Lions tame Leeds and Redknapp quits Blues
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.