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Leyton Orient 1-2 Blackpool

Blackpool moved into the play-off places as goals from Jamille Matt and Tom Aldred sentenced Leyton Orient to a seventh straight home defeat.

Matt broke the deadlock on the half hour when hew bundled Orient defender Yvan Erichot off the ball, advanced towards goal down the left, then drilled his shot past goalkeeper Alex Cisak at the near post.

The home side had Cisak to thank for restricting the visitors' advantage to just one goal at the interval, denying Brad Potts at close range before diving at the feet of Colin Daniel as the Blackpool player was about to pull the trigger.

The home side's best effort came in the 32nd minute when Gavin Massey hit the woodwork from 25 yards.

But Blackpool doubled their lead on 58 minutes when defender Tom Aldred was left completely unmarked to head in a corner.

The home side looked dispirited until Paul McCallum's looping header with two minutes left offered them a lifeline, but the visitors were able to contain a late rally.

There were combined protests before and during the game involving 300 Orient and Blackpool supporters protesting at the manner of ownership of their respective clubs.

Report supplied by Press Association

Line-ups

Leyton Orient

  • 1Cisak
  • 16Hunt
  • 37ErichotSubstituted forDunneat 52'minutes
  • 6Parkes
  • 3Kennedy
  • 8WeirBooked at 64mins
  • 11Massey
  • 15Atangana
  • 7CollinsSubstituted forSemedoat 66'minutes
  • 27Simpson
  • 9PalmerSubstituted forMcCallumat 75'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Dunne
  • 10McCallum
  • 22Semedo
  • 24Sargeant
  • 25Pollock
  • 26Adeboyejo
  • 32Ochieng

Blackpool

  • 1Slocombe
  • 2Mellor
  • 15AldredBooked at 51mins
  • 5Robertson
  • 3TaylorBooked at 80mins
  • 8Potts
  • 22Pugh
  • 28Payne
  • 23DanielBooked at 59minsSubstituted forMcAlisterat 81'minutes
  • 7VassellSubstituted forPhilliskirkat 90+4'minutes
  • 19MattSubstituted forGnanduilletat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4McAlister
  • 9Cullen
  • 16Nolan
  • 18Philliskirk
  • 21Osayi-Samuel
  • 25Boney
  • 31Gnanduillet
Referee:
Brendan Malone
Attendance:
4,376

Match Stats

Home TeamLeyton OrientAway TeamBlackpool
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home11
Away15
Shots on Target
Home2
Away6
Corners
Home4
Away6
Fouls
Home9
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Leyton Orient 1, Blackpool 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Leyton Orient 1, Blackpool 2.

Foul by Paul McCallum (Leyton Orient).

Clark Robertson (Blackpool) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Tom Aldred.

Substitution

Substitution, Blackpool. Danny Philliskirk replaces Kyle Vassell.

Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Clark Robertson.

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

Goal!

Goal! Leyton Orient 1, Blackpool 2. Paul McCallum (Leyton Orient) header from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Alan Dunne with a cross.

Jay Simpson (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Danny Pugh (Blackpool).

Substitution

Substitution, Blackpool. Armand Gnanduillet replaces Jamille Matt.

Paul McCallum (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Clark Robertson (Blackpool).

Attempt missed. Sandro Semedo (Leyton Orient) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Blackpool. Jim McAlister replaces Colin Daniel.

Sandro Semedo (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kelvin Mellor (Blackpool).

Booking

Andy Taylor (Blackpool) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Attempt missed. Sandro Semedo (Leyton Orient) left footed shot from long range on the right is high and wide to the left.

Corner, Blackpool. Conceded by Nicky Hunt.

Attempt blocked. Brad Potts (Blackpool) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Gavin Massey (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jack Payne (Blackpool).

Foul by Nicky Hunt (Leyton Orient).

Kyle Vassell (Blackpool) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Paul McCallum replaces Ollie Palmer.

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

Foul by Clark Robertson (Blackpool).

Attempt missed. Kyle Vassell (Blackpool) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Sandro Semedo (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jack Payne (Blackpool).

Foul by Nigel Atangana (Leyton Orient).

Andy Taylor (Blackpool) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Kelvin Mellor (Blackpool) right footed shot from the right side of the box is high and wide to the left.

Attempt blocked. Kyle Vassell (Blackpool) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Sandro Semedo replaces Michael Collins.

Booking

Robbie Weir (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Robbie Weir (Leyton Orient).

Brad Potts (Blackpool) wins a free kick on the right wing.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Plymouth17122328171138
2Carlisle1797130191134
3Doncaster17103435241133
4Luton1786327151230
5Portsmouth1784528171128
6Grimsby177462320325
7Blackpool176652920924
8Yeovil177371822-424
9Crewe175842020023
10Wycombe176472022-222
11Mansfield175751820-222
12Notts County176472228-622
13Stevenage166372324-121
14Barnet174942225-321
15Accrington175571922-320
16Crawley175571825-720
17Morecambe176292033-1320
18Hartlepool174762630-419
19Cambridge175481722-519
20Leyton Orient175392022-218
21Cheltenham173951922-318
22Newport164572122-117
23Colchester174582026-617
24Exeter1751111925-616
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