Nigel Pearson's men go top as Wolves beat managerless side Blackburn whilst in League One Tranmere stay at the zenith of League One as Stevenage breath down their necks
Leicester shot to the top of the Championship with a confident 2-0 win over Bristol City at the King Power Stadium, but were given a helping hand with an own goal by Richard Foster.
City defender Foster headed into his own net on 73 minutes to double the Foxes' lead after David Nugent opened the scoring with a finish that nestled in the bottom left corner to give Nigel Pearson's side their sixth win in seven games and send Leicester to the summit.
The game of the day took place at Selhurst Park where a Wilfried Zaha-inspired Crystal Palace beat Burnley 4-3 in an end-to-end thriller that saw the England Under-21 International help himself to two goals.
The teenager scored either side of half-time to help Palace secure all three points, with his second a clinical finish from inside the area to bring the scores level at a crucial time for the home side.
Charlton helped themselves to their second win of the season at Ian Holloway's Blackpool, where defenders Leon Cort and Chris Solly popped up in the second half to send Chris Powell's side home with maximum points.
Manager-less Blackburn were defeated at home by Wolves who took all three points away from Ewood Park as a Bakary Sako finish sent the away fans home with smiles on their faces.
There were also victories for Huddersfield, Millwall and Nottingham Forest, whose slender 1-0 win kept Peterborough stuck at the bottom of the table.
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Tranmere maintained the pace at the top of League One, moving four points clear of nearest rivals Stevenage with a slender 1-0 win away to Notts County.
Rovers' only goal of the game came on 22 minutes as Abdulai Bell-Baggie worked his magic and found early substitute Joe Thompson, who headed in at the far post to condemn County to their second home defeat of the week.
Stevenage kept the pressure on their table topping rivals with a 1-0 win after a sublime 25-yard free kick from Greg Tansey that sailed into the top corner to condemn Scunthorpe to defeat and keep Borough in second place.
Meanwhile, Yeovil beat visitors Colchester with a clinical display that saw Paddy Madden bag a brace, his second a pot shot from outside the area that sank United and sent them home empty handed.
Coventry also maintained their resurgence under new manager Mark Robins and claimed their first home win of the season thanks to a David McGoldrick strike that saw the Sky Blues move out of the relegation zone.
MK Dons battled with Portsmouth for all three points but shared the spoils after going 2-0 down and basement side Bury stayed bottom.
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In League Two, Barnet remained glued to the bottom of the league despite a spirited performance and going 2-0 up to a shocked Southend.
Jake Hyde's six-yard shot on 65 minutes added to Ricky Holmes' opener, but United fought back through a Freddie Eastwood penalty and Kevin Hurst recused a point for the home side seven minutes from time.
Dagenham and Redbridge shared a seven-goal feast with Bradford, where despite the best efforts of a Nahki Wells double, the Bantams were sent home empty handed.
Meanwhile, Wimbledon sank Plymouth and Rochdale snatched victory from Accrington on a good day for the away sides as Port Vale also took three points home against Exeter.
Elsewhere, Cheltenham shared the spoils with Fleetwood and top side Gillingham played out a drab 0-0 draw with Oxford but stay top of the table.