League Two round-up
By Graeme Bailey
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Yeovil won the battle of the top two in League Two with a 4-3 win over Scunthorpe.Yeovil Town won the battle of the top two in League Two with a thrilling 4-3 victory over Scunthorpe United at Huish Park.
Polish star Bartosz Tarachulski (pictured) put Yeovil ahead after 16 minutes, but The Iron hit back and were ahead at the interval thanks to Paul Hayes (36) and Andy Butler (45).
Lee Johnson (47) put Yeovil level almost immediately in the second half but a frantic last ten minutes saw a further three goals.
Rory Fallon pounced on his debut for The Glovers with just eight minutes left before Arron Davies added another just moments later.
Hayes grabbed another one back for Scunthorpe in the final minute, but Yeovil were not to be denied as they went five points clear at the top the league.
Swansea City missed the chance to go level with Scunthorpe after they went down 2-1 at Darlington who climbed into the play-off spots.
Matt Clarke (34) put the home side ahead, but Adrian Forbes levelled soon after.
The winner came with just six minutes remaining when Neil Wainwright struck.
Lincoln missed the chance to move into the automatic promotion spots after drawing at Leyton Orient.
The game at Brisbane Road was delayed for 30 minutes due to floodlight failure but Simon Yeo soon lit up proceedings with a goal after just three minutes. However, Orient sealed a draw thanks to Jon Mackie's goal seven minutes from the end.
Southend moved up to fifth with a 1-0 win over Shrewsbury Town at Roots Hall with Fredy Eastwood grabbing the winner late on.
Wycombe moved into eighth place thanks to a comfortable 4-1 win at Mansfield Town.
Richie Barker (54) gave The Stags the lead, but goals from Steve Claridge (59 pen & 90), Ian Stonebridge (62) and Gus Uhlenbeek (87) gave The Chairboys the win.
Bottom of the table Cambridge United recorded a morale-boosting victory as they beat Cheltenham Town 1-0.
The winner at The Abbey Stadium came from Shane Tudor on the hour, but the result does little to improve their situation.
Kidderminster made sure Cambridge remained bottom as they drew 1-1 with Bristol Rovers at Aggborough.
Blair Sturrock gave The Harriers the lead on 29 minutes, but Junior Agogo pounced on the hour to seal a share of the spoils for Rovers.
The reason neither Kidderminster or Cambridge will be smiling is that third from bottom Rushden secured a 3-0 win over Bury.
Three first half goals from Billy Sharp (30), Rob Gier (43) and David Bell (45) mean The Diamonds are now seven points clear of the drop zone.
Grimsby and Chester remain in 17th and 21st respectively after The Mariners won 1-0 at Blundell Park. The only goal came late on through Martin Gritton.
Click below for match summaries:
Cambridge United 1-0 Cheltenham Town
Darlington 2-1 Swansea City
Grimsby Town 1-0 Chester City
Kidderminster Harriers 1-1 Bristol Rovers
Leyton Orient 0-1 Lincoln City
Mansfield Town 1-4 Wycombe Wanderers
Rochdale P-P Northampton Town (Frozen pitch)
Rushden & Diamonds 3-0 Bury
Southend United 1-0 Shrewsbury Town
Yeovil Town 4-3 Scunthorpe United
Click here for the League Two table.