Sheffield United maintained their grip on second spot within the Sky Bet Championship after a 1-0 win at Reading.
Iliman Ndiaye’s second-half strike earned the Blades an important victory within the race for promotion.
Victory leaves Paul Heckingbottom’s males 10 factors behind runaway leaders Burnley and 7 above third-placed Middlesbrough.
Reading had been harmful, with Andy Carroll a nuisance, and Tom Ince got here the closest for the Royals within the first half.
But Ndiaye linked nicely with Oli McBurnie on the hour to attain towards the run of play and seal the factors for the guests.
Daryl Dike maintained West Brom‘s promotion hopes as they beat struggling Wigan 1-0.
The striker scored his sixth purpose of the season when he nodded in after Jayson Molumby’s shot had been turned onto the crossbar by Ben Amos.
Wigan goalkeeper Amos additionally turned a Dike shot onto a publish and Jed Wallace and John Swift hit the woodwork for the hosts.
Victory left the Baggies ninth within the Championship and 4 factors adrift of the highest six.
Huddersfield climbed off the underside and above the Latics on purpose distinction after a 0-0 draw with Bristol City.
Robins boss Nigel Pearson marked his 600th sport in administration, however couldn’t discover a victory to have a good time the milestone with.
The Terriers stay within the backside three and are six factors from security, with City thirteenth within the desk.
Sky Bet League One
Ryan Hardie’s late penalty saved Plymouth‘s automated promotion hopes on observe as they got here from behind to beat Derby 2-1 of their Sky Bet League One conflict at Home Park.
Second-placed Argyle fell behind to Nathaniel Mendez-Laing’s opener, however hauled themselves degree on the hour mark via Callum Wright.
Hardie’s nerveless spot-kick sealed the win which saved the chasing pack at bay and lifted the house aspect again degree on factors with leaders Sheffield Wednesday, whereas Derby drop to sixth.
Ipswich continued their upward trajectory as they brushed apart Accrington 3-0 at Portman Road.
Kieran McKenna’s in-form aspect grabbed an early lead via Nathan Broadhead and doubled their benefit simply earlier than the hour mark via Kayden Jackson earlier than Kyle Edwards accomplished the scoring in added time.
It sealed a fourth straight win for the Tractor Boys and a fifth straight clear sheet, maintaining them on the coat-tails of the 2 groups above them.
Barnsley moved as much as fourth and stretched their unbeaten run to eight video games with a 3-1 win over Portsmouth at Oakwell.
Two targets in three minutes from James Norwood and Nicky Cadden put the hosts nicely in management earlier than Pompey, who went into the sport on the again of three straight wins, decreased the deficit via Colby Bishop.
But Devante Cole fired dwelling on the hour mark to make sure the Tykes leap-frogged Bolton within the desk and continued their promising run of type.
Wycombe ended a run of two video games with no win as they beat Fleetwood 2-0 at Adams Park.
Chris Forino put the house aspect in entrance with simply 4 minutes on the clock and Sam Vokes struck the second after 66 minutes to seal the factors.
Strugglers Cambridge and Morecambe shared the factors in a 1-1 draw on the Abbey Stadium, Jack Lankester’s opener for the hosts cancelled out by a Cole Stockton header for the Shrimpers simply earlier than half-time.
Frankie Kent’s late winner saved Peterborough‘s play-off hopes alive as they edged a 2-1 win at dwelling to Shrewsbury.
Jonson Clarke-Harris put Posh forward, however Tom Flanagan shortly levelled for the Shrews earlier than Kent’s 87th-minute effort claimed the factors.
Lincoln at the moment are unbeaten in 10 however performed out their seventh draw after their journey to Cheltenham ended goalless.
Sky Bet League Two
Play-off hopefuls Bradford and Stockport failed to show up the strain on the groups round them as they had been each held to disappointing goalless attracts.
Bradford failed to interrupt the impasse at Walsall, whose winless league run now stretches to 10 video games, whereas Stockport had been held at dwelling by Gillingham.
Relegation-threatened Crawley‘s stoop continued as they crashed to their sixth straight defeat in a 3-0 loss at Sutton.
Omar Bugiel struck twice both aspect of half-time to offer the hosts the lead and, after Crawley’s Joel Lynch was despatched off for a second yellow card, Lee Angol accomplished the scoring late on.
Harrogate boosted their survival hopes with two late targets to sink Doncaster 2-0 on the Keepmoat Stadium.
Heading into the sport with no win in seven video games, the guests pounced via Luke Armstrong after 81 minutes and a second three minutes from Alex Pattison gave third-bottom Harrogate a much-needed victory.
John McAtee gave Grimsby a first-half lead towards Newport, however Priestley Farquharson’s Fifty fifth-minute effort salvaged some extent for the guests in a 1-1 at Blundell Park.