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Championship round-up: Hull on the verge of relegation as Luton boosts their hopes of survival

Championship Summary: Hull is about to descend to League One as Luton boost their own survival hopes, while Cardiff and Swansea both win as the playoff race skyrockets

  • Kazenga LuaLua scored in the last five minutes of the game to see Luton Hull beat 1-0
  • Cardiff retained their position in the playoffs with a 3-1 win over Middlesbrough
  • Swansea City continues to hunt for a top six finish after beating Bristol City 1-0
  • Fulham defeated Sheffield 5-3 on Wednesday, with Neeskens Kebano scoring twice
  • Blackburn defeated Reading 4-3, which was the same score as QPR vs Millwall
  • Preston ended their home campaign with a 2-0 win against Birmingham

In the big game at the bottom of the championship between Hull and Luton, the Hatters gave themselves a huge survival line with a 1-0 victory.

Kazenga LuaLua scored the only goal five minutes before the end and Luton is now alone in the relegation zone on goal difference. Hull’s situation, meanwhile, is desperate, as three points of safety drift towards the final game of the campaign.

Cardiff maintained their position in the playoffs with a 3-1 success over Middlesbrough.

Luton is now alone in the relegation zone due to goal difference thanks to Kazenga LuaLua's goal

Luton is now alone in the relegation zone due to goal difference thanks to Kazenga LuaLua’s goal

The opener by Sean Morrison and a double by Josh Murphy gave the Welsh party control. Britt Assombalonga withdrew a goal for the hosts before Jonny Howson was ejected.

Swansea continues to hunt for the top six after Connor Roberts’ strike secured a 1-0 win in Bristol City, who missed the opportunity to take things to the next level when Famara Diedhiou hit the post with a penalty.

Swansea are chasing the top six after winning 1-0 in Bristol City thanks to Connor Roberts

Swansea are chasing the top six after winning 1-0 in Bristol City thanks to Connor Roberts

Swansea are chasing the top six after winning 1-0 in Bristol City thanks to Connor Roberts

Midfielder Neeskens Kebano scored twice to help Fulham beat Sheffield 5-3 on Wednesday

Midfielder Neeskens Kebano scored twice to help Fulham beat Sheffield 5-3 on Wednesday

Midfielder Neeskens Kebano scored twice to help Fulham beat Sheffield 5-3 on Wednesday

Neeskens Kebano and Aleksandar Mitrovic both scored twice and Bobby Reid was also on target for Fulham when they beat Sheffield 5-3 on Wednesday.

Atdhe Nuhiu scored twice for the owls on either side of Jacob Murphy’s attempt.

There were also plenty of goals scored at Ewood Park, where Sam Gallagher delivered the decisive blow when Blackburn defeated Reading 4-3, the same score on Loftus Road where Millwall’s playoff hope ended in defeat to QPR.

Patrick Bauer and Brad Potts were on track for Preston when they finished their home campaign with a 2-0 win against Birmingham, two points above the bottom three.

Patrick Bauer scored the opening goal for Preston in their 2-0 win against Birmingham

Patrick Bauer scored the opening goal for Preston in their 2-0 win against Birmingham

Patrick Bauer scored the opening goal for Preston in their 2-0 win against Birmingham

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