Here's who Leeds United's promotion rivals will face over the Christmas period

Leeds United and the rest of the Championship are about to his a crucial festive period - but who are those challengeing at the top playing over the Christmas schedule?

Tuesday, 11th December 2018, 7:53 pm
Updated Tuesday, 11th December 2018, 7:55 pm
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Our Phil Hay takes a look at the promotion challengers and who they will be taking on.

Fixtures: Dec 15 - Bristol City (a); Dec 22 - Blackburn Rovers (a); Dec 26 - Nottm Forest (h); Dec 29 - Derby County (h); Jan 1 - Brentford (a).
Fixtures: Dec 14 - West Brom (h); Dec 22 - Ipswich Town (a); Dec 26 - Derby County (h); Dec 29 - Blackburn Rovers (h); Jan 1 - Wigan Athletic (a).

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Fixtures: Dec 17 - Nottm Forest (h); Dec 22 - Bristol City (h); Dec 26 - Sheff Utd (a); Dec 29 - Norwich City (a); Jan 1 - Middlesbrough (h).
Fixtures: Dec 14 - Sheff Utd (a); Dec 22 - Rotherham (a); Dec 26 - Wigan Athletic (h); Dec 29 - Sheff Wed (h); Jan 1 - Blackburn Rovers (a).
Fixtures: Dec 15 - QPR (a); Dec 18 (League Cup) - Burton Albion (h); Dec 22 - Reading (a); Dec 26 - Sheff Wed (h); Dec 29 - Ipswich Town (h); Jan 1 - Derby County (a).
Fixtures: Dec 15 - Bolton (a); Dec 23 - Aston Villa (a); Dec 26 - Blackburn Rovers (h); Dec 29 - Hull City (h); Jan 1 - Nottm Forest (a).
Fixtures: Dec 17 - Derby County (a); Dec 22 - QPR (h); Dec 26 - Norwich City (a); Dec 29 - Millwall (a); Jan 1 - Leeds United (h).
Fixtures: Dec 15 - Stoke City (h); Dec 23 - Leeds United (h); Dec 26 - Swansea City (a); Dec 29 - Preston North End (a); Jan 1 - QPR (h).