Brighton went top of the Championship this afternoon with a 3-0 win over Ian Holloway’ QPR side, after Onuoha was sent off after 56 miniutes – although the Seagulls were already 2-0 up by then – and yet another clean sheet for Brighton.
So manager Chris Hughton has Brighton going steadily forward as they overtake Newcastle at the top of the table, after we surprisingly lost 1-0 at home to Sheffield Wednesday last night.
Impressive Brighton mnanager Chris Hughton
Here’s how the table looks after the Brighton win with the Seagulls having won 15 and lost only two so far this season.
In the last six games Brighton have five wins and a draw to Newcatsle’s three wins and three defeats, so they have gained 7 points on us since November 26th – how quickly things can change.
And talking about Chris here’s how Newcastle compare wth our Championship winning season seven years ago when Chris was at the helm – half way through the season after 23 games played.
It’s interesting that on Boxing Day back in 2009 we drew 2-2 with Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough.