go in favor
go in (one's) favor
To happen in a way that is advantageous or beneficial to one. I'm so relieved that the court ruling went in my favor! My mom being away when report cards were mailed home has really gone in my favor—I'm not grounded for my bad grades yet!
go in someone's favor
[for something] to change to someone's benefit. (Alludes to very changeable things like game scores, wind direction, or chance in general.) Things appear to be going in our favor—finally. The game was going in our favor during the first half.