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Plymouth Argyle 1-1 Leyton Orient

Curtis Nelson
Curtis Nelson has played more than 200 games for Plymouth since making his debut in 2010

Curtis Nelson snatched a late equaliser to help League Two leaders Plymouth draw with Leyton Orient.

The Argyle captain pounced from close range at a free-kick after O's keeper Alex Cisak blocked Luke Croll's shot.

Jay Simpson had given the visitors a fourth minute lead as he scored his 14th goal of the season from 18 yards.

Jake Jervis and substitute Josh Simpson missed earlier chances to level but John Marquis was twice denied by Argyle goalkeeper Christian Walton.

Sammy Moore also fired a free-kick just over the Plymouth bar and Marquis missed another late chance as Orient finished strongly.

The only sour note for the visitors was the sight of top-scorer Simpson hobbling off just before half-time.

The result means that Plymouth, who lost at home to Devon rivals Exeter on Saturday, maintains their two-point lead at the top of the table while Orient moved up a place to sixth.

Line-ups

Plymouth

  • 31Walton
  • 2Mellor
  • 5Nelson
  • 28Croll
  • 3SawyerBooked at 89mins
  • 26ThrelkeldSubstituted forSimpsonat 31'minutes
  • 4McHughBooked at 73mins
  • 27Tanner
  • 10Carey
  • 11WyldeSubstituted forBruntat 66'minutes
  • 14Jervis

Substitutes

  • 7Cox
  • 8Simpson
  • 15Harvey
  • 17Brunt
  • 18Smalley
  • 19Bentley
  • 21Bittner

Leyton Orient

  • 1Cisak
  • 2Clohessy
  • 20Kpekawa
  • 15Mvoto
  • 3Shaw
  • 12Payne
  • 18Pritchard
  • 14Moore
  • 32Marquis
  • 9Palmer
  • 27SimpsonBooked at 28minsSubstituted forJamesat 38'minutesSubstituted forKashketat 90+3'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Dunne
  • 8James
  • 11McAnuff
  • 17Turgott
  • 19Kashket
  • 23Moncur
  • 29Sargeant
Referee:
Andy Woolmer
Attendance:
6,469

Match Stats

Home TeamPlymouthAway TeamLeyton Orient
Possession
Home61%
Away39%
Shots
Home12
Away15
Shots on Target
Home2
Away7
Corners
Home6
Away2
Fouls
Home14
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Plymouth Argyle 1, Leyton Orient 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Plymouth Argyle 1, Leyton Orient 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Scott Kashket replaces Lloyd James because of an injury.

Attempt missed. John Marquis (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. John Marquis (Leyton Orient) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left following a set piece situation.

Booking

Gary Sawyer (Plymouth Argyle) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Gary Sawyer (Plymouth Argyle).

Bradley Pritchard (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Graham Carey (Plymouth Argyle).

Frazer Shaw (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Carl McHugh (Plymouth Argyle).

Bradley Pritchard (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. John Marquis (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Craig Tanner (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Foul by Jake Jervis (Plymouth Argyle).

Sean Clohessy (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Plymouth Argyle 1, Leyton Orient 1. Curtis Nelson (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner following a set piece situation.

Attempt saved. Luke Croll (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Carl McHugh (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jack Payne (Leyton Orient).

Attempt missed. Sammy Moore (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Foul by Luke Croll (Plymouth Argyle).

Ollie Palmer (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. John Marquis (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. John Marquis (Leyton Orient) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left following a set piece situation.

Booking

Carl McHugh (Plymouth Argyle) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Carl McHugh (Plymouth Argyle).

John Marquis (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Luke Croll (Plymouth Argyle).

Bradley Pritchard (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Ryan Brunt replaces Gregg Wylde.

Attempt missed. Jean-Yves Mvoto (Leyton Orient) header from the centre of the box is too high following a corner.

Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Curtis Nelson.

Attempt saved. Bradley Pritchard (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt saved. John Marquis (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Jean-Yves Mvoto.

Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Sean Clohessy.

Attempt saved. Jack Payne (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Sammy Moore (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Foul by Josh Simpson (Plymouth Argyle).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Plymouth19123429151439
2Oxford Utd19107230161437
3Northampton1911443123837
4Portsmouth1989231161533
5Accrington189542921832
6Leyton Orient198653126530
7Carlisle198653535030
8Mansfield198562517829
9Wycombe178542214829
10Exeter198562726129
11Wimbledon197662525027
12Luton197573225726
13Bristol Rovers188282322126
14Notts County187472627-125
15Crawley197482429-525
16Morecambe187383333024
17Cambridge196582730-323
18Barnet1963102532-721
19Hartlepool1862101928-920
20Stevenage194782333-1019
21Newport193791829-1116
22Dag & Red1826101832-1412
23York1926112137-1612
24Yeovil1925121932-1311
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