Ipswich edges Millwall in thriller

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After wins against Birmingham City and Barnsley, it looked for a long time as though Ipswich would have to settle for a point at Millwall.

In a thrilling game, the host was in front through Jed Wallace inside a minute but then headed into the break 3-2 down after Joe Garner equalised and Martyn Waghorn - either side of an Aiden O'Brien goal - hit a brace.

Goals were harder to come by after half-time, but Millwall looked to have earned a point 10 minutes from time when Tom Elliott brought the sides level once again.

But Ipswich was not to be denied and Jordan Spence struck in the 88th minute to record another win.

Meanwhile, table-topping Cardiff City and Wolves have also won each of their three games so far this term, but Nottingham Forest saw its own winning start come to an end at Barnsley.

Cardiff's routine 2-0 home win over Sheffield United ensured the Bluebirds stay top of the division as Sean Morrison and Nathaniel Mendez-Laing scored either side of half-time.

Wolves, on the other hand, were given a tough test away at relegated Hull City, holding on to win on Humberside despite the host scoring a penalty in the 100th minute.

Ruben Neves' first goal in English football was cancelled out by Michael Dawson, but Wolves did enough to win the game through Diogo Jota and Nouha Dicko before David Meyler's late spot-kick.

Forest, however, no longer boast a perfect record after they fell to a 2-1 defeat at Barnsley. Leeds United and Fulham drew 0-0 to both remain unbeaten.

Just like last season, this Championship campaign is not going to plan for Villa as its 2-1 reverse at Reading means it is winless after three games.

Conor Hourihane scored with three minutes left for Steve Bruce's men, but an earlier own goal from Glenn Whelan and a Modou Barrow strike meant it was too little too late.

Villa is only kept off the bottom by Burton, 2-0 losers at Boro courtesy of a Britt Assombalonga brace, but there are a clutch of clubs also waiting on its first victory.

Bristol City's Bobby Reid scored in the 98th minute to deny Brentford three points, while Bolton Wanderers' wait goes on after a goalless draw at Birmingham.

Elsewhere, Derby County beat Preston North End 1-0, with both teams now on four points.

Only Burton Albion is keeping Villa off the foot of the table as it was beaten at Middlesbrough.


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