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Neil Warnock: 'Cardiff City must win remaining two Championship games'

Warnock: 'We must win next two games'
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Neil Warnock is adamant that Cardiff City must seek to win their remaining two Championship games to win promotion ahead of in-form Fulham.

Neil Warnock has stressed that Cardiff City must win their remaining two Championship games to win promotion.

The Bluebirds were pegged back by Derby County in Tuesday night's rescheduled match at Pride Park, losing 3-1 to remain just one point above third-placed Fulham.

Cardiff will face Hull City away in their next game before hosting Reading on May 6 for their last regular league fixture of the season.

"There is no two ways about it, we need to win two games," Warnock told BBC Sport. "All you can do is your best, and that's all I have asked my players from day one.

"To get 86 points in the situation we were in is amazing. If you said to me on July 5 when we started training, 'you need to win your last two games to get promoted', I would have snapped your hands off.

"You just don't know in the league, anyone can beat anyone, you don't know what's around the corner."

Fulham, meanwhile, play already-relegated Sunderland in their next fixture on Friday night before travelling to Birmingham City on the final day of the season.

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Marc Roberts in action during the Championship game between Birmingham City and Cardiff City on October 13, 2017
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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City86202131820
2Chelsea86201851320
3Liverpool86201531220
4Arsenal86021910918
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs8602157818
6Bournemouth85121612416
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves843196315
8Manchester UnitedMan Utd84131314-113
9Watford84131112-113
10Leicester CityLeicester84041412212
11Everton83321312112
12Burnley82241012-28
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton8224913-48
14Crystal Palace821559-47
15West Ham UnitedWest Ham8215813-57
16Southampton8125614-85
17Fulham8125921-125
18Huddersfield TownHuddersfield8035417-133
19Newcastle UnitedNewcastle8026613-72
20Cardiff CityCardiff8026417-132

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