EFL highlights and round-up: Wycombe hold Sunderland; Ipswich win | Football News

Wycombe captain Joe Jacobson’s injury time draw denied Sunderland top spot in Sky Bet League One in a thrilling 3-3 draw at Adams Park.

Sunderland striker Ross Stewart’s 17th goal of the season in the third minute of added time seemed to have secured his side’s victory over promotion rivals.

But Jacobson scored in the eighth minute of injury time, packing the ball home after Sunderland failed to block Garath McCleary’s corner.

Sunderland had taken the lead early when Stewart’s header hit the crossbar and bounced off goalkeeper David Stockdale.

Wycombe responded with goals from Anis Mehmeti and Sam Vokes before Stewart brought the score to 2-2 before half-time.

Sunderland are level on points with leaders Rotherham and Wycombe remaining four points behind in third place.

Lincoln recorded his first league victory since October by beating the promotion hunt Oxford 2-0 at the LNER stadium.

Anthony Scully gave Lincoln a lead at half time and Morgan Whittaker doubled the lead early in the second period.

Oxford played the final 13 minutes with 10 men after midfielder Herbie Kane’s direct red card for his tackle on Lewis Fiorini.

MK Dons’ The push of the play-offs was controlled as they were held down at 1-1 to 10 men Accrington.

Dons forward Mohamed Eisa canceled Colby Bishop’s first header for Accrington, which kept the visitors at bay after midfielder Liam Coyle received a direct red card for his 34th-minute challenge to Daniel Harvie.

Gillingham slipped to a sixth defeat in their last seven league games, losing 4-0 at home to Ipswich.

Goals from James Norwood, Wes Burns and Macauley Bonne brought Ipswich 3-0 in 23 minutes and Conor Chaplin completed the scoring in the final stages from the spot after Max Ehmer fouled Joe Pigott.

Gills midfielder Daniel Phillips was sent off midway through the second half for his second yellow card infringement.

that of Cheltenham The league winless streak was extended to seven games when they drew 1-1 at home to mid-table rivals Burton.

The Robins led at half-time with Callum Wright and Daniel Jebbison equalizing for the visitors six minutes into the second half.

Fleetwood inflicted his third consecutive league defeat at the last club Doncastro thanks to Ellis Harrison’s close-range effort early in the second half, which sealed a 1-0 win for the visitors.

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Trammere climbed to second place in Sky Bet League Two with a resounding 4-0 home win over the fight Scunthorpe.

Charlie Jolley, Elliott Nevitt and substitutes Sam Foley and Ryan Watson scored goals as Micky Mellon’s side fired a warning shot at leaders Forest Green Rovers with a sixth consecutive league win that meant a miserable return to Prenton Park for former Tranmere chief Keith Hill.

The rovers scrambled up Northampton, whose streak of five straight home wins ended when they were beaten 1-0 by Crawley.

Tom Nichols scored the only goal at half-time when Northampton lost a string of late chances to avoid consecutive defeats.

Paul Tisdale recorded his first win as Stevenage manager while his team beat a below average level Walsall 3-1 to get away from the relegation zone.

Tisdale’s men got off to a great start, scoring a brace in the first 10 minutes from an own goal by Rollin Menayese and Chris Lines.

Brendan Kiernan gave the visitors hope when he cut in and punched home a low shot with 20 minutes left, but a late goal from Jake Taylor sealed the win.

Salford took advantage of the lack of fans at the normally noisy Rodney Parade to record a 2-0 win Newport in a game played behind closed doors due to the Welsh government’s Covid restrictions.

The visitors broke the deadlock in the 44th minute when Josh Morris’s shot was deflected inward thanks to the boot of Newport midfielder Finn Azaz and post and striker Brandon Thomas-Asante doubled the visitors’ lead seven minutes later. the recovery.

Former Bradford players Jordan Gibson and Omari Patrick both scored against their old club by Carlisle 2-0 win at Brunton Park.

It was the third straight win for Keith Millen’s side as they continue to bail out at the bottom of the table.

The matches a Colchester, where is it Rochdale they were the visitors and the lowest club Oldham, which would have had to face the search for promotions Sutton, both were delayed due to flooded fields.

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