Championship summary: Leicester scored four goals but Ipswich stayed in the hunt | championship

Stephy Mavididi scored twice as much Leicester drove to a comfortable 4-0 home win Plymouth to stay at the top of the championship.

Mavididi opened the scoring from the penalty spot after 14 minutes before the Foxes scored three goals in seven minutes after the break to put the game beyond Argyle’s reach. Patson Daka doubled the lead with a cool finish after 49 minutes before Mavididi scored his second three minutes later.

Wilfred Ndidi completed the scoring in the 55th minute, deflecting Daka’s pass off the post and ensuring the Foxes remained one point clear at the top. Plymouth, on the other hand, are without a win in their last 10 away league games this season.

Deserved a goal in each half Ipswich a 2-0 win Middlesbrough to keep Kieran McKenna’s side at the top of the table. Conor Chaplin’s eighth goal of the season nine minutes before half-time was followed by a great finish from substitute Omari Hutchinson in the 67th minute, securing McKenna’s team the points. A third win in a row leaves Ipswich one point behind Leicester, while Middlesbrough are 12th and three points off sixth after a third defeat in four games.

Leeds kept the pressure on the top two with an impressive 2-0 win Blackburn. In a test of their mettle against a strong home side, Daniel Farke’s men acquitted themselves with flying colors and a goal in each half did the damage.

Dan James scored for the third game in a row to give the visitors a deserved lead and while Blackburn looked for an equaliser, Crysencio Summerville’s buried finish with 15 minutes left sealed the points. The win is Leeds’ sixth in their last seven games, while it was Blackburn’s fifth in seven home defeats.

Anthony Musaba scored the winning goal in the 91st minute Sheffield Wednesday slipped from the bottom of the table with a 1-0 win Stir up, whose manager Alex Neil faced shouts of “sacked in the morning”. Cameron Dawson was the Owls’ other hero, saving a second-half penalty from Ryan Mmaee to extend their unbeaten run to three games on Wednesday.

quick start Guide

League One summary: Stevenage and Peterborough keep the pressure on at the top


Stevenage tied with the runner-up Bolton in League One after a 2-1 comeback win Burton.

Deji Oshilaja scored after Joe Powell’s penalty was saved to give the Brewers an early lead, but Kane Hemmings equalized in first-half injury time before Jamie Reid completed the turnaround with a penalty in the 50th minute.

Peterborough skipped Oxford United Thanks to first-half goals from Hector Kyprianou and Ricky-Jade Jones, with Ryan de Havilland coming on as a substitute, the teams secured the points in the final stages with a 3-0 win over their promotion rivals to move into fourth place.

Derby made it five wins in a row and strengthened their playoff push with a 3-0 win with 10 men Leyton Orient, who had Brandon Cooper sent off just before half-time as the hosts fell behind to a Louie Sibley goal in the 34th minute. The other goals were scored by Nathaniel Mendez-Laing and Tom Barkhuizen.

Blackpool are just three points behind the top seven after the prolific Jordan Rhodes scored twice in a 3-0 win over Jordan Rhodes Carlisle.

Elsewhere, Barnsley boosted their playoff hopes with a 3-1 comeback win readingwhile Charlton missed a two-goal lead as Cambridge United With three minutes to go, Gassan Ahadme scored another goal before equalizing in stoppage time, giving the relegation-threatened team a 2-2 draw.

Bristol Rovers And Cheltenham shared a 1-1 draw, Port Vale won 1-0 Exeterwhile Northampton came to a 3-0 home win Fleetwood.

Wycombe‘s problems continued with a 0-1 home defeat Shrewsburywhile Wigan‘s collision with Lincoln ended goalless.

PA Media

Thank you for your feedback.

A balance of Watford Substitute Rhys Healey saved a 1-1 draw against six minutes into stoppage time Southampton on Vicarage Road. Coming on as a substitute just 90 seconds earlier, Healey struck with a powerful shot from the edge of the box to maintain the Hornets’ impressive form. It seemed like a goal from Che Adams would be enough for Southampton to keep pace with the three teams above them in the table. Instead, it means they are now 10 points behind the automatic promotion places.

Sunderland kept away West Brom winning 2-1 at the Stadium of Light. After a dubious offside decision prevented Jobe Bellingham from scoring from close range in the first half, the hosts took the lead in the 69th minute with a header from Daniel Ballard. Dan Neil capped a breakaway with a neat finish in the 84th minute before Brandon Thomas-Asante ensured a nervy finale.

QPR’s The resurgence under Marti Cifuentes continued as they batted hull 2-0 and three wins in a row. A rejuvenated Chris Willock gave the hosts the lead with his third goal in as many games and Ilias Chair’s second-half finish sealed victory. The Rangers remain in the bottom three but have lost just one of their six games since Cifuentes took over.

Skip the newsletter advertising

Norwich were thwarted by a determined rearguard action Preston as a hard-fought encounter at Carrow Road ended goalless. The visitors, who were on a run of three defeats in a row, showed plenty of fighting spirit against a Norwich side who had won three of their last four games and almost deserved their share of the spoils. Norwich’s best chance came in the closing stages when substitute Liam Gibbs missed the target with clear sight.

A late header from central defender Dimitrios Goutas was deserved Cardiff a narrow 1-0 win in a tough encounter against struggling players Millwall. The Greece international pounced in the 78th minute to secure the Bluebirds three points they barely deserved. It was a dismal afternoon for Millwall, who have just one win in their last 10 league games and are mired in a relegation battle under manager Joe Edwards, who replaced the sacked Gary Rowett in October.

quick start Guide

League Two summary: Stockport County stumble over the summit


Five games were canceled due to wet pitches in the second division before two of the first six suffered defeats.

Morecambe ended the series of four defeats with a 1-1 draw at home against the league leaders. Stockportwho equalized two minutes before the end through Kyle Wootton.

Notts County They failed to capitalize on the league leaders’ point losses as they suffered a surprise 2-1 home defeat Walsallwho had remained winless in their last six games.

Aden Baldwin gave sixth-placed County the lead at half-time but goals from Oisin McEntee and Isaac Hutchinson sealed the unlikely win.

Crewe would have moved up to second place with a win at Grimsbywho took a 2-0 lead at half-time through Abobaker Eisa and Danny Rose before Joe White equalized for the visitors in a 2-1 defeat.

Elsewhere, Wimbledon moved into the playoff places with a 4-0 win Swindon, Crawley won 2:1 Colchesterwhile Accrington And Doncaster shared a goalless draw.

Connor Jennings scored the winning goal in the 88th minute Tranmere a 2-1 win over Newport.

PA Media

Thank you for your feedback.

Bristol city traveled back to Westland with a point after a rain and windswept 1-1 draw Huddersfield. Delano Burgzorg scored the hosts’ lead after a devastating first-half counterattack led by the impressive David Kasumu. Tommy Conway crowned a clean move for the Robins immediately after the break by sinking Andreas Weimann’s precise cross to equalize. Huddersfield are now winless at home since October, while City fall to three without a win.

Rotherham Youngster Jerry Yates returned to haunt his former club when he scored the winning goal Swansea 2-1 win. Defender Daniel Ayala was sent off after 17 minutes for the Millers, which changed the course of the game and Swansea ultimately secured all three points.

Have any Question or Comment?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *