League Two Round-up
By Alex Dunn
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
League leaders Yeovil were too good for Mansfield as they earned a 5-2 success.League leaders Yeovil Town were too good for Mansfield Town, as they earned a 5-2 success at Huish Park.
Arron Davies gave Yeovil the lead in the fifth minute, but goals from Adam Rundle and a Rhys Day penalty put Mansfield ahead by the 51st minute.
However, Gary Johnson's outfit still had enough in the engine and ran out comfortable victors thanks to a double from Darren Way and one apiece for Michael Rose and top goalscorer Phil Jevons.
Scunthorpe United edged a tight contest with promotion rivals Northampton Town 2-1, courtesy of goals from Paul Hayes and Richard Kell.
The Iron had to come from behind after Andy Kirk had given Colin Calderwood's Cobblers a fourth minute lead.
Tommy Mooney's second half brace was enough to earn Oxford United a 2-1 win over Notts County, who had taken the lead through Julien Baudet.
Marc Richards was the hero for Rochdale as his two goals after the break were enough to earn a 2-0 win over Leyton Orient.
A last minute own goal from Swansea City's Garry Monk gave Lincoln City a crucial 1-0 win over their promotion rivals at Sincil Bank.
Bury stole a point at Kidderminster Harriers after John Fitzgerald's goal in the final minute secured a 2-2 draw for the travelling Shakers.
Striker Chris Porter had given Bury a ninth minute lead, but this was soon cancelled out by a Blair Sturrock strike, before Dean Keates had looked to have given Kidderminster all three points.
Cambridge United's late bid to beat the drop was bolstered with an excellent 3-1 home win over play-off chasing Darlington.
Dave Hodgson's side took the lead through Clyde Wijnhard, but veteran Iwan Roberts levelled for Cambridge in the second half, before goals from Andy Duncan and John Turner secured a valuable three points.
Rushden & Diamonds were well beaten on their travels to Bristol Rovers, as they went down to crushing 3-0 defeat.
The Pirates took a commanding lead courtesy of Richard Walker and new boy Craig Disley, before Scott Shearer put through his own goal.
Chester City - post Ian Rush - fought back from going behind to Boston United to secure a 2-1 success on home soil.
Steve Evans's side took the lead through David Noble, but goals from Rob Booth and Ryan Lowe secured maximum spoils for Chester.
Wycombe Wanderers' bid for a play-off berth suffered a blow, as they took part in a goalless draw with Grimsby Town.
Click below for individual match summaries:
Bristol Rovers 3-0 Rushden
Cambridge 3-1 Darlington
Chester 2-1 Boston
Grimsby 0-0 Wycombe
Kidderminster 2-2 Bury
Lincoln 1-0 Swansea
Northampton 1-2 Scunthorpe
Oxford 2-1 Notts County
Rochdale 2-0 Leyton Orient
Yeovil 5-2 Mansfield
Click here for the League Two table.