United extended their unbeaten run on the road to five matches at the weekend when they drew 2-2 at Crawley Town.Paddy Madden and Lyle Taylor were on the score sheet to give the visiting side a 2-0 lead at the Checkatrade.com Stadium, before the home side levelled with late goals from Dean Leacock and Izale McLeod.
Elsewhere in the division, league leaders Bristol City lost for the second successive time when Preston were 1-0 winners at Ashton Gate.
Steve Cotterill’s men had previously been unbeaten until they were beaten by Swindon last week and Simon Grayson’s men doubled their loss tally at the weekend.
Callum Robinson’s goal before the half-hour mark proved decisive to give the Lilywhites the victory.
A 2-1 win at Peterborough helped Swindon rise to second in Sky Bet League One.
Andy Williams and Jonathan Obika scored for the Robins before Joe Newell got a consolation goal in the final minute.
Basement side Crewe lost 4-1 away at Leyton Orient.
The O’s were 3-0 up when Gianvito Plasmati, Chris Dagnall and Dean Cox found the back of the net before Anthony Grant pulled one back for Alex. David Mooney made it four to secure Mauro Milanese’s men the three points.
Doncaster Rovers came from behind to get a good win on the road at Rochdale. Matt Done put Dale ahead before he was sent off and Kyle Bennett, Theo Robinson and Curtis Main hit back to give Paul Dickov’s men their sixth win of the season.
Ten men Notts County were undone by two goals in the final six minutes as Yeovil were 2-1 winners at Meadow Lane.
Gary Jones was sent off for the hosts for a two-footed challenge and QPR loan man Michael Petrasso put County ahead before Jordan Clarke’s quickfire double gave Gary Johnson’s men the valuable win.
Chesterfield ended a run of seven matches without a win by beating Barnsley 2-1 at the Proact.
The Derbyshire outfit got the better of their South Yorkshire rivals when Eoin Doyle’s double gave them the lead and Keith Treacy’s 90th minute goal proved to just be a consolation.
There was 1-0 wins for Coventry and Walsall at Colchester and Fleetwood respectively, while MK Dons were 1-0 winners at home to Port Vale.
Sheffield United shared the points with a 1-1 draw with Oldham and Bradford vs Gillingham also finished with the same scoreline.