Championship Review - Oct 4th/5th

Last updated : 05 October 2014 By Bournemouth Co-Ordinator

Norwich City made heavy work of Rotherham United at Carrow Road as Green gave the Millers the lead in the 44th minute from the penalty spot, giving the home support the jitters before Jerome restored parity in the 77th minute. Norwich City 1st, Rotherham United 17th.

Nottingham Forest failed to regain top spot on Sunday afternoon after they were made to work for a share of the points against Ipswich Town at the City Ground. Murphy gave the Tractorboys the lead in the 19th minute, only to see Tesche level in the 63rd minute. Murphy restored the visitors lead in the 71st minute but were denied victory when Antonio levelled in the 90th minute. Nottingham Forest 2nd, Ipswich Town 6th.

Watford will see their draw against Brighton & Hove Albion as two points dropped as Tozser gave the Hornets the lead in the 53rd minute only to see Dunk level in the 77th minute for the Seagulls. Watford 3rd, Brighton & Hove Albion 19th.

Middlesbrough brought Fulham's recent improvement to a halt at The Riverside Stadium as Reach (46th min) and Adomah (82nd min) scored the goals to keep the home side a point away from the summit. Middlesbrough 5th, Fulham 22nd.

Charlton Athletic were thwarted at home by Birmingham City as both sides had to make do with a point. The Addicks took the lead through Vetokele in the 11th minute while Davis bagged an equaliser in the 53rd minute for the Blues. Charlton Athletic 7th, Birmingham City 20th.

Wolverhampton Wanderers will be looking at their 2-2 draw with Wigan Athletic at Molineux as two points dropped. Edwards gave Wolves the lead in the 30th minute, with Perch levelling 2 minutes later. Fortune then gave the Latics the lead going in at the break. A point was salvaged by Sako in the 64th minute. Wolverhampton Wanderers 8th, Wigan Athletic 21st.

The Yorkshire derby between Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday at Elland Road ended all square as both sides cancelled each other out in a 1-1 draw. Maguire drew first blood for The Owls in the 52nd minute, with Bellusci levelling in the 79th minute for the home side. Leeds United 14th, Sheffield Wednesday 9th.

Brentford remain just outside of the play-off places following a fine 3-1 win over Reading at Griffin Park. Ramallo (11th min) and Pritchard (32nd min) gave the Bees a 2-goal lead at the break before Cox pulled one back for the Royals just after the break. Douglas made sure of the points with an 81st minute strike. Brentford 10th, Reading 13th.

AFC Bournemouth rubbed the salt in to the wounds of Bolton Wanderers at the Macron Stadium as the Cherries managed to collect a 2-1 win despite being reduced to 10-men after Kermorgant was sent off for a high challenge in the 36th minute. A Wilson brace in the 46th and 68th minutes only drew a response fron Spearing in the 52nd minute. Bolton Wanderers 24th, AFC Bournemouth 11th.

Blackpool climbed off the foot of the table on Friday evening to record their first win of the season a 1-0 win over Cardiff City at Bloomfield Road. Zoko scored the only goal of the game in the 64th minute. Blackpool 23rd, Cardiff City 15th.

Of the remaining games, they all finished 0-0, which includes Derby County (4th) against Millwall (16th); and Blackburn Rovers (12th) against Huddersfield Town (18th).