Championship predictions: Derby County to win, Leeds United defeated

Derby County Huddle

A win for Derby County against Nottingham Forest, Leeds United defeated, Bournemouth to retain their lead and more.

This weekend’s Championship fixtures are crucial for sides at the top and the bottom of the table.

Derby County and AFC Bournemouth currently share the lead at the top of the Championship table, with the Cherries ahead having scored more goals so far this season.

In terms of the play-off places, there are positions to play for with only one point separating Watford, Norwich City and Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Nottingham Forest will also be keen to put three points on the board as they fight to try and get back into the top half of the table.

At the other end, Leeds United face a tense match against Birmingham as Neil Redfearn looks for his team to start pulling clear of the bottom three, where Millwall, Wigan Athletic and Blackpool hold the current relegation spots.

Here are our predictions for the next set of Championship games.

Derby v Nottingham Forest

2-0

Brighton v Brentford

1-2

Fulham v Reading

2-1

Leeds United v Birmingham

1-2

Middlesbrough v Huddersfield

2-0

Millwall v Ipswich

0-3

Norwich v Cardiff

3-1

Rotherham v Bournemouth

1-2

Sheffield Wednesday v Bolton

1-0

Watford v Charlton

2-0

Wigan v Blackburn

1-1

Wolves v Blackpool

2-0

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