Championship Power Rankings: QPR's Joel Lynch top

Leeds defender Liam Cooper in runner-up spot ahead of Sheffield Wednesday's Barry Bannan and Brentford's Neal Maupay

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QPR defender Joel Lynch has topped the Championship Power Rankings this week - but who else made the top 50?

The centre-back recorded match-high stats for duels, aerial duels, clearances and interceptions during a 2-0 win against Millwall on Wednesday and has recorded more than 2,000 power ranking points in four successive matchdays.

during the Sky Bet Championship match between West Bromwich Albion and Queens Park Rangers at The Hawthorns on August 18, 2018 in West Bromwich, England.
Image: QPR suffered a 7-1 defeat to West Brom in mid-August, but the Hoops have turned things around in the last four league games - with three wins and only conceding one goal

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QPR 2-0 Millwall

Leeds captain Liam Cooper maintained his run of form to claim runner-up spot after breaking the deadlock in a 3-0 win against Preston, with team-mates Barry Douglas (No 10) and 'keeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell (No 11) also flying high.

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Leeds 3-0 Preston

Sheffield Wednesday's Barry Bannan slipped from top spot to No 3 after his side suffered a 2-1 defeat at Nottingham Forest.

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Nott'm Forest 2-1 Sheffield Wed

Brentford striker Neal Maupay (No 4) notched his eighth goal of the season, despite missing two games from suspension, during a 1-1 draw at Ipswich - with the Frenchman topping the Power Rankings season chart.

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Ipswich 1-1 Brentford

Norwich forward Teemu Pukki (No 5) soared into the top 10 after scoring for the second successive game in a 2-1 win at Reading, while team-mate Moritz Leitner (No 8) retained his place among the top performers.

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Reading 1-2 Norwich

West Brom duo Harvey Barnes (No 6) and Dwight Gayle (No 7) were among the goals in a 4-2 win against Bristol City, while Sheffield United's Oliver Norwood (No 9) slipped five places after a 0-0 stalemate with Birmingham.

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West Brom 4-2 Bristol City

The Power Rankings methodology reflects a player's performance by awarding points to players for 34 different stats, with a greater weight placed on recent games.

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