Wolves beaten; Bees buzzing

  • Last Updated: December 14 2013, 18:43 GMT

A review of Saturday's action in Sky Bet League 1.

Jonathan Douglas scores Brentford's winner against Oldham.
Jonathan Douglas scores Brentford's winner against Oldham.

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.

Team Score Team
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.


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