Ian Holloway picks his favourites between Hull and Sheffield Wednesday

Ian Holloway

Hull City and Sheffield Wednesday will face each other in the Championship playoff final next weekend.

Former Queens Park Rangers and Crystal Palace manager Ian Holloway said on the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast show on talkSPORT on Friday morning (broadcast from 6am, May 20) that Hull City are flight favourites against Sheffield Wednesday.

Hull and Wednesday will face each other in the Championship playoff final at the Wembley Stadium in London next weekend.

“I think (Hull are) just slightly (favourites), but as I say Carlos Carvalhal, I have been so impressed with him this year,” said Holloway on the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast show on talkSPORT on Friday morning (broadcast from 6am, May 20).

Wednesday have been the surprise package in the Championship this season. Not many would have expected the Owls to even finish in the top 10, let alone end up in the playoffs.

Carlos Carvalhal’s side, though, fully deserve to be in the playoff final, although Hull will be favourites heading into the game.

The Tigers have a better team than the Owls, and manager Steve Bruce will be looking to use his experience of big games in English football against Wednesday.

The playoff final should be an entertaining one, and there should be a few goals in it.

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