Cliftonville come from behind to secure a 3-1 win away to Glenavon who have defender William Murphy sent-off.
Danny Ings scores twice as Burnley win at Stoke City to move off the bottom of the Premier League table.
Leon Osman marks his 400th Everton appearance with the winning goal in a 2-1 victory over West Ham United.
Manchester City come from behind to beat Swansea and keep the gap to Premier League leaders Chelsea to eight points.
Newcastle win their fifth successive league game thanks to Moussa Sissoko's strike against QPR at St James' Park.
Premier League leaders Chelsea establish a seven-point lead as goals by Diego Costa and Eden Hazard see off 10-man West Brom.
Leicester remain without a win since September after being held to a goalless draw by Gus Poyet's Sunderland.
Goal-shy Leicester have now gone over eight hours of Premier League action without finding the net after a stalemate against Sunderland at the King Power Stadium.
Newcastle have sent defender Ryan Taylor for an MRI scan on his knee after limping off during his Premier League return.