Junior Stanislas sent Bournemouth back to the top of the Sky Bet Championship as his second-half goal downed Wycombe.
Stanislas struck midway through the second period at the Vitality Stadium to earn a 1-0 win as the Cherries climbed back above Norwich on goal difference, with Daniel Farke's men playing on Wednesday.
It was a testing evening for Jason Tindall's side but they found a way through and extended their unbeaten run to four games.
A tale of two penalties saw Watford and Brentford draw 1-1.
The Hornets went ahead on the hour after Troy Deeney converted from the spot when Ethan Pinnock was dismissed for a foul on Ismaila Sarr.
But three minutes later Ivan Toney's 16th goal of the season, also from the spot, earned the 10 men a point.
Nottingham Forest won for the first time in eight games by pouring misery on Sheffield Wednesday.
Forest had lost six of their last seven games but put that right against the bottom club with a 2-0 win.
Yuri Ribeiro set the tone inside the first five minutes with the opener, but they had to wait until Lewis Grabban's 87th-minute second strike to kill the game.
It leaves Wednesday in dire straits at the bottom of the table, with Tony Pulis still waiting for a first win in charge, having lost five of his first eight games.
Millwall ended a run of 10 games without a win with an impressive 2-0 success at Bristol City.
The Lions were sliding down the table after a horror run, but stopped the rot thanks to goals in either half from Tom Bradshaw and Mason Bennett.
Barnsley made it four wins from five as they came behind to beat Preston 2-1.
Sean Maguire gave North End the perfect start by scoring in just the second minute, but second-half goals from Alex Mowatt and Victor Adeboyejo turned things around for the in-form Reds.
Elsewhere QPR and Stoke played out a dull 0-0 draw.