In truth, it was not a bad point in isolation but their first half performance was ‘unacceptable’ – in the words of George Dobson. Elsewhere, a number of teams are emerging as early threats for automatic promotion, building on their positive opening-day result with another win. Phil Smith runs through the best and worst performances in his weekly League One power rankings, with a new leader at the top….
5. 20. Peterborough (-1)
Chairman Darragh MacAnthony said his club had signalled their intent by turning down a £4 million bid for one of their players on deadline day, believed to be Ivan Toney. They fell to another disappointing defeat though, leaving them still on 0 points. Darren Ferguson bemoaned his team's poor defending but insists there were positives in the second half.
Photo: Ker Robertson
6. 19. Accrington Stanley (+1)
No game this weekend having been due to face Bury. Set to face a much changed Sunderland side in the cup on Tuesday night.
Photo: Nathan Stirk
7. 17. Bristol Rovers (+5)
Got on the board with a decent performance at home against Wycombea, a clean sheet and the better of the chances. Frustrating not to take one but the return of Jonson Clarke-Harris is a big boost.
Photo: Alex Davidson
8. 16. Gillingham (-3)
Took an early lead against Burtom Albion but ultimately fell to a disappointing 2-1 defeat in their first home game of the campaign.
Photo: Bryn Lennon