While Burnley were busy going seven points clear at the top of the Championship, miraculous comebacks and sublime goals were taking centre stage in the Football League.
Here are five things you may have missed from Saturday’s action…
A late finish for Exeter and Carlisle
Only nine minutes had been played between Exeter and Carlisle before the League Two match was halted and one of the stands at St James Park evacuated.
There were reports of smoke being seen at the back of the Stagecoach Stand, which houses home and away supporters as well as changing rooms and press facilities, and fans were asked to make their way onto the field while investigations took place.
It appears a smoke grenade was the cause and an arrest was made in connection with the incident.
The match resumed after a 70-minute delay and ended 2-2, with Hallam Hope’s late equaliser giving the Carlisle fans a happy 347-mile journey home at the end of a very eventful trip to Devon.
On your marks, get set, bake!
Coach Jon Whitney was placed in charge of Walsall’s first team after the Saddlers sacked Sean O’Driscoll on Sunday and, with the help of his colleagues, hopes to create a “successful pie” at Bescot.
“I add my little piece, my ingredients,” Whitney told BBC WM on Thursday.
“[Goalkeeping coach] Neil Cutler adds a little bit, [professional development coach] John Ward, some of the players, the skipper, some of the younger lads add theirs.
“If overall that becomes quite a nice-tasting pie, then that pie could be quite successful.”
Well, Whitney ended his first week at the helm as “star baker” as the Saddlers came from behind to win 4-1 at Chesterfield to move within three points of second-placed Wigan in League One.
That’s a result that even Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood would have approved of.
The Warnock effect
Love him or hate him, you cannot deny that Neil Warnock is getting results at Rotherham.
The Millers have taken 11 points from seven games since the 67-year-old took charge and they are only one point from getting themselves out of the Championship’s relegation zone following a miraculous comeback at home to Derby.
Trailing 3-0 with 20 minutes to play, Warnock sent on striker Leon Best from the bench. After Danny Ward’s 83rd-minute goal, Best netted with two headers to earn an unlikely point.
“I can’t think of another comeback as good as that, but I forget,” said Warnock afterwards.
“This is the result of the season, never mind the day. I don’t think there will be another one like this.”
Europe’s elite slip up
A form table published earlier this week put Juventus and Barcelona as the two most in-form teams in Europe – closely followed by Barnsley and Northampton Town.
Despite Saturday’s slip-ups, those runs are something to be proud of.
So Lionel Messi, Neymar, Luis Suarez, Paul Pogba – all great players – but can they do it on a cold Tuesday night at Oakwell or Sixfields?
Goal of the day?
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