Crawley go level on points with Southend


Crawley Town came from behind against Rotherham to win 2-1 and go level on points with league-leaders Southend.


Brett Williams scored in the 22nd minute and with no reply from the Red Devils, Rotherham led at half-time.


Three minutes into the second half, Tyrone Barnett scored for Town to bring the scores level and 20 minutes later Josh Simpson found the net and the comeback was complete.


Rotherham manager Andy Scott believed his side were the better of the two teams: "The better side has lost, but that's what happens when you play the top teams.


"You've got to be concentrating for 100% of the time and we did it for 95%."


The Crawley boss, Steve Evans, admitted he was angry at half time but was glad his team got the result.

"We should have been out of sight in the first half. We looked as if we'd never played together. I couldn't repeat publicly what I said at half-time.


"I shouldn't have to have that half-time chat. But it's another win and an important three points for us," added Evans.


Bristol Rovers scored with 13 minutes to go to ensure the points were shared at Roots Halls in a 1-1 draw against top of the league Southend. Matt Harold came off the bench to score for Rovers against his former club to cancel out Neil Harris' goal.


Bottom of the league Plymouth ended their seven-match winless run in style with a 4-1 drubbing of Northampton Town. Goals from Simon Walton, Nick Chadwick, Will Atkinson and Ashley Hemmings put Argyle four goals ahead before half time.


Third-place Cheltham brushed 10-man Oxford United aside - winning their seventh away game in a row. Goals from Sido Jombati, James Spencer and Peter Leven ensured Town left with a 3-1 win and all-three points.


Burton Albion's promotion push continues after a 3-2 win at the hands of AFC Wimbledon. Billy Kee scored a brace to take his goal tally to 11 in ten games for Albion.


Accrington Stanley put three past Dagenham and Redbridge without reply to make it eight straight league defeats for struggling Daggers. Padraig Amond hit a brace for Accrington and Craig Lindfield was also on target.


Fourth-place Shrewsbury dealt Morecombe their first away defeat in League Two this season with a 2-0 win at Greenhous Meadow. Nicky Wroe and Mark Wright finding the net for the Shrews.


Swindon made it 11 games unbeaten with a 2-0 win over Aldershot after going into the break at 0-0.


17-year-old Nick Powell's goal on the hour-mark was enough to give Crewe a 1-0 victory over Hereford. The teenager has now scored two goals in as many games for the Railwaymen.


Gillingham were made to share the points as they played out a 0-0 draw at home to struggling Bradford.

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