The Seagulls sit pretty at the top of the table while Crystal Palace show steel to take all three points and in League One Mark Robins gets off to a losing start as Coventry boss
In the Championship, Brighton went two points clear at the top of the table following a 2-1 victory over Millwall at the New Den.
The points were all but secure for Gus Poyet's side by the time Adam El-Abd swept home from close range after the Lions failed to clear their lines on 50 minutes to add to Ashley Barnes 17th minute opener.
Chris Taylor was dismissed late on for the home side, who were well beaten by an impressive display from the visitors, but a Chris Wood goal ten minutes from time set up a tense finale.
Meanwhile, Peterborough continued their dismal start to the season as they were beaten 2-0 by Wolves at London Road and remained the only team in the Championship to have not won a single point after seven games.
They were joined in the bottom three by Ipswich Town as the pressure on Paul Jewell grows after slipping to a 2-1 defeat to Charlton at Portman Road, with only a Jason Scotland goal on 57 minutes to give the home side something to cheer about.
There were also a good win for Crystal Palace, who came back from two goals down thanks to a Glenn Murray hat-trick completing a comeback against Cardiff City at Selhurst Park, and three points each for Leeds United, Burnley and Bolton, whilst Watford drew at home to Bristol City.
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League One saw a glut of goals as Tranmere Rovers maintained their supremacy at the top by beating Crawley Town 5-2 to stay three points clear of rivals Notts County.
Rovers fell behind 2-1 after 16 minutes thanks to goals from Josh Simpson and a volley from Kyle McFadzean, but the visitors fought back to take all three points with a double from Jake Cassidy and Akpa Akpro's close-range effort sandwiched between it and an Andy Robinson strike consolidated the demolition.
Mark Robins' first game in charge of Coventry City ended in defeat as the Sky Blues lost 2-1 at home to Carlisle despite a spirited performance as Danny Livesey secured all three points on 57 minutes to leave the Midlanders languishing in the bottom three.
Meanwhile, MK Dons thrashed Bury 4-1 as Dean Bowditch helped himself to a sublime hat-trick with Luke Chadwick's last minute goal secuinge all three points for the away team.
There were also wins for Brentford, Notts County, Scunthorpe, Sheffield United and Walsall whilst Hartlepool and Shrewsbury shared the spoils.
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Gillingham continued their impressive form in League Two to move six points clear at the top following a 2-0 away win at Gillingham.
Danny Whepdale doubled the Gills' lead on 25 minutes after Deon Burton's eleventh minute opener condemned Vale to their first home defeat of the season and continue their own four-game winning streak.
Meanwhile, Plymouth left it late and came from two goals down to deny Morcambe and take a 3-2 win away from the Globe Arena, with two penalties from Warren Feeney in the last 10 minutes sealing the three points.
There were also victories for Accrington at home to Aldershot, Bradford away to Oxford and Southend beat Exeter 2-1 as Barry Corr returned from a 17-month injury lay off to secure victory for the home side.