Andre Ayew came off the bench to rescue a point for 10-man West Ham in a 1-1 draw at Watford.
Bermudian goalkeeper Nathan Trott travelled with the West Ham United team as the third goalkeeper.
West Ham United were trailing to Troy Deeney's third-minute penalty until Ayew tucked in the rebound after Michail Antonio's shot had hit both posts.
Huddersfield without Nahki Wells out due to an ankle injury learned a harsh lesson as their juggernaut towards the top two of the Sky Bet Championship stuttered with a 1-1 draw at Barnsley.
Huddersfield, who have been defying expectations all season, should be celebrating a seventh successive league win for the first time since 1982, but they only had Michael Hefele's header to show for a game they dominated and created an endless amount of chances.
And they paid the price as Marley Watkins' late leveller earned Barnsley a draw and ensured Huddersfield missed the chance to close the gap on Newcastle to three points.
Conor McAleny scored a hat-trick as Oxford's pursuit of a play-off place gathered momentum with a 4-0 win over Rai Simons and his relegation strugglers Chesterfield Teammates.
Rob Hall put Oxford in front before McAleny made it two in the 36th minute and then punished some woeful Chesterfield defending in a one-sided second half at the Proact Stadium.
Simons made his way into the game in the 81st minute.
Portsmouth narrowed the gap between themselves and Reggie Lambe and his promotion rivals Carlisle to three points after second-half goals by Gary Roberts, Amine Linganzi and substitute Jack Whatmough earned them a 3-0 win at Brunton Park.
It was a close contest until Portsmouth finally found the target through a solo goal by Roberts, with late strikes by Linganzi and Whatmough ended any hopes injury hit Carlisle had of salvaging something from the game.