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Bristol City vs Plymouth Argyle. Carabao Cup First Round.

Ashton GateAttendance9,838.

Bristol City 5

  • J Hegeler (2nd minute)
  • N Baker (14th minute)
  • K Smith (19th minute)
  • F Hinds (39th minute)
  • J Paterson (79th minute)

Plymouth Argyle 0

    Bristol City 5-0 Plymouth: Freddie Hinds scores in Carabao Cup cruise

    PA Sport

    Wednesday 9 August 2017 00:26, UK

    Highlights of the Carabao Cup match between Bristol City and Plymouth.

    Freddie Hinds scored on his debut as Bristol City romped into the Carabao Cup second round with a 5-0 win over Plymouth at Ashton Gate on Tuesday.

    Having scored three first-half goals against Barnsley in their opening Championship fixture on Saturday, City went one better and were 4-0 up by the 39th minute.

    Jens Hegeler's bobbling right-footed shot from the edge of the box put them ahead inside two minutes and former loanee Nathan Baker marked his first appearance since a £2.5m move from Aston Villa by heading home Callum O'Dowda's 14th-minute corner.

    Korey Smith was given time and space to net with a right-footed curler from just outside the box after 19 minutes and 18-year-old Hinds, a January signing from Luton, more than matched that effort with a quality strike from 25 yards.

    City continued to dominate after the break and substitute Jamie Paterson netted with an exquisite right-footed chip in the 78th minute after full-back Zak Vyner had advanced to set up the chance.

    Derek Adams had made nine changes to League One Argyle's starting line-up and, while City counterpart Lee Johnson made six himself, the gap in class was evident from the kick-off.

    The non-stop running of Hinds and Bobby Reid had the visiting defence chasing shadows at times in an opening 45 minutes, which saw every home player look confident on the ball.

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    More than 1,800 Argyle fans boosted the attendance to 9,838. Most stayed to the bitter end, although their side barely created a worthwhile chance.