Walsall are the new Sky Bet League 1 leaders after they beat previous table-toppers Burton Albion 2-0.In what was their first ever competitive meeting with Burton, the Saddlers knew a victory would lift them above their opponents and they secured the result with goals from Liam Kinsella and Tom Bradshaw.
In an action-packed day, a number of clubs fought back to pick up points, including Wigan Athletic, Scunthorpe United and Shrewsbury Town.
The Latics were 2-0 down at Bury but drew 2-2, Scunthorpe won for the first time on the road with a 4-2 success at Oldham Athletic, and Shrewsbury also won by that scoreline, in the result of the day.
Elsewhere, Steven Pressley’s first game as Fleetwood Town manager didn’t go to plan, with the manager’s former employers Coventry City scoring a late goal to triumph 1-0 at Highbury.
Here’s a look at the Sky Bet League 1 results:
Saturday 10th October
Barnsley 1-2 Crewe Alexandra
Bury 2-2 Wigan Athletic
Chesterfield 1-3 Gillingham
Fleetwood Town 0-1 Coventry City
Oldham Athletic 2-4 Scunthorpe United
Sheffield United 3-2 Rochdale
Shrewsbury Town 4-2 Colchester United
Southend United 1-0 Port Vale
Swindon Town 1-2 Peterborough United
Walsall 2-0 Burton Albion