My Championship Round-up from Football League World
In this weekend’s key games in the Championship Burnley and Queens Park Rangers both secured wins to pull clear at the top, Leicester City suffered a shock defeat at Doncaster Rovers and Bolton Wanderers finally took their first victory of the season.
Reading’s six-game unbeaten run came to an abrupt halt at Turf Moor, slipping to a 2-1 defeat against league leaders Burnley. Danny Ings scored his 11th goal of the season to put Sean Dyche’s men in front, and Sam Vokes’ strike ten minutes from time looked to have sealed a fifth successive league win. However, Jason Shackell’s unfortunate own goal two minutes later set up a nervy finale, but Reading couldn’t force an equaliser and the defeat sees them slip to seventh in the table. Burnley have surprised everyone after being one of the favourites for relegation during pre-season, but it remains to be seen whether they can…
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