With leaders Leicester claiming three points, second placed MK Dons followed suit with a 2-0 win over Southend. Millwall's 1-1 draw with Yeovil sees them lose pace with the leaders but keep third spot, while Peterboro are back up to fourth after a topsy turvy game eventually saw them beat Cheltenham 6-3. Oldham remain fifth after a goalless draw with Carlisle, with Scunthorpe down to sixth after a single goal loss to Huddersfield. Leeds beat Stockport 3-1 to put their season on the right track.
Down the bottom Crewe beat Hartlepool 4-1 to move within a point of the Bulls, while Cheltenham's hammering makes their goal difference worse than the Bulls. Leyton Orient slip into the relegation zone after losing 1-0 to Colchester, who move into the top half. Brighton's 2-0 win over Swindon moves them up above the Robins and a point clear of the danger zone. Bristol Rovers shared a goalless draw with Northampton.
In League Two Wycombe's lead is cut again after another 1-1 draw, with Brentford beating Exeter 2-0 to drop the gap to five points. Shrewsbury move up again, but needed Bury to have a man sent off before they won 1-0. Barnet beat Bournemouth 2-0 in Paul Fairclough's final match, and Chester lost 3-1 at Macclesfield.
In the Conference Oxford smashed Ebbsfleet 5-1, while Histon closed the gap on non-playing leaders Burton with a 4-1 win over Grays. Kidderminster beat Torquay by the only goal, scoring with their only shot on target, and Forest Green beat Barrow 2-1 to move out of the relegation zone.