League One
Leyton Orient1Rotherham0

Leyton Orient 1-0 Rotherham United

Kevin Lisbie

Kevin Lisbie's 12th goal of the season gave league leaders Leyton Orient a narrow victory over Rotherham.

The veteran striker struck home after a goalmouth scramble to help the O's return to winning ways after their first defeat of the season on Tuesday.

Visiting keeper Adam Collin did well to deny Dean Cox, Moses Odubajo and Gary Sawyer as the hosts looked to extend their lead after the break.

The Millers created little and are now winless in four games.

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Post Match: Leyton Orient manager Russell Slade

Leyton Orient boss Russell Slade speaks to BBC London 94.9:

"It's a very important win we can say, but the smaller picture was to bounce back today, but my message for the players before the game was we don't need to change anything.

"Kevin Lisbie is a phenomenon as he was only 50% yesterday at one point but he is a great professional.

"With 10 minuets to go we were looking for a second as it was nervy but we saw the game out very well."

Rotherham United manager Steve Evans tells BBC Radio Sheffield:

"It's a game of two halves, to be fair. I think they dominated the first half, we looked as if we'd turned up for a tea party in London, and second half they haven't got out of their half.

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Steve Evans: Rotherham United boss on Leyton Orient loss

"But with the chances that came our way, we didn't make the goalkeeper work and we're never going to score a goal if you don't do that.

"We certainly had a go and they were hanging on at the end.

"Everyone knows we lack a goalscorer at the club but the players gave absolutely everything."

Line-ups

Leyton Orient

  • 1Jones
  • 2Omozusi
  • 3Sawyer
  • 4Vincelot
  • 15Clarke
  • 5Cuthbert
  • 11Odubajo
  • 8JamesSubstituted forBartleyat 68'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 10MooneySubstituted forBattat 68'minutes
  • 9LisbieSubstituted forStockleyat 82'minutes
  • 7Cox

Substitutes

  • 12Larkins
  • 14Batt
  • 19Lasimant
  • 20Gorman
  • 21Bartley
  • 22Stockley
  • 24Sutherland

Rotherham

  • 21Collin
  • 14Bradley
  • 3SkarzSubstituted forTubbsat 84'minutes
  • 8Frecklington
  • 4ArnasonBooked at 34mins
  • 20MorganBooked at 43mins
  • 10O'ConnorSubstituted forNardielloat 57'minutes
  • 18Pringle
  • 9RevellSubstituted forEavesat 80'minutes
  • 22Agard
  • 15Milsom

Substitutes

  • 1Shearer
  • 2Brindley
  • 6Mills
  • 16Tubbs
  • 17Nardiello
  • 23Tidser
  • 25Eaves
Referee:
Darren Sheldrake
Attendance:
5,609

Match Stats

Home TeamLeyton OrientAway TeamRotherham
Possession
Home61%
Away39%
Shots
Home14
Away10
Shots on Target
Home10
Away1
Corners
Home6
Away4
Fouls
Home6
Away18

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Leyton Orient 1, Rotherham United 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Leyton Orient 1, Rotherham United 0.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Adam Collin.

  4. Post update

    Attempt saved. Dean Cox (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

  5. Post update

    Dean Cox (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Mark Bradley (Rotherham United).

  7. Post update

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

  8. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jayden Stockley (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

  9. Booking

    Marvin Bartley (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card.

  10. Post update

    Attempt missed. Mark Bradley (Rotherham United) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.

  11. Post update

    Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by Scott Cuthbert.

  12. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Tom Eaves (Rotherham United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  13. Post update

    Attempt saved. Nathan Clarke (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  14. Post update

    Scott Cuthbert (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Tom Eaves (Rotherham United).

  16. Post update

    Attempt saved. Kieran Agard (Rotherham United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

  17. Post update

    Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Kieran Agard.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Rotherham United. Matt Tubbs replaces Joe Skarz.

  19. Post update

    Marvin Bartley (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Lee Frecklington (Rotherham United).

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Leyton Orient14112133112235
2Wolves1310212581732
3Peterborough1410222491532
4Preston147522215726
5Brentford147341917224
6Bradford1464424141022
7Walsall146441714322
8Swindon146262418620
9Port Vale146261919020
10Rotherham145541920-120
11MK Dons145452320319
12Crawley135441819-119
13Coventry148333122917
14Colchester143741318-516
15Carlisle134361324-1115
16Oldham134271619-314
17Stevenage144281521-614
18Shrewsbury142751316-313
19Gillingham143381724-712
20Sheff Utd143381321-812
21Tranmere143381428-1412
22Crewe143381231-1912
23Bristol City131662026-69
24Notts County1321101424-107
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