Saturday's League Two reports

Accrington Stanley 2-3 Morecambe

Morecambe stayed top of League Two after coming from two down to beat 10-man Accrington Stanley in the Lancashire derby.

Stanley were wasteful early on with the best chance Billy Kee's strike which was tipped away by Barry Roche on 12 minutes.

The goal was coming and it was Kee who opened his account for the season in the 27th minute when Morecambe lost the ball on the edge of the area and the striker dinked it over Roche.

The Shrimps keeper then kept out John O'Sullivan's fierce strike but could not stop a second for Kee when the ball came to him at the far post from O'Sullivan and he slotted home on 34 minutes.

The turning point came on 36 minutes when Stanley defender Mark Hughes was shown red for pulling back Shrimps striker Cole Stockton, who was judged the last man.

Morecambe got back in it on the stroke of half-time when Liam Wakefield's corner was headed home by striker Stockton, on loan from Tranmere.

Seconds after the re-start it was 2-2 when Kevin Ellison got the ball around 10 yards out and rifled it into the top of the net.

They should have had a third when Stockton got the ball with Elliot Parish stranded but Matty Pearson superbly blocked the goal-bound effort.

But it soon came on 57 minutes when Stockton latched onto Ellison's ball and rifled past Parish to secure the victory despite the 10 men forcing the pressure at the end.

Barnet 0-1 Carlisle United

Jabo Ibehre scored his first goal of the season as Carlisle continued their unbeaten start to the League Two campaign with a victory at Barnet.

The 33-year-old netted the only goal of the game to bring Barnet's own undefeated start to an end.

Michael Raynes hit the bar from Nicky Adams' corner early on before the visitors' long-ball ploy paid dividends when Ibehre fired Keith Curle's side in front, turning home Adams' cross from the left in the 21st minute.

Adams almost had a goal for himself with goalkeeper Jamie Stephens tipping his attempted lob over the bar.

Eight minutes before the break the Cumbrians' goalscorer missed the chance to double his tally, heading wide from nine yards.

The hosts' best chance of finding an equaliser fell to Bondz N'Gala, whose shot was blocked in a goalmouth scramble after the interval.

Reggie Lambe forced Stephens into a good save low to his right before smashing a cross against the outside of the post after the hour.

Bees' top scorer John Akinde almost secured a point for the hosts late on as Mark Gillespie saved well with his feet.

Blackpool 0-1 Plymouth Argyle

Nauris Bulvitis secured Plymouth a win over Blackpool, who played the last 20 minutes with 10 men after Jack Payne was sent off six minutes into his debut.

The Seasiders missed a host of chances. In the 23rd minute Armand Gnanduillet was clear through on goal but Luke McCormick rushed out to block before Mark Cullen's downward header came back off the bar.

And Cullen missed a golden opportunity after 41 minutes when he met Brad Potts' cross but missed the target from six yards.

Plymouth took the lead five minutes after the break. Sam Slocombe initially produced a brilliant save to deny Ryan Donaldson but Argyle kept the pressure on and Bulvitis headed home Graham Carey's cross from six yards.

Gary Bowyer brought on Payne but his debut was short-lived as he brought down Jake Jervis and, as the last man, was shown a straight red card after 70 minutes.

Blackpool thought they had equalised with eight minutes remaining, but Gnanduillet's effort was superbly headed off the line by Gary Miller.

Cambridge United 0-3 Luton Town

Cambridge's winless start to the League Two season continued as they were heavily beaten by Luton.

A frenetic first half ended goalless but the visitors then struck twice in as many minutes to win the game, with the opener coming after 62 minutes when defender Josh Coulson turned the ball into his own net after Glen Rea headed down Jordan Cook's free-kick.

Moments later the Hatters doubled their lead when Jack Marriott ran inside from the right and unleashed a superb effort beyond Will Norris and into the top corner from outside the box.

Deep into injury time Luke Berry lost possession to Jonathan Smith, who ran forward and gifted the ball to team-mate Danny Hylton, who powered home.

Both sides had missed chances in an exciting first period. Cook rattled the post inside four minutes, while - at the other end - Christian Walton was twice called upon to turn away Berry efforts before the game was 10 minutes old.

Pelly Ruddock also fired wide for the visitors when played through on goal by Hylton.

Cheltenham Town 2-0 Crewe Alexandra

First-half goals from Rob Dickie and James Dayton earned Cheltenham Town their first win since returning to League Two after a one-year absence as they saw off Crewe.

Defender Dickie, who returned to the club on loan from Reading this week, netted the opener as he turned in Dayton's low corner from the right in the 16th minute.

Dayton added the second six minutes later as he seized on a poor pass from Danny Hollands and applying a simple finish past Ben Garratt.

The home side were on top throughout the first half with James Rowe setting Billy Waters up for a good chance against his old club, but he curled his effort wide early on.

Crewe improved after the break without seriously testing Cheltenham goalkeeper Russell Griffiths, who had a quiet afternoon.

Waters sent another effort wide from Amari Morgan-Smith's pass in the 79th minute.

The closest the Alex came to pulling one back was when Callum Ainley's low effort deflected off defender Jordan Cranston and past the right post and Alex Kiwomya had a shot blocked in the six-yard box in the 84th minute.

Crawley Town 1-3 Notts County

Notts County battled back from going a goal behind to condemn Crawley to their first league defeat of the season.

Midfielder Enzio Boldewijn fired Crawley ahead just after the interval, but an own goal from James Collins, an Adam Campbell strike and a late Jon Stead penalty gave County their second successive away win.

Crawley striker Collins, booked early on for a foul, should have put his side ahead midway through the first half when he had a shot turned round the post by goalkeeper Adam Collin after getting the better of Richard Duffy.

The hosts had started well with former County forward Jason Banton forcing Collin into a save before Josh Yorwerth failed to connect with a dangerous cross by skipper Jimmy Smith.

Crawley threatened again when a good run by Billy Clifford took him into the box, but his low goal-bound shot was blocked by Louis Laing.

Crawley's Dutch midfielder Boldewijn broke the deadlock two minutes after the break by firing into the bottom corner from just inside the area following a throw in from Lewis Young.

County levelled in the 51st minute when Collins diverted the ball into his own net from Michael O'Connor's cross. Referee John Busby initially disallowed the goal only to change his mind after consulting with the assistant.

Campbell then fired the hosts ahead 10 minutes later, bending a right-footed shot into the far corner from the edge of the area.

Stead sealed victory four minutes from time, blasting a penalty high into the roof of the net after Andre Blackman handled, the striker's fourth goal in five games.

Doncaster Rovers 4-1 Yeovil Town

A hat-trick from Andy Williams helped Doncaster claim their third consecutive victory by beating 10-man Yeovil.

James Coppinger also netted for Darren Ferguson's side while Ryan Hedges scored for the Glovers, who saw Bevis Mugabi sent off for a second bookable offence.

Rovers started in red-hot fashion and took the lead after just 34 seconds.

Williams lashed home a fine volley on the angle after meeting John Marquis' knock back from a corner.

But Yeovil were much the better side in the first half without truly testing Rovers goalkeeper Marko Marosi.

They were made to pay when Rovers doubled their advantage in the 54th minute, Coppinger volleying in from 15 yards.

Yeovil hit back two minutes later as Hedges intercepted Matty Blair's careless backwards header and fired past Marosi.

The afternoon got a little easier for the hosts when Mugabi saw red in the 76th minute following his second booking for dragging down the breaking Williams.

And there was no stopping the Rovers striker who calmly slotted home from close range eight minutes from time before heading home Tommy Rowe's cross unmarked in injury time.

Exeter City 0-1 Portsmouth

Gary Roberts netted a late penalty as Portsmouth's rise up the League Two table continued with a win at Exeter.

The midfielder smashed the spot-kick down the middle of the goal after Pierce Sweeney was adjudged to have fouled substitute Kai Naismith in the area.

Portsmouth controlled the opening 45 minutes with Exeter struggling to get out of their half, but the visitors were unable to find that killer touch until late on.

Christian Burgess headed wide of goal, Roberts and Danny Rose fired efforts wide and high while the latter also saw another goal-bound shot bravely blocked by Troy Brown.

Exeter's one chance of the half fell to striker Liam McAlinden, who failed to react quickly enough to a cross and scuffed his shot into the arms of David Forde.

Curtis Main headed wide as the onslaught continued from Pompey and substitute Conor Chaplin saw a shot deflect just wide of the far post.

An Exeter counter led to Jake Taylor crossing, but Pompey cleared with Joel Grant lurking, while Pompey substitute Noel Hunt almost scored with his first touch but was denied by Bobby Olejnik.

However, Pompey finally broke the deadlock in the 85th minute when Roberts kept his composure from 12 yards, lifting his side into eighth place in the table.

Grimsby Town 5-2 Stevenage

Grimsby recorded their first league win since the opening day of the season by thrashing Stevenage, thanks in the main to Omar Bogle's superb hat-trick.

Man-of-the-match Bogle opened the scoring in the 15th minute with a sublime piece of individual skill that saw him turn sharply past his marker before poking past the advancing keeper.

Stevenage responded well to going behind with Ben Kennedy seeing a sharp low effort saved well by James McKeown, but Town doubled their lead on 40 minutes when Luke Summerfield played a clever one-two with Bogle on the edge of the box and the midfielder fired home.

Town were cruising into the break but when they switched off at a cheap free-kick in first-half stoppage time, Fraser Francis rose highest to direct a looping header over McKeown and into the back of the net.

Grimsby came out firing for the second half and plundered two goals in as many minutes.

The first came from Dominic Vose, who played a one-two with Bogle before curling a sumptuous effort past Jamie Jones from 25 yards.

Seconds later, it was four as Bogle grabbed his second of the afternoon after twisting and turning his way into the box before slotting home.

Substitute Jobi McAnuff did pull one back after good work from Matt Godden left him free to tap into an unguarded net, but Bogle completed his hat-trick in stunning style with a superb late free-kick.

Hartlepool United 2-2 Newport County

Hartlepool rescued a valuable point against Newport County despite playing nearly the whole match with 10 men.

Aristote Nsiala was sent off on three minutes for deliberate handball, with Newport's Sean Rigg scoring from the subsequent free-kick.

That strike equalised Pools' second minute opener from Nicky Featherstone, before a thunderous volley from Jon Parkin put Newport ahead.

However, Padraig Amond levelled for the hosts before half-time.

Neither side could find a winner in a second half that failed to capture the imagination like the first.

Leyton Orient 1-2 Mansfield Town

Mansfield earned a win at Leyton Orient with second-half goals from Mitchell Rose and Matt Green, while skipper Liam Kelly netted for the home side.

After a closely-contested opening half, Rose broke the deadlock on 68 minutes when a cross by Kevan Hurst eluded the home defence and Rose was on hand to slam home the simplest of close-range chances.

Orient were back on level terms four minutes later when midfielder Kelly collected his second goal in as many matches.

Substitute Jordan Bowery fed him a pass and the former Oldham midfielder placed his shot from 18 yards wide of keeper Brian Jensen.

Green, who had been linked with a transfer to Orient this week, had missed a first-half penalty when he blasted his spot-kick high over the crossbar following a clumsy foul by Yvan Erichot on Krystian Pearce.

But all was forgiven when he popped up with the winner two minutes from time after Rose had chested the ball down into his path and the unmarked Green drove the ball into the net.

Wycombe Wanderers 0-2 Colchester United

Second-half goals from Chris Porter and Sammie Szmodics gave Colchester a win away at Wycombe.

Porter converted Szmodics' cross from close-range before the winger was in on the action himself, arrowing home a 20-yard volley late on.

The first chance of a cagey first half fell to Aaron Pierre but the Wycombe centre-half was unable to steer Danny Rowe's cross into the far corner, despite heading unchallenged from 12 yards out.

Jamal Blackman was the only goalkeeper called into any real action before the break as he saved low to his left after Brennan Dickenson had wriggled into the area from the Colchester left flank.

But the deadlock was broken with just over an hour gone as Porter bundled home Szmodics' cross from inside the six-yard box for his first of the season.

And the Colchester number 10 sealed the points in style, volleying home from outside the area as the visitors registered their third league win in five games.

Reports supplied by the Press Association.

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