Championship team of the week led by Bristol City, Coventry, Norwich, Leeds United and QPR

Here's how the Championship team of the week shapes up for the weekend of Friday, January 19 to Monday, January 22.

It was another exciting weekend of Championship action as the goals flew in across the division.

Bristol City recovered from going behind against Watford by drawing level through debutant Scott Twine. He was still on loan to Hull City in the week but his loan was terminated, and Burnley opted to send him to Ashton Gate where he made an immediate impact in a 1-1 draw.

The action began on Friday night when Hull City inflicted a 1-0 defeat on Sunderland with Fabio Carvalho scoring a deflected goal. Boos could be heard at the Stadium of Light and Michael Beale just two months in to the role is already under pressure.

The lunch time kick off was Swansea City against Southampton and Russell Martin's side extended their unbeaten run to 21 games, as he got one over his former club. The three-o-clock's saw Plymouth Argyle beat Cardiff City with Ryan Hardie getting a brace and an assist in what was the best individual performance of the weekend.

Coventry City beat Sheffield Wednesday 2-1, Norwich City defeated West Brom 2-0 whilst Tony Mowbray remains unbeaten as Birmingham City boss as they beat Stoke City. Carabao Cup semi-finalists Middlesbrough drew 1-1 with Rotherham United and QPR claimed a 2-0 win over their London rivals Millwall, and also Blackburn Rovers drew 1-1 with Huddersfield Town.

It was late but it was great for Leeds United as Joel Piroe scored a late penalty to defeat Preston North End whilst the weekend was rounded off with a draw between Leicester City and Ipswich Town on Monday. As mentioned, Ryan Hardie put in a brilliant individual performance for the Pilgrims, but who were the other best performing players?

Here based on the player ratings from WhoScored, is an 11 in the traditional 4-4-2 formation of the best performing players of the weekend. *The EFL's official team of the week might look slightly different should they adopt a change in formation.

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