League One round-up: Barnsley stay in title hunt, Sunderland dealt late blow
Portsmouth beat Coventry to go third
By PA Sport
Last Updated: 22/04/19 7:07pm
Barnsley stayed in the hunt for the Sky Bet League One title, while Sunderland conceded a late goal to lose ground.
The Tykes scored three goals in 13 minutes at Plymouth to seal a 3-0 win that moves them two points behind leaders Luton and two points ahead of third-placed Portsmouth, although both rivals have played a game less.
Alex Mowatt's free kick added to goals from Cauley Woodrow and Jacob Brown with Barnsley effectively settling the contest inside 28 minutes.
Jordy Hiwula opened the scoring in the first half for Coventry before Tom Naylor levelled and Brett Pitman completed the turnaround.
Portsmouth travel to Sunderland on Saturday after the fourth-placed Black Cats were denied victory at Peterborough and lost ground on the top two.
Matt Godden's injury-time strike earned Posh a 1-1 draw after Max Power's late strike looked to have earned the visitors victory. Jack Ross' side are two points behind Portsmouth and four adrift of Barnsley.
Anfernee Dijksteel, Joe Aribo, Igor Vetokele and Lyle Taylor kept the Addicks fifth with Scunthorpe a point from safety with two games left.
Sam Mantom, Harry Bunn and Timothee Dieng secured the Shrimpers their first win since January despite goals from John Brayford and Marcus Harness for the Brewers.
But second bottom Walsall are on the brink of relegation after former loanee Jason McCarthy earned Wycombe, who moved four points clear of the drop zone, a 1-0 win at Adams Park.
The Saddlers are four points from safety with just two games remaining after a seventh defeat in their last eight outings.
Already-relegated Bradford drew 1-1 with Gillingham after Brandon Hanlan cancelled out Kelvin Mellor's opener for the Bantams.
Gavin Whyte's hat-trick earned 10-man Oxford a 3-2 win at Shrewsbury.
Mid-table United had Ahmed Kashi sent off after 36 minutes and Oliver Norburn's penalty and Greg Docherty had put the Shrews 2-1 ahead before the break.
Ethan Hamilton struck with eight minutes left to seal a 1-0 win for Rochdale at Bristol Rovers and all but secure their League One status.
Nathan Delfouneso's injury-time strike also earned Blackpool a 2-1 win over rivals Fleetwood, who had Nathan Sheron sent off in the second half, after Ched Evans had cancelled out Jay Spearing's penalty.