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10 Things We’ve Learnt From the Championship Season So Far

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You might think it’s utterly bonkers to start looking into performances and assessing what we’ve learnt from this season’s Championship after just three games, but the second tier is just that – utterly bonkers – and let’s be honest, who doesn’t love a hastily made assumption which ends up looking ridiculous?

With every team now at the three-game mark there’s been no shortage of thrills, spills, wonder strikes and calamities.

So, buckle up as we run through exactly what we’ve learnt from the opening weeks of this season’s Championship (there’s even a few predictions in there which will soon be regretted when they’re proved completely wrong in about a week’s time).

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2. Wycombe Wanderers Aren’t Going to Be Arounddor Long

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Gareth Ainsworth’s side have looked out of their depth early on | Lewis Storey/Getty Images
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Phillip Cocu is already under pressure at Derby after just three league games | Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

4. Norwich and Brentford Aren’t as Brilliant as We All Predicted

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Norwich haven’t had a great start to the campaign | Ben Early – AMA/Getty Images
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Forest have had a torrid start to the season | George Wood/Getty Images

6. Sheffield Wednesday Should Be Alright

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Garry Monk has a mountain to climb but his side should have enough | Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Images
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Aitor Karanka has a proven track record in the second tier | James Williamson – AMA/Getty Images

8. Selling Their Two Top Scorers Isn’t a Problem for QPR

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Lyndon Dykes has settled into the QPR side seamlessly | James Williamson – AMA/Getty Images
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10. 2020/21 Will be Adam Armstrong’s Watershed Season

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