The EFL motion continued on the weekend throughout the Sky Bet Championship, League One and League Two and, as ordinary, produced loads of drama!
10 years on and Birmingham City nonetheless adore late 2-1 wins!
Saturday 27 February 2021 marked an historic landmark for Birmingham City Football Club, with it being 10 years to the day that they got here away from Wembley as League Cup winners.
Arsenal had been dispatched by two-goals-to-one with a late Obafemi Martins strike and 10 years on they had been at it once more, this time in a much less glamorous event, however as vital however.
After going a goal down a minute earlier than the break against Queens Park Rangers, the Blues had their work lower out, however two goals in three minutes from Kristian Pederson and Alen Halilovic secured three points on home soil.
An vital three points that lifts them 5 points above the Championship drop zone.
Seven goal thriller at Home Park
One of many video games of the day within the EFL got here from Home Park as Plymouth Argyle ran out 4-3 winners against Lincoln City in probably the most dramatic style.
After going 2-0 up, the Inexperienced Military discovered themselves 3-2 down after the hour mark however Ryan Lowe has instilled a by no means say die perspective since he took over in 2019, and that was plain to see on Saturday afternoon.
Conor Grant levelled with 13 minutes of the sport left earlier than Joe Edwards’ 91st-minute strike sealed all three points.
An enormous end result for the hosts and a small dent within the Imps’ promotion hopes, with Peterborough United winning above them and Hull City winning beneath them.
Leaving it late the theme of the day for Cambridge
Port Vale and Cambridge United’s Sky Bet League Two encounter needed to be pushed back 15 minutes, after the guests had been caught in visitors on the M6.
Th3 delay didn’t hamper their preparations for the sport nevertheless, and had been duly rewarded for his or her endurance.
A shocking goal from Liam O’Neil within the eighty fifth minute made positive that the U’s retained top spot, forward of Forest Inexperienced’s 3-0 win over Colchester United later on within the night.
The mad Hatters
It’s testomony to Nathan Jones that after saving Luton City from relegation last season, the Hatters at the moment are 14th within the league and 12 points above the drop zone.
He would have been lower than impressed at 3:45pm on Saturday although, taking his side in on the break 2-0 to struggling Sheffield Wednesday
However no matter he said at half-time within the home dressing room at Kenilworth Street clearly labored as Luton turned the sport on its head within the first second half,
Kai Naismith, Ryan Tunnicliffe and Elijah Adebayo will in all probability have much less working to do come Monday as their goals finally helped Jones’ side to three points.
Barton’s Fuel up and working
Joey Barton has been tasked with retaining Bristol Rovers in Sky Bet League One and after Saturday’s end result against Shrewsbury City, they took their first steps to security.
Shedding within the dying minutes against Wigan Athletic last time out wouldn’t have been how Barton dreamt up his first sport in cost.