Sheffield United returned to the summit following a busy midweek round of Sky Bet Championship action.
Anel Ahmedhodzic’s second-half brace fired Sheffield United back to the summit following a 4-0 mauling of sixth-placed Reading at Bramall Lane, in which Oli McBurnie scored in his second consecutive match and Iliman Ndiaye also found the net.
An injury-time winner from Onel Hernandez fired Norwich up to second in a comeback win at his former loan team – Birmingham City, after Scott Hogan’s opener for the hosts was cancelled out by Andrew Omobamidele.
Second-half goals from Vitinho and Jay Rodriguez saw Burnley defeat Millwall 2-0 at Turf Moor to improve to third.
Comeback goals from Ismaila Sarr and Vakoun Bayo saw fourth-placed Watford mark their centenary at Vicarage Road in style with a 2-1 win over Middlesbrough, having conceded a fourth minute opening goal to Rodrigo Muniz’s header.
Ben Brereton Diaz’s 16th minute strike fired Blackburn up to fifth in a narrow away victory at Blackpool.
Down in the relegation zone, Coventry remain rock-bottom after losing their first home game of the season in a 1-0 defeat against Preston, as Emil Riis Jakobsen struck a 73rd minute winner for the Lilywhites who are still yet to concede in the league this season.
Huddersfield again sit second-bottom after suffering a 2-0 defeat at Bristol City as Nakhi Wells and Antoine Semenyo struck for the Robins.
Swansea climbed out of the bottom three at Birmingham City’s expense after they were held to a 1-1 draw at Stoke City, as Tyrese Campbell rescued the Potters a late point to cancel out Joel Piroe’s sixth-minute opener.
Elsewhere, Jack Clarke provided assists for Ross Stewart’s brace then netted himself as Sunderland thrashed Rotherham 3-0 at the Stadium of Light, as Tony Mowbray enjoyed a successful bow as Black Cats manager.
First-half goals from Ilias Chair, Ethan Laird and Chris Willock fired QPR to a 3-1 home victory against Hull, who snatched a late consolatory goal from Tyler Smith’s late strike.
Second-half goals from Luke Freeman and Gabriel Osho saw Luton clinch victory at Cardiff, despite Romaine Sawyers netting a late consolatory goal for the Bluebirds.
Finally, West Bromwich Albion fought back against Wigan in a 1-1 draw at the DW Stadium as Karlan Grant cancelled out Josh Magennis’ sixth-minute opener.