West Brom v QPR, Brentford v Barnsley: Championship finale – live!

22 July 2020 06:00
Who’s going up? Who’s going down? Minute-by-minute updatesExpect more twists in the tale in Championship’s final chapterAny thoughts? You can email rob.smyth@theguardian.com 6.59pm BST Reading v Swansea City team newsReading Rafael Cabral, Gunter, Morrison, Miazga, Richards, Moore, Meite, Rinomhota, Swift, Olise, Puscas.Subs: Walker, Obita, McCleary, Boye, Felipe Araruna, Blackett, Masika, Adam, Osho. 6.59pm BST Leeds United v Charlton Athletic team newsLeeds Meslier, Ayling, White, Cooper, Dallas, Struijk, Harrison, Hernandez, Klich, Alioski, Bamford.Subs: Douglas, Poveda-Ocampo, Roberts, Miazek, Davis, Bogusz, Shackleton, Stevens, Casey. 6.58pm BST Luton Town v Blackburn Rovers team newsLuton Sluga, Bree, Bradley, Carter-Vickers, Cranie, Mpanzu, Rea, Berry, Lee, Collins, Cornick.Subs: Pearson, McManaman, Hylton, Shinnie, Moncur, LuaLua, Butterfield, Kioso, Shea. 6.57pm BST Sheffield Wednesday v Middlesbrough team newsSheff Wed Wildsmith, Iorfa, Lees, Palmer, Murphy, Shaw, Bannan, Lee, Harris, Nuhiu, Wickham.Subs: Rhodes, Pelupessy, Reach, Luongo, Odubajo, Dawson, Hunt, Da Cruz, Windass. 6.56pm BST Wigan Athletic v Fulham team newsWigan Marshall, Byrne, Kipre, Balogun, Robinson, Williams, Morsy, Naismith, Dowell, Lowe, Moore.Subs: Evans, Massey, Pearce, Garner, Roberts, Jones, Mihai Dobre, Mlakar, Gelhardt. 6.55pm BST Cardiff City v Hull City team newsCardiff Smithies, Bacuna, Morrison, Nelson, Bennett, Pack, Ralls, Mendez-Laing, Tomlin, Hoilett, Glatzel.Subs: Etheridge, Sanderson, Flint, Vaulks, Murphy, Paterson, Bamba, Ward, Smith. 6.53pm BST West Bromwich Albion v Queens Park Rangers team newsWest Brom Johnstone, Furlong, Bartley, Ajayi, O’Shea, Sawyers, Livermore, Matheus Pereira, Krovinovic, Diangana, Robinson.Subs: Robson-Kanu, Phillips, Brunt, Grosicki, Townsend, Austin, Harper, Bond, Hegazi. 6.52pm BST Bristol City v Preston North End team newsBristol City Bentley, Vyner, Williams, Kalas, Pereira, Weimann, Nagy, Paterson, Dasilva, Wells, Diedhiou.Subs: O’Dowda, Watkins, Eliasson, Rowe, Benkovic, Wollacott, Afobe, Massengo, Palmer. 6.50pm BST Brentford v Barnsley team newsBrentford Raya, Dalsgaard, Jansson, Pinnock, Henry, Marcondes, Norgaard, Da Silva, Mbeumo, Watkins, Benrahma.Subs: Canos, Jensen, Valencia, Dervisoglu, Jeanvier, Fosu, Baptiste, Daniels,Roerslev Rasmussen. 6.41pm BST Automatic promotionThere is a three-way fight for the second automatic promotion spot. West Brom will secure it with victory over QPR at the Hawthorns. Should they draw, Brentford would leap to second with a home win against Barnsley. A draw would also be enough if West Brom were to lose. Fulham could still go up automatically if they win at Wigan, West Brom lose and Brentford fail to win. 5.30pm BST There’s nothing quite like the last day of the Championship season – a brain overload of permutations, goalflashes, as-it-stands tables, hope, despair, delirium, heartbreak and Chris Kamara. This year it’s even more complicated than usual, given the possibility that the season will conclude in the courts, and this could be the most noggin-melting denouement to a season since Romania’s Divizia C Serie VIII in 1983-84. You should click on that last link; you’ll not regret it. Over the next three hours, we’ll be compromising our sanity to keep you abreast of the latest developments in the race for promotion/the play-offs/to avoid relegation. Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian