Championship leaders Norwich held by QPR

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Championship leaders Norwich dropped points for the second time in four days after being held to a 1-1 draw by struggling QPR at Carrow Road.

After losing 1-0 at Watford on Saturday, the Canaries slipped up again as the visitors recorded a hard-earned point in a game of two penalties.

A dominant Norwich side looked as though they had won it when Teemu Pukki scored his 11th goal of the season from the spot with 15 minutes remaining but were pegged back nine minutes later as Bright Osayi-Samuel followed suit for the visitors.

Derby County recorded their biggest win of the season as a 4-0 triumph at Birmingham saw them climb out of the bottom three for the first time since the end of October.

Three goals in 10 first-half minutes, from Krystian Bielik, Graeme Shinnie and Colin Kazim-Richards, did the damage for Wayne Rooney's side as they bounced back strongly from their defeat by Preston on Boxing Day, which had ended a previous six-game unbeaten run. Jason Knight completed the scoring.

Sheffield Wednesday responded to the sacking of Tony Pulis by beating playoff chasing Middlesbrough 2-1.

Goals from Callum Paterson and Liam Shaw secured victory at Hillsborough, with the hosts holding on after Duncan Watmore pulled one back.

Huddersfield made it five home wins in a row as defender Naby Sarr scored either side of Sam Gallagher in a dramatic 2-1 victory over Blackburn.

On-loan Leicester midfielder Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall scored his first goal for Luton as the Hatters ended a run of three games without a win by defeating Bristol City 2-1 at Kenilworth Road.

Daniel Johnson and Sean Maguire were on target for Preston as they recorded a 2-0 win over Coventry, while Wycombe picked up a valuable three points in their fight against relegation as headers from Ryan Tafazolli and David Wheeler gave them a 2-1 win over Cardiff.

Rotherham suffered their fifth defeat in six matches losing 2-1 at home to Barnsley, while Stoke and Nottingham Forest drew 1-1.