West Brom stretched their lead at the top of the Championship to seven points after a routine 2-0 win over Preston at the Hawthorns on Tuesday....
Leeds remain top of the Championship on goal difference after West Brom defender Semi Ajayi scored at both ends as the top two shared the points in a 1-1 draw at the Hawthorns....
West Bromwich Albion manager Slaven Bilic saluted Nathan Ferguson for inspiring a 2-0 win at QPR that sent his side to the top of the Championship after Leeds suffered a 1-0 loss against Charlton on Saturday....
Manchester City will start their defence of the English League Cup with a third-round trip to second-tier side Preston next month, while Wednesday's draw also pitted Liverpool against MK Dons....
Championship leaders Norwich are closing in on promotion to the Premier League after thrashing QPR 4-0, while Leeds crashed to a damaging 1-0 loss at Birmingham on Saturday....