League Two
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Accrington Stanley 5-0 Leyton Orient

Leyton Orient plunged to the bottom of the League Two table after being thrashed at Accrington.

Billy Kee's header late in the first half handed Stanley the lead, which was doubled six minutes after the interval by Matty Pearson.

And the hosts ran riot in the last six minutes, with Sean McConville's quick-fire double - the second from near the halfway line - being added to by Pearson's second in added time.

Kee headed home a McConville corner at the far post to get Stanley off the mark in the 44th minute.

Highly-rated defender Pearson made it two when he headed home a McConville free-kick at the far post.

The third came through McConville when he fired home from 25 yards on 84 minutes.

And one minute later it was McConville who scored the goal of the game when he let fly from near the halfway line, beating Orient goalkeeper Charlie Grainger with an effort that bounced in off the crossbar.

Pearson celebrated his seventh of the season, sliding home in added time, to give Stanley their biggest win of the season that moved them 12 points clear of the relegation zone.

But it was agony for Orient, who now prop up the EFL and lost experienced defender Nicky Hunt to injury.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Accrington

  • 12Rodak
  • 32Rodgers
  • 5Beckles
  • 3Hughes
  • 2Pearson
  • 7ClarkSubstituted forShawat 87'minutes
  • 8BrownSubstituted forHusinat 76'minutes
  • 28Conneely
  • 11McConville
  • 10McCartanSubstituted forEdwardsat 81'minutes
  • 29Kee

Substitutes

  • 9Gornell
  • 14Boco
  • 16Husin
  • 18Hewitt
  • 19Shaw
  • 20Chapman
  • 24Edwards

Leyton Orient

  • 12Grainger
  • 29Judd
  • 16HuntSubstituted forMezagueat 43'minutes
  • 6Parkes
  • 3KennedyBooked at 11mins
  • 23MoncurSubstituted forAtanganaat 45'minutes
  • 7CollinsBooked at 50mins
  • 11Massey
  • 28Koroma
  • 22Semedo
  • 30DalbySubstituted forLiburdat 52'minutes

Substitutes

  • 15Atangana
  • 19Mezague
  • 20Liburd
  • 24Sargeant
  • 31Alzate
  • 34Clark
  • 35Abrahams
Referee:
Graham Salisbury
Attendance:
1,306

Match Stats

Home TeamAccringtonAway TeamLeyton Orient
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home19
Away7
Shots on Target
Home8
Away4
Corners
Home6
Away2
Fouls
Home5
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Accrington Stanley 5, Leyton Orient 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Accrington Stanley 5, Leyton Orient 0.

Noor Husin (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Sandro Semedo (Leyton Orient).

Goal!

Goal! Accrington Stanley 5, Leyton Orient 0. Matty Pearson (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Sean McConville.

Attempt missed. Jonathan Edwards (Accrington Stanley) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Foul by Harvey Rodgers (Accrington Stanley).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Brayden Shaw replaces Jordan Clark.

Goal!

Goal! Accrington Stanley 4, Leyton Orient 0. Sean McConville (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from more than 35 yards to the high centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Accrington Stanley 3, Leyton Orient 0. Sean McConville (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Jonathan Edwards replaces Shay McCartan.

Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Callum Kennedy.

Attempt saved. Shay McCartan (Accrington Stanley) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Sean McConville (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Foul by Michael Collins (Leyton Orient).

Shay McCartan (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Hand ball by Sandro Semedo (Leyton Orient).

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Noor Husin replaces Scott Brown.

Josh Koroma (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Mark Hughes (Accrington Stanley).

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

Foul by Tom Parkes (Leyton Orient).

Billy Kee (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Callum Kennedy (Leyton Orient) because of an injury.

Foul by Josh Koroma (Leyton Orient).

Mark Hughes (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Tom Parkes (Leyton Orient).

Billy Kee (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Tom Parkes (Leyton Orient) header from very close range is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Harvey Rodgers.

Foul by Myles Judd (Leyton Orient).

Matty Pearson (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Josh Koroma (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Josh Koroma (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Harvey Rodgers (Accrington Stanley).

Attempt missed. Sean McConville (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Foul by Gavin Massey (Leyton Orient).

Sean McConville (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Doncaster37229671432875
2Plymouth372161057401769
3Portsmouth371981059312865
4Carlisle37151485654259
5Luton361513853332058
6Stevenage37184156152958
7Exeter371761459431657
8Blackpool371315956381854
9Colchester37159135348554
10Mansfield371313114342152
11Wycombe371410134546-152
12Cambridge36148144742550
13Grimsby37148154446-250
14Barnet361114114549-447
15Morecambe36137164455-1146
16Accrington351111134446-244
17Crawley37128174359-1644
18Yeovil361013133645-943
19Crewe371012154154-1342
20Hartlepool371011164861-1341
21Notts County37117194165-2440
22Cheltenham37912163851-1339
23Newport36711184058-1832
24Leyton Orient3795234063-2332
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