Championship team of the season so far including Leeds United, Sunderland, Watford and Ipswich Town stars
The international break offers time for reflection on a pulsating first few months of the second tier season.
Some clubs are of course faring better than others but the team of the season so far recognises individual brilliance.
The second tier has had its fair share of it this season, with a vast array of talents giving impressive auditions for futures at a higher level.
But who has made it into the Championship’s best XI with their exploits so far this term?
Here is the Championship team of the season so far in full, based on performance ratings issued on the official WhoScored website.