LEEDS United lie just four points outside the npower Championship play-off places following a series of favourable results on Tuesday night.
Hull City leapfrogged Cardiff City into the sixth play-off place thanks to a terrific 3-0 win in Wales on Tuesday. United are four points behind Hull, who have a game in hand.
Reading moved up to second despite being held to a 1-1 draw at struggling Doncaster, while Birmingham City dropped out of the play-off places following a 3-1 defeat at Leicester on Tuesday.
Leeds, who are 10th, still have four of the sides above them left to play, starting with the visit of West Ham United to Elland Road this Saturday.