2022-23 Sky Bet Championship: Week 16 Roundup

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Burnley moved top of the Sky Bet Championship following the latest round of fixtures.

QPR entered this matchweek sat top of the table and remained at the summit following the weekend’s round of matches, ahead of two rearranged matches which were held in midweek where a change of the championship lead took place.

Now, here is a full roundup of all the action across the latest matchweek of this season.



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Leon Balogun’s 24th minute header secured a 2-1 home victory for league leaders, QPR against Wigan after Sam Field’s opening header was cancelled out by Nathan Broadhead’s volley.

First-half goals from Sam Gallagher and Adam Wharton ensured Blackburn stayed second on goal difference with a 2-1 win at home to Birmingham City.

Goals from Nathan Tella, Manuel Benson, Anass Zaroury and Josh Brownhill completed a second-half comeback from two goals down, as third-placed Burnley fought back to stun Sunderland 4-2 on Wearside after the Black Cats led at half-time through Amad Diallo and Dan Neil.

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Goals from Ollie Cooper and Michael Obafemi saw Swansea defeat ten-men Cardiff City in the South Wales derby, as the Bluebirds were reduced to 10 players after Callum Robinson was red carded due to having hurled the ball in Ben Cabango’s face in the seventh minute.

Ben Osborn and Oli McBurnie struck to cancel out Teemu Pukki’s brace as fifth-placed Sheffield United recovered to snatch a 2-2 draw at home against Norwich City.

Millwall rounded out the top six following comeback goals from Callum Styles and Tyler Burey to beat second-bottom West Brom 2-1 at The Den, after the Baggies led through John Swift’s opener before Kyle Bartley was dismissed in the 86th minute for two quick fouls.

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Down in the relegation zone, Huddersfield remain rock-bottom after being held to a goalless draw at Middlesbrough, as the Teessiders played their final match under Lee Percovich prior to Michael Carrick’s official appointment as manager.

Second half-goals from Jamie Allen and Gustavo Hamer saw Coventry sit third-bottom but moved to within a point of safety, following a 2-0 away win at Stoke City.

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Elsewhere, Jerry Yates struck twice and Charlie Patino netted once as the pair also provided assists in Blackpool’s dramatic 4-2 victory against Preston at Bloomfield Road.

Jacob Greaves provided a goal and assist apiece as Hull City thrashed Rotherham 4-2 in a six-goal thriller at the Millers’ New York Stadium.

Watford triumphed in the Beds-Herts derby over Luton Town at Vicarage Road, as Keinan Davis, William Troost-Ekong, Joao Pedro and Ismaila Sarr all netted in a 4-0 win during which Gabriel Osho was red carded for the Hatters.

Reading beat Bristol City 2-0 at home through second-half goals from Mamadou Loum and Andy Carroll.



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Jay Rodriguez’s 82nd minute penalty fired Burnley to the Championship summit with a narrow victory at home to Norwich in a rescheduled clash.

Comeback goals from Gustavo Hamer and Viktor Gyokeres twice saw Coventry fight back to eventually draw 2-2 against Rotherham, after the Millers had twice led through goals from Cohen Bramall and Connor Washington.

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