Championship (Week 8) : Preston beats Birmingham City 3-1

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ENGLAND, Sep. 16, 2017 (AMP) — Championship / Match day 8: Two wins in a row for Preston. After their 3-0 win against Cardiff City on September 12, the Lilywhites continued their sensational form in the Championship with a 3-1 victory over Birmingham City this Saturday.

Birmingham City had started off well by taking the lead in the 35th minute with a goal by French defender Maxime Colin. Trailing 1-0 at half time, the Lilywhites nonetheless manage to reverse the direction of the game by scoring three times in the second period (Johnson Daniel '56, Hugill Jordan '60 and Barkhuizen '67).

Preston North End FC climbed to fourth place with 15 points from 8 games, 2 points behind Cardiff City.

View : Full Championship table (as of September 16, 2017) »

PldWDLGFGAGDPts
1Leeds United85211431117
2Wolverhampton Wanderers8521138517
3Cardiff City8521127517
4Preston843193615
5Ipswich Town7502128415
6Sheffield United850386215
7Middlesbrough8422105514
8Bristol City83411510513
9Sheffield Wednesday8341107313
10Nottingham Forest84041113-212
11QPR83231212011
12Norwich City8323812-411
13Fulham824287110
14Derby County73131111010
15Millwall823311929
16Hull82241415-18
17Reading722367-18
18Burton Albion8224615-98
19Barnsley62138807
20Aston Villa714279-27
21Sunderland8134712-56
22Brentford8044712-54
23Birmingham City8116412-84
24Bolton Wanderers8026416-122

Fixtures and Results : Championship 2017-2018

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Overview

Birmingham City FC

Preston North End FC

Birmingham City
1:3
Preston
1:3 (1:0)
  • 16 September 2017
  • 15:00
  • Birmingham

Table

PosTeamPts
1Leeds United17
2Wolverhampton Wanderers17
3Cardiff City17
4Preston15
5Ipswich Town15

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Week 8 Results

Saturday 16 September 2017
Hull1-1Sunderland
Nottingham Forest1-2Wolverhampton Wanderers
Bristol City4-1Derby County
Ipswich Town2-0Bolton Wanderers
Sheffield United0-1Norwich City
Burton Albion2-1Fulham
Middlesbrough3-2QPR
Birmingham City1-3Preston
Cardiff City1-1Sheffield Wednesday
Millwall1-0Leeds United
Brentford1-1Reading
Barnsley17:30Aston Villa
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