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Sky Bet Championship Review: 8-10 February

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The Sky Bet Championship was once again in full swing, here’s a quick round-up of what happened.

Leicester City 2-2 Watford

Drinkwater celebrates Leicester equaliser

Drinkwater celebrates Leicester equaliser

Danny Drinkwater struck in the fourth minute of stoppage-time to rescue a point for Leicester, whose nine-match winning streak was brought to an end at the King Power Stadium.

Fernando Forestieri and Sean Murray gave Watford a 2-0 first-half lead, but Matty James halved the deficit before the break and Drinkwater hit a stunning equaliser in the 94th minute as Nigel Pearson’s side go 11 points clear at the top.

Burnley 3-1 Millwall
Burnley moved up to second on goal difference after coming from behind to beat Millwall at Turf Moor.
Martyn Woolford gave Ian Holloway’s side the lead, but a Danny Ings brace took his season tally to 24 and Dean Marney was also on target to give the Clarets the points.

Derby County 1-0 Queens Park Rangers
John Eustace’s first-half strike was enough to give Derby a huge win at the iPro Stadium.

Blackpool 1-1 Nottingham Forest
Andy Keogh’s late equaliser secured a point for Blackpool, as he cancelled out Jamaal Lascelles’ first-half effort at Bloomfield Road.

Reading 0-2 Sheffield Wednesday
Chris Maguire’s penalty and Benik Afobe’s first goal for Wednesday continued their recent good form under Stuart Gray, while 10-man Reading were hampered when they had Alex Pearce sent off early at the Madjeski.

Barnsley 2-2 Ipswich Town
Goals from Chris O’Grady and Tomasz Cywka put Barnsley two up after 74 minutes, but Ipswich replied through Christophe Berra and David McGoldrick to save a point at Oakwell.

Middlesbrough 0-0 Blackburn Rovers
Paul Robinson was the hero for Blackburn and kept Middlesbrough at bay at the Riverside, as the hosts recorded their third straight goalless draw.

Yeovil Town 1-2 Leeds United
Despite the recent off-field problems, Leeds seemed unaffected on it as they came from behind at Huish Park.
Ishmael Miller put Yeovil in front but later missed a penalty which proved costly for the bottom club, as goals from Ross McCormack and Stephen Warnock gave Brian McDermott’s men another good win.

Brighton & Hove Albion 1-0 Doncaster Rovers
Leandro Ulloa was once again the hero for Brighton against 10-man Doncaster, who had Billy Sharp sent off for violent conduct at the Amex Stadium.

Huddersfield Town 1-0 Wigan Athletic
Adam Clayton put an end to a run of four defeats, as Huddersfield claimed the points at the John Smith’s Stadium.

Bolton Wanderers 2-2 Bournemouth
Bournemouth came from behind to claim a draw and heap more pressure on Dougie Freedman at the Reebok.
Chung-Yong Lee and Lukas Jutkiewicz gave the hosts a 2-0 lead, before Lewis Grabban and Simon Francis rescued a point for Eddie Howe’s men.

Charlton Athletic 0-2 Birmingham City
Federico Macheda continued to shine since his loan move from Manchester United, as he scored twice to heap more misery on Chris Powell’s men at the Valley.

And click here for the latest Sky Bet Championship table!


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