Norwich claimed the lead in the Championship with a 1-0 win at Middlesbrough after Bournemouth came from two goals down to beat Reading 4-2 in the early kick-off at the Vitality Stadium to knock the Royals off top spot.
Famara Diedhiou hits winner for Bristol City against Wayne Rooney's Derby
Watford began life back in the Championship with a victory as Craig Cathcart’s early header saw off Middlesbrough to give Vladimir Ivic a winning start as head coach.
The Hornets saw a five-year stint in the Premier League end with relegation in July but their push to earn an immediate return
Frank Lampard's Derby County secured a playoff semifinal against Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds United with a 2-1 win over West Brom, pipping Middlesbrough to sixth place. John Obi Mikel is closing in on a return to the Premier League with a source telling ESPN FC that the former Chelsea star