City played majority of the match with ten men after Nathan Baker was awarded a straight red card following a horror tackle in the 32nd minute.
Famara Diedhiou was the first on the scoresheet, as he headed home in the 45th minute from a Ryan Kent corner.
Kent was substituted in the 64th minute after a successful starting debut, with an assist to his name.
Watch the highlights of the match below, courtesy of Queens Park Rangers FC:
How did you rate Ryan Kent's first start for #BristolCity today? #LFCpic.twitter.com/7ZQbyiKjV9
— Bristol City BP (@BristolPCity) January 27, 2018