Josh Koroma nets Huddersfield winner in five-goal thriller

Josh Koroma nets Huddersfield winner in five-goal thriller

  • Josh Koroma grabbed Huddersfield 85th-minute winner as they edged Middleborough 3-2 in the Sky Bet Championship game at the John Smith’s Stadium on Saturday.
  • Huddersfield registered a fine three points against Neil Warnock’s side.

Boro started well with a 14th-minute opener from Marvin Johnson before Carel Eiting level things in the 37th minute assisted by Josh Koroma.

Former Crystal Palace attacker Fraizer Campbell gave the home side the lead just before the break.

Congolese Britt Assombalonga scored for Boro from the spot to make it 2-2. The penalty was awarded after Sarr brought down Assombalonga in the 83rd.

In the 85-minute, it was a strong display from Josh Koroma, who held of his man in the area and exquisitely curled an effort into the back of the Boro net to secure a vital three points for his side.

The goal was his fourth of the season in fourteen matches played in all competition.

Meanwhile, Norwich remain top of the Championship despite being held to a 1-1 draw by Coventry.

Championship full-time scores

 

Here’s how things ended up in today’s Championship fixtures:

  • Reading 3-1 Bristol City
  • Birmingham City 0-0 Millwall
  • Blackburn Rovers 2-1 Barnsley
  • Cardiff City 4-0 Luton Town
  • Derby County 1-0 Wycombe Wanderers
  • Huddersfield Town 3-2 Middlesbrough
  • Norwich City 1-1 Coventry City
  • Rotherham United 2-2 AFC Bournemouth
  • Sheffield Wednesday 0-0 Stoke City
  • Watford 4-1 Preston North End

 

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Fankaty Dabo makes 50th Coventry City appearance

Fankaty Dabo makes 50th Coventry City appearance

  • Sierra Leone’s Fankaty Dabo made his 50th appearances for Mark Robins’ side away to Norwich City at Carrow Road on Saturday.

The right-back Dabo, 25, who recently signed a new three-year deal with the Sky Blues until 2023, having established himself as a first-team regular, will aim to help his side away from home.

Dabo, who is a Sierra Leonean descent, won the Coventry 2019/2020 Family Zone player of the Year.

He climbed through the ranks, signed his first professional contract at Chelsea before move out on loan to Swindon Town 2017.

The following season, he spent a season-long loan with Dutch side Vitesse, where he made five appearances in the Europa League.

The defender returned to Holland for the 2018/19 season, this time joining Sparta Rotterdam, before moving to the Sky Blues, signing a three-year deal.

Coventry standing fourth from the bottom as they battled through a difficult English Championship season.

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Two goals in two 3F Superliga games for striker Kamara

Two goals in two 3F Superliga games for striker Kamara

  • Striker Alhaji Kamara continued his spectacular form with his Danish side as Randers beat Odense Boldklub 2-1 on Friday. (Photo: Henning Bagger / Ritzau Scanpix)
 
Kamara, who netted the winner in Randers win over Copenhagen on Monday, took his tally of goals for the season to four.
 
 
His fourth of the season came in the 35th-minute as he helps his side to their first win at Cepheus Park.
 
Frederik Lauenborg scored his first Randers goals in the 55th-minute to double their lead as they picked up the first home win of the season.
 
Odense BK scored in the 82nd minute from O Lund effort, but the host held on to secure a back to back win.
 
“The victory means a lot. We did a bit in training last week, and It was important to show it on the pitch, to ourselves that we were able to deliver a proper effort in our last two matches,” Erik Marxen told TV3 Sport.

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Recap: Mohamed Magdy nets Al Ahly’s winner in all-Egypt final

Recap: Mohamed Magdy nets Al Ahly’s winner in all-Egypt final

  • A top-class strike from Mohamed Magdy in the 87th-minute was enough to seal a 2-1 Al Ahly victory over Cairo rivals Zamalek in the first-ever one-legged African Champions League final behind closed doors.
 
Following a delay to the 2020 edition of the competition due of Covid-19, Magdy’s decided settled an entertaining match at the Cairo International Stadium on Friday.
 
Amr El Solia scored Pitso Mosimane’s side opener in the 5th-minute only for Shikabala to cancel that out before half-time with another top-class effort.
 
The victory means Al Ahly extended their African Champions League accolade to ninth.
 

South African Pitso Mosimane, becomes just the third coach to win the title with two different clubs and his second after guided Mamelodi Sundowns to the title in 2016.

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