EFL goals and summary: Burnley, Hull win; Reading back to top | Soccer News

Josh Brownhill scored twice for Burnley as they beat Wigan 5-1 to claim their second Championship win this season.

Burnley’s success was their first in five league games and saw them rise to sixth in the table.

They took the lead through Jay Rodriguez before Brownhill added their second.

Will Keane netted a penalty for Wigan just before half-time but Nathan Tella extended the Clarets’ lead six minutes into the second half.

Brownhill added his second of the game and Samuel Bastien capped off a dominating performance with the fifth.

Oscar Estupinan continued to shine for Hull after scoring a hat-trick in the 3-2 win over Coventry.

Estupinan sent the Tigers in front early in the game, but Matt Godden equalized from the spot in the 29th minute.

He added his second to put the Tigers back ahead just before the break and completed his hat trick in the 56th minute.

The Sky Blues kept pushing and Godden got his second, but Hull held on to take third in the table.

Reading went top of the table after beating Millwall 1-0 at The Den with Naby Sarr scoring on his debut.

Blackpool recorded a second straight 3-3 draw after coming back to earn a point against Bristol City.

The Tangerines took an early lead through Josh Bowler but Tommy Conway equalized for the Robins just before the break. Jerry Yates restored the lead in the 55th minute before Antoine Semenyo equalized soon after.

Robins took the lead for the first time thanks to Marvin Ekpiteta’s own goal, but substitute Theo Corbeanu equalized in the 90th minute.

Norwich finished fourth with their third straight win after Josh Sargent’s goal beat Sunderland 1-0, while a Richard Wood brace was enough for Rotherham to move into fifth place after beating Birmingham 2-0.

Watford’s unbeaten start to the season ended after substitute Albert Adomah scored the winner in QPR’s 3-2 win.

Riley McGree and Matt Crooks scored as Middlesbrough recorded their first win of the season to climb out of the relegation zone, winning 2-1 against Swansea at 10.

A brace from Jed Wallace saw West Brom come from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Huddersfield, who remain in the relegation zone.

Lewis Baker’s goal past rumored new manager Alex Neil saw Stoke beat Blackburn 1-0, while Cardiff v Preston ended scoreless.

Sky Bet Ligue 1

Dane Scarlett’s lone first-half goal sealed Portsmouth a 1-0 victory at Port Vale and lifted them top of the League One table.

Scarlett, on loan from Tottenham, brought home Marlon Pack’s low cross in the 25th minute and that was enough to lift Posh into first place, above Ipswich on goal difference, and extend his start season undefeated.

Ipswich were twice caught by Barnsley in a 2-2 draw at Portman Road.

Former Reds Conor Chaplin and Sam Morsy had the Tractor Boys up front, but Barnsley’s equalizers came first from Jack Aitchison and then Callum Styles.

Sheffield Wednesday moved into third place after beating Forest Green 5-0 at Hillsborough.

First-half goals from Josh Windass, Barry Bannan, Liam Palmer and Lee Gregory put the Owls out of sight and Dominic Bernard headed into his own net early in the second half.

Peterborough looked set to finish the day top of the table before late goals from Jason Knight and David McGoldrick helped Derby secure a 2-1 win.

Josh Knight had given Peterborough a 1-0 lead to 10 players after defender Nathan Thompson was dismissed in the second half for his second yellow card.

Instead, Peterborough are fourth, level on points with Plymouth, who beat Bolton 2-0 at home thanks to goals in each half from Niall Ennis and Ryan Hardie.

Cambridge stayed in touch with the leaders after Sam Smith’s hat-trick and Liam O’Neil’s winner sealed them a 4-3 victory over Burton at 10.

Gassan Ahadme headed Burton in front after just 14 seconds before team-mate Jonny Smith was shown a red card for his challenge on Adam May in the 10th minute.

Smith equalized for Cambridge then canceled out further goals for Burton from John Brayford and Ahadme before O’Neill sealed the win in the 79th minute.

Charlton fought back to draw 1-1 at Wycombe, who led thanks to Anis Mehmeti’s first-half goal only for Jesurun Rak-Sakyi, on loan from Crystal Palace, to equalize for the visitors a minute later.

Will Grigg scored his first goals for MK Dons since joining on a free transfer in the summer as his side beat Morecambe 4-0.

Grigg hit a brace in the first half before Conor Grant and Matthew Dennis piled on the misery of Morecambe, who remain winless.

Gerard Garner headed a stoppage time equalizer for Fleetwood, who came from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 at Lincoln.

Teddy Bishop struck twice in the first 14 minutes for Lincoln, but Paddy Lane pulled one back before the break and Garner struck in the third minute of added time.

Cameron Brannagan’s late penalty secured Oxford a 2-1 victory at Cheltenham.

Taylor Perry gave the home side a second-half lead, but Brannagan equalized soon after and then converted an 86th-minute penalty. United’s Billy Bodin was sent off between their two goals and Cheltenham’s Ellis Chapman followed late.

Ryan Bowman’s late equalizer earned Shrewsbury a 1-1 draw with Bristol Rovers, who had led thanks to a second-half effort from Ryan Loft, and Exeter were held 0-0 at Accrington.

Sky Bet League Two

A penalty from George Moncur and goals from Charlie Kelman, Paul Smyth and Ruel Sotiriou earned League Two leaders Leyton Orient a 4-2 win at home to struggling Hartlepool.

Despite two goals through Wesley McDonald and Josh Umerah, it wasn’t enough and the visitors fell to second place.

Josh Gordon’s opener gave Barrow their fifth win in six League Two games as they cruised to a 1-0 victory at AFC Wimbledon.

Doncaster continued their unbeaten start to the season with a narrow 1-0 League Two win at Northampton.
Ryan Watson fired a last-minute winner to secure a 1-0 win at Salford City as Stevenage’s unbeaten start was over.

Bradford were held to a goalless draw for the second time in three home games as Crewe took a point at Valley Parade.

Substitute Tope Fadahunsi pounced from a late header to hand Sutton a 2-1 win over Mansfield.

Harry Clifton scored twice in the final 15 minutes as Grimsby came from behind to snatch a 2-1 win at Walsall.

Struggling Gillingham are still looking for their first away point of the season after a 1-0 defeat at Carlisle.

Tranmere Rovers picked up their second league victory of the season with a 2-0 triumph over visitors Colchester United.

Newport equaled their biggest away win since 2011 with a ruthless 4-0 triumph at Harrogate. Omar Bogle (two), an own goal from Kayne Ramsay and Theirry Nevers wrapped up the points for the Exiles in a deadly 45-minute opener.

Rochdale picked up their first point of the season after coming from behind to secure a 1-1 League Two draw against fellow countrymen Crawley.

Antoni Sarcevic’s late equalizer earned Stockport a point 10 from a 1-1 draw with Swindon.

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