Nottingham Forest continue to top the championship after a summer of rebuilding from manager Stuart Pearce. Miquel Antonio netted twice and assisted Matty Fryatt in his goal, Britt Assombalonga struck his 4th for his new club to complete the win vs Reading. Derby continued Fulham’s terrible start to the season, inflicting them to their 4th defeat out of 4. Jamie Ward netted his 3rd goal in a week before Scott Parker leveled for Fulham. Craig Bryson and Simon Dawkins scored either side of Chris Martin’s brace to complete the win. 9 man Leeds went down 4-1 at Watford, Ferando Forestieri opened the scoring before Gabriel Tamas’s own goal gave Leeds hope. Troy Deeney netted a penalty after Guiseppi Bellusci was sent off, Forestieri netted his second before Daniel Tozzer notched the fourth. Sam Bryam saw red after a apparent elbow in the dying minutes. Lewis Grabban’s fourth goal in week enabled Norwich to win the East Anglian Derby 1-0 over Ipswich.
Mark Hudson’s stoppage time own goal moves Wolves up to fourth after the Cardiff’s defender put through his own net. A double from Atdhe Nuhui and a goal from Steve May gave Wednesday the victory at Middlesbrough. Grant Leadbitter netted twice from the spot for Boro but Wednesday hung on for the win. Igor Vetokele added time equalizer kept Charlton unbeaten, Nakhi Wells struck his fourth of the campaign after they reduced to 10 men after Murray Wallace was sent off. Town hung on until added time when Vetokele netted his 3rd of the season. 3 goals in 11 first half minutes was just enough for Blackburn to overcome Bournemouth. Jordan Rhodes, Grant Hanley and Rudy Gestede put Rovers 3-0 up in the first half. A late Brett Pittman penalty and a Steve Cook header nearly rescued game for Bournemouth.
Moses Odubajo’s first goal for 10 man Brentford secured a point vs Birmingham. Tony Craig was sent off before Paul Caddis netted from the spot, Moses then struck his first goal for the Bees after summer move from Leyton Orient. Joao Teixeria second goal in a week helped Brighton see off Bolton, Matt Mills gave the away side the lead before Mackail-Smith leveled and Teixeria netted the winner. Ben Pringle’s first goal of the season for Rotherham put pay to Millwall unbeaten start and 12 match unbeaten record. Oriol Riera netted first goal for Wigan to keep Blackpool rooted to the bottom.