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League One round-up: Portsmouth, Peterborough and Barnsley win | Football News

Last Updated: 13/10/18 5:43pm

Portsmouth beat AFC Wimbledon to stay top of Sky Bet League One

Portsmouth beat AFC Wimbledon to stay top of Sky Bet League One

Portsmouth beat AFC Wimbledon to stay top of Sky Bet League One

Portsmouth maintained their three-point lead in the League One table as the top three teams all won.

Pompey defeated AFC Wimbledon 2-1, taking a two-goal first-half lead through Tom Naylor and Gareth Evans and then holding on after James Hanson pulled one back in the 63rd minute.

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Highlights of the Sky Bet League One match between AFC Wimbledon and Portsmouth.

Highlights of the Sky Bet League One match between AFC Wimbledon and Portsmouth.

Portsmouth lead Peterborough, who were 2-0 winners against Scunthorpe thanks to a second-half double from Matt Godden against his former club.

Mamadou Thiam’s spectacular goal was the pick as Barnsley defeated Luton 3-2 to stay third. Doncaster beat Rochdale 3-2 at Spotland to climb into fourth.

Accrington continued their fine start to life in League One and moved into the play-off places after beating Bradford 3-1.

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Highlights of the Sky Bet League One match between Scunthorpe and Peterborough.

Highlights of the Sky Bet League One match between Scunthorpe and Peterborough.

In the game between the bottom two, Oxford overtook Plymouth thanks to a 2-0 victory at the Kassam Stadium. Jamie Mackie scored after only four minutes and Curtis Nelson added to Oxford’s advantage with 16 minutes left, while Plymouth’s miserable afternoon was complete when Yann Songo’o saw red.

In-form Simon Cox made it five goals in five games with a double in Southend’s 2-0 victory over Gillingham while late goals secured three points for Burton and Coventry.

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Highlights of the Sky Bet League One match between Barnsley and Luton Town.

Highlights of the Sky Bet League One match between Barnsley and Luton Town.

Pressure paid off for Coventry against Wycombe as Conor Chaplin clinched a 1-0 win in the 82nd minute while Burton had to wait until injury time for Ben Fox to strike as they beat Bristol Rovers by the same score.

Fleetwood were the day’s final winners, Paddy Madden and Wes Burns putting them two up inside half an hour in a 2-1 victory over Shrewsbury, who pulled one back through Josh Laurent.

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