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Sky Bet League 1: Matchday 8 review

19 September 2015

Tony Humes’ Colchester United recorded the stand-out result of matchday 8 in Sky Bet League 1, beating the previously undefeated Gillingham 2-1.

Gavin Massey gave the U’s the lead inside five minutes only for the Gills to level through Luke Norris.

RESULT OF THE DAY: @ColU_Official inflicted a first @SkyBetLeague1 defeat on @TheGillsFC, winning 2-1.

— The Football League (@football_league) September 19, 2015
Callum Harriot, on loan from Charlton Athletic, scored the winner on the half-hour mark, though, to make it back-to-back wins for the 12th-placed U's.

Standings: Click here to see the latest Sky Bet League 1 table

Burton Albion moved to the summit of the division after they won 1-0 at Swindon Town - Stuart Beavon scored the only goal of that game.

Southend United also won away from home, triumphing 2-0 at Millwall, while Crewe Alexandra beat Shrewsbury Town 1-0 on the road for their first victory of the campaign.

Elsewhere, Bury moved into the Play-Off places following their third win on the spin, against Port Vale.

Here’s a look at the full set of results:

Saturday 19th September

Blackpool 1-1 Barnsley
Bury 1-0 Port Vale
Colchester United 2-1 Gillingham
Coventry City 1-0 Chesterfield
Doncaster Rovers 1-1 Oldham Athletic
Millwall 0-2 Southend United
Peterborough United 1-1 Walsall
Rochdale 2-1 Scunthorpe United
Shrewsbury Town 0-1 Crewe Alexandra
Swindon Town 0-1 Burton Albion
Wigan Athletic 2-1 Fleetwood Town

Sunday 20th September

Bradford City 2-2 Sheffield United

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