Peterborough missed the prospect to go stage on factors with League One leaders Hull Metropolis as they had been overwhelmed 3-1 at Blackpool on Tuesday night time.
Jerry Yates gave the Tangerines the lead within the opening minute at Bloomfield Highway, and restored their lead from a penalty early within the second half after Joe Ward had levelled for Posh. Luke Garbutt then sealed the win simply earlier than the hour.
It is a win that moved Blackpool into the sixth within the desk, the ultimate play-off spot.
Oxford missed the prospect to shut the hole on the highest six, nevertheless, as they fell to a 1-0 defeat at Northampton. Sam Hoskins sealed the win within the fifty fifth minute, shifting the Cobblers out of the relegation zone within the course of.
They had been changed within the backside 4 by Bristol Rovers, who misplaced at house to fellow strugglers Swindon. Jack Payne netted the winner on the Memorial Stadium, and they’re a degree away from Northampton, who’re in flip two forward of Rovers.
Shrewsbury received 2-1 at Burton because of objectives from Curtis Predominant and Harry Chapman. Sean Clare scored for the Brewers, however they might not discover an equaliser as they fell to back-to-back defeats.
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Forest Inexperienced missed the prospect to shut the hole on League Two leaders Cheltenham as they had been held to a goalless draw at Mansfield.
That end result noticed Rovers stay in third, three factors off the pace-setters and two behind Cambridge – neither of which had been in motion on Tuesday night time, though Cambridge have performed a recreation extra.
Tranmere additionally missed a possibility, with their 2-2 draw at Colchester leaving them in fourth, stage on factors with Forest Inexperienced.
They did, nevertheless, wrestle their approach again from two objectives right down to earn a degree on the JobServe Group Stadium.
Backside-club Grimsby earned a uncommon win to spice up their survival hopes, with Luke Spokes’ purpose sealing a 1-0 win at Barrow, closing the hole to security to seven factors, though they’ve performed a recreation extra.
Southend, nevertheless, stay six factors adrift after drawing 0-0 with Walsall.
Elsewhere, Exeter missed the prospect to shut the hole on the play-off locations as they fell to a 2-1 defeat at Oldham, Leyton Orient received 1-0 at Carlisle and Scunthorpe beat Bradford 2-0.