Tim Flowers hailed his Solihull Moors side’s quick start as they secured victory over Maidstone United.
West Bromwich Albion lost ground on the Championship leaders after drawing 1-1 against Blackburn Rovers.
Birmingham City climbed to within two points of the play-off spots with a 3-1 win over Sheffield Wednesday.
Tim Flowers is expecting a tough test when his Solihull Moors side make the trip to Maidstone United.
Former Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has been appointed as the new boss of Ipswich Town.
Aston Villa suffered their second defeat in a row as they went down 1-0 at QPR.
A familiar face will return to The Hawthorns as West Bromwich Albion take on Blackburn Rovers.
Tammy Abraham has given Aston Villa a fitness boost ahead of the game against QPR.
Hitchin Town will be the opponents for Solihull Moors in the first round of the FA Cup.
Aston Villa manager Dean Smith’s press conference ahead of the game with QPR is being streamed live by the club.