By James Pearson
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Darren Byfield and Iwan Roberts secured Gillingham's second win this week.Goals from Darren Byfield and Iwan Roberts for the second time this week secured Gillingham a 2-1 win, this time over Preston at The Priestfield.
Andy Hessenthaler's side overcame Leeds United in midweek and followed up the victory with a second successive home triumph.
The Kent outfit were ahead on 16 minutes when Byfield drove home from 12 yards for his second goal of the season.
North End were back on level terms before the interval when Ricardo Fuller collected Paul McKenna's pass and finished with aplomb.
Iwan Robert, who netted the winner against The Whites, headed home in the second half to claim the three-point haul.
One sour note on the day for Gillingham was the exit of Mark Saunders, who departed in the first half with a suspected broken leg.
Elsewhere, the former all-Premiership clash between Wolves and Leeds at Molineux finished goalless thanks to Neil Sullivan's late penalty save from Kenny Miller.
Burnley secured their first win of the season thanks to Ian Moore's goal just after the hour mark against Watford at Vicarage Road.
Ade Akinbiyi's goal with just five minutes remaining cancelled out Paul Shaw's opener to give Stoke a share of the spoils at Rotherham United in a 1-1 draw.
Sheffield United are winless from their opening three matches after James Harper's strike just before half time gave Reading a 1-0 win at Bramall Lane.
Derby County got their season up and running following a thrilling 3-2 home win over Ipswich Town at Pride Park.
The Rams opened the scoring after 36 minutes when Marco Reich headed home past Kelvin Davis.
Going behind only spurred on the visitors and two goals just before the break turned the game on its head.
Firstly Tommy Miller scored from the penalty spot to send Lee Camp the wrong way while Dean Bowditch capitalised on a poor back pass to stun the home crowd.
Derby owned the second half and goals from Inigo Idiakez and a second from Reich gave Derby their first points of the season.
Brighton left it late to snatch a point with Adam Virgo's goal with one minute from time sealing a 1-1 draw against Coventry.
Stephen Hughes's goal after 69 minutes looked like giving The Sky Blues the points before Virgo's late intervention.
Millwall secured their first win and bagged their first goals of the season after a 2-0 victory over Leicester City at The Den.
Former Leeds midfielder Jody Morris opened his account for the club following a long-throw shortly before half time.
Danny Dichio's doubled The Lions' advantage before the game was secure when Chris Makin was sent off late on.
Marlon King's second half goal secured a point for Nottingham Forest following a 2-2 home draw with Crewe Alexandra.
Despite a good start by the home side it was the visitors who sized the advantage in the contest through Mark Rivers.
Gareth Taylor's second of the season drew Forest level, however Rivers's second gave Crewe the lead at the interval.
King kept Joe Kinnear's proud home record in tack with a powerful equaliser after 71 minutes.
Sunderland rescued a point from their clash against QPR at The Stadium of Light thanks to Steve Caldwell's last gasp goal.
The R's had led 2-1 going into the closing stages before the former Leeds and Newcastle defender stole a 2-2 draw.
QPR took a surprise lead when Paul Furlong collected the ball some distance out before shrugging off a few challenges and lashing a shot home from 25-yards.
Marcus Stewart ensured the side went in level at the break when he scored from close range in the 33rd minute.
Martin Rowlands restored their visitors' lead with a superb goal after 71 minutes, however Caldwell rescued a point for The Black Cats.
Click below for Championship match summaries:
Brighton 1-1 Coventry
Derby 3-2 Ipswich
Gillingham 2-1 Preston
Millwall 2-0 Leicester
Nottingham Forest 2-2 Crewe
Rotherham 1-1 Stoke
Sheffield United 0-1 Reading
Sunderland v QPR
Watford 0-1 Burnley
Wolves 0-0 Leeds
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