The leaders Plymouth lost 2-1 at home to Exeter in the Devon derby, as they saw their gap at the top of the table closed to two points.
Ryan Harley’s brace gave the visitors a 2-0 lead at half-time, but Oscar Threlkeld pulled one back for the Pilgrims late on, however they were unable to find an equaliser.
It was Oxford United who closed the gap on Argyle with a 1-0 away win over Dagenham. They left it late though – Kemar Roofe’s stunning free-kick in the 85th minute leaves the Daggers firmly rooted to the bottom of League Two.
Cash-strapped Northampton narrowly won 2-1 at Notts County. Goals from Rod McDonald and Brendan Moloney saw the Cobblers close the gap to within four points of Plymouth. Chris Wilder’s side are now unbeaten in their last six games.
Shaun Derry lost his first home match as manager of Cambridge, as in-form Accrington pulled off a 3-2 win. Barry Corr opened the lead for United, before Sean McConville hammered home to make it 1-1. Luke Berry gave the hosts the lead, but Tom Davies equalised, only for Josh Windass to grab all three points from the penalty spot.
Crawley won their third match in four games with a 2-1 win against Bristol Rovers. Rhys Murphy struck twice in the first ten minutes to give the hosts a two-goal lead, before Matty Taylor pulled a strike back from the penalty spot three minutes from time. but Mark Yates’ side move up to 14th.
Meanwhile, Jay Simpson’s brace earned a narrow win over York 3-2. The O’s are now nine points off of top spot, despite winning their first five games of the campaign.
Mansfield ended a five-match winless run, after Matt Green’s brace and a superb curling effort from Adi Yussuf rounded off an impressive 3-1 win over Hartlepool.
Elsewhere, Wimbledon rescued a point in stoppage-time against Wycombe when Ade Azeez pounced on a poor clearance from Matt Ingram, while Carlisle also secured a point by scoring late on to secure a draw 2-2 with Portsmouth.
And, finally, there were goalless draws between Barnet and Morecambe, Newport and Yeovil and Stevenage against Luton.
Player of the Weekend: Matt Green (Mansfield Town)
Team of the Weekend: Exeter City
Goal of the Weekend: Danny Grainger (CARLISLE vs Portsmouth)