Thursday 26th December

Substitute striker Yohann Lasimant hit an injury-time winner to keep Leyton Orient top of Sky Bet League 1.

The French forward's third Orient goal secured a 2-1 victory at Gillingham, with Elliot Omozusi's missed penalty nearly proving costly.

Adebayo Akinfenwa's fourth-minute strike handed the hosts the lead before Marvin Bartley levelled in the second half.

Michael Jacobs and Leigh Griffiths claimed the goals in Wolverhampton Wanderers' 2-0 home victory over Crewe Alexandra that keeps the Molineux men level on points with Orient at the top of the table.

Orient stay top by virtue of superior goal difference, though, as the nip-and-tuck League 1 battle continues.

Brentford twice came from behind to beat Swindon Town 3-2 at home, striker Marcelo Trotta claiming the winner 19 minutes from time.

Ryan Mason and Nick Ajose twice had Swindon ahead but first Sam Saunders then Clayton Donaldson pegged the Wiltshire men back.

Brentford stay third, just a point behind Orient and Wolves.

Josh Brownhill's goal just before half-time secured Preston North End's 1-0 victory at Carlisle United, while fifth-placed Peterborough United came unstuck against Coventry City.

Leon Clarke made it 15 goals for the season with a brace for Coventry, who powered home 4-2 despite leaking goals to Shaun Jeffers and Lee Tomlin.

Franck Moussa and Callum Wilson struck for the hosts in the final 10 minutes to secure the spoils.

Haris Vuckic fired the only goal as Rotherham United won 1-0 at Bradford City to hold onto a Play-Off berth.

Sam Baldock's penalty secured a 1-0 victory to prise Bristol City off the foot of the table, stunning Play-Off chasing Walsall and providing Steve Cotterill's men with a timely boost.

Two penalties did the trick for Port Vale, who beat Notts County 2-1 at home.

Jennison Myrie-Williams slotted the first spot-kick but had already been replaced by the time Vale won their second penalty of the match.

Ronan Murray's goal meant the scores were locked at 1-1 when Gavin Tomlin stepped up then, but the Vale striker had no trouble dispatching the winner.

Stephen Gleeson and Patrick Bamford fired Milton Keynes Dons to a 2-0 victory at Crawley Town, who had forward Billy Clarke sent off five minutes from time.

Colchester United hammered relegation-battling Stevenage 4-0, Craig Eastmond scoring twice after goals from Blair Turgott and Jabo Ibehre.

Andy Robinson netted on the stroke of half-time to secure Tranmere Rovers' 1-0 win at Shrewsbury Town.

Jose Baxter's second-half goal earned Sheffield United a point in their 1-1 home draw with Oldham Athletic.

The visitors had taken a sixth-minute lead through Jonson Clarke-Harris, only for Baxter to pounce just before the hour.