Middlesbrough moved into second, also on 22 points from 11 games, thanks to a 2-0 win at second-from-bottom Ipswich Town.
West Bromwich Albion can return to the top if they win at Sheffield Wednesday on Wednesday.
Glenn Whelan missed a last-minute penalty for Aston Villa in an extraordinary 3-3 draw at home to Preston North End.
Villa were 2-0 up with goals by Jonathan Kodjia and Tammy Abraham but James Chester's 54th-minute red card was the turning point as Preston hit back with Daniel Johnson's...
Aston Villa full back Alan Hutton wrapped up a 3-1 come-from-behind win at Hull City with a mazy dribble and clinical finish to seal the points in their Championship opener on Monday.
Hutton ran through the home defence and fired in the third goal -- his first since December 2014 -- to delight manager Steve Bruce after a tough period off the pitch at the Midlands club.
Villa fell behind after seven minutes through Evandro but Tommy Elphick equalised with a header in the 14th before Ahmed Elmohamady...
United States international defender Eric Lichaj completed his move to Hull City from Nottingham Forest on Friday.
As reported by ESPN FC earlier this month, Forest were willing to sell the 29-year-old as he entered the final year of his contract.
He has now signed a two-year contract with fellow Championship club Hull, who hold an option for a third season.
"I'm excited about playing here and I'm looking forward to getting started with preseason next week," Lichaj said in a statement. "It's a fresh...