The big match of the weekend took place in the East Midlands as Nottingham Forest take on Derby County at the City Ground. Assombalonga managed to put Forest ahead in the 72nd minute only to see Best level 8 minutes later. Nottingham Forest 1st, Derby County 10th.
Norwich City had to come from behind against Cardiff City at the City of Cardiff Stadium as Ralls (4th min) and Gunnarsson (22nd min) gave the home side a 2-goal lead at half time. The Canarties hit back in the second period through Olsson (54th min), Hoolahan (58th min), Turner (71st min) and Jerome (87th min) to complete a remarkable turn around. Cardiff City 15th, Norrwich City 2nd.
Charlton Athletic continued their decent start to the season with a 1-0 win over Watford at The Valley. A Buyens penalty in the 3rd minute was enough to secure the points. Charlton Athletic 5th, Watford 4th.
Brentford also maintained their good start to the new season as thehy claimed the points against Brighton & Hove Albion at Griffin Park. Odubajo got the Bees off the mark in the 18th minute with Gray doubling the advantage in the 32nd minute through Gray. Greer pulled one back in the 40th minute. Douglas restored the 2-goal advantage for the Bees in the 54th minute, leaving Holla to reduce the arrears in the 60th minute, but it wasn't enough to inspire the comeback. Brentford 6th, Brighton & Hove Albion 17th.
Millwall stumbled at Portman Road as Ipswich Town as the Tractorboys bagged a 2-0 win with goals from McGoldrick on thee stroke of half time and Murphy just after the hour mark. Ipswich Town 14th, Millwall 7th.
Blackburn Rovers recorded a decent 3-1 win over near neighbours Wigan Athletic at Ewood Park even though Perch put the Latics ahead in the 51st minute. The home side hit back throiugh Marshall (53rd min), Rhodes (56th min) and Marshall who bagged his second in the 82nd minute. Blackburn Rovers 8th, Wigan Athletic 16th.
Reading compounded the misery being felt by Fulham with a fine 3-0 win at the Madjeski. Murray bagged a brace in the 15th and 54th minutes, with Blackman rubbing the salt in to the wounds in the 85th minute. Reading 9th, Fulham 24th.
Middlesbrough bagged at win at the John Smiths Stadium against Huddersfield Town. Leadbitter bagged a brace with goals in the 36th and 92nd minutes leaving Stead to score the only goal for the Terriers in the 86th minute. Huddersfield Town 21st, Middlesbrough 11th.
AFC Bournemouth were thwarted at home against Rotherham United as Cook opened the scoring in the 60th minute for the Cherries with Bowery bagging a leveller in the 93rd minute. AFC Bournemouth 13th, Rotherham United 18th.
Birmingham City and Leeds United played out a draw at St Andrews. Thomas put the Blues ahead in the 37th minute with Mowatt levelling in the 76th minute for the visitors. Birmingham City 20th, Leeds United 19th.
The other two games in the Championship finished 0-0 between Blackpool (23rd) and Wolves (3rd) and Bolton Wanderers (22nd) and Sheffield Wednesday (12th).