Leeds’ slide continues with derby day defeat Wolves firepower just too strong for Burton Maguire strikes again to see off Sunderland Jokanovic fuming as Fulham let points slip Millwall keep up hunt for place in play-offs
ATDHE Nuhiu scored a stoppage-time winner to hand Sheffield Wednesday a 2-1 victory over Yorkshire rivals Leeds.
Substitute Jay-Roy Grot appeared to have earned Leeds a share of the spoils with his first goal for the club late on but there was still time for Nuhiu to snatch Wednesday’s first win at Elland Road since 2007. Nuhiu had earlier broken the deadlock after a goalless first half that underlined how far the two sides had fallen in the WOLVES took another step closer to promotion and the Championship title with a convincing 3-1 win against relegation-threatened Burton at Molineux.
The victory saw Wolves move six points clear of second-placed Cardiff. Helder Costa gave them the lead in the 15th minute with Benik Afobe scoring for the second successive match to double their advantage after 41 minutes. Lloyd Dyer gave Burton PRESTON remain right in the thick of a battle for a play-off place in the Championship after recording a 2-0 win that has pushed Sunderland closer to the drop. Former Cork City striker Seán Maguire put Alex Neil’s side on track with his seventh goal in as many matches five minutes after the break and Callum Robinson headed the second in the 63rd minute. SLAVISA Jokanovic admitted he drew little satisfaction from his Fulham side’s success in setting a new club record of 16 unbeaten league games after a 2-2 home draw with QPR.
Tom Cairney gave Fulham a 32nd-minute lead and Lucas Piazon made it two towards the end of the first half before QPR’s Massimo Luongo pulled one back and Pawel Wszolek MILLWALL manager Neil Harris was delighted with his side as they comfortably won 2-0 at Barnsley as goals from Lee Gregory and Ben Marshall kept them in the hunt for a play-off place.
“Any three points at this level is a good achievement,” said Harris. “We’re going like a steam train at the moment. The importance of having strength in depth has been key. The desire to play is great.”