EFL roundup: Portsmouth see off Burton as Gayle helps Derby keep pace at top

Bolton thrash Oxford 5-0; Barnsley up to fourthRiley McGree seals Boro win over Birmingham

Kusini Yengi’s two goals kept Portsmouth five points clear at the top of League One with a 2-1 win over Burton. Yengi scored the opener from the penalty spot in first-half stoppage time after being brought down and then turned in Abu Kamara’s cross just after the hour, with Burton captain John Brayford pulling one back late on.

Derby kept pace as Dwight Gayle scored his third goal in as many games to help them to a 2-1 win over Reading. That kept Derby second, one point above Bolton, who thrashed Oxford 5-0 with goals from Nathanael Ogbeta, Josh Dacres-Cogley, George Thomason, Aaron Collins and Josh Sheehan.

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