Sheffield Wednesday missed out on top spot in Sky Bet League One after a poor performance at Derby.
In a game of few chances, Owls striker David Stockdale denied David McGoldrick and Derby stopper Joe Wildsmith saved Fisayo Dele-Bashiru in the second half.
Wednesday are two points behind Plymouth, who lost to Port Vale on Friday, and one point behind Ipswich.
Forest Green moved off the top of the table with a stunning 2-1 win over rivals Cambridge.
Striker Connor Wickham sealed the win in the third minute of stoppage time just before Saikou Janneh blocked Josh March’s first-half opener.
Rovers finished the game with 10 men after Corey O’Keeffe was shown a second yellow card as Cambridge contested the decision.
Bradley Johnson’s late equalizer kept MK Dons from the bottom of the table after they were held to a 1-1 draw by rivals Burton.
Victor Adeboyejo’s 29th-minute penalty – his 11th goal of the season – put the Brewers on course for victory, but midfielder Johnson struck with an 84th-minute header to salvage a precious point.
Luke Leahy scored his fourth penalty of the season to put Shrewsbury on the way to a 2-0 win over Lincoln.
Skipper Leahy did well to open the scoring from 12 yards after Jamie Robson was caught inexplicably in the box a minute before half-time.
Shrewsbury continued to improve after the break and secured their first three points since mid-October when Tom Bayliss struck on the hour mark.
A late equalizer from Accrington saw them draw 1-1 at home to Oxford.
James Henry opened the scoring in the 58th minute but Stanley were rewarded for Ethan Hamilton’s effort in the 84th minute.
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Leyton Orient restored their five-point lead at the top of Sky Bet League Two with a 3-0 win over Bradford.
QPR loanee Charlie Kelman broke the deadlock after 24 minutes when he latched on to a split ball from Theo Archibald and the Londoners extended their lead eight minutes later when an unknown Tom James found the top corner from 20 yards.
Orient completed the final victory in the 85th minute when substitute Ruel Sotiriou, who had only been on the pitch for three minutes, used the finishing touch after a blocked attempt.
Northampton are now nine points clear in third after a one-goal draw with Tranmere while there was some late drama as fellow chasers Mansfield won 2-1 at Colchester.
Matt Bloomfield’s side took the lead on 10 minutes through Alex Newby but Will Swan headed the score in the 34th minute and a Lucas Akins header in stoppage time got the Stags back.
New Crawley manager Matthew Etherington celebrated his first game in charge thanks to a 2-0 win against Swindon.
Both goals came late on, Nick Tsaroulla finding the net on 79 minutes while Jack Powell scored from 40 yards after a mix-up in the Swindon defence.
There were nine minutes of injury time after Swindon’s Saidou Khan was taken off with a serious injury.
The best performers of the day were Stockport, who thumped Hartlepool 5-0 in the North East.
Kyle Wootton struck twice inside 20 minutes and Paddy Madden, Callum Camps and Will Collar all found the net in the second half as former County Hartlepool boss Dave Challinor returned to the Suit Direct Stadium for the first time.
Harrogate came from behind to leave Rochdale in the thick of it with a 4-1 victory at the Crown Oil Arena.
James Ball put Dale ahead early on but George Thomson quickly equalized from distance, Luke Armstrong added a quick fire finish shortly after and Sam Folarin got the fourth in the 70th minute.
Theo Vassell, Ryan Watson and Callum Hendry all scored in the second half as Salford snapped a four-match unbeaten run with a 3-0 win at second-bottom Gillingham.
Will Randall’s goal saw Sutton fight back to secure a 1-1 draw with poor Carlisle at Brunton Park.
Ryan Edmondson opened the scoring for the hosts with his fourth goal in six games on the half-hour mark but Randall leveled the score on the stroke of half-time.
Ethan Chislett’s second-half strike earned AFC Wimbledon a 1-0 win over Grimsby.