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Rowett's Home Aim

Gary Rowett

GARY ROWETT hopes his side continue to build on their impressive home form when they play host to Bristol City on New Year’s Day.

The Potters have won each of their last three Championship games at the bet365 Stadium against Millwall, Ipswich Town and Derby County.

The side are also unbeaten in their last five on home soil with draws against Queens Park Rangers and Middlesbrough preceding the winning sequence.

Fresh from a goalless draw with Bolton Wanderers on Saturday, the Potters boss says it’s important his side extend their record in the Potteries whilst also adding wins away from home in the coming weeks and months.

“It’s another game we need to go and win,” the 44-year-old expressed to stokecityfc.com.

“We’ve won three home games in a row and are unbeaten in our last four at the bet365 so we need to keep winning those games.

“We are not winning enough away from home. I know our form in terms of not losing has been good away from home, but you have to win games, it’s as simple as that.

“You can win one and lose two and be in the same position as if you draw three so the reality is we’ve got to find a way to win some games.”

He added: “We’ve just got to keep trying to perform and prove to everyone that we have what it takes to win games of football. If we maintain that then I’m sure we will. 

“We all know we are not in the position we want to be, and hoped to be higher, and I take responsibility for that.”

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