Burnley were made to wait for the Championship title after being held to a 2-2 draw at Rotherham, while Sheffield United's 1-0 win against Bristol City moved them a step closer to the Premier League on Tuesday.
Goals from Scott Twine and Manuel Benson either side of Vitinho's own goal pushed Vincent Kompany's promoted side to the brink of clinching the second-tier silverware.
But Georgie Kelly equalised to earn the Millers a deserved point and with second placed Sheffield United winning, it meant the champagne celebrations will have to wait until Saturday, where a win against QPR will secure top spot for the Clarets.
Sheffield United should join Burnley in the top-flight next season after substitute James McAtee's second-half goal gave the Blades a win that moved them eight points clear of third placed Luton with four matches remaining.
Lukas Jutkiewicz's first-half strike put a dent in fifth placed Millwall's play-off push as Birmingham claimed a 1-0 win at the Den.
Blackpool slipped closer to relegation with a 2-0 defeat against West Bromwich Albion, who moved up to sixth place.
Will Keane's goal kept alive Wigan's faint hopes of avoiding relegation as their 1-0 win at Stoke moved them within five points of safety.
Sunderland's play-offs charge was hit by a 1-1 draw against lowly Huddersfield.
The Black Cats have closed to within one point of the top six, but with the two sides directly above and below them in the table all having at least one game in hand, Tony Mowbray's men will feel they have lost ground in the promotion battle.
A draw was a better result for Huddersfield, who saw Josh Koroma's second-half strike cancel out Joe Gelhardt's opener, as it has moved them two points clear of the drop zone ahead of this weekend's trip to fellow strugglers Cardiff.