Date: 24th April 2016 at 10:53pm
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Brighton’s Championship season continued with a win against Charlton at the Valley on Saturday.

A three-one win at Charlton, in a match stopped several times due to ongoing protests, saw Brighton move joint top of the Championship along with Burnley and Middlesbrough.

Following the first disruption in play Sam Baldock’s early goal had Brighton ahead when he turned in a Connor Goldson cross for what was only his fourth-goal of the season, but an important one at his stage.

Charlton drew level early in the second half through Johann Berg Gudmundsson but the lead was taken again when Jiri Skalak scored.

After another hold up (leading to plenty of injury-time) a Tomer Hemed penalty deep in injury-time made sure of the Albion win to keep us in third taking us level with leaders Burnley and second placed Middlesbrough with goal-difference alone separating us all.

Here’s a round up of the Championship action from the other games played in midweek….

These were the other results.

Friday 22nd April 2016
Preston 0-1 Burnley

Saturday 23rd April 2016
Derby 1-1 Sheff Wed
Blackburn 2-2 Bristol City
Cardiff 2-1 Bolton
Charlton 1-3 Brighton
Fulham 1-3 Nottm Forest
Huddersfield 1-1 Birmingham
Hull 2-2 Leeds
Middlesbrough 0-0 Ipswich
MK Dons 1-4 Brentford
QPR 1-1 Reading
Wolves 0-0 Rotherham

Burnley (one-nil) beat Lancashire rival Preston on Friday to move back to the top of the table with Middlesbrough’s (nil-nil) draw with Ipswich at the Riverside keeping the Clarets at the top of the Championship table.

This title is now in Burnley’s hands, however only goal-difference separates the top three!

Brighton’s (three-one) win at already relegated Charlton sees it a three-way tie at the top but the current leaders are now the favourites for the title (certainly to finish in the top two) with Boro and Albion still to play each other.

MK Dons’ (four-one) defeat to Brentford saw them fill the final relegation spot, which was highly probable anyway but now officially confirmed with a season-long stay in the Championship over.

Automatic promotion is going all the way, the play-offs are nearly sorted out now.

Cardiff (two-one) still have an outside hope of finishing in these play-offs after beating Bolton but Sheffield Wednesday’s (one-one) draw at Derby leaves the Owls on the verge of a top six finish but not yet assured of this.

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