The top four teams in the Sky Bet Championship all claimed victory during the week as Hull City maintained their place at the summit.
Steve Bruce's side beat Ipswich Town 1-0 courtesy of Mohamed Diame's second-half strike, while Burnley won by the same scoreline against Nottingham Forest at Turf Moor.
Middlesbrough kept up the pressure on the top two with a 3-1 win over Cardiff City who dropped to eighth. Brighton & Hove Albion recorded an impressive 4-0 victory over Bristol City at Ashton Gate.
Charlton Athletic, now without a win in four, remain at the foot of the table albeit on goal difference after losing 2-1 at Preston North End, with Bolton Wanderers suffering a 1-0 loss at Birmingham City.
Elsewhere, Brentford defeated Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-0 with John Swift bagging a brace, Leeds United drew 1-1 with Fulham at Elland Road and Reading beat Rotherham United 1-0.
Milton Keynes Dons drew 1-1 with Huddersfield Town, while Sheffield Wednesday also drew 1-1 at home to Queens Park Rangers to climb to fifth in the table.
In Sky Bet League 1, Oldham Athletic secured back-to-back wins thanks to a 2-1 success over Peterborough United. Elsewshere, Rochdale defeated Fleetwood Town 1-0 at Spotland while Bury and Barnsley shared a goalless draw.
Northampton Town recorded their 10th successive Sky Bet League 2 win by beating York City 2-1, and second-placed Plymouth Argyle drew 0-0 with Yeovil Town at Huish Park.
Oxford United defeated Exeter City 4-1 with Accrington Stanley also winning, as they beat Notts County 3-2.
AFC Wimbledon recorded their third straight victory with a 1-0 win over Carlisle United, and Barnet beat Portsmouth 1-0 at The Hive.
Here's a round-up of all the midweek results in The Football League:
Tuesday 23rd February
Sky Bet Championship
Birmingham City 1-0 Bolton Wanderers
Brentford 3-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Bristol City 0-4 Brighton & Hove Albion
Burnley 1-0 Nottingham Forest
Ipswich Town 0-1 Hull City
Leeds United 1-1 Fulham
Middlesbrough 3-1 Cardiff City
Milton Keynes Dons 1-1 Huddersfield Town
Preston North End 2-1 Charlton Athletic
Sheffield Wednesday 1-1 Queens Park Rangers
Reading 1-0 Rotherham United
Sky Bet League 1
Bury 0-0 Barnsley
Peterborough United 1-2 Oldham Athletic
Rochdale 1-0 Fleetwood Town
Sky Bet League 2
Accrington Stanley 3-2 Notts County
Barnet 1-0 Portsmouth
Exeter City 1-4 Oxford United
AFC Wimbledon 1-0 Carlisle United
Yeovil Town 0-0 Plymouth Argyle
York City 1-2 Northampton Town