Town still un­beaten de­spite Dack at­tack

Daily Star Sunday - - RESULT! -

SHREWS­BURY kept their three-point lead at the top of ta­ble but they con­ceded late on in a 1-1 draw against Black­burn.

Sum­mer sign­ing Bradley Dack struck his first goal for Rovers af­ter Aris­tote Nsiala had bro­ken the dead­lock.

Peter­bor­ough climbed into sec­ond place af­ter Jack Mar­riott’s late win­ner clinched a 3-2 home win against Wi­gan.

Brad­ford moved above the Lac­tics into third place as Tony McMahon’s first-half free-kick gave them a 1-0 win at Northamp­ton.

Late goals from Ryan Sweeney and El­lis Har­ri­son earned Bris­tol Rovers a 3-1 home win against Black­pool.

Rother­ham thrashed Old­ham 5-1 – their third home win by that score­line this sea­son.

Michael Ihiekwe’s header was can­celled out by Craig Davies, but Ki­ef­fer Moore struck twice be­fore late strikes from An­thony Forde and Jerry Yates.

Goals from Lee No­vak and Duane Holmes gave Scun­thorpe a 2-0 win against Portsmouth and Charl­ton were held to a 1-1 draw by Bury.

Southend cruised to their first league win since the open­ing day with a 4-2 vic­tory at Fleet­wood.

Si­mon Cox’s header was can­celled out by Amari’i Bell in­side the open­ing four min­utes be­fore Ai­den O’Neill was shown a straight red card for a pro­fes­sional foul.

The Shrimpers led 3-1 at the break and Jer­maine McGlashan added the vis­i­tors’ late fourth be­fore De­vante Cole headed home a con­so­la­tion.

Wal­sall reg­is­tered their first league vic­tory in four with a 2-1 win at Ox­ford, thanks to Erhun Oz­tumer and Tyler Roberts.

Don­caster halted a run of three straight league de­feats – get­ting the bet­ter of Ply­mouth 3-0.

Andy But­ler’s header gave them an in­ter­val lead be­fore John Mar­quis and Al­fie May added sec­ond-half goals.

Rochdale se­cured only their sec­ond league win of the sea­son by beat­ing Gilling­ham 3-0.

Ian Hen­der­son, Joe Raf­ferty and Matty Done were amongst the goals for Dale, while Gills striker Tome Eaves was shown a straight red card for a foul on Raf­ferty.

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