Bristol City v Fulham line-ups: Mixed news for Chelsea loanees, both sides make three changes

Lucas Piazon returns to the Fulham side for their trip to Bristol City.

The on-loan Chelsea man was an unused substitute for the FA Cup defeat by Tottenham on Sunday, but is back in the team at Ashton Gate, with Sone Aluko dropping out.

Ryan Sessegnon comes in for Scott Malone at left-back and David Button replaces Marcus Bettinelli in goal.

Denis Odoi keeps his place despite Ryan Fredericks being available again after suspension.

Bristol City have also made three changes, with on-loan Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham ruled out with a thigh injury sustained against Leeds last week.

The 19-year-old has returned to Stamford Bridge temporarily to be assessed by the Blues’ medical staff.

Abraham is replaced by recent signing Matty Taylor, who is partnered up front by Milan Djuric, in for Lee Tomlin.

Full-back Mark Little is out with a hamstring injury, with Adam Matthews starting.

Bristol City: Giefer; Matthews, Flint, Wright, Golbourne; Cotterill, Hegeler, Brownhill, Bryan; Djuric, Taylor.
Subs: Fielding, Magnusson, O’Neil, Pack, Reid, Tomlin, Wilbraham.

Fulham: Button; Odoi, Kalas, Ream, Sessegnon; McDonald, Johansen; Cairney, Ayite, Piazon; Kebano.
Subs: Bettinelli, Fredericks, Malone, Parker, Aluko, Cyriac, Martin.