Owen Coyle threw his support behind Nigel Pearson after his Blackburn side condemned Derby to a fifth defeat from six.
Danny Graham inflicted a fourth straight home defeat on Derby as Blackburn won 2-1 at the iPro Stadium.
Norwich went top of the Sky Bet Championship as a 3-1 victory over Burton
toppled Huddersfield, who lost 1-0 at Reading.
There was something fishy going on at half-time of Derby's Championship match with Blackburn today.
See highlights from Saturday's 3pm Championship fixtures, and watch how all of the Sky Bet EFL matches unfolded....
Team news for Saturday's Sky Bet Championship clash between Derby and Blackburn.
Derby County striker Darren Bent admits his side were outclassed by Liverpool in the EFL Cup and hailed the Premier League club's "arrogant swagger" at the iPro Stadium.
A possible reform of the English Football League structure will not involve the introduction of Premier League B teams.
Who will triumph when Aston Villa meet Newcastle? Ollie is back with his Sky Bet EFL predictions.
Liverpool breezed into the fourth round of the EFL Cup with a convincing 3-0 victory over Derby County.
Jurgen Klopp wants Liverpool to go for glory in this season's EFL Cup after seeing his side beat Derby 3-0 to ease into the last 16.
Scroll back for live updates as Liverpool continue their impressive form by beating Derby in the EFL Cup.
Substitute Aaron Wilbraham hit an injury-time equaliser to earn Bristol City a point against Derby at Ashton Gate.
How did Liverpool's Loris Karius fare on debut? We analyse his performance and see if he has put pressure on Simon Mignolet.
All the goals from Tuesday's eight EFL third-round ties as Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool storm to wins, with a couple of shocks to boot.
Manager Lee Johnson revealed Bristol City's players gave Frank Fielding a round of applause in the dressing room.
Huddersfield extend lead at the top of the Sky Bet Championship after a 2-1 victory over QPR at the John Smith's Stadium.
Team news for Saturday's Sky Bet Championship clash between Bristol City and Derby.
Newcastle United unveiled a statue of Alan Shearer on Monday - but how well do you know your football sculptures?
Newcastle on the march? Aston Villa to drop points? Ollie is back with his Sky Bet EFL predictions...