The Championship threw up some interesting results over the weekend with an entertaining draw between Reading and Wolves while Leeds United got off to a losing start under Darko Milanic against Brentford.
There were plenty of standout individual performances, as we name our Championship team of the week.
GK – Heurelho Gomes (Watford)
Watford conceded two in their game against Blackburn but were it not for the ex-Spurs player, they could have lost the game.
RB – Simon Francis (Bournemouth)
Francis was effective at both ends of the pitch, grabbing a goal and capping an all round performance against Wigan.
CB – Christophe Berra (Ipswich)
Produced one of his best performances of the season against Rotherham, there was just no way through him.
CB – Gordon Greer (Brighton)
It was always going to be difficult for Greer because Brighton were travelling to the high flying Nottingham Forest but he excelled.
LB – Tyrone Mings (Ipswich)
Similarly to Francis, he was effective at both ends, creating an extra threat but also making it difficult for the Championship new boys to get forward.
RM – Anthony Pilkington (Cardiff City)
Pilkington scored his first goal in Cardiff colours against Sheffield Wednesday, which was an important result for the Welsh side.
CM – Daniel Tozser (Watford)
Got stuck in against Blackburn and didn’t allow the opposition’s midfield to settle. Scored a great free kick.
CM – Jonathan Douglas (Brentford)
Had the inspiration of playing against his former club in Leeds United. Played a hand in both goals for Brentford.
LM – Bakary Sako (Wolves)
The Reading defence will still be having nightmares about the way Sako played against them. Pace, trickery, the list could go on and on.
ST – Chris Martin (Derby County)
Did exactly what his side need him to against Bolton and scored both chances that fell his way.
ST – Nahki Wells (Huddersfield Town)
Another striker to bag a brace. His goals were the difference in an otherwise tight match against Millwall.