Championship (Week 26) : Boro defeats Preston 3-2

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ENGLAND, Jan. 1, 2018 (AMP) — Championship / Match day 26: After losing 0-1 to Aston Villa on December 30, the Smoggies returned to winning ways with a 3-2 victory over Preston this Monday.

Daniel Ayala scored dual goals

Preston had started off well by taking the lead thanks to goals by Robinson Callum ('14) and Hugill Jordan ('40), while Boro only scored once Ayala ('13). Trailing 2-1 at half time, the Smoggies nonetheless manage to reverse the direction of the game by scoring twice in the second period (Howson Jonny '65 and Ayala '73).

Middlesbrough FC climbed to 7th place with 41 points from 26 games, only one point behind Sheffield United FC.

View : Full Championship table (as of January 1, 2018) »

PldWDLGFGAGDPts
1Wolverhampton Wanderers25184347202758
2Derby County26147541231849
3Bristol City25138440261447
4Cardiff City26145736251147
5Leeds United2613493728943
6Sheffield United26133104031942
7Middlesbrough2612593526941
8Aston Villa2511863324941
9Preston26101063026440
10Brentford2591063932737
11Ipswich Town25113113835336
12Fulham259973533236
13Norwich City2697102631-534
14Nottingham Forest26102143342-932
15Millwall2679102829-130
16Sheffield Wednesday2679103034-430
17QPR2679102836-830
18Reading2577113033-328
19Barnsley2668122737-1026
20Bolton Wanderers2667132543-1825
21Hull2659123944-524
22Burton Albion2666142043-2324
23Sunderland26410122943-1422
24Birmingham City2555151335-2220

Fixtures and Results : Championship 2017-2018

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Overview

Preston North End FC

Middlesbrough FC

Preston
2:3
Middlesbrough
2:3 (2:1)
  • 1 January 2018
  • 15:00
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Table

PosTeamPts
1Wolverhampton Wanderers58
2Derby County49
3Bristol City47
4Cardiff City47
5Leeds United43

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Week 26 Results

Monday 1 January 2018
Bolton Wanderers1-0Hull
Norwich City2-1Millwall
Sheffield Wednesday0-3Burton Albion
Preston2-3Middlesbrough
Derby County1-1Sheffield United
QPR2-1Cardiff City
Sunderland0-1Barnsley
Leeds United0-0Nottingham Forest
Aston Villa17:30Bristol City
Tuesday 2 January 2018
Wolverhampton Wanderers19:45Brentford
Fulham19:45Ipswich Town
Reading20:00Birmingham City
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