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Championship: The week in numbers

3 November 2017

With just the Sky Bet Championship to look forward to in the EFL this weekend, we've crunched the numbers and taken a look at some of the division's latest facts and figures.

0 – Ipswich Town, Nottingham Forest and Sheffield United are all yet to register a draw this term.

1 – Joe Williams got his first goal in Barnsley colours earlier this week. Here it is...

2 – Two men have been placed in temporary charge of Sunderland following Simon Grayson's dismissal. Billy McKinlay and Robbie Stockdale will lead the team for Sunday's Tees-Wear derby at Middlesbrough.

Read more: McKinlay and Stockdale take temporary charge

3 – The number of Championship players involved in the England U17 squad which won the World Cup last week. Congratulations to Reading's Danny Loader, Fulham's Steven Sessegnon, and Wolves' Morgan Gibbs-White.

Read more: England win FIFA Under-17 World Cup

4 – Derby County have won four straight games after their comeback win at Leeds United in midweek.

5 – The aforementioned result means its five defeats from the last six Championship outings for Thomas Christiansen's Whites.

7 – Wednesday night's 2-0 win at Preston North End saw Aston Villa earn their seventh clean sheet in their last 10 games.

8 – Brentford are unbeaten in eight Championship encounters, the most recent being Wednesday's 2-0 triumph at Birmingham City.

9 – Bristol City's Bobby Reid and Wolves' striker Leo Bonatini both scored in midweek to lead the division's scoring charts with nine goals apiece.

125 – Aston Villa and Sheffield Wednesday first met 125 years ago, in 1892, and have played each other 125 times. The head-to-head reads 66-52 to Villa, with 17 draws, ahead of meeting number 126.

300 – Ian Holloway won his 300th game in charge of QPR in midweek, and has recorded successive wins against the Championship leaders. First Wolves, and then Sheffield United.

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