Southampton climbed into the remaining npower League One automatic promotion place with a late 2-1 win away to promoted south coast rivals Brighton.

Ashley Barnes had given Albion the lead in first-half added time but Saints rallied late on, David Connolly equalising in the 84th minute before Jose Fonte headed the winner a minute from time.

The victory took the visitors second, level on points with Huddersfield but with superior goal difference and a game in hand.

Adam Virgo's penalty and Shaun MacDonald's injury-time header helped Yeovil to a 2-2 draw at Bournemouth, who hold the final play-off spot in sixth. Danny Ings had scored twice to put Bournemouth 2-0 up.

Rochdale, a place behind the Cherries, failed to capitalise as Matthew Robson's second-half free-kick secured Carlisle a 3-2 win at Spotland.

Lee Hughes' 85th-minute winner gave Notts County a 2-1 victory away to rock-bottom Swindon. The Robins look destined for the drop, six points off safety, after Alan Judge (78) cancelled out Matt Ritchie's early volley.

Elsewhere in the lower echelons, Bristol Rovers remain third from bottom after a 2-2 draw with nine-man Charlton.

The Addicks had been 2-0 up through Paul Benson and Kyel Reid - who was dismissed for a second booking early in the second half - before Jose Vitor Semedo joined him in being sent off.

The fightback really kicked in then as Wayne Brown pulled one back and Gavin Williams completed the comeback six minutes from time.

Walsall are fourth bottom but now level on points with Dagenham after drawing 1-1 at home to Sheffield Wednesday. Jon Macken put the Saddlers in front but Neil Mellor levelled.

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