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Championship roundup: Southampton extend unbeaten start

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Che Adams struck in stoppage time as Southampton snatched a dramatic 2-1 win at Plymouth to maintain their momentum in the Championship promotion race on Saturday.

Relegated from the Premier League last season, Southampton are hoping for a quick return to the top flight.

They have made a strong start, taking seven points from their first three second-tier fixtures.

Nathan Tella opened the scoring for Saints at Home Park just after the break, but they were immediately pegged back when Ryan Hardie turned home from close range.

In stoppage time, Adam Armstrong's goal-bound header was parried by Conor Hazard into the path of Adams, who netted from virtually on the goalline.

Ipswich maintained their 100 per cent start on their return to the Championship with a 1-0 win over QPR.

The Tractor Boys left it until the 75th minute to get the breakthrough as Conor Chaplin scored at the second attempt.

Debutant Cesare Casadei came off the bench and netted a stoppage-time winner to earn Leicester a 2-1 victory over Cardiff.

Wanya Marcal-Madivadua's first-half opener for Leicester was cancelled out by Aaron Ramsey's sublime leveller just before the interval.

But on-loan Chelsea midfielder Casadei kept up Leicester's perfect start to the campaign before Cardiff had defender Mahlon Romeo sent off.

Goals from Koji Miyoshi and Lukas Jutkiewicz helped Birmingham to a 2-0 win over Bristol City, who played the last 15 minutes with 10 men after Robert Dickie received a second booking.

Preston maintained their unbeaten start to the league campaign as Liam Lindsay's header earned a 1-0 win at Sheffield Wednesday.

Andre Vidigal scored his fourth goal of the season as Stoke bounced back to winning ways with a 1-0 home win over Watford.

Jobe Bellingham scored either side of half-time as Sunderland came from behind to record their first win of the season with a 2-1 victory over Rotherham.

Swansea and Coventry drew 1-1 at the Liberty Stadium, while Huddersfield and Middlesbrough remain without a league win this term after their 1-1 draw.

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