A late own goal from Wes Harding sent Leeds United above West Brom in the Championship table, while Fulham have moved up to third.
Championship leaders West Brom let in a late equaliser at Barnsley on Boxing Day but Leeds were unable to capitalise.
Tottenham will bring Jack Clarke back from a loan spell with Leeds United next month due to a lack of first-team football.
Wigan Athletic held Blackburn Rovers to a goalless draw on Monday in a game in which Bradley Dack went off on a stretcher.
Sheffield Wednesday moved up to third in the Championship thanks to a 1-0 win over Bristol City, secured by a late penalty.
Fulham cut the gap to second-placed Leeds to nine points with a valuable 2-1 victory over Marcelo Bielsa's men at Craven Cottage.
Middlesbrough's third successive home win in the Championship moved them four points clear of Stoke City in the relegation zone.
Angus MacDonald has been praised for "tremendous courage" after he was successfully treated for bowel cancer.
Former England striker Wayne Rooney believes he is still Premier League class and hopes he can ultimately prove that with Derby County.
Leeds United's failure to hold onto a 3-0 lead against Cardiff City means West Brom end Saturday at the Championship summit.