Ipswich 2 – 1 Manchester United – Schmeichel blunder throws title race wide open
Blundering goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel threw the premier league wide open after his mistake meant United suffered their first defeat in 13 matches. United was helped by the fact that Aston Villa also lost 2-0 to Southampton and remained ahead on goal difference.
Chelsea 0 Sheffield Wednesday 2 – Forgetful Debut for Chelsea new Keeper Kharin
Dimitri Kharin, who played for the CIS in the European Championships last summer, will want to forget his home debut for Chelsea. He had to pick the ball out of the net after Paul Warhurst put Wednesday ahead with the first time shot from close range. Then at half time Kharin suffering from a groin strain, could not return and was replaced by Gerry Peyton.
Sheffield United 1 QPR 2 – Relegation trouble beckons for Blades
Sheffield United plunged deeper into relegation trouble despite forcing 19 corners. On loan, Chris Kamara saw his close-range shot blocked by Rufus Brevett before Rangers swept into the lead in the 19th minute as Bradley Allen’s low drive gave Rangers the lead.
Leeds United 3 – 0 Middlesborough – Strandli makes a memorable debut for Leeds
Norweigian international Frank Strandli paid an instant dividend by scoring on his Leeds debut as Middlesborough’s famine of away wins continued. Standli, who completed a £350000 from IK stars just 35 minutes before the deadline but came off as a sub at 58th minute.
Other Results from that match day:
Coventry City 0 Wimbledon 2 Crystal Palace 1 Tottenham Hotspur 3 Everton 0 Norwich City 1 Manchester City 3 Blackburn Rovers 2 Nottingham Forest 2 Oldham Athletic 0 Southampton 2 Aston Villa 0