How the teams lined up Championship table | Fixtures | On Sky Watford were brilliant in defence and looked set to make it four straight wins at Vicarage Road until the fifth minute of time added on when Wales centre-back Chris Mepham hooked the ball beyond Ben Foster from close-range (90+5). Vladimir Ivic's Hornets are elevated to second ahead of Saturday afternoon's action, with Bournemouth following closely behind in fourth.
Darragh Lenihan's own goal helped Watford to a 3-1 win over Blackburn that lifted them to third in the Championship table. The Hornets took control with two goals in quick succession early in the first half from Joao Pedro and Tom Cleverley. Ben Brereton's fine strike reduced the arrears before the half-hour mark but Rovers, who had more possession and shots than the hosts, saw their luck run out after the break when Lenihan put through his own goal and Adam Armstrong saw a penalty saved by the ...
Lewis Holtby, Barry Douglas, Tom Trybull and Harvey Elliott are all expected to be in the travelling party, and Mowbray hopes those additions will help Rovers to return to their best. I think it will be a lot different to our last two league trips to Bournemouth and Derby as they’ll be on the front foot, try and play on the ball and score goals, and sometimes that can play into our hands," the manager told iFollow Rovers ahead of the trip south.
|Promotion (League Winners): Reading|
|Promotion (League Position): Swansea City|
|Promotion (Play Off): Watford, Bristol City, Norwich City, Bournemouth|
|Relegation (League Position): Derby County, Wycombe Wanderers, Sheffield Wednesday|