Bristol City maintained their one-point advantage at the Sky Bet League 1 summit thanks to a 3-1 away win at Gillingham.Aden Flint, Matt Smith and Scott Wagstaff were all on target for the leaders, while the Gills could only respond through Cody McDonald.
Swindon Town kept up the pressure as a 56th-minute Andy Williams effort helped them edge out Port Vale 1-0 at the County Ground.
However, Preston North End fell three points off the pace after drawing 1-1 at Crewe Alexandra, with Jermaine Beckford equalising for the Lilywhites shortly after George Cooper had put Alex ahead in the 81st minute.
MK Dons, meanwhile, slipped down to fourth, another point adrift, following a surprise 3-0 home loss to Walsall, with Darren Potter netting an early own goal before Tom Bradshaw's brace wrapped things up.
Billy Knott scored the only goal of the game as Bradford City beat Notts County 1-0, while Mark Roberts and Josh Morris did the damage as Fleetwood Town prevailed 2-0 at Rochdale.
Coventry City and Chesterfield shared the spoils after a 0-0 stalemate at Ricoh Arena, while there were also no goals in the games between Crawley Town and Colchester United and Peterborough United and Doncaster Rovers.