Roofe and Cooper goals puts Leeds back on top of Championship
Round-up: Callum Robinson scores two as Preston beat Brentford; Derby demolish West Brom
Kemar Roofe of Leeds United beats Matthew Pennington of Ipswich Town to the ball to head in the opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match at Elland Road. Photograph: George Wood/Getty Images
Leeds returned to the top of the Sky Bet Championship as Derby routed West Brom at The Hawthorns.
It was just Leeds’ second win in six outings as they moved up from fifth ahead of Saturday’s visit of Nottingham Forest.
Paul Hurst’s Ipswich remain bottom and are now four points from safety having won just once this season.
Derby demolished West Brom 4-1 at The Hawthorns as Frank Lampard’s side motored into fifth.
Liverpool loanee Harry Wilson added a third five minutes after the break from the edge of the box as Albion slipped to back-to-back defeats for the first time this season.
Local boy Scott Malone, who was born five miles from The Hawthorns, drilled in with 20 minutes left before Rodriguez’s late consolation.
Lewis Grabban’s brace and Joe Lolley’s early strike saw Nottingham Forest up to seventh as they beat Bolton 3-0.
Forest, who were 12th at the start of play, are just two points behind sixth-placed Norwich – who they lost to at the weekend.
Preston climbed out of the relegation zone with a 4-3 victory over Brentford.
Neal Maupay, the division’s 11-goal top scorer, netted five minutes from time but Preston held on.
Elsewhere, Famara Diedhiou scored an injury-time winner as Bristol City beat struggling Hull 1-0 at Ashton Gate.
The Robins are two points behind the play-off spots while Hull remain second bottom.