Lions maul Tigers at the Den

Steve Morison hit his first goals of the season as Millwall thrashed Hull 4-0 at the New Den to secure back-to-back Championship wins.

Last Updated: 14/08/10 at 17:29 Post Comment

Morison: Hit a brace for Millwall

Morison: Hit a brace for Millwall

The former Stevenage striker, a reported target for Hull boss Nigel Pearson, opened his account early in the first half and Kevin Lisbie doubled the lead before the break.

Seven minutes into the second half Morison capitalised on some more poor defending and Liam Trotter added a fourth as the Tigers' travel sickness showed no sign of clearing up.

They have now gone 17 months and 25 matches since their last league win on the road, against Fulham back in March 2009.

Newly-promoted Millwall, by contrast, remain a team to be feared down at The Den and are now unbeaten in their last 18 home games - form which should see them flourish in the higher division this term.

Full of confidence following their 3-0 opening-day win at Bristol City, the Lions went ahead in the 14th minute when James Henry swung in a corner and Morison got in front of Anthony Gardner to plant a header past Matt Duke.

Hull almost hit back immediately but home goalkeeper David Forde was equal to Richard Garcia's free-kick.

But they fell two behind just before the half-hour mark when Henry whipped in another dangerous cross and former Charlton striker Lisbie stole in to nod his first goal for the Lions.

Pearson had seen enough and hauled off Nolberto Solano for defender Paul McShane with 10 minutes of the first half remaining.

The move failed to stop the rot and Morison almost pounced on a mistake by Kamil Zayatte at the start of the second half, only to shoot high and wide.

But the striker, called up by Wales earlier this week, did not have to wait long to double his tally.

In a carbon copy of his first goal, Morison again beat Gardner to Henry's corner at the far post and looped his header past Duke and into the net.

With Hull in complete disarray, Trotter popped up to bundle home number four on the hour mark courtesy of another fine cross from the lively Henry.

The visitors went in search of a consolation but Forde ensured he kept a clean sheet with fine saves from Robert Koren, on his debut, and Andy Dawson.

But the Tigers had been well and truly mauled by the Lions, who could even have had a fifth when Darren Carter headed just over shortly before the final whistle.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

More Match Results

Saturday, 19 April 2014
15:00
Barnsley 0-1 Leeds Report
Middlesbro' 1-2 Millwall Report
N Forest 1-0 Birmingham Report
Watford 3-1 Ipswich Report
12:15
Leicester 1-0 QPR Report
Friday, 18 April 2014
19:30
Doncaster 0-2 Derby Report
17:15
Blackpool 0-1 Burnley Report
15:00
Blackburn 0-0 Yeovil Report
Bournemth 2-4 Sheff Wed Report
Charlton 0-0 Bolton Report

Sky Bet Championship

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Leicester 43 36 93
2 Burnley 43 32 86
3 Derby 43 29 78
4 QPR 43 14 73
5 Wigan 42 17 70
6 Brighton 43 12 65
7 Reading 43 10 64
8 Ipswich 43 6 64
9 N Forest 43 5 62
10 Bournemth 43 -1 62
11 Blackburn 43 3 61
12 Watford 42 18 60
13 Middlesbro' 43 9 58
14 Bolton 43 -2 55
15 Sheff Wed 43 2 53
16 Leeds 43 -8 53
17 Huddersfld 43 -9 47
18 Birmingham 42 -11 43
19 Doncaster 43 -28 43
20 Millwall 43 -29 43
21 Charlton 42 -24 42
22 Blackpool 43 -27 42
23 Barnsley 43 -29 39
24 Yeovil 43 -25 37

Updated Sun, 20 Apr 2014

Footer 365

Eden Hazard absent from Chelsea training ahead of trip to Atletico Madrid

Eden Hazard missed Chelsea's open training session ahead of Tuesday's Champions League semi-final at Atletico Madrid.

La Liga: Barcelona forward Lionel Messi set to be offered improved deal

Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu insists Lionel Messi will be offered a new contract to keep him at the club.

Transfer news: Dimitar Berbatov wants to stay at Monaco after scoring winner against Nice

Dimitar Berbatov has confirmed he would like to stay at Monaco beyond the end of this season.

Mail Box

'Tactically Inept And Lacking In Belief And Style'

It's fair to say that the 'Moyes Out' brigade is understandably out in force, whilst there are also staunch defences of Mourinho and Arteta. Plus, Liverpool fans can almost taste it.

That's Why We Didn't Want Jose At United

There is plenty of reaction to Mourinho's antics (Isn't that exactly what he wanted?) plus thoughts on Connor Wickham, Fabio Borini, beach balls and Tim Sherwood...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property