Championship results: Leeds down ten-man Wigan to claim top spot, Charlton snatch dramatic draw at Barnsley, Millwall hold on against Sheffield Wednesday


By Jake Bacon

17th August 2019,
5:08 pm

Updated: 17th August 2019,
5:08 pm

Leeds continued their unbeaten start to the season with a 2-0 win over 10-man Wigan.

Joe Williams received a second yellow card in the 21st-minute to make the Latics’ task of keeping Marcelo Bielsa’s side out even harder.

Marcelo Bielsa is looking to win promotion with Leeds this season

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Marcelo Bielsa is looking to win promotion with Leeds this season

Patrick Bamford opened the scoring for Leeds 13 minutes later before completing his brace in the second-half.

Meanwhile, Millwall held on to beat Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 after Jed Wallace was shown a straight red card for a poor challenge.

And elsewhere, Lyle Taylor scored an 89th-minute penalty to snatch a draw at Barnsley.

The Addicks, Millwall, Leeds, West Brom and Swansea remain the only undefeated teams in the Championship.


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Barnsley 2-2 Charlton

Blackburn 1-0 Middlesbrough

Brentford 1-1 Hull

Bristol City 2-0 QPR

Luton 1-2 West Brom

Millwall 1-0 Sheffield Wednesday

Nottingham Forest 3-0 Birmingham

Stoke 2-2 Derby

Swansea 3-2 Preston

Wigan 0-2 Leeds

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