Fulham pushed Wigan deeper into the relegation dogfight as second-half goals from Stefano Okaka and Brede Hangeland clinched a 2-1 win over the Latics on Sunday.
Hull City eased the pressure on beleaguered manager Phil Brown as the Tigers defeated Wigan Athletic 2-1 to claim just their second win of the season.
After taking Jordi Gomez and Hendry Thomas to the JJB Stadium, Wigan Athletic are close to signing Swansea City forward Jason Scotland.
It was a tough night for Premier League clubs in overnight FA Cup action with Blackburn Rovers knocked out and Fulham narrowly surviving.
Nicolas Anelka scored a hat-trick as new Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink watched his side come from behind to beat Watford 3-1.