2021-22 Sky Bet Championship: Week 13 Roundup

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Bournemouth remain top of the Sky Bet Championship for a third matchweek following a packed midweek round.

Bournemouth remain top of the Championship for a third consecutive matchweek after Dominic Solanke fired in on rebound a poor 51st minute save by Adam Davies, as the Cherries scraped past Stoke City at BET365 Stadium.

Second-half goals from Joel Piroe and Jamie Paterson saw Swansea come from behind to beat West Brom 2-1, after Karlan Grant fired the Baggies ahead just 55 seconds into the match.

Fulham consequently took advantage of West Brom’s loss to climb to second with a 2-0 win over Cardiff at Craven Cottage, through second-half goals from Tom Cairney and Aleksandr Mitrovic as the Cottagers now sit five points behind Bournemouth.

Tyler Walker’s opener wasn’t enough for fourth-placed Coventry as the Robins suffered a 2-1 defeat at Preston, after second-half goals from Patrick Bauer and Emil Riise Jakobsen saw the Lilywhites come from behind to take the win.

Ilias Chair’s 83rd minute winner from 20 yards saw QPR edge past Blackburn to climb back into the play-off positions as they now sit fifth.

Huddersfield round out the top six after being held to a goalless draw at home by Birmingham City.

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Down in the relegation zone, Derby remain rock-bottom after twice being pegged back to an eventual 2-2 draw at home by Luton Town, in which Jason Knight produced an assist and goal for the Rams either side of strikes from Fred Onyedinma and Elijah Adebayo.

Barnsley remain second bottom after suffering defeat on Teesside as Andraz Sporar and Matt Crooks both found the net in a 2-0  home win for Middlesbrough.

Hull remain two points from survival in third-bottom after Siriki Dembele struck a chipped winner for Peterborough, with the Posh having seen Jack Taylor’s opener cancelled out by Josh Magennis.

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Elsewhere, Lyle Taylor’s injury-time brace saw Nottingham Forest extend their winning run to four matches in a comeback 2-1 away win over Bristol City – who led through Alex Scott’s 39th minute rebound strike.

Jake Cooper struck an injury-time winner as Millwall snatched a 2-1 victory at Sheffield United, after Jed Wallace’s unintentional cross goal was cancelled out by Billy Sharp’s penalty for the Blades.

Finally, Jerry Yates’ brace saw Blackpool come from behind to secure a 3-2 away victory at Reading after Owen Dale initially halved the Tangerines’ deficit, having found themselves 2-0 down at half-time after Scott Dann and Tom Dele-Bashiru had put the Royals in front at the break.

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