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Boro on Championship summit

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Boro on Championship summit (©GettyImages)
Boro on Championship summit (©GettyImages).

Promotion chasing Middlesbrough lead the npower Championship after defeating Sheffield Wednesday 3-1 in front of their biggest home crowd in over three years.

Justin Hoyte's magical opener was witnessed by 28,229 fans on Teesside, before a controversial equaliser from Gary Madine temporarily tethered Boro back to second place.

But Ishmael Miller and second-half substitute Lukas Jutkiewicz scored the goals to edge their side above Crystal Palace, who must wait until Saturday's game at Peterborough to try and reclaim top spot.

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Topics:
Sheffield Wednesday
Football
Championship
Gary Madine
Lukas Jutkiewicz
Justin Hoyte
Crystal Palace
Middlesbrough
Ishmael Miller
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