Ross Stewart has ensured Tony Mowbray’s reign as Sunderland supervisor began with a bang as his double secured a Championship victory over Rotherham.
A day after the previous Celtic, Middlesbrough and Blackburn supervisor had been introduced as Alex Neil’s alternative on the Stadium of Gentle, the Scotland worldwide struck twice after the break as his aspect surged to a 3-0 win.
Stewart’s fourth aim of the season gave the house aspect a 52nd-minute lead as they tried to bounce again from Saturday’s 1-0 defeat by Norwich on Wearside, and he helped himself to a different 13 minutes later with Jack Clarke offering the help for the second time within the recreation.
He then returned the favour to permit Clarke to wrap up the factors with 20 minutes remaining.
Former Black Cats head coach Neil wanted a late equaliser from substitute Tyrese Campbell to stop his first recreation as Stoke supervisor ending in defeat.
Campbell struck in added time to cancel out Joel Piroe’s sixth-minute opener to rescue the Scot’s massive evening.
Bristol Metropolis striker Antoine Semenyo got here off the bench to attain for the third successive recreation and cement a 2-0 victory over struggling Huddersfield City.
Nahki Wells had put the Robins forward in opposition to his former membership 10 minutes earlier than the break, and Semenyo struck with 10 minutes remaining to kill off any hope of a fightback.
Emil Riis additionally introduced himself in type to fireplace Preston North Finish to a much-needed 1-0 win at Coventry Metropolis.
Substitute Riis’ 73rd-minute strike – simply the membership’s second league aim of the marketing campaign up to now – prolonged their unbeaten begin to the marketing campaign and left Metropolis nonetheless awaiting their first three-point haul.
Chile worldwide Ben Brereton Diaz scored early handy Blackburn Rovers the factors at Blackpool.
Brereton Diaz fired house from Bradley Dack’s through-ball after 16 minutes to finish a run of three straight league defeats.