League One round-up: Peterborough keep pressure on Portsmouth'¦Â Chaplin nets late winnerÂ

Peterborough remain three points behind League One table-toppers Pompey after a 2-0 victory at Scunthorpe on Saturday,Â

Sunday, 14th October 2018, 10:58 am
Updated Sunday, 14th October 2018, 12:05 pm

Former Iron striker Matt Godden netted a second-half double against his former club to ensure the Posh kept the pressure on Kenny Jackett's men. 

Mamadou Thiam's spectacular goal was the pick as Barnsley defeated Luton 3-2 to stay third.

Doncaster took advantage of Sunderland's inaction during the international break by beating Rochdale 3-2 at Spotland to climb into fourth.

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Ali Crawford put Rovers ahead in the 20th minute and, after John Marquis hit the post at the end of the first half, Andy Butler scored the second shortly after the restart.

Ian Henderson pulled one back from the penalty spot to give Dale hope but Jermaine Anderson's third restored the two-goal lead before Kgosi Ntlhe closed the gap again with eight minutes to go.

Accrington continued their fine start to life in League One and moved into the play-off places after beating Bradford 3-1.

In the game between the bottom two, Oxford overtook Plymouth thanks to a 2-0 victory at the Kassam Stadium.

Jamie Mackie netted after only four minutes and Curtis Nelson added to Oxford's advantage with 16 minutes left, while Plymouth's miserable afternoon was complete when Yann Songo'o saw red.

In-form Simon Cox made it five goals in five games with a brace in Southend's 2-0 victory over Gillingham while late goals secured three points for Burton and Coventry.

Pressure paid off for Coventry against Wycombe as Conor Chaplin clinched a 1-0 win in the 82nd minute, while Burton had to wait until injury time for Ben Fox to strike as they beat Bristol Rovers by the same score.

Fleetwood were the day's final winners, Paddy Madden and Wes Burns putting them two up inside half an hour in a 2-1 victory over Shrewsbury.