first_img Nouha Dicko in action for Wolves Nottingham Forest were held to a goalless draw by Millwall but remain top of the Championship as second-placed Norwich also failed to win.Stuart Pearce’s men struggled to get going against a resolute Lions side and were fortunate to escape the Den with a point.But Forest, yet to be beaten this season, are still top after Norwich missed the chance to leapfrog them by drawing 2-2 against Birmingham at Carrow Road.For the second weekend running the Canaries found themselves 2-0 down at the break, with goals from Callum Reilly and Demarai Gray giving the visitors a flattering lead.Norwich swiftly got back on level terms thanks to a quick double strike from former Birmingham frontman Cameron Jerome. But, unlike at Cardiff last Saturday, they were unable to go on and claim the win and remain a point behind Forest.Wolves are now level on points with Norwich after they stretched their unbeaten run to six games with a narrow victory over struggling Bolton.Nouha Dicko’s third goal of the campaign proved the winner and ensured Wolves maintained their 100 per cent home record.Bolton, who missed a second-half penalty, have now lost all of their away matches this season.Watford drop a place to fourth, having been held at home by Bournemouth in the day’s early kick-off.The Hornets, again missing manager Oscar Garcia after he was hospitalised with chest pains, were heading for defeat when Harry Arter’s stunning long-range strike put the Cherries, who had earlier missed a penalty, in front at Vicarage Road.But Craig Cathcart was Watford’s unlikely saviour – the defender, on as a substitute for his first appearance of the season, volleying home a rare goal seven minutes from time to earn the hosts a point.Luciano Becchio scored his first goal for Rotherham to earn the Millers a point against Charlton at the New York Stadium.Johann Berg Gudmundsson had given the Addicks a first-half lead but substitute Becchio struck 20 minutes from time to secure a deserved draw for the hosts.Charlton are still unbeaten this season but have slipped out of the play-off places, with Middlesbrough and Sheffield Wednesday securing victories to move above them.Boro dominated their clash against Brentford at the Riverside, with top scorer Grant Leadbitter starting the 4-0 rout with a 30-yard screamer in the 35th minute for his sixth goal of the campaign.Albert Adomah made it 2-0 soon after half-time before on-loan Chelsea forward Patrick Bamford notched his first Boro goal in the 68th minute and Spanish substitute Kike completed the scoring in the last minute with a delightful finish.In between the final two goals Boro were reduced to 10 men when Dean Whitehead was sent off, but it mattered little to the final result, which is a third straight win for Karanka’s men.Boro are now up to fifth, with Sheffield Wednesday moving into the final play-off position thanks to Stevie May’s goal against Reading.May struck seven minutes from time to give Stuart Gray’s side their first home win of the season.A turbulent week for managerless Cardiff ended with them letting slip a two-goal lead as Derby fought back to earn a 2-2 draw and preserve their unbeaten home record.It looked so good for Cardiff when Aron Gunnarsson and Peter Whittingham scored early in the second half, but Derby deservedly hit back through goals from Jordon Ibe and Craig Bryson.Fulham, also without a boss following Felix Magath’s departure, are still searching for a first win of the season as Jordan Rhodes secured Blackburn victory on an afternoon marred by a serious-looking injury to Lee Williamson.Shaun Hutchinson’s sickening first-half challenge on Williamson proved the tipping point in west London, with the Fulham man given a straight red card for a tackle that saw the midfielder taken straight to hospital.Rovers capitalised on their extra man after a Corry Evans shot fell fortuitously for Rhodes, who directed home the decisive goal.Neil Redfearn extended his unbeaten record as Leeds’ caretaker head coach to four matches with a convincing 3-0 Championship victory against Huddersfield.Rudy Austin blasted the first after 19 minutes, Mirco Antenucci doubled the advantage just before half-time and Souleymane Doukara added a third in the 69th minute at Elland Road.Leeds had defender Gaetano Berardi sent off for a second yellow card in the 73rd minute but Town could not take advantage.Blackpool clinched only their second point of the season with a backs-to-the wall performance to hold Brighton to a 0-0 draw before a crowd of 24,569 at the Amex Stadium.The Seagulls, now without a win in four league games, found Pool goalkeeper Joe Lewis in excellent form as he pulled off a string of important saves to deny Sami Hyypia’s men, who were on top throughout. 1last_img read more