Fulham are now without a win in five Championship games after losing 1-0 at home to Sheffield United on Monday night.
An early Iliman Ndiaye goal inflicted only the Cottagers’ second home defeat of the season and meant that the table is now tightening up for its customary springtime promotion scrap.
Fulham still lead the way, two points ahead of second placed AFC Bournemouth but with Blackburn and West Bromwich Albion just three and four points behind respectively.
In League One, Charlton Athletic fell to a 1-0 defeat away to Plymouth Argyle in Johnnie Jackson’s first game in permanent charge of the Addicks.
Kieran Agard’s 45th-minute strike was the difference with the striker quickest to react after Charlton keeper Craig MacGillivray had initially denied Ryan Hardie.
Meanwhile, Donovan Wilson’s first-half strike fired Sutton United to a 1-0 win over Harrogate Town and into the League Two promotion places.
The Us striker scored the only goal of the game on the half hour mark when Omar Bugiel slipped him in and he coolly slotted past keeper Dean Bouzanis.
And finally, Leyton Orient fell to a second successive defeat by losing 1-0 away to promotion rivals Tranmere Rovers.
A Jay Spearing strike from the edge of the box on the hour mark was the difference to leave the O’s ninth in the table, two points off the Play-Off places.