Anthony Knockaert’s dive in the box, followed by his penalty miss and Watford’s late winner, smacked of a beautiful natural justice.
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.
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 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.
Mick McCarthy is beginning to make an impact at Ipswich and it’s ironic that the first warning of a significant breakthrough should arrive by virtue of his substitutions in the 2-1 win at Bolton on Saturday.
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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