Derby maintain their place at the top of the Championship despite losing 2- 1 at home to Wigan; John Eustace put the Rams in front before a second half double from James McClean gave the Lactics the win. Troy Deeney netted an equalizer of the bench to keep Watford level at the top with a 1-1 draw at Middlesbrough, Kike had give Boro the lead. James Henry and Leon Clarke struck in the second half to move Wolves to third after victory at Leeds; Mirco Antenucci gave Leeds the lead before Wolves turned it around. Bournemouth hammered Birmingham to inflict more pain on the Midlands club with an 8-0 away win. Brett Pitman, Callum Wilson and Matt Ritchie gave the Cherries a 3-0 half time lead before a second half hat trick from Marc Pugh and a double from Tokelo Rantie put the score to 8.
Norwich keep their place in the top 6 after a 0-0 draw away at Sheffield Wednesday. Blackburn close up on the top 6 after a 3-1 away win at Forest, Matt Fryatt gave Forest a first half lead but 3 goals in 11 second half minutes from Alex Baptiste, Rudy Gestede and Jordan Rhodes gave Rovers victory. Nahki Wells struck twice in the second half to see Huddersfield nick a point at Portman Road; Tommy Smith and Christophe Berra put the Tractor Boys in the lead before Wells struck. Danny Shittu’s second half strike inflicted Russell Slade’s first defeat as Cardiff manager after defeat at Millwall.
Fulham continue their revival with a 3-0 home win over Charlton on Friday Night; Scott Parker struck alongside Hugo Rodallega’s double to move Fulham up to 20th. Brighton and Rotherham shared the points after a 1-1 draw; Joe Bennett put the Seagulls in front but 3 minutes later Alex Revell struck to give Rotherham a point. Bolton close gap to safety after 3-1 victory over Brentford; Neil Danns and Craig Davies put Bolton 2-0 up in second half before Jon Toral halved deficit with 7 minutes left but Davies struck late on to seal all 3 points. Blackpool remain rooted to the bottom after 3-0 defeat at Reading; Glenn Murray, Nick Blackman and an own goal from Peter Clarke sealed Reading’s win.