MK Dons played for the full 90 minutes again, requiring a late goal for the second successive game to edge past Darlington (4th) 1-0. Rotherham go third after a single goal victory over Notts County. Peterboro are down to 6th after surrendering a two goal lead, and a man advantage, to lose 3-2 to Morecambe. Chesterfield beat Barnet 2-0, and Wycombe round out the play-off spots after a 1-0 win at Shrewsbury.
Down the botton Wrexham lost again, 1-0 at home to Stockport, and missed a penalty in the process. Mansfield lost 2-1 at home to Accrington to stay in trouble, with a threatened fans' boycott having limited impact on the gate. Dagenham beat Bury - now on six straight losses - 2-0 to move up a place, and Grimsby beat local rivals Lincoln by a single goal to leave the Imps six points behind them.
In other results Brentford beat misfiring Chester 3-0, who have only one win in four, and Macclesfield and Rochdale shared the points in a 2-2 draw.