Leeds United beat previous Championship pacesetters West Brom 1-0 at Elland Road to move top of the table.
Stoke City took the lead at home to Nottingham Forest but fell to their seventh loss of the season, while Fulham beat Wigan Athletic.
Dimitar Berbatov chose the anniversary of his hat-trick for Manchester United against Liverpool in 2010 to announce his retirement.
Nottingham Forest and Birmingham City halted the progress of the Championship's top two sides with impressive away victories.
Four years after the Jamaica international joined Chelsea, Michael Hector is set to leave without making an appearance for the club.
We round up the front and back pages across Europe, as Wednesday sees the transfer rumour mill crank into gear once again.
Harry Arter saw red against former club Cardiff City, yet Fulham still managed to secure a 1-1 Championship draw on Friday.
Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds United continued a fine start to the season while promotion rivals Fulham lost to Nottingham Forest.
Leeds United and Swansea City moved onto 10 points from four Championship games as Fulham saw off Millwall in style.
Jan Siewert oversaw just one win in all competitions as Huddersfield Town coach and has been sacked by the Championship club.