Reading survived a six goal thriller to remain top of the Sky Bet Championship despite seeing their lead reduced following a change of second place in a hectic midweek round of action.
Reading stretched their lead at the Championship summit on a huge weekend which featured five sets of 1-1 draws, including a clash between two teams who were relegated from the Premier League at end of last season.
Nottingham Forest kick off the weekend’s Sky Bet Championship action as they welcome Derby to the City Ground in a blockbuster East Midlands derby on Friday Night Football.
Reading moved top of the Sky Bet Championship following an eventful midweek round as Derby slipped into the relegation zone after a two week spell above the drop.
Derby County welcome promotion chasing Watford to Pride Park in Friday Night Football from the Sky Bet Championship.
Tottenham Hotspur kick off the Fourth Round of this season’s Carabao Cup as they welcome Chelsea to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in a blockbuster London derby.
Bristol City and Reading are joint leaders of Sky Bet Championship as the pair continue to enjoy unbeaten starts to this season, whilst two relegated and promoted teams respectively collided this weekend.
Preston North End face a tough test as they welcome Brighton & Hove Albion of Premier League to Deepdale in a tough Third Round tie of 2020-21 Carabao Cup.
Reading seized top spot on an eventful second weekend of 2020-21 Sky Bet Championship season, whilst Middlesbrough and Norwich were allowed fans in as part of a fan pilot scheme.
English Football League (EFL) have announced seven matches from across this weekend’s Sky Bet Championship plus Leagues One and Two will be permitted spectators, as part of a pilot scheme to return fans to stadiums.
This weekend saw the 2020-21 Sky Bet Championship get underway as QPR and Reading moved joint top after the opening round of matches.
Newport County has drawn Welsh rivals, Swansea City in a headline tie from the opening First Round draw for the 2020-21 Carabao Cup.