Team of the Week

Championship Team of the Week: Solanke keeps scoring, Watmore is back

The former Chelsea youth player has his confidence back, while Watmore is putting injury hell behind him at last

8:30am on Monday 14th December 2020
Paul Macdonald

Bournemouth produced the performance of the weekend by putting Huddersfield to the sword and solidify their claim for automatic promotion.

The Cherries are shaping up well for an automatic return to the Premier League following their relegation and three of their squad make the Team of the Week.

Dominic Solanke (8.9) struggled for goals at the highest level but is having no such issues here and scored two early goals to set the tone for a 5-0 win. He was joined by Liam Kelly (7.9) and Asmir Begovic (8.0) after a clean sheet.

Middlesbrough flew out of the blocks against a Millwall team on a worrying slide, scoring three times in the opening half hour for a comfortable victory.

Duncan Watmore (8.1) continued his rehabilitation from serious injury by finding the net and once again impressing, and he has team-mates Sam Morsy (8.5) and Paddy McNair (7.7).

Elsewhere, Jamal Lowe (8.5) produced a cultured performance to down Welsh rivals Cardiff as Swansea secured a 2-0 win, the second of his two goals a beautiful outside-of-the-boot curling effort.

And James Collins scored a real striker's hat-trick for Luton Town, slotting home two excellent finishes either side of a close-range header on the way to a Perfect 10 FC Rating.

View our detailed player statistics for the Premier League at the link below.

2020/21 Championship: Table, Fixtures, Results, Player Stats

Championship Team of the Week
2020/21, Round 18

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