Championship leaders Norwich lost points for the second time in four days after being held to a 1-1 draw by struggling QPR at Carrow Road.
After losing 1-0 at Watford on Saturday, the Canaries slipped again as the visitors registered a hard-earned point in a two-penalty game.
A dominant Norwich side looked like they had won it when Teemu Pukki scored his 11th goal of the season on the spot with 15 minutes remaining, but was caught nine minutes later as Bright Osayi-Samuel followed suit for the
Derby recorded their biggest win of the season with a 4-0 triumph at Birmingham saw them come out of the last three for the first time since late October.
Three goals in 10 minutes of the first half, from Krystian Bielik, Graeme Shinnie and Colin Kazim-Richards, wreaked havoc for Wayne Rooney’s side as they rebounded strongly from their loss to Preston on Boxing Day, this who
had ended a previous six-game unbeaten streak. Jason Knight completed the scoring.
Sheffield Wednesday Responded to Tony Pulis’ sacking by beating the playoff hunt Middlesbrough 2-1.
Pulis left the club on Monday night after being in charge for just 45 days and 10 games.
First-half goals from Callum Paterson and Liam Shaw secured the victory at Hillsborough, with the hosts holding on after Duncan Watmore pulled one out.
Huddersfield won five straight home wins as Naby Sarr inspired a dramatic 2-1 victory over Blackburn.
The rovers believed they had recovered a point when substitute Sam Gallagher jumped up with four minutes left to cancel Sarr’s header opening.
But the great defender had the final say as the game entered added time as he came back on Pipa’s float pass to catch an astonishing winner.
Leicester midfielder on loan Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall scored his first goal for Luton as the Hatters finished a three-game winless streak by beating Bristol City 2-1 at Kenilworth Road.
Glen Rea sent the hosts back in front after 17 minutes, but Sonny Bradley’s own goal just past the hour restored parity.
Luton only took seven minutes after that leveler to find the winning goal, with Dewsbury-Hall scoring a nice strike to clinch all three points.
Barnsley condemned Rotherham in their fifth loss in six matches.
Cauley Woodrow put the visitors in place eight minutes before Alex Mowatt doubled their advantage. Michael Smith withdrew one but Barnsley held on to win 2-1.
Elsewhere, Daniel Johnson and Sean Maguire were on track to Preston as they recorded a 2-0 victory over Coventry, while Wycombe collected three valuable points in their relegation fight as heads of Ryan Tafazolli and
David Wheeler gave them a 2-1 win over Cardiff despite Junior Hoilett’s late goal.
James Chester scored an own goal in the second half for Feed to undo the strike from teammate Jordan Thompson in a 1-1 draw with Nottingham Forest.