Brighton moved four points clear at the top of npower League 1 with an emphatic 4-0 defeat of Charlton at The Valley.

Inigo Calderon put the pace-setters in front in the 26th minute with his first goal of the season before second-half strikes from Glenn Murray (62), substitute Kazenga LuaLua (81) and Matt Sparrow (90) added the gloss.

Peterborough kept the pressure on Albion by edging a nine-goal thriller against Swindon 5-4.

Kevin Amankwaah was the unlucky villain of the piece, with his injury-time own-goal the decider.

Craig Mackail-Smith and David Ball both scored early braces, with Lee Frecklington and Matt Ritchie ensuring the scores were locked at 3-3 by halfway. George Boyd and Charlie Austin then cancelled each other out before Amankwaah's accidental intervention.

Carlisle, placed second going into their match at Exeter, fluffed their lines with a 2-1 defeat.

Richard Logan did the damage with a quickfire double between the 19th and 22nd minutes and the Cumbrians could not add to Matty Robson's long-range free-kick in the second period.

Bournemouth went third with a 3-2 win over visiting MK Dons, who had Angelo Balanta sent off.

It was 1-0 to the Dons thanks to Sean O'Hanlon at half-time but strikes from Danny Hollands, Anton Robinson and Marc Pugh turned things around before Peter Leven's penalty gave the Dons a second.

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