Norwich battled back to draw with West Brom, a result which benefitted leaders Leeds and Sheffield United, who moved up to second.
The outcome of the blockbuster clash between Manchester City and Liverpool is of minor interest to Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino.
Hull City came from behind to beat Swansea City 3-2 in a Christmas cracker, with Jarrod Bowen on target with a brace for the Tigers.
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.
Norwich City's six-match winning streak in the Championship ended as they drew at Hull City, while Leeds United moved into second place.
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.
Leeds United returned to the top of the Championship as West Brom were hammered 4-1 at home by Frank Lampard's impressive Derby County.
Leeds United dropped to third in the Championship table on Saturday, as Ipswich Town and Preston North End claimed important wins.