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Sky Bet Championship: Match Round 1 review

9 August 2015

Milton Keynes Dons made a dream start to life in the Sky Bet Championship by seeing off Rotherham United 4-1.

There were 2-0 wins for Charlton Athletic (v QPR), Hull City (v Huddersfield Town) and Sheffield Wednesday (v Bristol City), while Birmingham City and Wolves beat Reading and Blackburn Rovers 2-1 respectively.

The two early kick-offs - Cardiff City versus Fulham and Leeds United versus Burnley - both ended level at 1-1, and Friday night’s featured match saw Brighton & Hove Albion beat Nottingham Forest 1-0.

Read more: Brighton & Hove Albion see off Nottingham Forest 1-0 in curtain-raiser

Preston North End and Middlesbrough contested the final action of the weekend on Sunday, when the pair battled out a 0-0 draw.

Read more: Preston North End and Middlesbrough share spoils at Deepdale

Here’s a look at the Match Round 1 results in the Sky Bet Championship…

Friday 7th August 2015

Brighton & Hove Albion 1-0 Nottingham Forest

Saturday 8th August 2015

Cardiff City 1-1 Fulham
Leeds United 1-1 Burnley
Birmingham City 2-1 Reading
Blackburn Rovers 1-2 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Bolton Wanderers 0-0 Derby County
Brentford 2-2 Ipswich Town
Charlton Athletic 2-0 Queens Park Rangers
Hull City 2-0 Huddersfield Town
Rotherham United 1-4 Milton Keynes Dons
Sheffield Wednesday 2-0 Bristol City

Sunday 9th August 2015

Preston North End 0-0 Middlesbrough

Standings: Click here to see the Sky Bet Championship table

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