Sheffield United continue to top the Sky Bet Championship following a packed midweek round of action.
Paul Heckingbottom’s table-topping Blades suffered a first home defeat of the season as Chris Willock fired in a 51st minute winner for QPR, following a neat one-two passing move with Ethan Laird which lifted the Hoops up to fourth.
Norwich City continue to sit second but now level by virtue of goal difference on 24 points apiece with Sheffield Utd, after Grant Hanley’s 50th minute goal was cancelled out by Jeff Hendrick’s equaliser for third-placed Reading in a 1-1 draw at Select Car Leasing Stadium.
Burnley slipped to fifth after Connor Roberts’ 54th minute opening goal was cancelled out by Harry Clarke in a 1-1 draw against Stoke at Turf Moor.
Second-half goals from Olivier Ntcham and Ben Cabango fired Swansea up to sixth in a 2-1 victory at Watford, after the Hornets had led through Ismaila Sarr’s 34th minute strike.
Down in the relegation zone, Coventry remain rock-bottom but are now unbeaten in four matches following a goalless draw at Bristol City.
Ben Jackson’s 70th minute header saw ten-men Huddersfield snatch a dramatic 3-3 draw away at Luton after having twice led in a dramatic first half, although David Kasumu was red carded in injury-time for two bookable offences.
Chuba Akpom’s 23rd minute close-range effort fired Middlesbrough out of the bottom three in a 1-0 home win over Birmingham City.
West Bromwich Albion consequently slipped into the elimination zone after suffering a 1-0 defeat at Preston, as Emil Riis Jakobsen struck a seventh minute winner for the Lilywhites.
Elsewhere, Mark Harris struck a 83rd minute winner as Cardiff stunned Blackburn Rovers in a tightly-fought contest.
Matt Taylor’s bow as Rotherham manager ended with a 1-1 draw at home to Millwall as Daniel Barlaser’s ninth minute penalty was cancelled out by Zian Fleming’s 42nd minute strike.
Comeback goals from Dimitrios Pelkas and Oscar Estupinian saw Hull fight back to defeat Wigan 2-1 at MKM Stadium, which ended the Tigers’ run of five consecutive defeats.
Finally, Sunderland were held to a goalless draw at home to Blackpool as Tony Mowbray’s Black Cats collected their second consecutive 0-0 result at home in the space of a few days.