Referee Mike Dean controversially reversed his decision to award Cardiff a penalty as the Bluebirds’ troubles deepened with a 2-0 loss against Burnley at Turf Moor.
Brighton crashed to their worst Premier League home defeat to leave themselves in serious relegation trouble as Bournemouth ended their recent slump in style.
West Brom striker Dwight Gayle grabbed a hat-trick in a 4-1 Sky Bet Championship win against Preston at The Hawthorns.
Second-half goals from Will Vaulks and Matt Crooks saw Rotherham come from two goals down to earn a battling 2-2 draw at Stoke in the Championship.
Fulham secured just a fifth Premier League win of the season as Scott Parker’s already-relegated side outplayed Everton at Craven Cottage.
Josh Adams scored a hat-trick of tries as Worcester picked up a valuable five points in their battle against relegation with a convincing 39-17 win over Sale at Sixways.
Crisis club Notts County sunk further into trouble as goals from Aaron Taylor-Sinclair, Ryan Wintle and James Jones secured Crewe a 3-0 win at Gresty Road.
Bolton passed another unwanted milestone as they slipped closer to relegation after a Mason Mount hat-trick gave play-off chasing Derby a 4-0 home victory.
Reading eased their Championship relegation fears with a tense 2-1 victory over Brentford at Madejski Stadium.
British Steel is seeking a £100 million Government loan after failure to pass a Brexit deal left it out of an EU-wide carbon trading scheme, according to reports.