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Round-up: Sky Bet Championship Matchday 3

16 August 2017

Twenty-seven goals across 10 fixtures provided an action-packed Tuesday night, which also saw three teams keep up their perfect start to the new season.

Seven of those goals came at The Den, where Ipswich Town overcame Millwall 4-3. Mick McCarthy’s men had been pegged back twice by the stubborn Lions, who had taken a first-minute lead, but it was Jordan Spence's late header which made it three wins from three for the Tractor Boys.

Wolverhampton Wanderers were another to extend their winning start, travelling to Hull City and coming away with a 3-2 triumph. The game was sparked into life after six minutes thanks to a wonder goal from record signing Ruben Neves, followed up by Diogo Jota and Nouha Dicko efforts to secure the points.

Neil Warnock’s Cardiff City complete the trio of clubs with a 100 per cent start, with goals either side of half-time from Sean Morrison and the in-form Nathaniel Mendez-Laing enough to see of Sheffield United and keep the Bluebirds top of the table.

Derby County and Reading both notched their first victories of the season, picking up home wins over Preston North End and Aston Villa respectively. The Rams' victory came thanks to a second-half Matej Vydra penalty, whereas Reading have Hawk-Eye to thank for their three points, goal-line technology was on hand to award their opener against the Villans.

Britt Assombalonga was at the double for Middlesbrough as they picked up their second win of the season, defeating Burton Albion to leave the Brewers still searching for their first point. A goal in each half for the summer signing leaves Garry Monk’s side three points from the top.

Elsewhere, there were goalless draws at Elland Road and St Andrew's, while the other draw in the division came at Griffin Park, where Bobby Reid’s fourth goal of the season rescued a late point for Bristol City.

On Wednesday night, Norwich City defeated Queens Park Rangers 2-0, while it was a point apiece at Hillsborough where Sheffield Wednesday and Sunderland shared the spoils.

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