By James Pearson
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
The top of the Championship table remains unchanged after Tuesday's games.The top of the Championship table remains unchanged on Tuesday night after the automatic promotion chasing clubs all secured victories.
Leaders Wigan rolled over Brighton while Sunderland beat Plymouth and Ipswich edged past Cardiff at Ninian Park.
The Latics started like a house on fire with two goals in the opening minutes putting the visitors in control at the Withdean Stadium.
Jimmy Bullard and Lee McCulloch both netted inside four minutes and things went from bad to worse for the home side.
Wigan kept their foot on the pedal with further goals from Gary Teale and Jason Roberts effectively killing off the contest.
Adam Virgo pulled one back before the break with Dean Hammond netting late on, but it was too little too late.
Sunderland remain in second following a 5-1 thrashing of Plymouth Argyle at the Stadium of Light.
Mick McCarthy's side took a while to get going, but were hard to stop once the scoring started.
Dean Whitehead broke the deadlock after half an hour with further goals from Julio Arca and Marcus Stewart putting the home side in firm control of the tie.
Stephen Caldwell added a fourth before Scott Taylor pulled one back to give the visitors something to smile about.
However, their joy was short-lived with Sean Thornton adding a fifth to put the icing on the cake for The Black Cats.
Tommy Miller's controversial penalty was enough to lift Ipswich Town to a crucial 1-0 away success over Cardiff City.
Coventry stayed out of the bottom three after Claus Jorgensen's late goal cancelled out Jody Morris' opener for Millwall and secured The Sky Blues a crucial 1-1 draw.
Gillingham moved level on points with Coventry after 2-1 success over Stoke City.
James McEveley opened the scoring just two minutes in, but Kenwyne Jones levelled matters after 54 minutes.
The Gills were not to be denied and Paul Smith's goal, the home side's first real effort after half-time, settled the contest.
Rotherham secured just their fourth victory of the season following a last gasp 1-0 win over Reading. Paul Warne netted with virtually the last kick of the game.
Steve Jones pilled on the pressure for Alan Pardew with his goal snatching two points away from West Ham.
Teddy Sheringham fired The Hammers into the lead before Jones' last gasp header stole a 1-1 draw.
Richard Cresswell's goal just after half time cancelled out Leigh Bromby's opener for Sheffield United to give Preston a 1-1 draw at Bramall Lane.
Goals either side of the interval from Kenny Miller and Paul Ince sent Burnley to a 2-0 defeat.
The visitors finished the contest with ten men after defender John McGreal was sent off late on.
Leicester fought back from two goals down to claim a 2-2 draw against Watford.
First half goals from Jay DeMerit and Danny Webber looked to have heaped more misery on The Foxes.
However, the visitors shrugged off their weekend FA Cup disappointment with strikes from David Connolly and Stephen Hughes securing a share of the spoils.
Click below for Championship summaries:
Brighton 2-4 Wigan
Cardiff 0-1 Ipswich
Gillingham 2-1 Stoke City
Millwall 1-1 Coventry
Sheffield United 1-1 Preston
Sunderland 5-1 Plymouth
Watford 2-2 Leicester City
West Ham 1-1 Crewe
Wolves 2-0 Burnley
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