Alex Grace’s big-match verdict on Forest 3 Millwall 1 – Lions need to respond to City Ground setback to ensure their Championship campaign doesn’t become a dogfight to stay up

It was this very fixture that last season propelled Millwall into play-off contention. The 3-0 win at Nottingham Forest left the Lions just two points outside of the Championship’s top six places before football and the whole of the world shut down due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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The way Millwall handled big-spending Bournemouth shows that converting chances would make them genuine Championship play-off prospects

It was a moment to test the optimism of even the most hopeful Millwall fans.
At the end of a half dominated by the Lions, Dominic Solanke’s opening goal in Tuesday’s 1-1 draw at Bournemouth had the slap-you-round-the-face potential to send Gary Rowett’s side en route to the type of defeat the division’s top scorers have inflicted on a number of teams this season.

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Daniel Marsh’s big-match verdict on Bristol Rovers 0 AFC Wimbledon 1 – Jack Rudoni fires Dons a step closer to Wembley return

If there’s one AFC Wimbledon player who was due to hit the back of the net, it was Jack Rudoni. When it comes to supplementing the goals of Joe Pigott and Ryan Longman, Rudoni has always looked the most likely to oblige for Wimbledon since he burst on to the scene just over a year ago.

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