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Leyton Orient 1-2 Luton Town

Goals from Cameron McGeehan and Danny Hylton earned Luton a 2-1 win at Leyton Orient in League Two.

Orient striker Ollie Palmer missed a sitter in the 13th minute when he failed to find the target from six yards after meeting a Nicky Hunt cross with the goal at his mercy.

McGeehan almost put the Hatters in front 11 minutes later but he was denied by a fine save from Alex Cisak after Jordan Cook had taken a neat free-kick to set up the chance.

Six minutes later, the deadlock was broken. O's striker Jay Simpson was robbed in his own half by Jack Marriott who then advanced on goal and, although his shot was blocked by Cisak, the ball rolled free to McGeehan who slotted into the empty net.

The Hatters doubled their advantage in the 74th minute when Marriot and the impressive Hylton combined with some neat interplay before the latter bagged his eighth league goal of the campaign with an unstoppable drive into the net.

Palmer gave the O's a lifeline with 11 minutes left when his shot went into the net off a post but the visitors were never seriously threatened thereafter.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Leyton Orient

  • 1Cisak
  • 16Hunt
  • 37Erichot
  • 6Parkes
  • 3Kennedy
  • 11Massey
  • 15AtanganaSubstituted forDunneat 76'minutes
  • 46Janse
  • 22SemedoBooked at 81mins
  • 9Palmer
  • 27SimpsonSubstituted forMcCallumat 68'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Dunne
  • 10McCallum
  • 18N'Nomo
  • 21Bowery
  • 24Sargeant
  • 25Pollock
  • 33Benedicic

Luton

  • 1Walton
  • 2O'Donnell
  • 6Cuthbert
  • 44Sheehan
  • 3Potts
  • 16Rea
  • 8McGeehanSubstituted forSmithat 83'minutes
  • 10CookSubstituted forMullinsat 90'minutes
  • 15GillieadSubstituted forGrayat 90+2'minutes
  • 14Marriott
  • 9HyltonBooked at 81mins

Substitutes

  • 4Smith
  • 5Mullins
  • 7Gray
  • 17Ruddock
  • 18Banton
  • 20Vassell
  • 31King
Referee:
Trevor Kettle
Attendance:
5,471

Match Stats

Home TeamLeyton OrientAway TeamLuton
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home16
Away14
Shots on Target
Home4
Away7
Corners
Home5
Away5
Fouls
Home12
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Leyton Orient 1, Luton Town 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Leyton Orient 1, Luton Town 2.

Foul by Gavin Massey (Leyton Orient).

Glen Rea (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Luton Town. Jake Gray replaces Alex Gilliead.

Substitution

Substitution, Luton Town. John Mullins replaces Jordan Cook.

Attempt missed. Callum Kennedy (Leyton Orient) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Alex Cisak.

Attempt saved. Danny Hylton (Luton Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Foul by Alan Dunne (Leyton Orient).

Jonathan Smith (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Luton Town. Jonathan Smith replaces Cameron McGeehan.

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

Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Stephen O'Donnell.

Booking

Danny Hylton (Luton Town) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Sandro Semedo (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Leyton Orient 1, Luton Town 2. Ollie Palmer (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Paul McCallum.

Attempt missed. Alex Gilliead (Luton Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Nigel Atangana (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jack Marriott (Luton Town).

Attempt blocked. Jens Janse (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Alan Dunne replaces Nigel Atangana.

Goal!

Goal! Leyton Orient 0, Luton Town 2. Danny Hylton (Luton Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Jack Marriott.

Foul by Gavin Massey (Leyton Orient).

Jordan Cook (Luton Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt saved. Ollie Palmer (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

Foul by Jens Janse (Leyton Orient).

Cameron McGeehan (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Alan Sheehan (Luton Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Yvan Erichot (Leyton Orient).

Danny Hylton (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Gavin Massey (Leyton Orient).

Jordan Cook (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Paul McCallum replaces Jay Simpson.

Gavin Massey (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jordan Cook (Luton Town).

Attempt saved. Stephen O'Donnell (Luton Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

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

Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Alan Sheehan.

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

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Plymouth1392221111029
2Doncaster1382326161026
3Carlisle136702213925
4Luton136432314922
5Portsmouth136342114721
6Grimsby136251817120
7Accrington135441817119
8Crewe134721717019
9Crawley135441516-119
10Morecambe136161824-619
11Mansfield134631312118
12Notts County135352020018
13Colchester134451617-116
14Hartlepool133732022-216
15Yeovil135171319-616
16Wycombe134361417-315
17Blackpool133551715214
18Stevenage124261719-214
19Cheltenham132741517-213
20Exeter134181217-513
21Cambridge133461117-613
22Leyton Orient133371317-412
23Barnet122641319-612
24Newport111461016-67
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