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Five things you may have missed from the weekend action

16 February 2020

After another thrilling weekend of football, here are five things you may have missed from the weekend’s action.

1. Hull the only place to be on Valentine's Day

Friday night's game at the KCOM was an instant EFL classic - an EIGHT goal thriller!

Hull City's 4-4 draw with Swansea City saw the Tigers fail to win a home league game in which they scored four goals for the first time since they drew 4-4 with Barnet in December 1993.

It was the first time the Swans failed to win an away league match after scoring four times since August 1997 - a 4-7 defeat at Hull.

2. Revell takes the reigns at Stevenage

Graham Westley has left his role as manager of Stevenage for a fourth time, with former player Alex Revell taking over for the final 12 games of the season.

Stevenage announced that Revell will take over as manager with Mark Sampson continuing in his role as first-team coach.

The Sky Bet League Two club are bottom of the table and remain seven points from safety following Saturday's 1-0 defeat at home to Salford City.

3. Bottom club Barnsley defy the odds to beat Fulham

Cauley Woodrow delivered a blow to former club Fulham's promotion challenge as he scored twice in a 3-0 win which keeps alive Barnsley's hopes of pulling off an unlikely survival bid.

Woodrow's first half penalty and excellent late strike, together with Jacob Brown's goal early in the second half, ensured the Tykes staged a repeat of their opening weekend victory over Scott Parker's high-flying side to claim only their sixth win of the season.

It was also the Tykes biggest away victory in the Sky Bet Championship since they beat Birmingham 3-0 in December 2016.

4. Only one out of the Sky Bet Championship's top seven win!

We all know that the Sky Bet Championship is the most competitive league in the world - and Saturday's results all but confirmed it!

The only side to win out of the top seven teams were Leeds United, who beat Bristol City for their first win in four games. 

West Brom were also close to recording victory, but an injury time Matty Cash goal saw Forest take a point away from the Hawthorns.

5. In-form Fleetwood end Peterborough winning streak

Darren Ferguson's six-match winning streak came to an end as Town secured their fourth straight success.

Wes Burns was Fleetwood's hero as his second-half strike earned them a 2-1 victory against in-form Peterborough.

Burns skipped past defender Niall Mason before smashing home from an acute angle in the 76th minute.

It is the first time Fleetwood have won four consecutive league games since April 2018.


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