STEVEN Pressley enjoyed a winning start in charge of Coventry as the Sky Blues came from a goal down to beat relegation-threatened Scunthorpe 2-1 at Glanford Park.
Akpo Sodje put the hosts ahead, but Carl Baker and Leon Clarke replied for Coventry.
Carlisle were 2-0 winners over play-off hopefuls Brentford thanks to goals from Sean O’Hanlon and Mark Beck, while Crawley and Notts County played out a goalless draw.
Mathias Pogba got the winner for Crewe as they won 2-1 at Colchester. Alex had led through a Luke Murphy penalty only for George Porter to level, but Pogba made sure of the three points.
Leyton Orient won 2-0 at Shrewsbury thanks to strikes from Mathieu Baudry and a Kevin Lisbie penalty.
Goals from Lee Holmes and William Hayhurst also gave Preston a 2-0 win, against Stevenage.
Tranmere, managed by former Rotherham United boss Ronnie Moore, enhanced their promotion hopes with a 1-0 win over lowly Oldham thanks to Max Power’s goal, while Yeovil were held to a goalless draw at Hartlepool.
Third-placed Swindon drew 2-2 with Walsall.