We look ahead to Wolves v Bristol City, the other standout games and the players to watch this week in the Championship…
Watford are the top scorers and the in-form team in the Championship going in to tonight’s match with Crystal Palace.
Millwall and Hull City are two teams whose form has dipped recently. With Hull desperate to secure an automatic promotion place and Millwall trying to get in the play-offs, this is a crucial match for both.
The East Midlands derby between Derby and Nottingham Forest has always been full of passion. However, with both teams fighting for promotion this season, the importance of Saturday’s game has increased.
The expectation level has risen at Hull City, who have an experienced manager and some exciting players.
For Cardiff who have experienced heartbreak in the Championship play-offs in recent seasons, automatic promotion is a must given their impressive current position. Moreover Crystal Palace fans now expect to finish in the top two following the capture of Ian Holloway. Therefore this will be an important match for both as they try to get one over their promotion rivals.
For a club the size of Sheffield Wednesday, Championship football is the very minimum. For Barnsley, who have one of the poorest average attendances in the Championship, League One football would diminish the crowds even further. Therefore the predicament they both find themselves in, is getting serious.
Whenever rivals meet there is always passion. However when your former manager is now in charge of your rivals, the game becomes even more important.
We look ahead to the standout games and players to watch this week…
With just ten points separating 1st and 13th and teams recording 6-1 away victories, the Championship is once again proving to be one of the most tight and unpredictable leagues in the world.
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