Leicester and QPR both win
A review of Tuesday night's action in the Sky Bet Championship, including wins for the top two Leicester and QPR.
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Lloyd Dyer put the Foxes in front in the 24th minute and that remained the only goal of the evening until Jamie Vardy and Peter Lovenkrands exchanged efforts in the closing minutes.
Lovenkrands' came too late to invite late drama and Leicester stay comfortably ahead of QPR, who beat Bolton, in the standings.
Harry Redknapp's side were also 2-1 winners, Charlie Austin and Karl Henry giving them a two-goal cushion either side of half-time before Jay Spearing grabbed a consolation.
Former leaders Burnley lost ground on the automatic promotion places with a goalless draw at home to Brighton.
Derby are within a point of the Clarets in fourth, but only after a rousing comeback against bottom side Yeovil.
The relegation battlers took a surprise two-goal lead courtesy of John Lundstram and Ishmael Miller, but Steve McClaren's Rams scored three unanswered goals in the second half, including two in the last three minutes.
On-loan Chelsea striker Patrick Bamford scored for the third game in a row to the ball rolling Craig Bryson (87) and Chris Martin (90) finished the job in a 3-2 win.
Ten days after their 7-1 demolition of Bolton, Reading enjoyed a 5-1 win over managerless Blackpool.
Adam le Fondre claimed a hat-trick, with Pavel Pogrebnyak and Hal Robson-Kanu also on target to keep the Royals in the play-off places.
Struggling Charlton suffered a 3-0 reverse at Doncaster, having lost Lawrie Wilson to a 35th-minute red card.
Chris Brown scored the resulting penalty, in between strikes from Abdoulaye Meite and Mark Duffy, taking Rovers four points above the drop zone.
The mid-table clash between Bournemouth and Huddersfield at Dean Court saw the home side come out 2-1 ahead.
All three goals came after the interval, with Lewis Grabban's penalty and Tokelo Rantie's winner counting against Calum Woods' 55th-minute effort.
Sheffield Wednesday substitute Giles Coke scored and saw red as the Owls drew 1-1 at Millwall.
Shane Lowry was also dismissed for the hosts, who had on-loan DJ Campbell to thank for their equaliser.
Leeds ended a five-game losing sequence with a 1-1 home draw against Ipswich.
A sixth consecutive defeat looked on the cards when David McGoldrick put the Tractor Boys in front in the 57th minute, but a Ross McCormack penalty five minutes later restored parity.
Barnsley and Blackburn contested an entertaining 2-2 draw at Oakwell, Nick Proschwitz putting the Tykes ahead on debut.
Tom Cairney and Rudy Gestede ensured Rovers went into the break in front, but Chris O'Grady earned Barnsley a point from the penalty spot.
Middlesbrough and Wigan fought out a goalless draw in the remaining match.