Bristol City have a four point lead at the top after a 1-1 draw away at Walsall; Joe Bryan opened scoring after 11 minutes but Romaine Sawyers leveled with 5 minute left. Swindon move to second after a 2-1 win at Leyton Orient; Michael Smith and Nathan Byrne netted for the Robins with Darius Henderson netting a stoppage time consolation for managerless Orient. Peterborough drop to third after a 2-2 home draw with Oldham; Jonathon Forte netted his seventh of the season for Oldham before Michael Bostwick and Marcus Maddison turned the game in Posh’s favor. Genseric Kusunga equalized for the Latics to leave the away side in mid table. MK Dons retain fourth spot with a 2-0 win at Yeovil with Will Grigg and Daniel Powell getting the goals.
Preston are up to fifth after a 4-2 win at home to Colchester; Rhys Healey put the visitors ahead before 2 goals in 4 minutes from Scott Wiseman and Alan Browne put North End in front. Alex Gilbey leveled before the break but Paul Gallagher and Chris Humphrey netted after the break to seal victory. Chesterfield continue fine early form with 3-2 win over near rivals Sheffield United. Tommy Lee and Michael Higdon both saw red in the first half but Jimmy Ryan, Gary Roberts and Eoin Doyle put the home side 3-0 up before 2 goals in last 9 minutes gave Utd a chance of rescuing a point with Marc McNulty and Neil Collins grabbing the goals. 2 goals in 2 second half minutes from Aaron Mclean and Gary Liddle gave Bradford victory over bottom side Crewe. Shaun Harrad netted his first goal for Notts County to give them victory over Gillingham.
Peter Ramage’s 10th minute goal gave Barnsley victory at Rochdale. Stephen Dobbie’s penalty 10 minutes from time moved Fleetwood up to tenth after victory over Port Vale. Coventry and Crawley drew 2-2 after 4 first half goals; Josh McQuoid and Simeon Jackson put the Sky Blues 2-0 up before Gwion Edwards and Izale McLeod leveled the scores. Doncaster came from behind to win at second bottom Scunthorpe; Rory Fallon put the Iron 1-0 up but James Coppinger and Nathan Tyson turned the game around for Donny.