Birmingham head coach Pep Clotet admitted his team were “dead and buried” before they somehow salvaged a 3-3 draw at home to struggling Hull.
Marcelo Bielsa was reluctant to place too much significance on Leeds’ impressive 3-0 win against promotion rivals Fulham which sent them back to the top of the Sky Bet Championship table.
Delighted Neil Warnock saluted a “great result” in his first game as Middlesbrough manager but knows his team are far from out of trouble just yet.
Patrick Bamford, Ezgjan Alioski and Jack Harrison sent Leeds top of the Championship with a 3-0 win over promotion rivals Fulham.
Gary Gardner scored twice to rescue a point for Birmingham and deny Hull after the visitors led twice in a 3-3 draw at St Andrew’s.
In-form Wigan moved five points clear of the Championship relegation zone after late efforts from substitutes Lee Evans and Michael Jacobs earned them a 2-0 home win over Blackburn.
Neil Warnock enjoyed a perfect return to management as Middlesbrough swept aside fellow Sky Bet Championship strugglers Stoke.
Leeds returned to the top of the Sky Bet Championship with an emphatic 3-0 home win against promotion rivals Fulham.
Derby’s Tom Lawrence and Reading’s Matt Miazga were criticised by their respective managers for letting the rest of their team down after both were shown red cards after the final whistle in the Rams’ 2-1 win over Reading at Pride Park.
Cardiff manager Neil Harris hailed the character of his side after they climbed into the Sky Bet Championship play-off places with a 3-1 win at Preston.
Nathan Jones said Luton’s shock 1-0 win at 10-man Swansea crystallised his belief the Hatters can secure Sky Bet Championship survival.
Barnsley slipped to the bottom of the Sky Bet Championship table after a 0-0 draw with Millwall that did little to help their survival chances.
Derby maintained their late charge for the Championship play-offs with a 2-1 victory against Reading at Pride Park.
Charlton boosted their Sky Bet Championship survival hopes with a hard-fought victory over QPR at the Valley.
Brentford Head Coach Thomas Frank says his promotion-chasing Bees are thinking only of their next game after they sank table-topping West Brom 1-0.
Ollie Watkins’ early goal helped Brentford close the gap on the Sky Bet Championship’s automatic promotion spots to five points with a hard-fought 1-0 win over leaders West Brom.
Harrison Reed has told Fulham their Premier League promotion dreams remain in their hands as they prepare to fight it out with their closest rivals.
Stuart Dallas described Saturday’s home game against promotion rivals Fulham as “massive” but insists it will not make or break Leeds’ season.
Marcelo Bielsa is convinced his players will cope with the growing sense of expectation at Elland Road.
Slaven Bilic says it is vital West Brom secure a result from their “derby game” at Brentford at the start of a significant weekend in the Sky Bet Championship promotion race.