Young goalkeeper Harry Lewis kept his eighth clean sheet of the season as Dundee United climbed back into the Scottish Championship play-offs with a 2-0 victory over Dumbarton.
Paul McMullan and Bilel Mohsni scored first-half goals to resurrect United’s promotion push as Lewis’s temporary employers ended a sequence of five games without a win.
South of the border, Matt Targett’s unbeaten start to life at Craven Cottage continued, as Fulham defeated Leeds by the same scoreline.
Kevin McDonald and in-form striker Aleksandar Mitrović were on target either side of the interval in west London, extending Fulham’s unbeaten league run to 18 matches.
The result reduced the gap to second-placed Cardiff to five points, with the Bluebirds next in action against leaders Wolves on Friday night.
Sam Gallagher’s Birmingham picked up a vital 1-0 victory at Bolton courtesy of Che Adams’s first-half strike, but the Saints loanee played no part due to an ongoing calf problem.
In the National League, Ollie Cook was powerless to prevent Barrow falling to a 3-1 defeat in their rearranged home game with Fylde after the original fixture was rained off on Easter Monday.
It’s set to be a nervy end to the season for the Cumbrians, who still have games in hand on their rivals but are hovering precariously above the relegation zone.