EFL Highlights & Summary: Wycombe owns Sunderland; Ipswich wins | Football news


Wycombe captain Joe Jacobson’s stoppage equalizer deprived Sunderland of first place in Sky Bet League One in a 3-3 draw at Adams Park.

Sunderland forward Ross Stewart’s 17th league goal of the season in the third minute of added time appears to have given his side the victory over their promotion rivals.

But Jacobson struck in the eighth minute of added time, bringing the ball home after Sunderland failed to clear the corner for Garath McCleary.

Sunderland had taken the lead when Stewart’s header hit the crossbar and bounced off goaltender David Stockdale.

Wycombe responded with goals from Anis Mehmeti and Sam Vokes before Stewart equalized at 2-2 before the break.

Sunderland climbed in points with leaders Rotherham and Wycombe remaining four points from third place.

Lincoln Recorded his first league win since October by beating the race for promotion Oxford 2-0 at LNER stadium.

Anthony Scully gave Lincoln a halftime lead and Morgan Whittaker doubled his lead early in the second period.

Oxford played the last 13 minutes with 10 men after midfielder Herbie Kane’s direct red card for his tackle on Lewis Fiorini.

MK Don’s playoff push was verified as they were held to a 1-1 10 player draw Accrington.

Dons forward Mohamed Eisa canceled Colby Bishop’s header for Accrington, who held the visitors at bay after midfielder Liam Coyle received a red card for his 34th-minute challenge against Daniel Harvie.

Gillingham slipped to a sixth loss in their last seven league games, losing 4-0 at home to Ipswich.

Goals from James Norwood, Wes Burns and Macauley Bonne put Ipswich 3-0 ahead in 23 minutes and Conor Chaplin completed the scoring in the finals from the penalty spot after Max Ehmer fouled Joe Pigott.

Gills midfielder Daniel Phillips was sent off midway through the second half for his second reserve offense.

by Cheltenham The league’s winless run was extended to seven games as they drew 1-1 at home against mid-table rivals Burton.

The Robins led the break thanks to Callum Wright and Daniel Jebbison equalized for the visitors six minutes after the restart.

Fleetwood inflicted a third consecutive defeat in the league on the last club Doncaster Thanks to Ellis Harrison’s point blank finish early in the second half, which sealed a 1-0 victory for the visitors.

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Tranmere climbed to second in Sky Bet League Two with a landslide 4-0 home win over struggles Scunthorpe.

Charlie Jolley, Elliott Nevitt and substitutes Sam Foley and Ryan Watson scored the goals as Micky Mellon’s side fired a warning shot at leaders Forest Green Rovers with a sixth straight league win that meant a miserable return to Prenton Park for former Tranmere boss Keith Hill.

The lorry drivers climbed above Northampton, whose five-game home winning streak came to an end when they were beaten 1-0 by Crawley.

Tom Nichols scored the lone goal at the end of the first half as Northampton missed a series of late chances to avoid back-to-back defeats.

Paul Tisdale recorded his first victory as Stevenage manager as his team beat a Walsall 3-1 to move away from the relegation zone.

Tisdale’s men got off to a flying start, scoring twice in the first 10 minutes thanks to an own goal from Rollin Menayese and Chris Lines.

Brendan Kiernan gave the visitors hope when he cut inside and landed a low shot with 20 minutes remaining, but a late goal from Jake Taylor sealed the victory.

Salford took advantage of the lack of fans during the normally noisy Rodney Parade to register a 2-0 victory over Newport in a match that was played behind closed doors due to the Welsh government’s Covid restrictions.

The visitors broke the deadlock in the 44th minute when Josh Morris’ effort was deflected by the boot of Newport midfielder Finn Azaz and the post and striker Brandon Thomas-Asante doubled the lead of the visitors seven minutes after the resumption.

Old Bradford players Jordan Gibson and Omari Patrick both scored against their former club in by Carlisle 2-0 victory at Brunton Park.

It was a third straight win for Keith Millen’s side as they continue to pull themselves out of trouble at the bottom of the table.

Matches at Colchester, or Rochdale were the visitors, and the bottom club Oldham, who were to take charge of promotions Sutton, were both postponed late due to flooded locations.



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