Sheffield United and Burnley, protagonists in the Championship marathon

English football lovers hold on, because ‘Boxing Day’ not only features Premier League matches, also those of the Championship. And there are important matches for the second competition of British football.

Day 24 starts with Millwall’s visit to Watford, another team from the classification part. Then the faces Sunderland and Blackburn Rovers will be seen, before the main course at 4:00 p.m.

Six meetings with different objectives: Sheffield United-Coventry CityRotherham United-Stoke City, Preston North End-Huddersfield Town, Middlesbrough-Wigan Athletic, Bristol City-West Bromwich Albion y Hull City-Blackpool.

To end ‘Boxing Day’ and this December 26 of football in the Championship, Cardiff City-Queens Park Rangers (18.15) y Luton Town-Norwich City (20.45).

Two teams are in the spotlight, the main rivals for direct promotion to the Premier League: Burnley (47 points) and Sheffield United (44).

Both resume the course with three consecutive victories in the League. The leader receives this Tuesday the Birmingham City (9:00 p.m.) and Sheffield United faces an important appointment on ‘Boxing Day’ against Coventry City.

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