Charlton net four to stay top

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Rampant Charlton enjoyed a 4-0 win at struggling Tranmere to keep their place at the Coca-Cola League One summit.

Lloyd Sam struck twice to help ensure his side maintained their perfect start to the season and keep them ahead of Leeds on goal difference.

Sam opened the scoring in the 24th minute with Jose Vitor Semedo doubling the lead two minutes later. Sam scored again four minutes after the break and Nick Bailey's 68th-minute strike rounded off an impressive performance.

Leeds also made it five wins from five as they came away from Colchester 2-1 winners.

Bradley Johnson's header two minutes into the second half put Simon Grayson's side ahead although 10 minutes later Kevin Lisbie's penalty - after he was fouled by Rui Marques - brought Colchester level.

However, Leeds talisman Jermaine Beckford's close-range effort in the 64th minute ensured his side returned north with all three points.

MK Dons jumped to third with a 2-1 win at Exeter, Huddersfield moved fourth with a 2-1 win at home to Yeovil as Theo Robinson (33) and Michael Collins (65) both scored and Wycombe jumped out of the bottom four with a 2-1 win at home to Bristol Rovers.

Meanwhile, Chris Turner's Hartlepool side were beaten 2-0 at home to Norwich, Paul Thirlwell's injury-time strike earned Carlisle a 2-2 draw at Leyton Orient, Southampton drew 1-1 with Stockport and Brentford shared the spoils with Oldham in a 1-1 draw.

The only goalless draw in the division saw Walsall and Gillingham cancel each other out in the Black Country, while Millwall and Brighton drew 1-1 at the New Den.

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