Cardiff City continued their extraordinary start off to the English Championship year, beating Aston Villa three- with two objectives from new winger Nathaniel Mendez-Laing and one by Junior Hoilett.
LONDON: Cardiff City continued their extraordinary start off to the English Championship year, beating Aston Villa three- with two objectives from new winger Nathaniel Mendez-Laing and one by Junior Hoilett.
Neil Warnock’s aspect are amid four teams who have received both equally of ther opening game titles, sitting down prime of the table forward of Wolverhampton Wanderers, Nottingham Forest and Ipswich City.
Villa have been one of the pre-year favourites for the title immediately after signing Chelsea’s former England captain John Terry but, immediately after drawing their opener, they unhappy 5,000 travelling lovers with a lacklustre display screen that upset manager Steve Bruce.
Forest’s Greek midfielder Andreas Bouchalakis, who joined from Olympiakos Piraeus final thirty day period, scored two fine objectives on his league debut as Mark Warburton’s aspect received a 7-goal thriller to give the manager a satisfied return to his former club Brentford.
Ambitions from new signing Barry Douglas and Ivan Cavaleiro gave Wolves an superb 2- earn at Derby County though Ipswich arrived from guiding to defeat Barnsley 2-1 absent.
Former Russia manager Leonid Slutsky obtained his to start with league earn in England as Abel Hernandez scored a hat-trick in Hull City’s 4-1 residence earn over Burton Albion.
Fulham recovered from the to start with-moment dismissal of Tomas Kalas to attract 1-1 at Examining immediately after Lucas Piazon scored from his former club who led as a result of Liam Kelly’s strike.
In the late match, Garry Monk’s Middlesbrough secured their to start with factors of the year with a 1- earn at residence to promoted Sheffield United.
(Reporting by Neil Robinson editing by Ken Ferris)