Category: Report

20 September 2020 0

Bristol City go second with Stoke win

By Total Football News

Bristol City maintained their perfect start to the Championship season with a comfortable 2-0 win at Stoke.

Nahki Wells put them ahead two minutes into first-half stoppage time after he spun and turned a bouncing ball home.

And the points were deservedly made safe when Andreas Weimann slotted home with a minute left after Stoke became stretched at the back.

The Robins had dominated the first half with Chris Martin, …

19 September 2020 0

Wednesday, Watford stay unbeaten

By Total Football News

Sheffield Wednesday and Watford maintained their unbeaten starts in the Sky Bet Championship this season following a goalless draw at Hillsborough.

The Owls got on top in the first half against their sloppy opponents but were unable to make their dominance count, with Tom Lees coming closest to breaking the deadlock when his unmarked header grazed the post.

Watford, though, were much-improved after the interval and Wednesday were grateful for …

19 September 2020 0

Luton earn late win over Derby

By Total Football News

A late goal from substitute Jordan Clark ensured Luton maintained their winning start to the season with a 2-1 victory over Derby at Kenilworth Road.

The midfielder had only been on the pitch a matter of minutes when he popped up to head home at the far post with three minutes to go and make it four wins from four in all competitions for the Hatters.

Luke Berry put the …

19 September 2020 0

Moore scores twice as Cardiff beat Forest

By Total Football News

Kieffer Moore scored his first goals for Cardiff since joining from Wigan to pile the misery on Sabri Lamouchi and Nottingham Forest as the visitors won 2-0 at the City Ground.

The Wales forward opened the scoring inside three minutes with a towering header from Marlon Pack's corner and added a second late on in the first half with a predatory finish from Sean Morrison's knock-down.

It was another frustrating …

18 September 2020 0

Coventry beat QPR in five-goal thriller

By Total Football News

Kyle McFadzean scored a late winner as Coventry beat QPR 3-2 to record their first Sky Bet Championship win since March 2012.

Following the script of Rangers' 2-0 win over Nottingham Forest last weekend, Lyndon Dykes put the visitors ahead from the penalty spot (41), but their deserved lead was short-lived, with Matt Godden levelling the game on the stroke of half-time (44).

A bright start to the second half …

12 September 2020 0

Sheffield Wednesday put Cardiff to the sword

By Total Football News

Josh Windass scored one and made another for Jordan Rhodes as Sheffield Wednesday started the new Championship season with a 2-0 win at Cardiff.

Windass opened the scoring early in the first half and Rhodes added a second in the 44th minute as Garry Monk's men produced a backs-to-the-wall display.

Wednesday had started the new season on minus 12 points after the club were found to have breached the English …

12 September 2020 0

Millwall, Stoke play out drab draw

By Total Football News

Millwall and Stoke played out a 0-0 draw on the opening weekend of the new Sky Bet Championship season in a game of few chances at The Den.

Tyrese Campbell and Sam Vokes went closest to scoring for the Potters but they could not break down a stubborn Millwall defence and claim their first opening-day win since 2009.

Millwall missed the play-offs by just two points last season and were …

12 September 2020 0

Bournemouth edge Blackburn in five-goal thriller

By Total Football News

Arnaut Danjuma scored a brilliant first Bournemouth goal to fire his side to a dramatic 3-2 win at home to Blackburn in new manager Jason Tindall's first game in charge.

Danjuma rifled home with a blistering curling shot six minutes from time after Blackburn had twice come from behind at the Vitality Stadium.

Jack Stacey and Jefferson Lerma were also on target for Bournemouth with Bradley Johnson and Adam Armstrong …

12 September 2020 0

Rotherham strike late to sink Wycombe

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A stoppage-time header from Michael Ihiekwe helped Rotherham get their Championship campaign off to a perfect start with a 1-0 win at fellow promoted side Wycombe.

The home team had wasted the best chances of the match, with Daryl Horgan shooting over from close range and Darius Charles hitting the crossbar, but Ihiekwe's late header saw Rotherham mark their return to the Championship after a one-year absence with three points.…

12 September 2020 0

Birmingham hold on to edge Brentford

By Total Football News

Brentford fell to a 1-0 opening-day defeat to Birmingham for the second season running as a Jeremie Bela header settled proceedings at St Andrew's on Saturday lunchtime.

Thomas Frank's beaten play-off finalists had the better of the chances in the first half but fell behind before the break, when Bela was left unmarked to glance in Ivan Sanchez's corner at the near post (37).

An improvised effort from Brentford's Sergi …