Sheffield United continue to sit atop of the Sky Bet Championship as the season reached the first international break.
Goals from Iliman Ndiaye and Oli McBurnie either side of half-time proved enough for Sheffield Utd to defeat Preston North End 2-0 at Deepdale, in turn ensuring that they remain top heading into the international break.
Norwich slipped three points behind the Blades in second as Sam Byram’s flicked effort from Teemu Pukki’s shot saw them rescue a 1-1 draw at home to West Brom, having fallen behind to Dara O’Shea’s ninth minute header.
Tom Ince’s clinical 63rd minute free-kick proved enough to lift Reading into third with a narrow win away at Wigan.
Jay Rodriguez’s 67th minute header saw Burnley improve to fourth in a 2-1 home win over Bristol City, as Manuel Benson’s opener for the Clarets was cancelled out by ex Burnley striker – Nakhi Wells.
Comeback goals from summer signings, Aji Alese and Jewison Bennette saw Sunderland twice fight back to snatch an eventual 2-2 draw away to Watford, which put the Black Cats up to fifth in the table.
QPR round out the top-six after they found themselves held to a goalless draw at home to Stoke City, despite having limited the Potters to just one shot on target.
Down in the relegation zone, Coventry continue to sit rock-bottom after they snatched a goalless draw at Birmingham City, despite Gustavo Hamer’s red card for lashing out at Hannibal Mejbri in the 89th minute as the pair tussled.
Huddersfield bounced back from Danny Schofield’s sacking in midweek as Jordan Rhodes fired in an eighth minute winner for the Terriers against Cardiff City at the John Smith’s Stadium.
Middlesbrough rounded out the bottom three as they sit third-bottom following a goalless draw at home to Rotherham in a rare Saturday Night Football clash.
Elsewhere, Blackburn Rovers fell out of the top-six as second-half goals from Carlton Morris and Reece Burke fired Luton to a 2-0 home win at Kenilworth Road.
Second-half goals from Ryan Manning, Luke Cundle and Joel Piroe fired Swansea to a clinical home victory over Hull City, which extended the Tigers’ losing streak to four matches.
Finally, Benik Afobe’s 63rd minute strike secured Millwall a 2-1 win over Blackpool at The Den in which Gary Rowett’s Lions led through Dan Grimshaw’s own goal before Charlie Patino equalised before half-time.