Charlton Athletic closed the gap between themselves and Leeds United at the top of the League One table to four points thanks to a 5-1 win over fellow promotion hopefuls MK Dons.
A Deon Burton brace and further goals from David Mooney, Lloyd Sam and Sam Sodje sealed the win for the Addicks, overturning Aaron Wilbraham's early goal.
Huddersfield romped to a 6-0 victory against bottom of the league Wycombe Wanderers in the early kick-off in League One.
Central defender Peter Clarke grabbed a goal either side of half-time for the home side and further strikes from Gary Roberts, Anthony Pilkington, Theo Robinson and an own goal from veteran Michael Duberry sealed the rout.
Colchester striker Clive Platt scored a brace to salvage a 2-2 draw with Exeter at the Weston Homes Community Stadium, with Stuart Fleetwood and Ryan Harley scoring first-half goals for the Grecians.
Wes Hoolahan scored his seventh goal in 11 appearances for Norwich as he helped them to a 2-0 victory over Tranmere at Carrow Road, with Gary Doherty scoring the other.
Loanee John Bostock scored a brace on his debut for Brentford as they drew 2-2 with London rivals Millwall at Griffin Park. Paul Robinson and a late James Henry goal salvaged a point for the Lions.
Chris Lines scored a last-gasp minute winner for Bristol Rovers in their 3-2 victory over Carlisle at the Memorial Stadium.
Jo Kuffour and Jeff Hughes grabbed the other goals for the Pirates, while Ian Harte and Richard Keogh's goals were in vain for the Cumbrians.
Gillingham's Curtis Weston scored from the spot to condemn Oldham Athletic to a 1-0 defeat at the Priestfield Stadium.
Walsall collected all three points at Banks's Stadium thanks to a 2-0 victory over strugglers Stockport County with Matt Richards and Darren Byfield scoring the goals.
Dean Bowditch scored the only goal of the game for Yeovil in their victory over Southend United, who had Sean Morrison sent off in the first half.
A late goal from striker Adam Boyd sealed a 1-0 win for Hartlepool United against his former side Leyton Orient.