Wolves beaten; Bees buzzing
A review of Saturday's action in Sky Bet League 1.
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Leyton Orient edged a point clear at the top of Sky Bet League 1 with a 1-1 draw at Bradford.
Wolves' 2-0 home defeat to MK Dons allowed the Brisbane Road men to sneak into the outright lead at the top of the table.
Lloyd James handed Orient a 1-0 lead on the stroke of half-time, only for Bradford to equalise in the 90th minute.
Nakhi Wells plundered a point for the hosts to stop the O's opening a three-point gap at the top of the league.
Patrick Bamford's 14th goal of the season and a 50th-minute effort from Ben Reeves condemned Wolves to 2-0 Molineux defeat.
Brentford moved into third with a 1-0 home victory over Oldham, courtesy of a 90th-minute header from Jonathan Douglas.
|Carlisle||4 - 1||Tranmere|
|Brentford||1 - 0||Oldham|
|Wolves||0 - 2||MK Dons|
|Bristol C||1 - 2||Rotherham|
|Crawley||2 - 2||Preston|
|Colchester||0 - 4||Notts Co|
|Gillingham||2 - 2||Peterboro|
|Sheff Utd||1 - 0||Swindon|
|Bradford||1 - 1||Leyton Or|
|Coventry||2 - 2||Crewe|
|Port Vale||2 - 2||Stevenage|
|Shrewsbury||0 - 1||Walsall|
Preston's 2-2 draw at Crawley allowed the Bees to leapfrog them in the table.
Paul Huntington and Josh Brownhill handed the visitors a 2-0 lead after just 16 minutes, and so the score stayed past the hour mark.
But Crawley hit back, first through defender Joe Walsh before striker Gary Alexander produced a last-gasp equaliser.
Britt Assombalonga took his Peterborough goals tally to 16 for the season with a brace at Gillingham.
His first stole an early lead before his second salvaged a 2-2 draw in the final minute.
Joe Martin and Cody McDonald had snatched the lead for the hosts before Assombalonga rescued his side.
Nouha Dicko and Ben Pringle fired Rotherham into a 2-0 lead at Bristol City inside 30 minutes.
Bobby Reid hit back for the hosts with less than 10 minutes to play, but Rotherham held out for a 2-1 victory that moves them up to sixth.
Jose Baxter's 67th-minute goal claimed a 1-0 home victory for Sheffield United over Swindon which was enough to carry the Blades two places above the relegation zone.
Walsall edged to a 1-0 win at Shrewsbury thanks to Milan Lalkovich's 54th-minute strike.
Jordan Burrow scored a brace as Stevenage drew 2-2 at Port Vale.
Jennison Myrie-Williams and Tom Pope netted for Vale.
Tom Hitchcock and Chuks Aneke ensured Crewe claimed a 2-2 draw in their away clash with Coventry.
Franck Moussa and Callum Wilson, with a penalty, struck for Coventry but Aneke secured a point.
Tom Lawrence bagged two goals as Carlisle overwhelmed Tranmere 4-1 at Brunton Park.
David Amoo and James Berrett were the other scorers for the hosts, with Ryan Lowe hitting an 81st-minute consolation for Tranmere.
Notts County pulled off a priceless 4-0 victory at Colchester to boost their relegation battle.
Jack Grealish, Morgan Fox, Callum McGregor and Gary Liddle claimed the goals that took them level on points with drop-zone rivals Crewe and above Bristol City.