Here is a round-up of all the results from this weekend’s EFL Championship action; GameWeek 8.
Preston Defeat Spells The End For Harry Redknapp
Birmingham City suffered a 3-1 defeat at home to Preston North End. This loss signaled the end of Harry Redknapp’s tenure at the City helm. Maxime Colin put City in-front just after 35 minutes. However Daniel Johnson drew Preston level nine minutes after half-time. Then four minutes later Jordan Hugil put Preston 2-1 in-front. Finally Tom Barkhuizen finished off City by scoring Preston’s third, on the 67th minute.
The Robins Thump The Rams
Lee Johnson’s Bristol City continued their good form, following a 4-1 win over Derby County. Matej Vydra’s free-kick gave Derby the lead on 27 minutes. Five minutes after half-time Cauley Woodrow drew City level, then five minutes later Bobby Reid put City 2-1 up. On the 83rd minute Jamie Paterson gave City a 3-1 lead, then in stoppage time Famara Diedhou wrapped up the game for the Robins, making it 4-1. Check out our Match Report and Player Ratings
Leeds Thrown In The Lions Den
Leeds United were given a shock as they lost 1-0 away to Millwall. Lions striker Aiden O’Brien scored the winner on the 73rd minute, to give the Lions all three-points. To their credit Millwall were well deserving of all three-points, as they shut Leeds off for majority of the ninety.
Brough Beat Rangers In A Thriller
Middlesbrough came out 3-2 winners over visitors Queens Park Rangers, in a thriller at the Riverside. Just two-minutes in David Wheeler gave Rangers the lead. On the 36th minute Lewis Baker put Brough back on level terms, making the score 1-1. Then five minutes after half-time, Jamie Mackie restored Rangers lead, making it 2-1. However five minutes later, Ashley Fletcher made it 2-2. Finally just on the hour, Britt Assombalonga scored the winner for Brough making it 3-2.
Wolves Beat Forest In The Midlands Derby
Wolverhampton Wanderers prevailed in the Midlands derby, after a 2-1 win over Nottingham Forest. Diogo Jota put Wolves 1-0 up on the 47th minute. With fifteen minutes to play Forest drew level thanks to Mustapha Carayol. However Jota was out to spoil the party; scoring the winning goal with less than nine minutes to play. Wolves ran-out 2-1 winners.
Villa Enjoy Visit To Oakwell
Aston Villa endured a happy visit to Yorkshire, as they beat Barnsley 3-0. Albert Adomah put Villa 1-0 up on the 19th minute, then a minute before half-time Adomah double Villa’s lead from the spot. Keinan Davis finished off the Tykes by scoring Villa’s third on the 55th minute.
Ipswich Make Life Tougher For Bolton Wanderers
Bolton Wanderers and their season grows ever tougher, following a 2-0 defeat away to Ipswich Town. Cole Skuse finally gave Ipswich the lead minutes after the break, as Bolton’s resistance finally fell apart. Then with a minute of the ninety left, David McGoldrick scored the Tractor Boys winner, making it 2-0.
Rest Of The Action
Burton Albion picked up three-point courtesy of a 2-1 win over Fulham. Lucas Akins was the hero for the Brewers as his 51st minute penalty proved to be decisive for the Lancashire club.
Hull City shared a point with fellow relegated side Sunderland, as the sides played out a 1-1 draw. David Meyler’s late equalizer cancelled out James Vaughan’s first Sunderland goal. Full Match Report and Player Ratings.
Norwich City rewarded their fans voyage to Yorkshire with a 1-0 win over Sheffield United. Yanic Wildschut scored the games only goal on the 23rd minute.
In South Wales, Cardiff City snatched a point from visitors Sheffield Wednesday. Gary Hooper gave the Owls the lead on the 39th minute. But it was Sol Bamba who was City’s hero, equalizing in the 95th minute.
At Griffin Park Brentford drew 1-1 with Reading. Josh Clarke put the Bees 1-0 up inside the opening sixteen minutes. Liam Kelly then converted from the spot to give Reading a point, on the 70th minute.