Northampton Town hit the Sky Bet League 2 summit for the first time this season courtesy of a thrilling 4-3 victory at Luton Town.In a topsy-turvy encounter it was Ricky Holmes’ late winner that sealed the points for Chris Wilder’s Cobblers, and that lifted them ahead of Oxford United and Plymouth Argyle.
The U’s shared the points with Carlisle United, while Plymouth lost 2-1 at home to Cambridge United, which means they are winless in four.
RESULT OF THE DAY: For the drama and significance, @ntfc’s win at @LutonTown takes the honours this time around! pic.twitter.com/Is7TYZkIID— The Football League (@football_league) December 12, 2015
Portsmouth are up to fourth, meanwhile, following a 4-0 thumping of Hartlepool United.
Bristol Rovers climbed to within touching distance of the Play-Off places with a last-gasp win over rock-bottom York City, who have now lost all of their last seven matches.
Yeovil Town remain in the bottom two despite fighting back from two goals down to draw with Barnet.
Stevenage secured their third win in as many matches, beating AFC Wimbledon 2-1, while Liam Noble and Izale McLeod scored two apiece to see Notts County to an enthralling 4-3 victory over Newport County.
Here’s a look at the Matchday 21 results in Sky Bet League 2:
Saturday 12th December
Accrington Stanley P-P Wycombe Wanderers
AFC Wimbledon 1-2 Stevenage
Bristol Rovers 2-1 York City
Crawley Town 3-2 Dagenham & Redbridge
Luton Town 3-4 Northampton Town
Mansfield Town 1-1 Leyton Orient
Morecambe P-P Exeter City
Notts County 4-3 Newport County
Oxford United 1-1 Carlisle United
Plymouth Argyle 1-2 Cambridge United
Portsmouth 4-0 Hartlepool United
Yeovil Town 2-2 Barnet
Standings: Click here to see the Sky Bet League 2 table