Josh Tymon has been certified to start out as Stoke Metropolis stays unchanged following a midweek conflict with Bristol Metropolis.
Tymon was recalled for a good hamstring in a 2-0 win over Peterborough over the weekend and was judged forward of in the present day’s recreation (19:45).
However he is able to play once more with Morgan Fox, who has simply recovered from a hamstring harm given the additional time forward of his beginning lineup.
Michael O’Neill’s arm is barely undermined by accidents to gamers akin to Joe Bursick, Harry Suttar, Nick Powell and Jordan Thompson, in addition to a three-game ban from Sam Surridge.
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However that is the Stoke crew looking for their fourth consecutive championship win for the primary time in nearly precisely 10 years – and their fourth clear sheet in a row.
Adam Davis in purpose with Tommy Smith on the right-back, Leo Ostigard, Danny Batt and James Chester on the three-man protection.
Joe Allen, Mario Vrancic and Romain Sawyers in midfield, Jacob Brown and Stephen Fletcher in entrance.
Inventory: Davis, Smith, Tymon, Ostigard, Butt, Chester, Allen, Vrancic, Sawyers, Brown, Fletcher. Spare: Bonham, Fox, Campbell, Doughty, Dahani, Wilmot, Ins.
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- Bristol Metropolis have gained solely two of their final 12 league dwelling video games towards Stoke Metropolis (D6 L4), successful in 1994-95 and 2007-08.
- Stoke Metropolis hopes to safe a streak of away league victories over Bristol Metropolis for the primary time since November 1956.
- Bristol Metropolis have misplaced their final 5 league dwelling video games to different Metropolis groups, shedding to Norwich, Birmingham, Cardiff, Stoke and Swansea in a streak that continues till Halloween final yr.
- Stoke expects to win 4 league video games in a row for the primary time in practically 10 years, most lately in November / December 2011 below the management of Tony Pulis.
- Bristol Metropolis supervisor Nigel Pearson misplaced his two earlier dwelling league video games to Stoke Metropolis (Leicester in 2014-15, Bristol Metropolis in 2020-21), together with his solely administration league win over them in September 2014.