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Vital View - Championship - 8th-9th September 2017

Vital View - Championship - 8th-9th September 2017

The Championship season continued with the latest round of games played over the weekend.

Emphatically, which is something Derby will hope has got their season off to a proper start, the Rams thrashed Hull 5-0 on Friday evening to start the action - this was a third defeat in four for midtable City.

Aston Villa's disappointing start continued with a goalless draw against second bottom Brentford, who remain winless.

Leaders Cardiff dropped their first points of the campaign when they - fresh from Neil Warnock being crowned August Manager of the Month - drew at Fulham. However, the Bluebirds do remain two points clear at the top, a lead now held over one of Warnock's old sides Leeds, who thrashed Burton 5-0 at Elland Road for a third win in a row.

Norwich's first win in three saw them jump above fellow strugglers Birmingham - Blues are now just above the bottom three after this third success defeat.

Having suffered a first defeat ahead of the international break, Ipswich returned from it with another as QPR moved to within sight of the top-six with a victory at Loftus Road.

Sunderland are also struggling in the Championship this season, which was of course the case in the Premier League last season. A third successive Black Cats defeat saw Simon Grayson's side slip to 20th. Meanwhile, Sheffield United; fifth, recorded a third straight win to continue their momentum from a League One winning campaign last time round.

The other half of Sheffield, Wednesday, made it five unbeaten when the Owls inflicted a second successive defeat on Nottingham Forest, who have now lost three of the last four in fact, in Saturday's evening kick off.

Here's a round-up of the Championship results.

Results

Friday 8th September
Derby County 5-0 Hull City 19:45

Saturday 9th September
Aston Villa 0-0 Brentford 15:00
Bolton Wanderers 0-3 Middlesbrough 15:00
Fulham 1-1 Cardiff City 15:00
Leeds United 5-0 Burton Albion 15:00
Norwich City 1-0 Birmingham City 15:00
Preston North End 1-1 Barnsley 15:00
Queens Park Rangers 2-1 Ipswich Town 15:00
Reading 0-1 Bristol City 15:00
Sunderland 1-2 Sheffield United 15:00
Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-0 Millwall 15:00
Sheffield Wednesday 3-1 Nottingham Forest 17:30

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Writer:Site Staff
Date:Sunday September 10 2017
Time: 12:00PM

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