Hull stun leaders Leeds with Bowen double Boro victory eases pressure on boss Pulis Baggies skipper Brunt grabs late leveller Dramatic win for Rams after lights go out Blues and Bees play out goalless draw
LEEDS’ hot streak came to an end as Hull gained a 2-0 victory at Elland Road. Marcelo Bielsa’s team had claimed seven successive wins but they could not find a way through once Jarrod Bowen scored after 25 minutes.
And the tireless Bowen increased Hull’s advantage in the second half when he calmly scored from seven yards. Leeds remain at the top of the Championship but they lacked fluency MIDDLESBROUGH cemented their place in the play-off positions in the Championship as they claimed a comfortable 2-0 win over struggling Ipswich.
Jordan Hugill’s first-half penalty set the Teessiders on their way, with Marcus Tavernier’s second-half strike rounding off a routine victory.
The result provided Middlesbrough with a first Championship home win since November 10, and eased the WEST BROM captain Chris Brunt rescued a dramatic point for his 10-man side with a stoppage time strike in a 1-1 Championship draw against Sheffield Wednesday at The Hawthorns.
Albion, who had striker Jay Rodriguez sent off in the 63rd minute for appearing to stamp on Marco Matias, were heading for defeat after Atdhe Nuhiu had given Wednesday a fifth-minute lead.
But Brunt bundled home a Matt Phillips corner deep into stoppage time to extend promotion-chasing DERBY staged an astonishing late comeback to beat high-flying Norwich 4-3 at Carrow Road in the Championship.
Trailing 3-2 with 10 minutes to go, and with a floodlight failure then delaying the game for 25 minutes, the Rams hit back in superb style.
Florian Jozefzoon equalised after the resumption and Jack Marriott fired home a dramatic winner on the 90-minute mark. The hosts seemed to be in complete control after goals from Ben Godfrey and Pukki but the Rams were back on level terms by IMPROVING Birmingham suffered a sudden dip in form and had to be content with a point from a goalless home draw against a battling Brentford.
The result, on past performances in the Championship, was hardly a surprise considering Birmingham had failed to beat Brentford in their previous four encounters.
Brentford finished with four yellow cards in a highly competitive game.