Sunderland's Will Grigg breaks his duck as promotion rivals Portsmouth and Barnlsey slip up: League One winners and losers
Sunderland ended a three-match winless run with a 4-2 win over Gillingham - but how did the Black Cats' rivals fare in League One?
By Joe Nicholson
Wednesday, 20th February 2019, 11:07 am
Updated Wednesday, 20th February 2019, 11:17 am
Will Grigg celebrates his goal against Gillingham.
We take a closer look at the winners and losers following Tuesday night's games, as well as some of the stories you might have missed.
It may have been from the penalty spot but the 27-year-old striker has finally scored his first goal from the club. Grigg coolly converted from 12 yards, sending goalkeeper Tomas Holy the wrong way.
Wimbledon remain bottom of League One but boosted their survival hopes with a 4-3 win at Rochdale. Pigotts hat-trick took his goal tally to eight in the league this term, following his late winner in stoppage-time.
The Sunderland midfielder marked his first start for a month with a goal after four minutes against the Gills. Cattermole looked assured alongside Grant Leadbitter in the engine room as the Black Cats got back to winning ways.
Following their impressive performance at the Stadium of Light, Accrington moved seven points clear of the relegation zone with a 4-2 win over Oxford. The result moved Stanley up to 14th in the table.
After making a big impact against Accrington, Maguire was recalled to the starting XI against the Gills. However, the Sunderland forward was forced off with a calf injury after just 19 minutes.
The former Sunderland striker was accused of punching defender Tom Lockyer following Portsmouths 1-1 draw with Bristol Rovers. Anthony Joshua would have been proud of it, said Rovers boss Graham Coughlan.
Barnsleys goalless draw at home to Burton saw Sunderland close the gap on the automatic promotion places. The Wearsiders are now four points behind the Tykes with a game in hand.
Following his recent dip in form, Baldwin was dropped from the Sunderland matchday squad altogether. Jack was just a rest, we took him out to give him a rest mentally and physically, said Sunderland boss Jack Ross after the game.