Millwall climbed into the top half of the Championship after coming from behind to beat Sheffield Wednesday 2-1.
Brentford did the double over Birmingham with a 5-0 thrashing to cement their play-off hopes and edge Blues nearer the Championship drop zone.
Lee Tomlin scored Nottingham Forest's first home league goal since December 9 to salvage a point in a 1-1 draw with Reading.
Lewis Grabban netted his first goal for Aston Villa to scramble a nervous 1-1 Championship home draw against Preston.
Sheffield Wednesday and Cardiff fought out a goalless draw at Hillsborough.
Norwich's midweek FA Cup endeavours caught up with them as they went down to a 2-1 defeat to Sheffield United in the Sky Bet Championship at Carrow Road.
Preston lost ground on the play-off places after Birmingham came from behind to earn a 1-1 draw at Deepdale.
Joe Garner earned Ipswich a 1-1 draw with an 82nd minute equaliser to deny Bolton a fourth successive home win.
Adama Traore scored his first goal for Middlesbrough as they beat QPR 3-0 at Loftus Road - their third consecutive away victory.
Scott Hogan was Aston Villa's match winner with two goals in two minutes to pave the way to a 3-1 Championship home win over Barnsley.
Brentford strengthened their push for the Sky Bet Championship play-offs with a scrappy 1-0 victory at lowly Reading.
Millwall scored twice in the final three minutes to dramatically claim their first away win of the season with a 4-3 victory over 10-man Leeds at Elland Road.
New Nottingham Forest manager Aitor Karanka secured his first win with a stunning 2-0 victory against runaway Sky Bet Championship leaders Wolves at Molineux.
Luke Steele came off the bench to help Bristol City hold promotion rivals Derby to a goalless draw in an incident-packed match at Pride Park.
Goals in either half from Florian Jozefzoon and Neal Maupay maintained Brentford's impressive Championship home record against Bolton.
Second-half goals from Conor Washington and Massimo Luongo fired QPR to their second away win of the season as they beat Burton 3-1.
Ipswich ended a five-game winless run after Bersant Celina's stunning strike was enough to beat Leeds at Portman Road.
Gary Rowett returned to haunt Birmingham again as his Derby side stayed second in the Sky Bet Championship with a 3-0 win at St Andrew's.
Callum Robinson's late goal earned Preston a share of the points in a 1-1 draw against Millwall at the Den.
James Maddison fired a 79th-minute winner to give Norwich a 1-0 Sky Bet Championship triumph over Carabao Cup semi-finalists Bristol City at Ashton Gate.
Chris Coleman's return to Wales ended in painful defeat as Cardiff got back to winning ways with a 4-0 victory over Sunderland.