Reading stretched their unbeaten Championship run under new manager Mark Bowen to three matches with 2-1 victory over Millwall at Madejski Stadium.
Wigan boss Paul Cook rued his side’s inability to make their chances count after seeing Swansea claim a 2-1 smash-and-grab victory with a stoppage-time winner.
Preston have reported Stoke to the English Football League over an alleged illegal approach for their manager Alex Neil.
Substitute Sam Surridge’s stoppage-time goal sent Swansea to the top of the Sky Bet Championship thanks to a 2-1 victory at Wigan.
Preston boss Alex Neil hopes his side will be mentally ready for the test posed by Charlton after a tough week.
Bristol City boss Lee Johnson was left deflated after his side were denied second place in the Championship by Cauley Woodrow’s last-gasp equaliser for managerless Barnsley.
Cauley Woodrow’s last-gasp goal secured managerless Barnsley a 2-2 draw and denied Bristol City from climbing to second in the Championship.
Blackburn’s Lewis Holtby is hoping to return to contention for the home game against Sheffield Wednesday.
Leeds skipper Liam Cooper and Pablo Hernandez could return to the starting line-up for the home game against QPR.
Rory Delap, Kevin Russell and Andy Quy are set to be in charge of the Stoke team when they take on West Brom on Monday.
Brentford manager Thomas Frank is expected to name an unchanged starting XI to face Huddersfield in the Sky Bet Championship on Saturday.