Leeds left frustrated by Norwich City's comeback

Oli Johnson's injury-time winner for Norwich City stopped Leeds closing the gap on the league leaders to just a point. Simon Grayson's men did their bit, beating Oldham - City's next opponents - 2-0 at Elland Road with Luciano Becchio getting both goals within seven second-half minutes.

Oli Johnson's injury-time winner for Norwich City stopped Leeds closing the gap on the league leaders to just a point.

Simon Grayson's men did their bit, beating Oldham - City's next opponents - 2-0 at Elland Road with Luciano Becchio getting both goals within seven second-half minutes. But, thanks to Johnson's own double, all that did was keep Leeds three points behind the Canaries - though they do still have a game in hand.

Third-placed Colchester saw their home game with Brentford called off because of the state of their pitch - but Charlton were unable to move above them as they went down 2-1 at home to Brighton.

Brighton, who came so close to beating Leeds at the weekend, took a first half lead through Inigo Calderon at The Valley and Elliott Bennett netted a second 12 minutes from time to ensure Akpo Sodje's 94th-minute strike was purely a consolation.


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That means City now have a seven-point cushion over third-place as they bid to secure one of the automatic promotion places.

Swindon are the current form team. They are now only a point behind the Addicks with two games in hand after thrashing Stockport 4-1 with goals from Bolton loanee Daniel Ward, Billy Paynter (two) and Simon Ferry.

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Huddersfield stay sixth after Lee Novak's brace, coming in the eighth and 48th minutes, was enough to beat Tranmere 2-0 on Merseyside. But Millwall kept up the pressure as they won 3-1 at MK Dons with the help of a second-half double from Neil Harris.

Hartlepool climbed out of trouble with a 4-1 thrashing of Carlisle which included a wonder goal from Ritchie Jones, running half the length of the field before cutting inside and curling a shot into the net.

Sam Williams' early goal gave Yeovil a 1-0 win at Walsall, while Tamika Mkandawire's 72nd-minute strike rescued a point for Leyton Orient, cancelling out an early Chris Dickson goal in a 1-1 draw.

Wycombe and Southampton played out a goalless draw, while Exeter against Bristol Rovers was postponed.

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