A grim day for Peterborough United who drop to fifth as League One results go against them
Posh were without a fixture and watched the top three Rotherham (2-1 at Accrington), Coventry City (2-1 at Rochdale) and Wycombe Wanderers (3-1 v Tranmere) all win to move further clear. Former Posh striker Matt Godden scored the decisive goal for Coventry.
Sunderland also beat Bristol Rovers 3-0 at the Stadium of Light to move above Posh into fourth.
Fleetwood beat Pompey 1-0 today to move a point behind Posh with two games in hand. Portsmouth are two points behind Posh with two games in hand.
The other big play-off battle today was won 1-0 by Oxford at Ipswich. Oxford host Accrington on Tuesday when a win would them to within a point of Posh.
Posh are five points behind the top two, Coventry and Rotherham, who meet at St Andrews on Tuesday.
Posh are next in action at Burton Albion next Saturday (February 29).
Other play-off candidates Gillingham (0-0 at Lincoln) and Doncaster (0-1) at Shrewsbury suffered poor results.
LEAGUE ONE STANDINGS
1 Rotherham P32 Pts60
2 Coventry P31 Pts60
3 Wycombe P33 Pts59
4 Sunderland P32 Pts57
5 POSH P33 Pts55
6 Fleetwood P31 Pts54
7 Portsmouth P31 Pts53
8 Ipswich P33 Pts52
9 Oxford P32 Pts51
10 Gillingham P33 Pts50
11 Doncaster P32 Pts48
12 Burton P31 Pts46