A comfortable home win over Bristol City moved West Brom back into top spot, while Garry Monk avoided defeat against his former side.
Garry Monk had some choice words about his former Birmingham City assistant Pep Clotet, leading to a retort from the Blues.
Garry Monk edged Danny Cowley in a clash of new managers at the John Smith's Stadium, while Leeds United went top of the Championship.
With the Owls sitting 11th in the Championship table, Sheffield Wednesday have announced the appointment of Garry Monk.
After sacking Garry Monk, Championship side Birmingham City have revealed their new management team, led by Pep Clotet, will stay in charge.
Pep Clotet has been appointed caretaker head coach at Birmingham City following Garry Monk's departure from St Andrew's.
Jonathan Kodjia, Jack Grealish, Tammy Abraham and Alan Hutton scored as Aston Villa earned local bragging rights over Birmingham City.
Leeds United and Middlesbrough both missed out on Championship victories while there were costly defeats for Aston Villa and Stoke City.
Erwin Mulder was busy in the Swansea City goal as the visitors claimed a 0-0 draw away to Birmingham City in the Championship on Friday.