Manchester City returned to the top of the Premier League but lost Kevin De Bruyne and John Stones to injury following a 1-0 success at Bournemouth.
Norwich fired themselves back to the top of the Sky Bet Championship table by seeing off strugglers Millwall 3-1.
Neal Maupay scored one and assisted another as Brentford kept their slim play-off hopes alive with a 3-0 victory against QPR at Griffin Park.
Quickfire goals from Diogo Jota and Raul Jimenez piled the relegation pressure on Cardiff as slick Wolves claimed a routine win.
Peter Etebo and Benik Afobe fired Stoke to a 2-0 victory over play-off chasing Nottingham Forest and end a six-match winless run in the Sky Bet Championship.
Will Atkinson and Alex MacDonald hit late goals as Mansfield boosted their automatic promotion hopes with a 4-2 win over Cheltenham.
Bright Enobakhare scored his third goal in five games as Coventry celebrated a 1-0 win at Accrington to boost their play-off hopes.
Jarrod Bowen scored twice as Hull boosted their Sky Bet Championship play-off hopes with a 2-0 win over fellow contenders Birmingham at the KCOM Stadium.
Akil Wright was on target as Vanarama National League leaders Wrexham claimed a 1-0 win over Chesterfield.
Marcus Maddison’s magical performance led Peterborough to a first home victory of manager Darren Ferguson’s third reign as they saw off Wycombe 4-2 to step up their play-off challenge.