Town still unbeaten despite Dack attack
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.