Championship: Sheffield Suffers Defeat On Return, Hull, Luton Record Big Wins
By Omolagba Oluwayemi
The English second-tier league, Championship on Saturday witnessed goals rain in its week one fixtures as fans make full return to stadiums, BSNSports.com.ng reports.
Hull City and Luton Town were the biggest winners on Saturday thumping their opponents 4-1 and 3-0 respectively.
Hull playing away from home against Preston North End put four past their helpless host while Luton Town whip their visitors 3-0.
The win for both teams put them on top of the log with Hull leading based on the number of goals scored.
Its early days though but starting on a good note like this can spur them to achieving their desired promotion at the end of the season.
Blackburn Rovers defeated last season’s play-off finalist, Swansea 2-1 while Stoke City were 3-2 winners over Reading. Birmingham City completed 1-0 win away at Sheffield United made it five wins in the opening Saturday of the season.
Four score draws were recorded as well.
AFC Bournemouth 2-2 West Brom
Preston North End 1-4 Hull City
Luton Town 3-0 Peterborough
Sheffield United 0-1 Birmingham City
QPR 1-1 Millwall
Derby County 1-1 Huddersfield
Stoke City 3-2 Reading
Cardiff 1-1 Barnsley
Blackburn 2-1 Swansea
Bristol City 1-1 Blackpool
Games continues on Sunday with Fulham set to welcome Middlesbrough while Coventry hosts Nottingham Forest.