” 1 Leicester City players celebrate Leicester City thrashed Ipswich Town 6-0 at the King Power Stadium as the Foxes solidified their position in the Championship’s play-off places. David Nugent (2), Lloyd Dyer, Anthony Knockaert, Martyn Waghorn and Marko Futacs all netted for Nigel Pearson’s side as they made light work of Mick McCarthy’s men to keep themselves in fifth place.
Elsewhere at the top of the table, League leaders Crystal Palace beat Derby County 3-0 at Selhurst Park. Cardiff City move up to second place after triumphing the previous incumbents, Middlesbrough 1-0 thanks to Matthew Connolly. Two goals from Sone Aluko helped Hull City to win their clash with Birmingham City 3-2 and Brighton defeated Huddersfield 2-1 at the Galpharm Stadium.
Watford and Nottingham Forest meanwhile strengthened their bids for a promotion. Gianfranco Zola’s side saw off Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-1 and the Tricky Trees beat Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 as Miguel Llera netted an own goal. Danny Haynes gave Charlton a 1-0 win over Burnley at Turf Moor and Blackburn beat Peterborough 4-1 to move up to sixth.
While at the Reebok Stadium Bolton drew 1-1 with Barnsley and it was the same score as Bristol City played Blackpool. ” ” Dale Stephens produced an amazing pass during Charlton’s defeat to Ipswich at the weekend. Check out the sublime skill in the video above… “