Championship roundup: Watkins helps Brentford keep pressure on West Brom

15 July 2020 06:43
Striker scores 25th league goal of season in win over PrestonDanny Batth secures point for Stoke against Bristol CityBrentford moved to within a point of the automatic promotion places after a 1-0 win over Preston at Griffin Park. Ollie Watkins scored the only goal of the game after just four minutes and the Bees held on to maintain their flawless record since the resumption of the Championship in June. The victory also equals a club record of eight successive league wins in the same season in what could be their penultimate match at Griffin Park, the club’s home since 1904. After being played through by Emiliano Marcondes, Watkins took a touch before firing past goalkeeper Declan Rudd for his 25th goal of the season to move ahead of Fulham’s Aleksandar Mitrovic in the Championship golden boot race. Related: The Fiver | Wigan 8-0 Hull: some memorable jaw-dropping entertainment at last Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian