League Two roundup: Hartlepool score but lose

Sports Mole rounds up Saturday's action from League Two, including another disappointing defeat for Hartlepool United.

Hartlepool United's disappointing start in League Two continued on Saturday as Colin Cooper's men lost 2-1 at home to Wycombe Wanderers.

Pools scored their first league goal in six games when James Poole found the net in stoppage time.

However, it meant little as Max Kretzschmar had earlier netted a brace for Wycombe on his full league debut.

The Monkey Hangers remain 23rd in the table, one place above Accrington Stanley, who lost 1-0 at Chesterfield. Tendayi Darkinwa scored the goal for the Spirites, who stay top.

Oxford United are two points back in second, having secured a 2-0 win at promotion rivals Burton Albion.

Alfie Potter and Danny Rose found the net for Oxford after Brewers defender Ian Sharps had been shown a straight red card late in the first half.

Prior to today, Southend United had won both of their home league games without conceding.

However, that run came to an emphatic end this afternoon as they were beaten 3-1 by Morecambe, with Andrew Fleming netting a brace.

Elsewhere, Jermain McGlashan also scored twice, including a last-minute equaliser, as Cheltenham Town held Portsmouth to a 2-2 draw at Whaddon Road.

Fleetwood Town hammered Torquay United 4-1, thanks to goals from Jamille Matt and Matty Blair and a double from Antoni Sarcevic.

Meanwhile, there were wins for Plymouth Argyle, AFC Wimbledon and Rochdale, who beat local rivals Bury despite playing for 62 minutes with 10 men.

Mansfield Town, Scunthorpe United and Exeter City all claimed respectable points on the road, drawing at Newport County, Northampton Town and Dagenham & Redbridge respectively.

Results in full: Burton Albion 0-2 Oxford Utd, Cheltenham 2-2 Portsmouth, Chesterfield 1-0 Accrington, Dag & Red 1-1 Exeter, Fleetwood Town 4-1 Torquay Utd, Hartlepool 1-2 Wycombe, Newport County 1-1 Mansfield, Northampton 1-1 Scunthorpe, Plymouth 1-0 Bristol Rovers, Rochdale 1-0 Bury, Southend 1-3 Morecambe, York City 0-2 AFC Wimbledon.

New generic football image
Read Next:
League Two roundup: Chesterfield leapfrog Oxford
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole



Premier League
Championship
League One
League Two
National League
Scottish Premiership
Scottish Championship
Scottish League One
Scottish League Two
La Liga
Bundesliga
Serie A
Ligue 1
Segunda Division
2.Bundesliga
Serie B
Ligue 2
Belgian Pro League
Greek Superleague
Eredivisie
Primeira Liga
Russian Premier League
Turkish Super Lig
Major League Soccer
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Leeds UnitedLeeds96211751220
2Wolverhampton WanderersWolves9621159620
3Cardiff CityCardiff9621148620
4Preston North EndPreston944193616
5Middlesbrough9432116515
6Ipswich TownIpswich85031411315
7Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd850386215
8Bristol City93511510514
9Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds8341107313
10Aston Villa93421210213
11Queens Park RangersQPR93331212012
12Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest94051215-312
13Norwich CityNorwich9333812-412
14Fulham925298111
15Derby CountyDerby83231212011
16Millwall9243119210
17Hull City92341516-19
18Reading823378-19
19Burton Albion9234615-99
20Brentford91441012-27
21Barnsley8215913-47
22Sunderland9135814-66
23Birmingham CityBirmingham9126513-85
24Bolton WanderersBolton9027419-152
LIVE SCORES VIDEPRINTER
expand