Magnificent Seven? Sweet Sixteen? Watford need 16 points from these final seven games for promotion back to the Premier League

By Omar Moore
Watford Watch
April 3, 2021

Watford Football Club have the winning habit going at the moment, and — lest this be a jinx — are only sixteen points away from returning to the Premier League they were relegated from last July. Watford need sixteen points (after Brentford’s failure to win at Huddersfield today) to be automatically promoted to the Premier League.

The following are the seven English Football Championship games remaining for second-place Watford in this 2020-21 football season. The teams Watford play are not the easiest. The games include a trip to Watford’s hated rivals Luton Town, who will look to make life difficult for the Hornets as they seek automatic promotion.

Where will Watford stand after these final seven games? There is a poll you can answer below to render your view.

Mon April 5, 2021 Middlesbrough (away) (previous game against the opponent: Watford won 1-0)

Fri April 9, 2021 Reading (home) (previous game against the opponent: Reading won 1-0)

Sat April 17, 2021 Luton Town (away) (previous game against the opponent: Watford won 1-0)

Tue April 20, 2021 Norwich City (away) (previous game against the opponent: Watford won 1-0)

Sat April 24, 2021 Millwall (home) (previous game against the opponent: 0-0)

Sat May 1, 2021 Brentford (away) (previous game against the opponent: 1-1)

Sat May 8, 2021 Swansea City (home) (previous game against the opponent: Swansea won 2-1)

(Photo: Philip Zinckernagel congratulates fellow Watford teammate Ismaila Sarr after a Sheffield Wednesday own goal at Vicarage Road gave Watford the early lead and ultimately the 1-0 win, in their English Football Championsip match on April 2. Sky Sports)

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