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Championship results and table: West Brom move six points clear of Leeds and Fulham, while Cardiff creep closer to Play-Offs

Championship results and table: West Brom move six points clear of Leeds and Fulham, while Cardiff creep closer to Play-Offs

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West Bromwich Albion moved six points clear at the top of the Championship table after a 2-1 victory over Reading. Despite falling behind to George Puscas’ penalty, goals from Matheus Pereira and captain Kyle Bartley put some clear daylight between Slaven Bilic’s men and the travelling pack. Getty Images - Getty Captain Kyle Bartley scored the winner for West Brom Fulham were held to a 1-1 draw by Millwall in controversial circumstances on Wednesday night as they failed to capitalise on Leeds’ draw 24 hours earlier. It looked like plain sailing for Scott Parker’s men at The Den when Aleksandr Mitrovic stroke home Joe Bryan’s cross in the third minute, but it was soon to go horribly wrong. After failing to clear a corner, the ball managed to find its
FA Cup third round replay results: Tottenham survive late scare, Newcastle safely through, Coventry thrash League One rivals Bristol Rovers

FA Cup third round replay results: Tottenham survive late scare, Newcastle safely through, Coventry thrash League One rivals Bristol Rovers

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Tottenham and Newcastle secured their places in the fourth round of the FA Cup with wins against Middlesbrough and Rochdale respectively. Both the Premier League sides scored early goals to make their nights more comfortable after needing replays at home to progress. Getty Images - Getty Erik Lamela scored Tottenham’s second against Middlesbrough Giovani Lo Celso put Spurs 1-0 up against Middlesbrough in the third minute at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Tomas Mejias tried to play a quick ball from defence but it went straight to Lo Celso, who found the bottom corner with a clinical strike. Spurs doubled their lead in the 15th minute when Erik Lamela carved through Boro’s defence and stroked the bell home with the outside of his foot. Tottenham did not a
Premier League fixtures and results on talkSPORT sees coverage for Brighton, Tottenham, Aston Villa and West Ham

Premier League fixtures and results on talkSPORT sees coverage for Brighton, Tottenham, Aston Villa and West Ham

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Premier League games are coming thick and fast this week. No sooner have we had a festive feast, another round of fixtures are here – and that’s before the New Year spectacle! AFP or licensors Tottenham players celebrate Dele Alli’s winner against Brighton So onto Saturday where GameDay is upon us once again. Up first it’s: Brighton vs Bournemouth at 12:30pm on talkSPORT To tune in, just click here for the live stream or click the radio player below You can also listen through the talkSPORT App, on DAB Digital Radio or on MW 1053 or 1089. For more information about how to listen LIVE on talkSPORT click here Match facts Brighton are winless in their four Premier League matches with Bournemouth (D1 L3), losing this exact fixture 0-5 la
Carabao Cup RESULTS: Manchester City see off Oxford, Man United batter Colchester and Leicester edge past Everton on penalties

Carabao Cup RESULTS: Manchester City see off Oxford, Man United batter Colchester and Leicester edge past Everton on penalties

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After Liverpool were battered by Aston Villa on Tuesday evening, the remainder of the Carabao Cup quarter-finals took place just 24 hours later. Here’s a conclusive round-up of what happened on the night… Getty Images - Getty Raheem Sterling celebrates with his City teammates Oxford City 1-3 Manchester City A brace by Raheem Sterling ensured Carabao Cup holders Manchester City remain on course to win the competition for a third consecutive year after a 3-1 victory over Oxford sent them through to the semi-finals. Matty Taylor cancelled out Joao Cancelo’s first-half opener 21 seconds into the second period, but that was as good as it would get for Karl Robinson’s side against Pep Guardiola’s men. The Spaniard had shown the hosts plenty of respect with
Champions League results: Chelsea produce sensational comeback to draw against nine-man Ajax, Liverpool get past Genk, Borussia Dortmund beat Inter Milan

Champions League results: Chelsea produce sensational comeback to draw against nine-man Ajax, Liverpool get past Genk, Borussia Dortmund beat Inter Milan

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Chelsea battled from 4-1 down to claim what could be a valuable point with a 4-4 draw against Ajax in a thrilling match at Stamford Bridge.But the Blues may feel like they should have won the game as the visitors were reduced to nine men, while Cesar Azpilicueta had what he thought was the winning goal disallowed following a VAR check. Getty Images - Getty Azpilicueta’s celebrations were brutally cut short The blistering start set the tone for the epic with two goals inside the first five minutes – Jorginho’s penalty cancelling out a second-minute own goal by Tammy Abraham. Ajax then raced into a 3-1 lead through Quincy Promes’ goal while Kepa Arrizabalaga could do nothing when Hakim Ziyech’s corner struck the post before hitting the goalkeeper in the face