Date: 19th December 2016 at 11:08am
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The League 2 season continued with the latest round of games played over the weekend.

Doncaster had taken top spot early in the day on Saturday. However, Plymouth and Carlisle’s wins saw them back to 1st and 2nd. Cheltenham and Newport remain in the bottom two.

Here’s a round up of the League 2 action from the other games played.


Saturday 17th December 2016 – Sky Bet League Two
Doncaster Rovers 1-0 Grimsby Town 12:30
Accrington Stanley 0-1 Plymouth Argyle 15:00
Barnet 1-2 Stevenage 15:00
Blackpool 0-2 Luton Town 15:00
Cambridge United 2-1 Crewe Alexandra 15:00
Carlisle United 2-1 Yeovil Town 15:00
Colchester United 2-1 Notts County 15:00
Crawley Town 3-1 Newport County 15:00
Exeter City 2-0 Mansfield Town 15:00
Morecambe1-2 Cheltenham Town 15:00
Portsmouth 0-0 Hartlepool United 15:00
Wycombe Wanderers 1-0 Leyton Orient 15:00

Plymouth kept their place at the top of the table after a narrow 1-0 win at struggling Accrington, outside the relegation zone on goal difference alone.

Had Plymouth dropped points Carlisle would have returned to the top of the table after the Cumbrians edged out play-off chasing Yeovil 2-1 at Brunton Park.

Both had been replaced by Doncaster earlier in the day on Saturday. Donny had an early kick off with a 1-0 win at the Keepmoat Stadium against Grimsby at the time taking them top – they dropped back to 3rd after Plymouth and Carlisle victories.

A first defeat in nine saw Barnet miss the chance to move into the top seven. Stevenage’s 2-1 win at the Hive took them a place above the Bees into 9th and just a point off a play-off place.

Having failed to win in three heading into the game Luton knew Blackpool would overtake them with a win at Bloomfield Road. However, the Hatters claimed the points with a 2-0 win to consolidate 5th.

Cambridge’s fifth win in six games saw them into the play-offs. The U’s went up to 7th with a 2-1 victory against Crewe at the Abbey Stadium – the visitors have now lost three in a row.

A third win in four saw Colchester continue to climb with them now up to 13th. Alternatively though Notts County’s 2-1 loss at the Weston Homes Community Stadium was a sixth in a row leaving the Magpies just a point off the bottom two.

Crawley moved into the top half of the table and to within two points of the play-offs after a 3-1 win against bottom-placed Newport – they suffered a fourth straight defeat.

The four game unbeaten run Exeter are now on continued with a third win after a 2-0 victory against Mansfield – the Grecians are now just five points off a possible play-off place. However, they’re as many from the bottom two as well!

It wasn’t enough to take them out of the bottom two but Cheltenham’s 2-1 win at Morecambe saw the Robins end a three game losing run – they are now in a relegation place on goal difference alone.

Portsmouth kept 4th place but two points dropped meant Pompey lost ground on the teams above them as they all recorded wins. A Fratton Park stalemate would have seen struggling Hartlepool more than happy to go away with this 0-0 draw.

A sixth straight win saw Wycombe remain in 6th but they are now just a point from climbing up to 4th. Leyton Orient’s 1-0 defeat at Adams Park was a seventh in 10 with the O’s outside of the bottom two on goal difference alone.

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