portsmouth reclaim top spot, southend united target third successive win

14:00    01 Oct 2018

Yann Songo'o
Portsmouth reclaimed English Football League (EFL) League One top spot after securing a victory on match-day 10.

Twelve games were played on Saturday with Portsmouth securing a 3-1 away win over Rochdale, who have South Africa international Kgosi Ntlhe on their books.

Bradford City were held to a goalless draw by Bristol Rovers, while Barnsley thrashed Fleetwood Town 3-1 away and Peterborough United drew 2-2 with Blackpool at home.

Cameroonian defender Yann Songo'o was in action for Plymouth Argyle, who lost 3-2 to Doncaster Rovers.

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Coventry City held fellow former English Premier League (EPL) side Sunderland AFC to a 1-1 draw, while Congolese attacker Offrande Zanzala's Accrington Stanley beat Walsall 1-0.

Match-day 11 will take place on Tuesday with Nigerian striker Fejiri Okenabirhie's Shrewsbury Town taking on Walsall, while Scunthorpe United will face off with Charlton Athletic.

Burton Albion are set to face off with Botswana youth international Renei Batlokwa's Southend United, while AFC Wimbledon will square off with Bradford City, and Sunderland will face Peterborough United.

EFL League One fixtures - October 2

All games to kick-off at 20h45 CAT

Coventry v Portsmouth

AFC Wimbledon v Bradford City

Burton Albion v Southend United

Scunthorpe United v Charlton Athletic

Fleetwood Town v Wycombe Wanderers

Oxford United v Luton Town

Sunderland v Peterborough United

Barnsley v Plymouth Argyle

Walsall v Shrewsbury Town

Accrington Stanley v Doncaster Rovers

Rochdale v Bristol Rovers


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