Warnock earns second Boro victory however Millwall cry foul
Middlesbrough gained a second win under new manager Neil Warnock – a niggly 2-0 victory at Millwall – as they climbed out of the bottom three.
Britt Assombalonga’s eighth league goal of the season and a late Ashley Fletcher penalty secured the three points but the hosts claimed Fletcher appeared to foul Jake Cooper in the build-up to the opener.
Swansea strengthened their play-off claims with a 3-1 win at Birmingham. Lukas Jutkiewicz put the home side in front before onloan Liverpool forward Rhian Brewster, Ben Cabango and Jay Fulton turned the game on its head.
Afterwards, Birmingham manager Pep Clotet finally left the club. The Spaniard’s impending departure had been announced four weeks ago.
Goals from Famara Diedhiou and Jamie Paterson gave Bristol City a 2-1 win over relegation-threatened
Hull in their first match since sacking head coach Lee Johnson.
Preston North End came from behind to win 3-1 at Sheffield
Wednesday, Scott Sinclair, Jayden Stockley and Brad Potts scoring the visitors’ goals.