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League One roundup: Walsall overtake Gillingham to go top

Sports Mole rounds up all of Saturday's League One action, with Walsall going top of the table after a 3-2 win over previous leaders Gillingham.

Walsall are top of League One on goal difference after a 3-2 win against previous leaders Gillingham.

Cody McDonald and Bradley Dack gave the Gills a two-goal advantage within the opening 32 minutes, but were stunned as Kieron Morris and Milan Lalkovic brought the game level by both scoring in the space of two minutes.

Jason Demetriou then rounded off the goalscoring drama in the final minute of play by netting the winner to take his side to the top of the table.

Meanwhile, Burton Albion pushed closer to the top spot and overtook Gillingham to go second thanks to a 1-0 away victory against Oldham Athletic, with Abdenasser El Khayati's first-half goal enough to defeat the Latics.

Bury produced a convincing attacking display and moved up to fourth with a 4-3 home win over Blackpool, as a Danny Rose brace and goals from Chris Hussey and Tom Soares cancelled out finishes from Mark Cullen, Clark Robertson and Jack Redshaw.

Coventry City came from behind to beat Peterborough United, with a second-half goal from Romain Vincelot and late Adam Armstrong brace cancelling out finishes from Jermaine Anderson and Erhun Oztumer to secure a 3-2 win.

Crewe Alexandra remain bottom but picked up a much needed third win of the season against Sheffield United thanks to a Ryan Colclough goal.

At Glanford Park, first-half goals from Tom Hopper and Gary McSheffrey handed Scunthorpe United a 2-0 win against struggling Barnsley, who have now lost nine of their 16 games this season.

Wigan Athletic left it late to grab a 1-0 win against Swindon Town as Francisco Junior scored in the sixth minute of time added on to keep his team in fifth.

Doncaster Rovers picked up a 2-0 victory at home against Colchester United thanks to goals from Conor Grant and Andrew Williams either side of half time.

Rochdale came back from a two-goal deficit to draw away against Southend United, with Joe Bunney and Michael Rose goals matching first-half finishes from David Mooney and Ryan Leonard.

Port Vale moved up the table thanks to a Louis Dodds goal and Michael O'Connor penalty, which gave Rob Page's team a 2-0 victory over Shrewsbury Town.

Elsewhere, a Sylvan Ebanks-Blake finish gave Chesterfield a 1-0 away victory over Fleetwood Town, while Millwall and Bradford City battled out a 0-0 draw at The Den.

Results in full: Bury 4-3 Blackpool, Crewe Alexandra 1-0 Sheffield United, Doncaster Rovers 2-0 Colchester United, Millwall 0-0 Bradford City, Oldham Athletic 0-1 Burton Albion, Port Vale 2-0 Shrewsbury Town, Scunthorpe United 2-0 Barnsley, Southend United 2-2 Rochdale, Walsall 3-2 Gillingham, Wigan Athletic 1-0 Swindon Town, Fleetwood Town 0-1 Chesterfield, Coventry City 3-2 Peterborough United

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Walsall's English defender James O'Connor (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring their first goal during the English League Cup third round football match between Walsall and Chelsea at The Banks's Stadium in Walsall, central England on September 23,
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Wednesday's key events


SKATEBOARDING
· Team GB starlet Sky Brown - aged just 13 - takes part in the women's park event and has a realistic chance of picking up a medal too. Bombette Martin is Britain's other representative, while hosts Japan are among the favourites for gold (1am)

HOCKEY
· Great Britain's women have more history in their sights heading into their semi-final against Netherlands - the team they beat in the 2016 gold medal match (2.30am)

ATHLETICS
· The men's 400m hurdles final on Tuesday will go down as one of the greatest Olympic races of all time, and the women will attempt to emulate that, with new world record holder Sydney McLaughlin of USA and Netherlands' Femke Bol the favourites for gold (3.30am)
· Nick Miller is Britain's representative in the men's hammer throw final (12.15pm)
· The men's 800m final could be a wide-open affair (1.05pm)
· A thrilling men's 200m final is in store as the likes of Andre de Grasse, Noah Lyles and 17-year-old sensation Erriyon Knighton bid to succeed Usain Bolt as Olympic champion (1.55pm)

SAILING
· After a medal-laden day on the water on Tuesday, Great Britain will be looking for more success, starting with Luke Patience and Chris Grube in the men's 470-class medal race (6.33am)
· Team GB also have medal hopes in the women's event, with defending champion Hannah Mills looking to retain her crown alongside new teammate Eilidh McIntyre (7.33am)

BOXING
· Already guaranteed at least a bronze, Great Britain's Frazer Clarke faces Uzbekistan's Bakhodir Jalolov in the men's super heavyweight with a place in the gold medal bout up for grabs (7.03am)
· Ben Whittaker is also guaranteed a medal, but will look to ensure that is either gold or silver as he takes on Cuba's Arlen Lopez in the light heavyweight final (7.35am)

CYCLING
· World records have been tumbling in the velodrome, and another could go in the men's team pursuit final as Italy - new world record holders themselves - face Denmark (10.06am)

EQUESTRIAN
· Three Brits have made into into the final of the men's jumping individual final, including fastest qualifier Ben Maher, who will bid to inherit compatriot Nick Skelton's Olympic crown (11am)

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