Danny’s boys have got real six appeal
LEADERS Lincoln scored six goals away from home in a league match for the first time in 86 years to retain a four-point advantage at the top.
Harry Anderson scored his second goal in four days to put Danny Cowley’s Imps on their way to a 6-2 win over Port Vale in only the third minute.
Shay McCartan (below) doubled the lead and Leon Legge’s own goal made it
3-0. Michael Bostwick added the fourth to end any hopes of a Vale comeback as Tom Conlon’s free-kick and Ben Whitfield’s late penalty were mere consolations before Scott Wharton and
James Wilson confirmed a
10th league win of the season.
Jonathan Forte put second-placed Exeter on the way to a 2-0 win at home to Swindon with Jayden Stockley making sure of three points just past the hour mark.
Newport kept pace with the top two after securing a very late 2-1 win over Stevenage with substitute Antoine Semenyo scoring in the eighth minute of added time. Matty Dolan’s volley after just 46 seconds gave the hosts the perfect start before Luther Wildin’s equaliser.
MK Dons were 1-0 winners at Cambridge thanks to Chuks Aneke’s
29th-minute strike. Northampton hauled themselves out of the bottom three with a surprise 2-1 win over Forest Green Rovers.
Reuben Reid put Rovers ahead but the Cobblers came back with an Aaron Pierre header before Andy Williams’ winner. Colchester moved into sixth with a 3-1 win at home to Crawley, who finished with
10 men after Bondz Ngala was sent off for a second bookable offence late on. Sammie Szmodics’ opener was cancelled out by Filipe Morais’ penalty but Frank Nouble restored the hosts’ advantage and Luke Norris made sure in the
Carlisle slipped to a fourth successive home defeat after a 2-0 loss to Morecambe, who had AJ Leitch-Smith and Vadaine Oliver to thank for their first-half goals.
Crewe’s run was extended to one win in six league matches after Nicky Maynard’s goal cancelled out Charlie Kirk’s opener in the 1-1 draw with Bury.