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Wycombe maintain lead despite loss

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Coca-Cola League Two leaders Wycombe lost their second straight match as they went down 3-1 at Bournemouth.

Wanderers led through Matt Harold's ninth-minute opener but goals from Brett Pitman, Jason Pearce and Jake Thomson turned the game around.

However, Brentford failed to take advantage and their 2-0 defeat at Macclesfield left Wycombe's lead at six points.

Emile Sinclair's early strike and Gareth Sinclair's penalty sunk Brentford, who had only one shot on target all afternoon while Bury are up to third after beating Aldershot 2-1.

Gillingham beat Exeter 1-0 to climb above their rivals into fourth place while the Grecians, who are only three points off second, have seen tumbled to ninth.

Dagenham and Redbridge survived the late sending off of Sam Saunders to edge out Rochdale 3-2 while Richard Walker's early goal was enough to seal a vital 1-0 win for Shrewsbury over Darlington, who had Ricky Ravenhill sent off late on.

Bradford substitute Barry Conlon broke Luton hearts as he grabbed a late point in a 3-3 draw and Paul Mullin also earned Accrington Stanley a point in a 1-1 draw with Barnet.

Jamie Forrester struck a hat-trick as Notts County saw off Port Vale 4-2.

Chesterfield manager Lee Richardson is under increasing pressure after seeing his side lose 2-1 at home to Morecambe.

Grimsby recorded only their second home league win of the season with a 3-0 victory over Rotherham while Lee Frecklington earned a point for Lincoln against Chester as his equaliser cancelled out Anthony Barry's opener.

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