League Two roundup: Northampton Town victorious in seven-goal thriller to go top

L2 roundup: Cobblers win seven-goal thriller to go top
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Sports Mole rounds up Saturday's League Two action as Northampton Town go top after they were victorious in a seven-goal thriller over Luton Town.

Northampton Town came out of a seven-goal thriller victorious over Luton Town, who originally took the lead before conceding three first-half goals.

John-Joe O'Toole, Lawson D'Ath and Marc Richards's goals wiped out Paul Benson's opener for the Hatters, who managed to bring the game back to 3-3 midway through the second half.

However, Ricky Holmes scored the winner 10 seconds after coming on as a substitute to win the game for the Cobblers, putting them top of League Two.

Portsmouth comfortably beat Hartlepool United 4-0, as Caolan Lavery, Adam Jackson and Gareth Evans all got their names on the scoresheet.

Liam Noble scored a 96th-minute winner for Notts County, as seven goals were scored in their game against Newport County.

Oxford United were unable to keep their place atop of League Two, as they could only manage a 1-1 draw against Carlisle United.

Plymouth Argyle slip to third after conceding a late Luke Berry winner, as Cambridge United won 2-1.

Francois Zoko's late, quick-fire brace cancelled out Aaron McLean's first-half double, as Yeovil Town came from two goals down to draw with Barnet.

Matt Taylor's 91st-minute winner spared Bristol Rovers' blushes as they beat York City, condemning them to their ninth defeat on the bounce.

Rhys Murphy's double and Matt Harold's strike were enough to win Crawley Town all three points at home to Dagenham & Redbridge, despite a late surge from the away side after Jamie Cureton's late goal.

Jamille Matt scored his first Stevenage goal in their 2-1 away victory over AFC Wimbledon.

Reggie Lambe cancelled out Jay Simpson's 12th-minute opener, as Mansfield Town and Leyton Orient shared the points.

Accrington Stanley's home fixture with Wycombe Wanderers was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch, whereas Morecambe's game with Exeter City was cancelled after failing a pitch inspection.

Results in full (half-time scores in brackets): Accrington Stanley P-P Wycombe Wanderers, AFC Wimbledon 1-2 Stevenage (1-0), Bristol Rovers 2-1 York City (0-1), Crawley Town 3-2 Dagenham & Redbridge (2-0), Luton Town 3-4 Northampton Town (1-3), Mansfield Town 1-1 Leyton Orient (1-1), Morecambe P-P Exeter City, Notts County 4-3 Newport County (2-2), Oxford United 1-1 Carlisle United (1-1), Plymouth Argyle 1-2 Cambridge United (0-1), Portsmouth 4-0 Hartlepool United (2-0), Yeovil Town 2-2 Barnet (0-2)

Danny Hylton of Oxford United celebrates after scoring his sides third goal during the Sky Bet League Two match between Oxford United and Dagenham & Redbridge at Kassam Stadium on August 30, 2014
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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Notts County9711178922
2Exeter CityExeter9711168822
3Luton TownLuton9522189917
4Accrington StanleyAccrington95221812617
5Mansfield TownMansfield9441159616
6Coventry CityCoventry9513115616
7Swindon TownSwindon95131312116
8Newport County9432128415
9Stevenage94321512315
10Wycombe WanderersWycombe94321614215
11Cambridge UnitedCambridge941489-113
12Lincoln City93331111012
13Grimsby Town94051216-412
14Barnet93241311211
15Carlisle UnitedCarlisle93241414011
16Crewe AlexandraCrewe93241014-411
17Crawley TownCrawley93151011-110
18Morecambe9234912-39
19Yeovil TownYeovil92341421-79
20Colchester UnitedColchester92251316-38
21Cheltenham TownCheltenham9225913-48
22Port Vale9126713-65
23Chesterfield9126718-115
24Forest Green RoversForest Green91261022-125
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