Football League: Leeds sink to shock defeat as Portsmouth win thriller

  • The top three hit the rocks in the Championship
  • Lincoln sail clear at the top of League Two

None of the top three were able to record a win on a rollercaoster afternoon in the second tier. Leeds could not repeat their Boxing Day heroics during the visit of Hull City, who came away with a shock win thanks to a goal in each half from Jarrod Bowen. Ten-man West Brom needed a 95th-minute own goal from David Jones to salvage a point at home to a rejuvenated Sheffield Wednesday, after Jay Rodriguez saw red for the first time in his career, while Norwich failed, like their floodlights, to take advantage of events at Elland Road, losing 4-3 at home to Derby despite another two goals for Teemu Pukki. Enjoying similarly free-scoring seasons are Tammy Abraham, who netted in Aston Villa’s 1-1 draw at Preston North End, and Sheffield United’s Billy Sharp, whose double helped put Blackburn to the sword for the promotion hopefuls.

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