City Claim A Point
Bristol City's Championship season continued with a one-all draw against QPR at Ashton Gate on Saturday.
After a goalless first half, which Bristol City had dominated, QPR went ahead early in the second when Junior Hoilett made the breakthrough 10-minutes into the second half when he was able to beat Frank Fielding.
The point, the least Bristol City will feel they deserved, was claimed 10-miutes from time when veteran Aaron Wilbraham finished off a Joe Bryan cross to send City into Christmas with a draw and leave new QPR boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink still seeking a first win.
Dominant but without too meant clear cut chances was the story of the game early on for Bristol City but when the chances came Jonathan Kodjia forced Robert Green into a good save with the former England 'keeper also denying Luke Freeman.
Before QPR did go ahead Fielding redeemed himself after a poor clearances allowed Matt Phillips to have a chance, which he saved. Kodjia twice threatened to equalise for City before Wilbraham finally did with this point enough to move them up to 20th and two-points above the relegation zone.
These were the other results.
Friday 18th December 2015
Birmingham 1-0 Cardiff
Saturday 19th December 2015
Brighton 0-3 Middlesbrough
Bolton 2-2 Fulham
Brentford 4-2 Huddersfield
Bristol City 1-1 QPR
Burnley 4-0 Charlton
Ipswich 0-1 Derby
Nottm Forest 2-1 MK Dons
Rotherham 0-2 Hull
Sunday 20th December 2015
Sheff Wed 4-1 Wolves
Leeds 1-0 Preston
Reading 1-0 Blackburn
Some interesting results with some expected outcomes, and some not so!
Middlesbrough consolidated their place at the top of the Championship, and ended Brighton unbeaten start to the season, with a resounding three-nil win at the Amex Stadium to know they'll go into Christmas top of the pile.
It's been a difficult few weeks for Burnley but the Clarets got back to winning ways with a resounding four-nil win against struggling Charlton with another struggling side Rotherham causing an upset to see off the challenge of Hull with Neil Redfearn's side winning two-nil at the New York Stadium.
Rivals Derby and Nottingham Forest also collected good wins against Ipswich and MK Dons respectively.
On Sunday we saw a great result for Sheffield Wednesday with the Owls going into Christmas with a four-one win Wolves at Hillsborough with the second Brian McDermott era of Reading beginning with a one-nil win over Blackburn, who had been on an unbeaten run, at the Madejski Stadium.
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