CHAMPIONSHIP AROUND-UP: Fulham’s automatic promotion hopes for setbacks as they are ravaged by struggling Barnsley while Brentford fails to win a draw in Birmingham
- Cauley Woodrow put Barnsley ahead 24 minutes into the match
- Brown extended their lead six minutes after the break with a long-distance effort
- Woodrow struck again, sending him home from a difficult corner to make it 0-3
At the bottom of the competition, Barnsley caused a dramatic upset in the championship after beating third place Fulham 0-3 in Craven Cottage.
Cauley Woodrow hit the promotion challenge of his former club when he scored twice in a win that keeps Barnsley’s hope of an unlikely survival bid alive.
Gerhard Struber’s side arrived in London at the foot of the championship table and had collected only one point from their previous five games.
Barnsley’s Cauley Woodrow celebrates this after scoring the first goal of his team against Fulham today
Woodrow (right) falls but had a good day after placing two past Fulham in Craven Cottage
But Woodrow’s first half penalty and excellent late strike, along with the goal of Jacob Brown early in the second half, caused the Tykes to organize a repeat of their opening weekend win over the high-flying party of Scott Parker to only have their sixth victory of the season. claim.
Brentford moved over Forest to fourth on goal difference after Ethan Pinnock’s 17th minute goal had eliminated Lukas Jutkiewicz’s tap-in in a 1-1 draw in Birmingham.
Brentford failed to take advantage of Fulham’s slip-up because they were being held at a draw in Birmingham
Kieffer Moore gave the Cardiff fans a taste of what they could have done, as he scored twice to earn a point for Wigan in a 2-2 draw at Cardiff City Stadium.
The Bluebirds were interested in signing the international Wales last month, but baulked at Wigan’s £ 4 million price tag. That decision almost came back to pursue them when he put his side in the lead twice.
It was packed with action right from the start when Cardiff wanted to extend their undefeated league run to seven games to push themselves into the play-off mix and Wigan tried to build on their 2-2 draw with Middlesbrough earlier in the week.
Josh Murphy celebrates his goal for Cardiff against Wigan Athletic at Cardiff City Stadium
Huddersfield increased their survival hopes by coming from behind to earn a 1-1 draw and denying Derby a sixth consecutive home win.
In a low quality game and played in rain for a long time, Derby was looking for a new victory in Pride Park when Tom Lawrence hit a spectacular attack.
But the Terriers returned nine minutes from time when Harry Toffolo punished a defensive foul to continue and scored, and it needed a great save from Kelle Roos to refuse Chris Willock a late winner.
Harry Toffolo of Huddersfield made it 1-1 against Derby, while the Terriers reinforced the hope of survival