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Friday 30 November 2018

The midweek action also highlighted the entertainment on offer in League One and Two.

Thirty-seven goals were scored across the 12 games, with Peterborough’s 1-0 victory over AFC Wimbledon the only game with less than two goals.

Sunderland’s 4-2 victory over Barnsley caught the eye, while Oxford beat Rochdale by the same scoreline to move up to 19th in the standings.

There were four goals for Luton in their win over Bradford, alongside three goals four other fixtures.

The goals were in no short supply in League Two either, with Grimsby hitting five and Bury scoring four.

Swindon edged a five-goal thriller against Stevenage, while Newport’s victory against Northampton saw four goals.

We can expect to see more goals this weekend, with Sheffield United taking on Leeds, Middlesbrough meeting Aston Villa and Birmingham welcoming Preston in the Championship.

Podcast

Our Sky Bet EFL Championship Podcast episode nine is out now, as Noel Whelan, Tom Carnduff and Gareth Jones review all the key games, news and talking points.

In episode nine we tackle the Second City derby, as Aston Villa beat Birmingham City 4-2 in a cracking game. We examine what is means for both clubs and their season aims.

After Angel Rangel's two stunning goals for QPR, plus a late equaliser from Millwall's Jake Cooper, we discuss the best goal scoring defenders to have played the game, including Matt Elliot, Ian Harte, Steve Bruce and David Wetherall.

We debate how much more is to come from Nottingham Forest after their win at Hull City and ask if the Tigers can stay up.

Sheffield United, Rotherham United, Brentford and Bristol City are all also covered.