Aaron Wilbraham late goal helped move Bristol City a step closer to the club’s coronation of the Sky Bet League One trophy as they beat promotion challengers Swindon Town 3-0.
Kieran Agard’s 50th career goal opened the scoring at Ashton Gate before Joe Byran’s stunning second half strike went in.
The heated affair saw Raphael Branco commit three red card offences in the Swindon box on Aden Flint in the first half, however, referee Neil Swarbrick refused to point to the spot.
Swindon return to the County Ground on Saturday against Peterborough, who still have an outside chance of reaching the play-off spots, while City have a tricky away trip to title contenders Preston North End.
In the early stages of the game Brazilian defender Branco hit Flint in the face who soon after made a mistake allowing Andy Williams to pick up the ball and play it into Ben Gladwin who fired wide in the 20th minute.
A minute after Gladwin’s shot Fielding made his first incredible save of the game as his vision to a well struck Michael Smith volley was blocked by his own players.
Soon after a powerful shot from Yasser Kasim dipped over the crossbar and another Gladwin shot stung the palms of Fielding before later striking the woodwork himself.
The former Swindon player Flint was grappled again by Branco in the box in both the 29th and 34th minute.
The first goal came as Luke Freeman laid a through ball onto Agard who hit the ball first time into Wesley Foderingham’s net.
In the second half Jordon Turnball cleared a magnificent Wilbraham onto his own crossbar minutes before Joe Bryan manouvered the ball onto his left foot and struck the ball into the top left hand corner of the goal.
The final goal came after Jay Emmanuel-Thomas’ throughball was cut back to Wilbraham to score in the 87th minute.