Brighton & Hove Albion won their game in hand 1-0 over Cardiff City at home tonight and go back to the top of the Championship with 60 points from 27 games – 2 points above Newcastle.
The Brighton goal came fairly late – through Tomer Hemed after 75 minutes to seal the win against a good Cardiff City side who were the better side in the first half.
But Brighton came storming back in the second half and deserved the win.
Chris Hughton – Brighton win 1-0
Reading also won 1-0 against Fulham at home although Chris Martin missed a penalty for the visitors after 90 minutes.
With the win Reading regain 3rd spot above Huddersfield on goal difference with both clubs on 49 points.
Here’s the Championship table after tonight’s games.
Newcastle retain a 9 point lead over the 3rd placed side – now Reading.