PETER JACKSON will give Town's attacking midfield duo licence to thrill at Ashton Gate tomorrow (3.00).
The manager believes Danny Schofield and Chris Brandon hold the key to Town clinching a third win in four outings and bouncing back up the Coca-Cola League I table.
Town travelled with a 19-man squad today - Rob Edwards and Tony Carss are injured while suspended Efe Sodje is on Sky's Soccer A.M tomorrow - and Anthony Lloyd is already guaranteed a first start of the season at left wing-back against the Robins.
Jackson has just one other decision to make - whether Nathan Clarke or Nat Brown will replace Sodje in defence.
"I want a clean sheet from the lads, but I'm also determined we go to Ashton Gate and play our very best football," said Jackson today.
"The reason we didn't reproduce our best last week was that we didn't get Danny Schofield and Chris Brandon on the ball enough.
"Hull City and Port Vale couldn't handle them and, if we play like we can, Bristol City will have difficulty as well.
"We are going there to be positive, knowing we've got three games in eight days and knowing we want to try and win them all.
"Three points tomorrow would be a great start and I'm confident we've got the ability to play well and come back with the spoils."
Midfielder Lee Fowler, who has been on the bench for the last three games, makes the trip just 24 hours after being selected in the Wales Under 21 side for the UEFA qualifiers against England and Poland next month.
Fowler will miss Town's trip to Torquay because he's been selected for the matches at Blackburn on October 8, when he could come face to face with his best mate Jon Stead, and Swansea on October 12.
Town haven't won at Ashton Gate since Barry Horne and Marcus Stewart were on target in 1998, but Jackson said: "If we keep things tight at the back we will be fine, I've no doubt.
"The lads have trained well all week and we'll be up for it."