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Gianfranco Zola has a decision to make; stick with Watford's successful XI or utilise their squad against Bristol City?
Gianfranco Zola is contemplating making changes for Watford's visit to Bristol City tonight.
Tommie Hoban, Sergio Neuton, Ikechi Anya and Connor Smith are still out and whilst Zola said there were no fresh injuries following Saturday's win, there is a temptation to make alterations - with the likes of Fitz Hall, Jonathan Hogg and Fernando Forestieri all on the bench against Nottingham Forest.
"Making changes is one possibility I am considering but I haven't decided yet," Zola said yesterday afternoon.
"Whoever we play, can cause problems. But we have a team who are doing very well at the moment and they deserve a high consideration."
On the injuries, Zola added: "Tommie hasn't trained with the team yet. He is progressing but he will not be ready for tomorrow.
"We have a couple of players who have niggles but it shouldn't be a problem. Everyone who played on Saturday should be available.
"Along with Hoban and Connor Smith, Sergio Neuton is unavailable and Ikechi Anya is also out.
"Ikechi had a little problem with his hamstring and Sergio is back after a muscle problem three weeks ago but he is not ready yet."
Watford, who could climb into the automatic places tonight with victory in Bristol, drew 2-2 with City in September.
However, the Championship's bottom side have changed manager recently, with Derek McInnes being replaced by Sean O'Driscoll, who was in charge of Nottingham Forest when the Hornets won 2-0 in December.
Zola said: "We played against a Sean O'Driscoll team a month ago so I know a lot about him and I know a lot about Bristol City as well.
"It is a game where we have to play very well because it is never easy in the Championship."
He continued: "In the first game, Bristol were playing a little better than now in terms of league position and since then, they have had a few problems.
"They have a new manager and they beat Ipswich the other day so it certainly won't be easy.
"In this division, you have to treat everyone like they are the best in the league because you will always face a tough game."
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