Championship roundup: Leeds held as Brentford keep up promotion charge

    Wigan and Barnsley both enhanced their survival hopes with triumphes.

    Championship leaders Leeds might just declare a point against relegation-threatened Luton at Elland Roadway, drawing 1-1 thanks to Stuart Dallas’ equaliser.

    Luton, now bottom of the table however just 2 points from safety, took the lead in the 50 th minute through a great effort from alternative Harry Cornick, prior to Dallas slotted home in the 63 rd.

    With Leeds’ efforts to find a winner fruitless, they are now 4 points clear of second- put West Brom, who deal with Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough on Wednesday, and 6 in front of third-placed Brentford, who were 3-0 winners at Reading.


    — Leeds United (@LUFC) June 30, 2020

    Bryan Mbeumo opened the scoring in the 23 rd minute, Josh Dasilva increased the benefit simply after the hour mark and alternative Joel Valencia added a late 3rd as Thomas Frank’s in-form men signed up a 4th succeeding win and tidy sheet.

    Fulham, 2 points behind the Bees, moved up to 4th after originating from behind to beat QPR 2-1 at Loftus Roadway.

    Cyrus Christie’s 25- lawn drive in the 75 th minute sealed triumph for the Cottagers, who had actually lost both of their previous matches because the reboot, after Harry Arter had actually counteracted Jordan Hugill’s first- minute header for the hosts.

    Cardiff, in 6th, were held to a goalless draw at home by Charlton.

    Cyrus Christie (second right) scored Fulham’s winner at QPR (Jonathan Brady/PA).

    Wigan took another action towards survival as their exceptional form continued with a 3-0 home triumph over Stoke, who are just a point above the transfer zone.

    Kieran Dowell’s effort which entered off the body of goalkeeper Jack Butland put the Latics ahead in the first half and Kal Naismith then struck a struck a quickfire double midway through the second.

    Paul Cook’s side, now unbeaten in 9 games, with 6 wins and 7 tidy sheets taped in their last 7 trips, are up to 14 th, 8 points clear of the drop zone.

    Barnsley enhanced their survival hopes with a 2-0 home win over Blackburn.

    Kal Naismith (second right) netted a brace for Wigan (Martin Rickett/PA).

    Conor Chaplin and Jacob Brown got on the scoresheet in the second half, while Rovers had Ben Brereton sent right before the second goal.

    The Tykes are now a point adrift of safety having actually moved off the bottom to 23 rd, switching locations with Luton.

    Somewhere Else, Millwall and Swansea drew 1-1 at the Den, leaving the space in between them and the play- off locations at 5 and 4 points respectively.

    Mason Bennett put the home side in front prior to an own goal from Lions goalkeeper Bartosz Bialkowski made Swansea a point.

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