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.
Middlesbrough and Sheffield United failed to move clear at the top of the Championship as they both drew at home on Tuesday.
Aston Villa's Dean Smith got off to a winning start, while Leeds United and West Brom missed out on regaining top spot in the Championship.
Leeds United dropped to third in the Championship table on Saturday, as Ipswich Town and Preston North End claimed important wins.
Aston Villa's woes under Steve Bruce continued as they were held to a 3-3 draw by lowly Preston North End in the Championship on Tuesday.
Championship strugglers Stoke City came from behind to draw 2-2 at Rotherham United courtesy of Bojan Krkic's first goal of the season.