Leaders Peterborough were denied a sixth straight win after being held to a goalless Oxford mid-table draw in Sky Bet League One.
But Posh still holds a three-point advantage at the top after the former leaders Lincoln fell in their second straight loss at home to Fleetwood.
Goals from Gerard Garner and Callum Camps on either side of the half saw the visitors claim a shock 2-1 victory, with Callum Morton later responding for the hosts.
shell took the opportunity to move the Imps to second place with a 2-0 victory Rochdale at KCOM stadium.
Mallik Wilks gave the Tigers a second straight win with a 24th-minute opener from out of the box, then an own goal from Gabriel Osho effectively sealed the victory before Rochdale’s Conor Shaughnessy was out. expelled late.
Doncaster showed no ill effects of their boss Darren Moore’s sudden departure from Sheffield on Wednesday as they stood to claim an important 2-1 victory over Fading. Portsmouth.
Watched by Andy Butler, named Moore’s replacement until the end of the season, goals from Reece James and Fejiri Okenabirhie eased the gloom on the Keepmoat stadium before John Marquis struck a consolation against his former team.
And Sunderland Also picked up the pace in the quest to seal at least one play-off place as Charlie Wyke’s 70th-minute strike – his 24th of the season – proved enough to see far into the distance Swindon 1-0 at Stadium of Light.
Northampton climbed from the bottom of the table as they beat Plymouth 2-0 to claim his first victory in 12 league games.
Two Ryan Watson goals on either side of the interval gave the Cobblers a welcome break, while Argyle sent off Sam Woods at the last minute.
Wigan fell back to the foot of the table after Chuks Aneke’s effort in the 19th minute proved enough to see Charlton to a 1-0 victory at DW Stadium.
BurtonJimmy Floyd Hasselbaink’s resurgence continued as Jon Smith’s effort in the 55th minute saw the Brewers take five wins in six at the expense of the visitors. Bristol Rovers, which sent off Luke McCormick early in the second half.
Accrington Stanley took the lead in the fourth minute against Ipswich by Dion Charles, but the expulsion of Seamus Conneely in the 19th minute changed the course of the game.
James Wilson equalized in the 41st minute and James Norwood struck on the stroke of half-time to secure a 2-1 lead in Tractor Boys’ first game since boss Paul Lambert left, as new boss watched. Paul Cook.
Sunderland striker on loan Will Grigg shot a fourth-minute opener for MK Donations but that wasn’t enough to stop the visitors from sliding to a 3-2 defeat at Gillingham.
A penalty from Jordan Graham carried the home team and Vadaine Oliver put them in the lead just before the break.
Warren O’Hora equalized early in the second half for the Dons, but a 74th-minute strike from Conor Ogilvie sealed the points.
Stephen Walker’s 86th-minute equalizer obtained Crewe a 1-1 draw at Blackpool, who led Danny Ballard in the first half.
AFC Wimbledon also recovered a point at Shrewsbury with Ayoub Assal scoring six minutes after Harry Chapman put the shrews in front.