Brighton & Hove Albion won 2-0 at Barnsley this afternoon to go back to the top of the Championship with 68 points – 2 points more than Newcastle, but we have a game in hand at home to Aston Villa on Monday night.
If we win that game we will go back on top of the league.
Norwich City surprisingly lost 2-1 at Burton Albion after drawing with Newcastle 2-2 at home last Tuesday night and Sheffield Wednesday won 2-1 at Nottingham Forest.
Chris Hughton – Brighton manager
Leeds United slipped up with a 1-1 draw at Ipswich Town.
We watched the Huddersfield vs Manchester City game in the 5th round of the FA Cup and the Terriers looked good and deserved their 0-0 draw but they go to a replay – another game for them in what could become a packed schedule.
Conference side Lincoln City won 1-0 at Burnley in the early game with a late goal and Oxford United came back from two goals down at half time at Middlesbrough to get to 2-2 with 25 minutes to play, but the Premier League side won the game 3-2 with a late goal to reach the quarter-finals
Here’s how things stand at the top of the Championship after today’s games.