Peterborough United are second in League One after they could only manage a 2-2 draw at Sunderland last night.
Bryan Oviedo was sent off leaving the Black Cats with ten men on the field.
Meanwhile in League Two new boss Keith Curle picked up a point from his first match in charge of Northampton Town as they drew 0-0 with Bury.
The Cobblers are fourth from bottom of the table.
And in the Southern League Challenge Cup first round Kettering Town beat Banbury 3-2, AFC Rushden and Diamonds lost 3-1 on penalties against Kempston Rovers after the game finished 2-2 in normal time.
Also in the same competition Yaxley were thrashed 9-0 by Biggleswade and Peterborough Sports lost 4-1 to King’s Lynn.