Ten-man Watford was defeated 2-1 by visiting Middlesbrough.
Troy Deeney scored in the first minute for the Hornets but that was as good as it got as Marvin Emnes levelled and Matej Vydra was dismissed before half-time.
Scott McDonald came off the bench to win it for Boro with 13 minutes to play.
Heidar Helguson nodded home an 88th-minute winner as Cardiff City remained top of the Championship with a 2-1 victory at Ipswich Town.
The Tractor Boys took the lead on the cusp of half-time when debutant DJ Campbell appeared to handle the ball over the line but the Bluebirds turned the tide when Helguson prodded home in the 63rd minute after a
The striker was then on target again to win in it in the closing moments from
Leicester City had earlier enjoyed a brief reign at the summit after a regulation 2-0 win over Bristol City at the
Managerless Blackburn Rovers, led temporarily by
The stalemate lasted until the 78th minute but was ended when
Crystal Palace lies fourth after edging a thrilling encounter with Burnley 4-3.
Leeds United and Hull won their respective Yorkshire derbies 1-0.
Second-half goals from
Bolton Wanderers' season continued to falter as
Derby County held Brighton & Hove Albion to a 0-0 draw at
Central Coast Mariners striker Daniel McBreen has signed on loan with Chinese Super League side Shanghai SIPG until 31 October.