Preview: Extra midweek motion!

After one other weekend of thrilling motion within the EFL involves an end, fortunately it doesn’t cease there with extra fixtures to come throughout Tuesday and Wednesday night time!


Derby County v AFC Bournemouth 

Wayne Rooney tasted defeat in his first aggressive recreation as Derby County’s everlasting manager.

Rotherham United have been the winners on Saturday as Jamie Lindsay’s 86th-minute strike was sufficient to safe three points.

Bournemouth have been additionally on the wrong side of a 1-0 scoreline on the weekend, additionally on home soil, as they have been overwhelmed by Luton City.

Kiernan Dewsbury-Corridor’s effort just after the hour mark noticed them run out with all three points.

The sport was made barely simpler for the Hatters after 26 minutes, after Jefferson Lerma was given his marching orders.


Norwich City v Bristol City

Norwich City nonetheless prepared the ground within the Sky Bet Championship and picked up one other three points of their hunt for promotion, against Cardiff City last time out.

Two goals in twenty two first-half minutes from Grant Hanley and Todd Cantwell made life simpler for Daniel Farke’s side on the Cardiff City Stadium.

In the meantime, Bristol City acquired back to winning methods with a home win against Preston North Finish.

That win helped them move to ninth within the league standings, just 4 points off the Play-Off locations.

However the Robins have a recreation in hand over Stoke City above them. 


Brentford v Luton City

The Championship motion takes place over Tuesday and Wednesday night time.

With Brentford enjoying on the latter, they’ll know what they should do in order to catch/overcome Bournemouth who play on Tuesday night time.

They face Luton City who, a couple of seasons back, they put to the sword by bagging seven goals in an annihilation at Griffin Park.

It has been a season to recollect thus far for the Hatters, who’ve gone from energy to energy under Nathan Jones. They at present discover themselves in twelfth spot.



Hull City v Accrington Stanley

Grant McCann’s Hull City get the motion Sky Bet League One under manner on Tuesday night, kicking off their fixture against Accrington Stanley at a barely earlier time of 5:30pm.

Hull are second within the league, three points off top spot, having drawn their last two video games, and will likely be chomping on the bit to document a victory.

Accrington will likely be no pushovers although; and being just three points off the Play-Off locations, they are going to be hoping to spring a shock on the KCOM Stadium.


Peterborough United v Charlton Athletic 

Peterborough United acquired back to winning methods in league motion on the weekend, bouncing back after two attracts, one among which have been to Saturday’s opponents, MK Dons.

The return fixture back on home soil noticed a brace from Sammie Szmodics and one from Jonson Clarke-Harris and resulted in three points from a 3-0 win.

It has been a tough run of video games for Charlton Athletic, who’ve solely managed one win of their last 5 League One video games, although that win got here of their last recreation against Bristol Rovers.

Jake Forster-Caskey helped the 10-men Addicks to the victory, however as we roll into the second half of the season, Lee Bowyer will likely be asking for extra from his males in the event that they wish to foremost their place within the Play-Offs.


Lincoln City v Gillingham 

As talked about beforehand, Lincoln City are sitting fairly on the top of the league table and have been mightily spectacular this season.

The Imps have solely lost as soon as of their last 5 video games, winning three of these fixtures and scoring a mixed 11 goals within the course of.

Gillingham have been victorious last time out against Accrington Stanley, due to a powerful strike from Kyle Dempsey.

That win ended a run of three loses and has taken them to twelfth spot in League One. 



Cheltenham City v Newport County

Cheltenham City nonetheless discover themselves within the Play-Off locations regardless of not selecting up a victory of their last 5 fixtures in Sky Bet League Two.

Their last victory in league motion got here back on 5 December, as they noticed off Exeter City in a shocking 5-3 victory on the Jonny-Rocks Stadium.

Newport County have been equally disappointing in league motion and, just like the Robins, haven’t managed a victory of their last 5 league video games.

Nonetheless, all shouldn’t be lost for both of the 2 sides; with the second half of the season round the corner, each teams will definitely be pushing for promotion.


Southend United v Cambridge United

The underside of League Two is equally as tight because the top, and Southend United have given themselves a chance of survival in current weeks.

The Shirmpers have two video games in hand over Grimsby City, who they’re level on points with, and with three points on Tuesday night time it might see them pull themselves out of the drop zone.

Cambridge have considerably overcome their droop that noticed them momentarily drop out of rivalry, however now are solely a point off top spot.

The U’s have played two extra video games than these above them, however some say it’s higher to have points on the board relatively than chasing them.


Tranmere Rovers v Forest Inexperienced Rovers

Forest Inexperienced Rovers are level on points with Cambridge, having played one recreation fewer than their counterparts. However just one win of their last 5 video games will likely be of concern to Mark Cooper.

They journey to Prenton Park on Tuesday night time to take on Tranmere Rovers, who’ve additionally solely gained one recreation of their last 5 league fixtures.

Keith Hill’s side are seven points off that final Play-Off spot, which is at present occupied by Leyton Orient, and will likely be hoping to stand up the table with victory right here.


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