Championship round-up: Sheffield United up to second
Sheffield United beat QPR to go second as Norwich draw at West Brom.
Last Updated: 12/01/19 7:46pm
David McGoldrick headed the winner as Sheffield United beat QPR 1-0 to move up to second in the Championship.
The former Ipswich striker scored for the fifth time in his last six league games, in the 37th minute, to ensure the Blades cut the gap on leaders Leeds, who beat Derby 2-0 on Friday night, to four points.
Third-placed Norwich scored late again to salvage a 1-1 draw at West Brom. Dwight Gayle netted his 14th goal of the season early on, but Jordan Rhodes came off the bench to rescue a point for City in the 83rd minute.
Middlesbrough maintained their position in the top six with a 2-1 win at play-off hopefuls Birmingham. Lewis Wing put Boro ahead in the 37th minute and, although Che Adams' 13th goal this term drew the Blues level, Britt Assombalonga grabbed a late winner.
Jarrod Bowen continued his stunning scoring form with a brace in Hull's 3-0 victory over Sheffield Wednesday.
Aston Villa wasted the opportunity to make ground on the play-offs after a 3-0 defeat at relegation-threatened Wigan.
Lee Johnson's substitutes made a huge impact to help Bristol City, now two points off sixth-placed Derby, beat struggling Bolton 2-1 at Ashton Gate.
Daniel Johnson's penalty on the hour mark secured 10-man Preston a 1-1 draw with Swansea. Courtney Baker-Richardson netted the opener for the Swans at Deepdale and, after Johnson replied, Preston substitute Joshua Earl was sent off for a second booking.
Millwall lost 2-0 at home to Blackburn in the late game on Saturday.