City Avoid Going Bottom

Last updated : 29 November 2011

Coventry City avoided going bottom of the Championship tonight after Doncaster Rovers lost 3-2 at Millwall tonight.

Liam Trotter fired Millwall ahead in the 25th minute before Billy Sharp equalised with a 40th minute penalty. However, The Lions went straight up the other end and Trotter made it 2-1 to Millwall at the break.

In the second half, substitute Darius Henderson headed home in the 84th minute. Doncaster came back with Billy Sharp heading in unmarked two minutes later. 

Unfortunately, City are now seven points adrift from the third from bottom club which is now Nottingham Forest after they were beaten 4-0. at home by Leeds United.

Bristol City moved out of the bottom three after coming back from two goals down at Watford to draw 2-2. 

Southampton stayed top with a 2-1 win over ten man Hull City whilst West Ham won 2-0 at Middlesbrough.

Leicester's 2-0 win over Blackpool saw them move into the top six, followed by Brighton who won 1-0 at Derby County.

Eddie Howe celebrated his 34th birthday with a win as Burnley beat  Ipswich 4-0 and Reading beat Peterborough.

Cardiff City, the reason why City had to move their Championship game from tonight to last week, beat Premier League Blackburn Rovers managed by former City coach Steve Kean 2-0 in a League Cup Quarter-Final tie.



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