The penultimate Team of the Week of the 2017/18 season. With plenty at stake, big performances were needed – and here is our Matchday 45 selection.
Ben Amos: Charlton Athletic 1-0 Blackburn Rovers
A Man of the Match display and a third straight clean sheet for the Addicks to put them on the brink of the Play-Offs
Ben Turner: Burton Albion 2-0 Bolton Wanderers
Part of a brilliant Brewers defence which kept Bolton at bay, laying the platform for a third consecutive triumph and a shot at survival.
Rory McArdle: Milton Keynes Dons 0-2 Scunthorpe United
A first Iron goal for the skipper, who was equally adept at the back as Scunny strengthened their chances of a top-six finish.
Sean Morrison: Hull City 0-2 Cardiff City
Another captain to step up to the mark, Morrison struck both goals as the Bluebirds moved to within one win of automatic promotion.
Andy Yiadom: Barnsley 2-0 Brentford
Back in the side, with the captain’s armband, the full-back delivered an all-action display as the Tykes climbed out of the bottom three.
Graham Carey: Plymouth Argyle 2-1 Rotherham United
The man for the big moments, Carey set up the equalising goal and fired home a last-minute penalty to keep the Pilgrims’ Play-Off dreams alive.
Dan Sweeney: Morecambe 0-1 Barnet
In a must-win game, Sweeney stood out at the heart of midfield for the Bees, ensuring the fight for EFL survival will go down to the final day.
Wes Hoolahan: Norwich City 2-1 Leeds United
One last hurrah in the yellow and green for Hoolahan, who rounded off his 10-year stay at Carrow Road with a goal, an assist, and three points.
Alex Revell: Stevenage 3-1 Exeter City
The first of two hat-trick heroes in our selection, the 34-year-old striker demonstrated determination and a cool head to put the promotion-chasing Grecians to the sword.
Marc McNulty: Cheltenham Town 1-6 Coventry City
The standout player from a stunning Sky Blues performance, McNulty netted a treble to sink Cheltenham and take his tally to 23 for the season.
Lee Angol: Yeovil Town 2-3 Mansfield Town
A half-time introduction, Angol scored two and won the penalty for the other, earning the Stags three crucial points to keep alive their Play-Off hopes.
Gareth Ainsworth: Chesterfield 1-2 Wycombe Wanderers
Not the perfect Chairboys display perhaps, but while their rivals in the hunt for automatic promotion faltered, Ainsworth’s Wycombe fought back from behind to beat Chesterfield and clinch a place in League One.