Bristol Rovers 1 Birmingham City 2: RECAP - Rovers suffer first pre-season defeat against Championship visitors

The Gas are unable to hold onto their lead

Bristol Rovers suffered their first defeat of pre-season as they went down to a 2-1 loss to Birmingham City.

After taking an early lead through Kyle Bennett, the Gas were quickly pegged back following a mix-up between Anssi Jaakkola and Ollie Clarke.

A spirited first half performance saw the Gas more than match their Championship opponents, who were fielding a strong side after a mainly second-string XI ran out 6-1 victors over...
source: Bristol Post

2019-07-20 19:47
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