Leeds United put the pressure back on Norwich City with a 1-0 win over Bolton, while Paul Lambert got his first win as Ipswich Town manager.
Norwich City fought back to overcome Rotherham United at home and reclaim top spot from Leeds United in the Championship.
Following a scuffle in which he appeared to bite Stoke City's Joe Allen, Derby County's Bradley Johnson has been handed a four-match ban.
Philippe Coutinho's sale to Barcelona left Liverpool with a creativity chasm, but the arrival of Xherdan Shaqiri has helped the Reds.
Joe Allen says he was not bitten by Bradley Johnson, but the Derby County midfielder has been charged by the Football Association.
Nottingham Forest moved into the Championship play-off places after drawing 5-5 with Aston Villa in a thrilling encounter on Wednesday.
Norwich City made it six Championship wins in a row against Swansea City, while there were also victories for Leeds United and Derby County.
Millwall were left downbeat by Norwich City's late fightback and Jordan Hugill finally scored in the Championship for Middlesbrough.
James McClean has been warned by the FA for use of an offensive word amid the fallout over abuse he received on Saturday.
Norwich City took charge in the Championship with a 4-0 win at Sheffield Wednesday, while striker Paul Gallagher went in goal for Preston.