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Championship round-up: QPR fans turn on McClaren, Lampard gets Derby win

first_imgHere’s what happened in the evening kick-offs in the Championship on Tuesday, August 21…Derby 2-0 IpswichAfter back-to-back league defeats Derby returned to winning ways with a 2-0 victory over Ipswich.Joe Ledley’s 25-yard strike on the hour broke the deadlock and Tom Lawrence’s free-kick from similar distance gave Frank Lampard his second win as a Championship manager. Tom Lawrence celebrates Derby’s second goal Rotherham 2-3 HullHull avoided making their worst start to a season since 2006 after coming from behind to beat Rotherham 3-2 in the Sky Bet Championship.Having taken only a point from their opening three games, the mood was low at the Tigers but Jackson Irvine’s double and Fraizer Campbell’s effort lifted spirits at the AESSEAL New York Stadium.The Millers had gone in front through Richard Wood, and then made a game of it when Jamie Proctor scored, but Paul Warne’s men have now lost three out of their opening four matches since returning to the Championship after a year in League One.QPR 0-3 Bristol CityQPR fans turned on Steve McClaren as Bristol City cruised to a 3-0 victory over his struggling side at Loftus Road, where Andreas Weimann scored twice.Matty Taylor’s goal four minutes before the interval put the Robins ahead and Weimann doubled their lead five minutes into the second half.Weimann netted again in injury time – the Austrian’s fourth goal in as many Sky Bet Championship games since his arrival from Derby.Rangers, bottom of the table and walloped 7-1 by West Brom on Saturday, have lost all four of their league games since McClaren replaced the sacked Ian Holloway as manager and their shortcomings in defence were all too evident once again. 2 2 Matty Taylor celebrates Bristol City’s opener Swansea 2-2 LeedsLeeds midfielder Pablo Hernandez salvaged Marcelo Bielsa’s unbeaten start to the season with an equaliser in the 2-2 draw against former club Swansea.Ex-Elland Road academy player Oliver McBurney had looked like upsetting his old club with two goals either side of Kemar Roofe’s fourth of the campaign.However, Hernandez swept home 10 minutes from time and, although Leeds lost the SkyBet Championship’s only remaining 100 per cent record, a point was enough to take them top of the table on goal difference from Middlesbrough.The draw also lifted Swansea, still unbeaten themselves, into third place.last_img

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