2022-23 Sky Bet Championship: Week Eight Roundup

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Sheffield United remain top of the Sky Bet Championship following the latest round of action.

Goals from Oli McBurnie and Sander Berge saw Paul Heckingbottom’s Blades comfortably defeat Hull City 2-0 at the MKM Stadium, which ensured that they stayed top for a second matchweek.

Josh Sargent provided a goal and assist as Norwich City thrashed rock-bottom Coventry City 3-0 to stay second.

Lucas Joao’s 57th minute penalty saw Reading recover to third in a 2-1 home victory over Stoke City, despite his second-minute opening goal having been cancelled out by the Potters’ Ben Wilmot.

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Nakhi Well’s second-half brace coupled with Tommy Conway’s opener saw Bristol City win 3-2 at Blackburn Rovers to climb to fourth.

Burnley sit fifth after Jay Rodriguez’s penalty was cancelled out by an injury-time strike from Brandon Thomas-Asante, as West Bromwich Albion fought back for a 1-1 draw in Friday Night Football at The Hawthorns.

Vakoun Bayo’s 33rd minute volley from Ken Sema’s cross saw Watford snatch a 1-1 draw at Rotherham to round out the top six, after Richard Wood’s header had put the Millers in front after just two minutes.

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Down in the relegation zone, Huddersfield remain second-bottom after Theo Corbeanu fired in a counter-attack winner for Blackpool in the 38th minute at the John Smith Stadium.

Cardiff slipped into the relegation zone with a 2-0 away defeat at Millwall as Charlie Cresswell and Benik Afobe both netted in the second half, which ended the Lions’ three-match losing streak.

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Elsewhere, Riley McGree flicked in a 25th minute winner as Middlesbrough defeated Sunderland in the Tees-Wear derby at the Riverside Stadium.

Wigan made it four matches unbeaten in their last five league games in a comeback 2-1 win at Luton through Thelo Aasgard’s 88th minute winner, after Tom Lockyer’s own goal pulled them level following Carlton Morris’ headed opener for the Hatters.

Preston suffered their first defeat of the season as Maxime Colin headed in a 16th minute winner for Birmingham City at Deepdale.

Finally, Joel Piroe struck a 21st minute winner from Ollie Cooper’s pass as Swansea defeated QPR to end their four-match winless run.

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