann, Mehmeti, Bell; Wells

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Middlesbrough don’t have any fresh concerns ahead of their trip south, with Matt Clarke the only player unavailable for selection. The defender suffered a back problem and could be sidelined for the rest of the season.

Predicted line-up: Steffen; Smith, McNair, Fry, Giles; Ramsey, Howson, Crooks, McGree; Akpom, Archer

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