United rose out of the bottom four at the weekend after a 2-1 win over Crewe at Glanford Park.Miguel Llera notched the winner after Luke Williams initially gave the home side the lead. Nicky Ajose equalised for the Alex and the Spaniard found space in the box to score his first goal for the club.
Elsewhere in Sky Bet League One, Gary Johnson saw his Yeovil side beat his son Lee’s Oldham 4-0.
It was 3-0 at half-time, with first-half goals coming from Stephen Arthurworrey, Simon Gillett and Sam Hoskins. Kieffer Moore netted a fourth in the final minute to help Johnson’s Yeovil up to 21st.
A 4-1 defeat to Rochdale saw Colchester sink to second-bottom in the league.
Matthew Lund, Peter Vincenti and Ian Henderson gave Dale a 3-0 lead at the Weston Homes Community Stadium, shortly before Gavin Massey gave Colchester hope of a comeback. Those hopes were shortlived, though, as Jack O'Connell soon headed the visitors a fourth.
Bristol City maintained first position after Luke Ayling’s goal three minutes from time snatched the three points against Crawley.
Swindon are just one point behind City, after they won 3-0 at Notts County, with a double from Andy Williams and one from Massimo Luongo.
Notts midfielder Liam Noble was dismissed for an elbow on a Town player in the second period.
Leyton Orient began their new era under Fabio Liverani with a 2-1 loss at home to Peterborough. Aaron Mclean gave the Posh a lead and Sean Batt levelled Orient before Erhun Oztumer won it for Darren Ferguson’s men.
Billy Clarke’s stunning strike gave Bradford a 1-0 victory at Chesterfield, while Coventry won 2-0 at Port Vale.
Gillingham beat Doncaster 2-1 at the Keepmoat and Walsall were 3-1 winners at home to Barnsley.
There were 1-1 draws for Preston and Fleetwood at home to MK Dons and Sheff Utd respectively.
Next up for the Iron is an FA Cup replay with Worcester City before we travel to Bradford City on Saturday.
Ahead of both games, see our articles on the matchday officials and the betting preview, picking the best odds from the league’s official sponsor, Sky Bet.