League 1 Round Up 16th August

Bristol stay top of the table after a 2-1 victory over Colchester. George Moncur scored his second goal in a week before Aaron WIlbraham popped up with his 2nd and 3rd goals of the season to wrap up victory for City. Chesterfield kept pace at the top through two penalties from Eoin Doyle against Rochdale with Ian Henderson’s penalty grabbing the consolation for Dale. Peterborough beat MK Dons 3-2 at London Road, Spurs youngster Kenny McEvoy scored the opener before Delli Ali leveled. Kyle Vassell scored twice in the last 9 minutes for home side before Daniel Powell scored for MK giving Posh a 3-2 victory. Jamie Proctor continued from his goal and assist last week to keep Fleetwood in top 5 with 1-0 win over Notts County. The striker netted in stoppage time at the end of the first half to keep Fleetwood with 100% record in league. Crawley achieved their third 1-0 win in as many matches thanks to an Izale McLeod second half penalty, his third goal of the season. 

Preston inflicted a first defeat at home since November for Scunthorpe with a 4-0 win; goals from Joe Garner who netted twice, Chris Humphrey and an own goal from Miquel Llera gave Preston the win. Bradford and Walsall played out a 0-0 draw at the Banks stadium to put Bradford on 4 points and leave Walsall still looking for first win in the league. Port Vale scored three times in the first half through Tom Pope, Ben WIlliamson and Carl Dickinson before Kyle Bennett scored for Donny. Leyton Orient came from behind to win 3-1 at Oldham; goals from Darius Henderson, David Mooney and Kevin Lisbie came after Jonathon Forte scored his 3rd goal in 2 games to open the scoring. 

Barnsley came from behind to win 2-1 away at Crewe; Crewe took the lead through a stunning volley from Billy Waters then goals from Leroy Lita and Martin Cranie gave the Tykes their first win in league. Joe Martin and a converted Danny Kedwell penalty gave Gillingham 2-0 win at home to Yeovil. Promotion favorites lost their second game in the league losing 1-0 at Coventry, an own goal from Bob Harris condemned the Blades to second defeat.

About mattbristow271993

Boyhood Leyton Orient fan, but love football in general, any league. Football is my passion.
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