Championship roundup: Leicester extend lead after eighth successive win

24 October 2023 22:23
Foxes beat Sunderland 1-0 thanks to James JustinWBA win to pile pressure on QPR’s Gareth AinsworthLeicester edged out Sunderland 1-0 to record an eighth successive league victory that put them eight points clear at the top of the Championship. James Justin’s first-half header was enough to separate the sides after he headed home Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall’s 12th-minute corner, his first league goal for the club in more than two years.The Foxes had twice hit the post in the first half and passed up a number of chances to add to their lead but it did not matter as Sunderland slumped to a third consecutive defeat, missing a late chance to grab a point when Abdoullah Ba skied over late on. Second-placed Ipswich have two games in hand on the leaders, the first at Bristol City on Wednesday. Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian