2023-24 Sky Bet Championship: Week 12 Roundup

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Roundup of the latest Championship action as Leicester remain top of the table. 

Second half goals from Abdul Fatawu and Kelechi Iheanacho saw Leicester come from behind to win 3-1 at Swansea, after Jannik Vestergaard had cancelled out Matt Grimes’ opening goal.

Second-placed Ipswich weren’t in action after their trip to second-bottom Rotherham was postponed due to Storm Babet.

Leeds climbed to third after Crysencio Summerville’s second-half brace ensured a comeback 3-2 win at Norwich, having been 2-0 down at half-time after Shane Duffy and Gabriel Sara netted for the Canaries.

Preston sit fourth after they were held to a 1-1 draw at home by managerless Millwall, as the Lions’ Zian Flemming cancelled out Mads Frokjaer’s third minute goal.

Ryan Fraser’s injury-time strike lifted Southampton into fifth with a 2-1 win at Hull despite Will Smallbone’s opening goal having been cancelled out by Liam Delap’s equaliser.

Sunderland round out the top six despite losing 2-1 at Stoke as Luke McNally’s header proved the difference, after Jack Clarke had cancelled out Ryan Mmaee’s early goal.

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Down in the relegation zone, Sheffield Wednesday remain rock bottom after Yaser Asprilla netted a 82nd minute winner for Watford at Vicarage Road.

QPR again sit third bottom following a 2-1 loss at Huddersfield as Jack Rudoni set up Kian Harratt then scored himself for the Terriers, despite Jake Clarke-Salter netting a 42nd minute consolatory goal for the visitors.

Plymouth sit four points above the drop after they held West Bromwich Albion to a goalless draw at The Hawthorns.

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Elsewhere, Wayne Rooney’s bow as Birmingham manager ended in a 1-0 defeat at Michael Carrick’s Middlesbrough as Morgan Rogers netted a 89th minute winner, in a game marred for both managers and ex Manchester United players by the news of Sir Bobby Charlton’s death.

Rob Dickie’s 45th minute header lifted Bristol City up to eighth with a 1-0 home win over Coventry.

Finally, Joe Rankin-Costello’s 53rd minute winner saw Blackburn scrape past Cardiff at Ewood Park.

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