ANDREW VORCE - Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Jay DeMerit looks to be the only Yank to take the field in midweek English action as Watford and Crystal Palace square off in a relegation six pointer in the Championship.

Watford - Crystal Palace

Jay DeMerit and the Hornets are entering a series of must win games as the Championship begins it's grueling wind down with Watford on the wrong end of the standings.

The Hornets have only won once in their last six outings, a 2-1 decision at home to Ipswich. They will be in their second home game in a row after drawing over the weekend against Middlesbrough.

Palace have had similar difficulties, residing in 22nd place, just on the other side of the relegation line with 39 points. Watford are four points ahead, with two games in hand. Henri Lansbury could miss out due to picking up his tenth yellow card of the season, resulting in a one match suspension.

Palace will have Claude Davis back after serving his final game out after picking up a red card, but Matt Lawrence will be out as he serves his time on the sidelines. Nathaniel Clyne and Paddy McCarthy are both injury concerns with a groin and shoulder injury, respectively.


Kenny Cooper will be on the bench for Plymouth who take on Barnsley.