Millwall moved up to tenth in the Championship table with a 1-0 win over Derby County at Pride Park.
Shaun Hutchinson punished poor defending to head in on the stroke of half-time and although Derby had the majority of possession, they could not break down a disciplined Millwall defence.
Elsewhere, QPR fell to a frustrating 1-0 defeat to Huddersfield Town at the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium.
Juninho Bacuna’s strike 10 minutes into the second-half was the difference in a game where the Hoops failed to convert a large majority of possession into chances.
In Friday night’s game, Ivan Toney’s 26th goal of the season gave Brentford a 1-0 win at Blackburn Rovers.
The decisive moment came in the 10th minute when defender Darragh Lenihan conceded a penalty that Toney clinically dispatched.
In League One, Charlton Athletic came from behind to salvage a 1-1 draw against Shrewsbury Town at The Valley.
Conor Washington’s 78th-minute strike cancelled out an earlier effort from Sean Goss as the Addicks remain just outside the Play-Off places.
Meanwhile, goalkeeper Nik Tzanev was AFC Wimbledon’s hero in a goalless draw with fellow League One strugglers Bristol Rovers at the Memorial Stadium.
The pick of his saves came on 52 minutes when he spread himself to block Jonah Ayunga’s shot from inside the box after a neat Rovers passing move.
And in League Two, Leyton Orient fought out a 1-1 draw with Scunthorpe United in an uninspiring contest at Brisbane Road.
Ryan Loft bundled home the opener for United from close range, but Ousseynou Cisse equalised with his first goal of the season in the 35th minute.