EFL goals and recap: Sheffield United late draw chaos; Burnley victory | football news

Oliver Norwood scored the equalizer in the 98th minute as Sheffield United equalized with Blackpool in a six-goal thriller with four red cards and a missed penalty late on.

The hosts looked comfortable after goals from James McAtee and Iliman Ndiaye, but Jerry Yates scored twice to level things at half-time and Kenny Dougall made it 3-2 for Blackpool early in the second half.

Blackpool were reduced to nine men in the closing stages after Marvin Ekpiteta and Dominic Thompson were sent off and Norwood equalized in added time.

A brawl after the final whistle involving several players resulted in Sheffield United goalkeeper Wes Foderingham and Blackpool’s Caolan Lavery receiving red cards.

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Highlights from the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield United and Blackpool FC

Jay Rodriguez hit twice like Burnley shipped 10-man swansea 4-0 to intensify their Championship promotion push.

The Swans’ four-match winning streak was cut short by goals from Vitinho, Rodríguez and Anass Zaroury, and their misery was completed by a straight red card for top scorer Joel Piroe for violent conduct with 15 minutes remaining.

Luton ended their long wait for a win over QPR as they stopped the visitors’ five-game unbeaten run with a 3-1 victory at Kenilworth Road.

no manager Middlesbrough fell into the relegation zone as their problems continued to mount with a 2-1 home loss to black burn.

Rovers returned to winning ways at Riverside thanks to an early own goal from Darragh Lenihan and a superb long-range strike from Sam Gallagher.

no manager West brom defeated Reading 2-0 to end their run of eight matches without a Championship win. Under interim boss Richard Beale after Steve Bruce was sacked on Monday, Albion went ahead in the 25th minute thanks to a close-range effort from Matt Phillips.

Although Reading had much of the game in the second half, the visitors secured all three points in the 72nd minute with a fine goal from defender Taylor Gardner-Hickman.

Elliot Embleton and Dennis Cirkin led the second half Sunderland come from behind to secure a first victory in five games for Tony Mowbray’s side with a 2-1 victory over wigan.

Charlie Wyke had continued his successful return to football with a second goal in as many weeks at his old ground, but a change of formation by Mowbray at the interval definitively changed the course of the match.

Zian Flemming hit a game-winning goal in the 76th minute to give mill wall a 2-1 win over city ​​of bristol at Ashton’s door.

Two cleverly taken goals from Will Smallbone and Tyrese Campbell within eight minutes of the second half propelled Prime to a deserved 2-0 victory in Preston.

Substitute Georgie Kelly scored two minutes and 46 seconds after his introduction to seal a 2-1 win for Rotherham against Huddersfield – the first of Matt Taylor’s tenure as Millers manager.

coventry ended a run of nine successive away defeats in the Championship as they managed just their second win of the season thanks to a first-half goal from Viktor Gyokeres against Cardiff.

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Plymouth are four points clear at the top of League One after extending their winning streak with a 4-1 victory in the fight MK Don’s.

Argyle scored three times in the first half at Stadium MK, with Morgan Whittaker, Niall Ennis and Finn Azaz on the scoreboard.

Azaz added his second just before the hour mark, after Will Grigg had returned a goal for the hosts, as Steven Schumacher’s side recorded their fifth win in a row and inflicted a fourth consecutive loss on the Dons, who are 22 In the table.

The gap between Plymouth and second-placed Ipswich was widened when the Tractor Boys were beaten 1–0 at home by Lincoln. Ben House headed the only goal at Portman Road in the 24th minute.

third place sheffield wednesday moved a point behind Ipswich with a 2–0 win at cambridgeLee Gregory scored early on and then again with 13 minutes to go.

peterborough driven in Wycombe before ending up being beaten 3-1 when they dropped one spot to fifth place, behind Portsmouth, who play on Monday. After Garath McCleary disallowed Harrison Burrows’ first goal just before halftime, Sam Vokes put the Chairboys ahead in the 74th minute and Anis Mehmeti scored a late third.

barnsley Y Bolton They are sixth and seventh respectively, with the same amount of points, after a goalless draw at the University of Bolton Stadium.

At the other end of the table, the basement battle between 23rd-placed Rig and rock bottom Morecambe at Pirelli Stadium it finished 1-1.

Davis Keillor-Dunn’s effort in the 30th minute put Burton up 1-0 before Ryan Delaney equalized after 77 minutes.

lower third Green Forest squandered a two-goal lead by drawing 2-2 at Puerto Vale.

Vale fought back with a goal from Ademipo Odubeko in the 78th minute and an Ellis Harrison penalty in the 88th minute after Myles Peart-Harris and Baily Cargill had scored for Rovers in the first half.

cheltenham drop one place to 20th place, two points above the relegation zone, after a 4-1 drubbing at home vs improvement bristol roverswho have already won four on the trot in all competitions.

The Pirates led 4-0 at the interval after a double by Aaron Collins, on either side of efforts by Antony Evans and Bobby Thomas. Liam Sercombe disallowed a penalty for Cheltenham nine minutes after the break.

The Robins switched places with oxfordwho triumphed 4-2 in the managerless Exeter.

Efforts from Cameron Brannagan and Sam Long were followed by a brace from Kyle Joseph before the hosts answered through Jevani Brown and a Sonny Cox strike in stoppage time.

Tom Bayliss’ goal in the first half assured Shrewsbury a 1-0 victory in wooden fleetY Derby won 3-0 in Accrington.

William Osula scored a first-half brace for the Rams, with Sean McConville missing a penalty for Stanley in the middle, before Tom Barkhuizen finished things off in added time late.

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Stevenage kept their two-point lead at the top of Sky Bet League Two despite being drawn 1-1 at Gillingham.

Steve Evans’ side were denied a fifth successive league win when Elkan Baggott’s first-half header for Gillingham canceled out Danny Rose’s opening goal.

The point was enough to keep Stevenage clear of automatic promotion rivals Leyton Orient and Northampton, who drew 0-0 at Breyer Group Stadium.

East defender Daniel Happe’s first-half header hit the crossbar, while Northampton played most of the second half with 10 men after midfielder Ben Fox received a straight red card for his challenge on Craig Clay.

Mansfield extended their unbeaten run in the local league this season to six matches when substitute Will Swan’s late header sealed a 2-1 victory against Walsall.

Liam Bennett rallied behind the promotion-chasing Stags before the interval after George Lapslie gave them the lead.

Andy Cook’s 13th goal of the season in all competitions sealed Bradford’s 1–0 victory over fellow promotion contenders Salford, who hit the crossbar through Callum Hendry’s first-half effort.

Jack Stretton fired a second-half brace as Carlisle extended their unbeaten run in the league to nine games with a 3-0 home win against Doncaster.

Callum Guy gave Carlisle a first-half lead and Derby loanee Stretton fired in his first goals for the Cumbrians before team-mate Ryan Edmondson’s late penalty was saved.

Grimsby moved up to 10th after their 3–1 win at Stockport with 10 men.

Harry Clifton and Gavan Holohan scored in the space of six first-half minutes for the Mariners and although Paddy Madden reduced the deficit, Alex Hunt’s stoppage-time effort sealed the three points.

Stockport midfielder Callum Camps received a straight red card for his reckless high tackle on Kieran Green.

Rochdale made it three wins from their last four as goals in both halves from Liam Kelly and Scott Quigley secured them a 2-1 home victory against Barrow. Niall Canavan nodded a late consolation for the visitors.

Harrogate snapped its run of eight games without a league win by beating Hartlepool 2–1 at the EnviroVent Stadium.

Alex Pattison and Jack Muldoon gave Harrogate a 2-0 halftime lead and Josh Umerah’s late response for the visitors was mere consolation.

Tyrese Shade’s solitary second-half strike gave Swindon a 1-0 home win against Colchester and Sutton won by the same score at AFC Wimbledon thanks to a close-range strike from Craig Eastmond.

Newport, without a manager, fell to a sixth defeat in eight league games, losing 2-1 to Crawley, who got off the foot of the table.

James Tilley and Ashley Nadesan’s header gave Crawley a two-goal lead and after Nathan Moriah-Welsh answered for Newport, the home team held on.

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