League Two - Gillingham go top as Port Vale shocked

Gillingham went top of League Two with a 2-1 win at home to Dagenham & Redbridge as Port Vale were shocked 1-0 at home by Morecambe.

League Two - Burton fires Gillingham closer to title

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Deon Burton, Gillingham (PA)

A 28th-minute Leon Legge strike and second-half Deon Burton penalty gave Gills a crucial win at the Priestfield Stadium.

Meanwhile at Vale Park, Morecambe striker Lewis Alessandra was the difference between the sides with a 63rd--minute goal.

Burton Albion went into the third automatic promotion spot with a 4-0 pasting of Fleetwood Town at their Highbury Stadium home thanks to a stunning second-half performance. After the break Congolese Jacques Maghoma hitting a brace - one from the penalty spot - and Bill Kee and Calvin Zola were also on target.

Cheltenham Town were held 1-1 by Aldershot Town at Whaddon Road, with on-loan home forward Paul Benson equalising Danny Rose's first-half opener in the second period. They drop one place and are level with Burton on 53 points.

A point behind are Exeter - winners at home to Accrington Stanley on Friday night - and Rotherham, who won a local derby at home to Chesterfield 1-0 thanks to Johnny Mullins. Northampton Town won 2-1 at Southend United to stay a point further back.

AFC Wimbledon stay bottom despite a 2-1 win over League Cup finalists Bradford City - they are now level on points with Aldershot and one from safety.

In games involving sides in the bottom half of the table Oxford United won 1-0 at Plymouth Argyle, Bristol Rovers were 1-0 victory over Wycombe Wanderers at the Memorial Stadium, Rochdale beat Torquay United 1-0 at Spotland and Barnet triumphed 2-1 at York.

Stanley are third-bottom, level on points with Argyle.

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