Bournemouth Top Of Championship After Emotional Win
Muhammad Rameez 1 month ago Sat 16th October 2021 | 11:37 PM
Bournemouth climbed to the top of the Championship with an emotional 2-0 win over Bristol City at Ashton Gate on Saturday
When Jamal Lowe opened the scoring in the 21st minute, he held up Brooks' number seven shirt with his team-mates as they celebrated.
Jordan Zemura doubled the advantage in first-half stoppage time as Bournemouth's unbeaten start to the season extended to a 12th game.
Scott Parker's side are three points clear of West Brom, who had gone above them on goal difference after beating Birmingham 1-0 on Friday.
Parker's former side Fulham moved up to third following a 4-1 victory over west London neighbours QPR at Craven Cottage.
Aleksandar Mitrovic scored twice, either side of Lyndon Dykes' reply, before Bobby Decordova-Reid and Antonee Robinson added further goals for the hosts.
Coventry are fourth after rescuing a 2-2 draw at Blackburn, where Joe Rothwell and Sam Gallagher netted for Rovers in the first half.
Huddersfield moved into the play-off places as Tom Lees' header and a Duane Holmes goal secured a 2-0 win over Hull.
Reading won 1-0 against third-bottom Barnsley, while Derby drew 0-0 at Preston.
Nottingham Forest made it five games unbeaten under new boss Steve Cooper as they won 2-1 against Blackpool.