Hull City move six points clear of the Championship dropzone thanks to a 4-3 win over Norwich City at the KCOM Stadium.
have moved six points clear of the Hull City Championship dropzone thanks to a thrilling 4-3 win over at the KCOM Stadium. Norwich City
The Tigers fought back from 3-1 down to end the Canaries' seven-match unbeaten run in a game which saw both sides convert two penalties apiece.
scored a first-half hat-trick for the visitors, but James Maddison 's spot-kick brace, plus Abel Hernandez 's opener and Jackson Irvine 's composed finish, gave Hull all three points. Harry Wilson
Higher up the table,
did enough to survive a late Cardiff City rally to claim a 3-2 win over the Blues in South Wales. Birmingham City and Craig Gardner scored in the second half for the relegation strugglers, but the goals proved too little too late after Maxime Colin 's side surged into a three-goal half-time lead. Neil Warnock
were thwarted in stoppage time as Preston North End 's late strike helped Aleksandar Mitrovic to a 2-1 win which propelled the Cottagers into third place in the table. Fulham , meanwhile, consolidated their position in the final playoff spot by winning 3-1 against Middlesbrough , who remain two points above the bottom three. Barnsley
have suffered another blow in their fight against relegation as Sunderland ran out 1-0 winners at Loftus Road, while Queens Park Rangers claimed a valuable point in a goalless home draw against Burton Albion . Bristol City continued their impressive form as they claimed a 1-0 win over Millwall , while Brentford played out an entertaining 2-2 draw with Reading . Leeds United
held Sheffield United to a goalless draw while city rivals Ipswich Town also picked up a point in a 1-1 draw against Sheffield Wednesday . Bolton Wanderers Results in full: Burton Albion 0-0 Bristol City, Cardiff City 3-2 Birmingham City, Hull City 4-3 Norwich City, Ipswich Town 0-0 Sheffield United, Middlesbrough 3-1 Barnsley, Millwall 1-0 Brentford, Preston North End 1-2 Fulham, Queens Park Rangers 1-0 Sunderland, Reading 2-2 Leeds United, Sheffield Wednesday 1-1 Bolton Wanderers
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