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Sky Bet Championship: Matchday 32 review

20 February 2016

Burnley moved into the automatic promotion places in the Sky Bet Championship as Brighton & Hove Albion suffered defeat in the early kick-off on Matchday 32.

Chris Hughton's side were convincingly beaten 4-1 by Cardiff City, live on Sky Sports, with Peter Whittingham bagging a brace to move the Bluebirds up to seventh in the table.

As a result Burnley seized their opportunity and moved to within a point of league leaders Hull City with a 2-0 win over Rotherham United.

With Middlesbrough not in action, Derby County also reduced the gap to the top two after a 3-1 triumph over Brentford.

Sheffield Wednesday slipped up, losing 1-0 to Preston North End - who move up to 10th - while Bristol City clinched a crucial 2-0 victory over MK Dons.

Bolton Wanderers moved off the bottom of the table after drawing 1-1 with Queens Park Rangers, at the expense of Charlton Athletic, who lost 3-0 at Fulham.

Elsewhere, Huddersfield Town secured a narrow 1-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers. 

Here's a full list of the Sky Bet Championship Matchday 32 results:

Cardiff City 4-1 Brighton & Hove Albion
Bolton Wanderers 1-1 Queens Park Rangers
Brentford 1-3 Derby County
Burnley 2-0 Rotherham United
Fulham 3-0 Charlton Athletic
Huddersfield Town 1-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Milton Keynes Dons 0-2 Bristol City
Preston North End 1-0 Sheffield Wednesday

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