Leeds United face off against Fulham on Saturday in what could a pivotal day for their top two challenge.

Fulham chief makes honest Leeds United and West Brom claim, Nottingham Forest eye THREE Premier League strikers as Barnsley and Middlesbrough face key matches - Championship preview

Championship clubs at the bottom and top end of the table are gearing up for a massive weekend - the start of a busy festive fixture list.

As ever, with some key games to watch out for, we preview the main talking points ahead of this weekend's Championship fixture list. Scroll and click through the pages:

Sabri Lamouchis men were closing in on the top two before a run of four games without a win has seen Forest drop to as low as 8th. January comes at a good time, with Dwight Gayle, Che Adams and Glenn Murray all reported targets.

5. Nottingham Forest looking ahead to January

Sabri Lamouchis men were closing in on the top two before a run of four games without a win has seen Forest drop to as low as 8th. January comes at a good time, with Dwight Gayle, Che Adams and Glenn Murray all reported targets.
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Sheff Weds 4-0 win at Forest hasnt feared the out of form Robins. Instead, assistant manager Jamie McAllister thinks it is a good time to play the Owls as they might be a bit complacent. Hang that up in the dressing room!

6. Bristol City assistant anticipates a complacent Owls

Sheff Weds 4-0 win at Forest hasnt feared the out of form Robins. Instead, assistant manager Jamie McAllister thinks it is a good time to play the Owls as they might be a bit complacent. Hang that up in the dressing room!
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Talk of a potential heavy punishment over the Hillsborough sale allegations has been non-stop. However, Garry Monk has kept his side focused - unbeaten in their last five - and is now hoping to hold talks over January signings.

7. It is business as usual for Sheffield Wednesday

Talk of a potential heavy punishment over the Hillsborough sale allegations has been non-stop. However, Garry Monk has kept his side focused - unbeaten in their last five - and is now hoping to hold talks over January signings.
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A tricky encounter awaits the league leaders as Brentford visit the Hawthorns. Bartley believes there are still seven or eight teams that can threaten the top two with one team destined to go on a remarkable run of results.

8. Kyle Bartley wary of chasing-pack

A tricky encounter awaits the league leaders as Brentford visit the Hawthorns. Bartley believes there are still seven or eight teams that can threaten the top two with one team destined to go on a remarkable run of results.
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