EFL highlights and round-up: Fulham run riot; Blackburn, Derby, Middlesbrough win | Football News

Aleksandar Mitrovic propelled Fulham to the top of the Sky Bet Championship as the Cottages came back twice from behind to claim a 6-2 overall win over Bristol City.

Fulham were knocked out of first and second after Blackburn beat Cardiff earlier, and caught a cold in the seventh minute after a slightly late kick-off when Antoine Semenio hit his left foot and hit the net.

Mitrovic equalized Fulham’s header after 21 minutes and although Semenio restored Robbins’ lead just half an hour before with a long-range shot, the hosts scored four goals without a response before the end of the first half.

Neskens Kebanu scored the second equalizer for Fulham, who hit the front for the first time after 36 minutes thanks to Fabio Carvalho before Mitrovic scored his 26th and 27th league goals this season before the break.

And another header in the 41st minute put Fulham in front 4-2 before the Serbian put an impressive opening game, scoring seven goals at the end by firing over Bristol City’s defenseless Max O’Leary.

Kebano confirmed that there would be no reaction from the visitors when he scored after 57 minutes as Fulham jumped on Rovers and Bournemouth, came out of first place in the standings after a defeat in the last minute 3-2 in Luton.

Cherries returned 2-0 to level, with Emiliano Marcondes and substitute Morgan Rogers disallowing Lloyd Kelly’s own goal and Alan Campbell’s goal before the end of the first half.

But Cal Naismith scored from just outside the box in the seventh minute of extra time to succeed Bournemouth, who are second, two points behind leaders Fulham.

black burning They are level with Bournemouth on 49 points after Joe Rothwell scored a 1-0 victory in the 14th minute in curling. Cardiff. Rovers even withstood the sacking of Ryan Nyambi in the last quarter of the hour.

QPR They reached fourth place after Charlie Austin’s goal in the 89th minute to achieve a 1-0 victory over the team West Brom, which drops to fifth place, while Middlesbrough Complete the top six after hitting a goal down to win reading 2-1.

Andy Carroll, the former Newcastle striker, opened the scoring midway through the second half, but Matt Crooks scored twice in the last six minutes as the Boroughs secured their fourth win in a row.

Huddersfield He was eliminated from the qualifiers after a 1-1 draw at home Birmingham. Daniel Sinani put the Terriers ahead after a quarter of an hour, but Flynn Downs secured the Blues a share of the spoils in the 78th minute.

my derby They moved to nearly eight points from safety after notching their fourth win in the last five, with Tom Lawrence winning the second half 2-0. Sheffield United.

Peterborough Three points of safety left after losing 4-1 to Coventry. Gustavo Hammer and Matt Godin gave the Sky Blues some breathing space, and while George Grant pulled one back, Nathan Thompson’s own goal and secondly Godin secured three comfortable points for Coventry.

Scott Hogan scored four minutes from time to save the 1-1 draw for him Birmingham in a Preston, who took the lead half an hour later through Patrick Bauer, while Louis Graban’s stoppage-time goal was heralded. Nottingham Forest to win 1-0 Millwall.

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Wycombe He moved to the top of the league after winning 2-0 at Oxford in Adams Park.

The Chairboys took the lead in the 33rd minute when a corner cleared as Curtis Thompson, who dominated before sending a superb kick into the bottom corner from outside the area.

The hosts then doubled their lead an hour later after Garath McCleary split before putting Brandon Hanlan in goal, calmly finishing the striker off Simon Eastwood’s legs.

Mitch Clark’s late goal for 10 players Accrington prevented Sunderland Going to the top after the 1-1 draw at Wam Stadium.

Aiden O’Brien scored within three minutes of his arrival to put Sunderland ahead after 48 minutes before Stanley defender Ross Sykes smashed two bookable goals in the 76th minute.

But Matt Butcher went ahead in the 84th minute to find defender Clark, who scored his first goal at Stanley.

Anthony Pilkington scored a goal in stoppage time Rotherham He slipped off the top with a 1-0 defeat to Fleetwood.

Substitute Pilkington pounced in the fifth minute of the added six minute to frustrate the visitors.

Tells Wigan Kept against zealous militants Doncaster To claim 2-1 and narrow the gap to the first two.

Goals from Max Power and Will Kane put the hosts 2-0 ahead, and although Omar Bogle scored a goal for Rovers – who fought well throughout the match – he was unable to prevent the visitors from achieving a fourth win in five league games.

Theo Corpiano scored the amazing first goal MK Dons A goal to launch his team to a 2-1 victory in Portsmouth And finish the series of 10 matches unbeaten in the host league.

Mo Eisa was also on target as the visitors cemented their place in the top six.

FA Cup champion Joe Ironside was CambridgeThe winning player of the match again headed his head in stoppage time to win 1-0 in Lincoln.

A week after shooting the U to a stunning win in Newcastle, the striker was at it again at LNER.

Cella Sue, Nathaniel Mendes Laing, Sam Hutchinson and Josh Windas scored the goal Sheffield Wednesday get over Plymouth 4-2.

Kieran Lee and substitute Dabo Avolayan scored twice in eight minutes to secure the victory Bolton won 2-0 Ipswich And end a streak of five consecutive defeats.

Wimbledon Championship And Morecambe Draw 0-0 in a tight relegation battle at Plow Lane.

Gillingham He slipped to 11 league games without a victory as Steve Lovell began his second stint in Kent’s coaching side with a 3-1 defeat against Burton.

Lovell saw his side lead three minutes later when Robbie Mackenzie fired from close range.

But Burton equalized shortly after the break thanks to Tom Hammer’s header.

Captain John Brayford put the visitors ahead before substitute Johnny Smith crossed a Charlie Lacken cross within a minute of his coming.

Shrewsbury He extended his unbeaten run to five league matches with a goalless draw with local rivals Crowe.

Neither team produced enough quality in front of goal to break the deadlock, as the visitors came close to the late efforts of defenders Matthew Pennington and Ethan Ebanks-Landell.

Chucks Aneke scored in the fourth minute of stoppage time to save a point for him Charlton in a Cheltenham.

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