Stoke City made it two wins in a row after a 2-0 victory over Fulham.
The Potters followed up their victory at Swansea before the international break with their first home win in seven months.
Manager Nathan Jones stuck with the same eleven for the game against the Londoners.
Youngster Tyrese Campbell opened the scoring after 16 minutes when he latched onto Lee Gregory's flick on before slotting home past the keeper.
The Potters second came from the penalty spot ten minutes from time.
Scott Hogan played in Gregory who was brought down by keeper Marcus Bettinelli.
Gregory picked himself up before making no mistake from the spot.
Victory for the Potters moved them off the bottom of the table.
Nathan Jones side are back in action on Tuesday night when they make the trip to Sheffield Wednesday.