For the 7th round of English Championship, Cardiff hosts Hull City. Cardiff confidently defeated 2-0 Huddersfield at home, while Hull lost away to Brighton (1-0). Steve Bruce's team has 10 points and occupying the 6th place in the standings, while Cardiff with 12 points are sitting on the 2nd position just 4 points behind the Brighton who's leading the race. Cardiff alongside Brighton, Birmingham and Leeds are the only unbeaten teams in the Championship so far. They defeated Wolves, Nottingham and Huddersfield, and the other 3 games ended in a draw.
For the 6th round of English Championship, Brighton hosts Hull City. Brighton, who remains unbeaten after the first 5 rounds, recorded 2 away and 2 home victories over Nottingham Forest, Blackburn, Fulham and Ipswich. Chris Hughton's side is currently leading the race in the standings. Huddersfield was the only team that managed to take away points from Brighton (1-1). Hull is right behind Brighton in the league table on the 2nd spot, having 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss. Steve Bruce's team confidently won at home over Huddersfield (2-0), then a draw against Wolves (1-1), and 2 more wins over Fulham (2-1) and Preston (2-0) with a loss to Charlton (2-1) in between.
The football season is about to begin in England. Leeds will host Burnley, who played in the Premier League last season but got relegated alongside Hull and QPR. Leeds finished on the 15th spot last season in Championship. Burnley is likely to push for promotion again, which means they'll try to get as many points as possible. Leeds signed Uwe Rösler in late May after a season at Wigan.
Both Birmingham and Brighton head into this game after two disappointing losses against Middlesbrough and Sheffield Wednesday. Birmingham defender Gavin Gunning is set to miss this game due to suffering a knee injury against Cambridge on Tuesday night. For Brighton, Solly March and Kazenga LuaLua look set to return after Sunderland bought Will Buckley from the Gulls for 2.5 million pounds.