Lions tame Leeds and Red­knapp quits Blues

Sunday Sun - - Football -

AI­DEN O’Brien scored the only goal as Mill­wall beat lead­ers Leeds 1-0 to end the only re­main­ing un­beaten record in the Sky Bet Cham­pi­onship.

The Lions dom­i­nated the clash and O’Brien gave them a de­served vic­tory in the 73rd minute when he tucked home a loose ball in the penalty area.

His goal ended a run of six straight clean sheets for Leeds, who fin­ished with 10 men af­ter de­fender Pon­tus Jans­son went off in­jured with all three sub­sti­tutes used.

Cardiff are level on points with Thomas Chris­tiansen’s side af­ter Sol Bamba net­ted a 95th-minute equaliser to nick a 1-1 draw against Sh­effield Wed­nes­day.

The vis­i­tors had looked on course for a third straight win fol­low­ing Gary Hooper’s first-hal­fopener, but they were de­nied at the death.

Wolves moved above the Blue­birds on goal dif­fer­ence courtesy of Diogo Jota’s dou­ble in a 2-1 vic­tory at Not­ting­ham For­est.

The Por­tuguese mid­fielder opened the scor­ing two min­utes af­ter half-time and then net­ted an 81st-minute win­ner af­ter Mustapha Carayol had drawn For­est level. Yanic Wild­schut net­ted the only goal as Nor­wich be­came the first side to leave Sh­effield United with three points this sea­son.

Fourth-placed Pre­ston scored three sec­ond-half goals as they came from be­hind to win 3-1 at Birm­ing­ham, which led to the club part­ing com­pany with boss Harry Red­knapp.

Maxime Colin scored be­fore the break to put the Blues ahead but goals from Daniel John­son, Jor­dan Hugill and Tom Barkhuizen in­flicted a fifth straight de­feat on Red­knapp’s strug­gling side. Bris­tol City net­ted four times af­ter the in­ter­val to ham­mer Derby 4-1.

Gary Rowett’s side took the lead through Matej Vy­dra’s first-half spot-kick only for goals from Cauley Woodrow, Bobby Reid (penalty), Jamie Pater­son and Fa­mara Died­hiou to give the in-form Robins all three points.

Goals from Stephen Warnock and Lu­cas Akins earned Burton a 2-1 win over Ful­ham, who had equalised through Oliver Nor­wood, while Cole Skuse and David McGoldrick struck as Ip­swich beat bot­tom side Bolton 2-0.

In the late kick-odd, As­ton Villa won 3-0 at Barns­ley, with a goal and penalty from Al­bert Adomah and a third from Keinan Davis.

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