Phillips lifts Palace past Hull; Cardiff draw with Derby; Foxes-Leeds draw; Watford down Owls; Forst edge Ipswich
Crystal Palace 4 – Hull 2 (Championship, March 5, 2013) Glenn Murray’s early penalty miss was soon forgotten as Kevin Phillips registered a hat-trick while Wilfried Zaha aded Palace’s fourth. Jay Simpson and David Meyler scored for the in-form Tigers.
Cardiff 1 – Derby 1 (Championship, March 5, 2013) Craig Noone rescued a point for leader Cardiff after Conor Sammon put the Rams ahead after the break.
Leicester 1 – Leeds 1 (Championship, March 5, 2013) A 93rd minute Michael Keane header earned Leicester a late point after Samuel Byram had looked to have won it for Leeds.
Watford 2 – Sheffield Wednesday 1 (Championship, March 5, 2013) The Owls took the lead midway through the first half through a Michail Antonio strike. However, two goals from Fernando Forestieri gave Gianfranco Zola’s men a fourth win in five games.
Nottingham Forest 1 – Ipswich 0 (Championship, March 5, 2013) Nottingham Forest continue their fine form under Billy Davies, beating nine-man Ipswich 1-0 thanks to a Lewis McGugan strike.