Championship round-up: High-flying Norwich go top

first_img Championship round-up: High-flying Norwich go top 1 Norwich City have moved to the top of the Championship table after they beat Brentford 3-0 at Griffin Park.A second half strike from Nathan Redmond and a Cameron Jerome double handed the Canaries all three points against the Bees, who drop to tenth in the division.And Watford moved behind them into second place as Matej Vydra’s penalty gave them a slim 1-0 win over second from bottom Blackpool, with previous leaders Nottingham Forest playing Fulham on Wednesday.Charlton Athletic continued their unbeaten start to the campaign as they drew 1-1 with high-flying Wolverhampton Wanderers at The Valley.Andre Bikey-Amougou put the Addicks ahead after 25 minutes but Danny Batth cancelled out his effort in the second period as the two sides shared the spoils.A late Simon Cox strike ensured Reading were victorious over Millwall at the Madejski Stadium.The match had been heading for a 2-2 draw in Berkshire but Cox was on hand four minutes from time to score from close range with six minutes left on the clock.Bolton Wanderers were also 3-2 winners on the night with a Joe Mason hat-trick downing Rotherham at the Macron Stadium.It took two second half goals for Sheffield Wednesday to continue their bright start to the Championship campaign.The Owls had been drawing 0-0 with Birmingham City at St Andrews but summer signing Stevie May and Jeremy Helan struck to give them all three points, moving them up to seventh position.Cardiff City’s return to the Championship has yielded mixed results and they were beaten for the third time this campaign as Aitor Karanka’s Middlesbrough claimed a 1-0 win.Kike’s goal two minutes into the game was all it took for Boro, who jump to eighth, as they managed to see out the rest of the match without conceding.Ipswich Town moved into ninth as Jonathan Parr and Daryl Murphy gave them a 2-0 triumph over Brighton.Meanwhile, Leeds United came from behind to register a 3-1 victory over Bournemouth at Dean Court.Andrew Surman put the hosts in front but Souleymane Doukara, Giuseppe Bellusci and Mirco Antenucci all netted in the second period to give the team, being temporarily managed by Neil Redfearn, the win.And, the night’s other match, Huddersfield Town held Wigan Athletic to a 0-0 stalemate at the John Smith’s Stadium.last_img

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