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Leyton OrientLeyton Orient5GillinghamGillingham1

Leyton Orient kept their slim chances of automatic promotion alive with an impressive win against Gillingham.

David Mooney's angled shot opened the scoring and Dean Cox's volley made it 2-0 inside the opening 10 minutes.

The game was over as a contest when Kevin Lisbie fired in Moses Odubajo's cross and then, a minute later, pounced on a mistake to tee-up Mooney's second.

Chris Dagnall beat three players to add a fifth before Craig Fagan scored the Gills a late, close-range consolation.

The win was Orient's first in six matches and mathematically secures them at least a play-off spot.

Line-ups

Leyton Orient

  • 1Jones
  • 5Cuthbert
  • 2Omozusi
  • 4VincelotSubstituted forNessat 70'minutes
  • 6Baudry
  • 15ClarkeBooked at 19mins
  • 11Odubajo
  • 24Lundstram
  • 10MooneySubstituted forDagnallat 70'minutes
  • 9LisbieSubstituted forBattat 79'minutes
  • 7Cox

Substitutes

  • 3Sawyer
  • 8James
  • 12Larkins
  • 14Batt
  • 23Dagnall
  • 25Simpson
  • 29Ness

Gillingham

  • 1Nelson
  • 23HarrimanSubstituted forSmithat 67'minutes
  • 3Martin
  • 4Linganzi
  • 26Barrett
  • 18LeeBooked at 16mins
  • 29Hewitt
  • 31HessenthalerSubstituted forGregoryat 89'minutes
  • 10McDonald
  • 27Fagan
  • 11WestonSubstituted forBirchallat 64'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Whelpdale
  • 8Akinfenwa
  • 12Gregory
  • 17Birchall
  • 19Smith
  • 28Borrowdale
  • 35Baxter
Referee:
Carl Boyeson
Attendance:
5,128

Match Stats

Home TeamLeyton OrientAway TeamGillingham
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home15
Away7
Shots on Target
Home9
Away2
Corners
Home5
Away3
Fouls
Home8
Away10

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Leyton Orient 5, Gillingham 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Leyton Orient 5, Gillingham 1.

  3. Post update

    Chris Dagnall (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Adam Barrett (Gillingham).

  5. Substitution

    Substitution, Gillingham. Steven Gregory replaces Jake Hessenthaler.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Elliot Omozusi (Leyton Orient).

  7. Post update

    Craig Fagan (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Chris Dagnall (Leyton Orient) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Joe Martin.

  10. Goal!

    Goal! Leyton Orient 5, Gillingham 1. Craig Fagan (Gillingham) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Joe Martin.

  11. Post update

    Attempt missed. Amine Linganzi (Gillingham) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Shaun Batt (Leyton Orient).

  13. Post update

    Elliott Hewitt (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Leyton Orient. Shaun Batt replaces Kevin Lisbie.

  15. Goal!

    Goal! Leyton Orient 5, Gillingham 0. Chris Dagnall (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Kevin Lisbie.

  16. Post update

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

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Adam Barrett (Gillingham) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Jamie Ness (Leyton Orient).

  19. Post update

    Elliott Hewitt (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  20. Post update

    Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by Nathan Clarke.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wolves42289576255193
2Brentford42269766372987
3Leyton Orient422311878393980
4Rotherham422213777492879
5Preston422116563402379
6Peterborough422141764541067
7Swindon42179165954560
8MK Dons42177185857158
9Port Vale42176195770-1357
10Walsall421414144543256
11Sheff Utd411511154243-156
12Bradford421117145251150
13Bristol City421117146464050
14Coventry421611157172-149
15Crawley401213154249-749
16Gillingham42146225574-1948
17Oldham411211184657-1147
18Colchester421113184859-1146
19Tranmere411210195171-2046
20Notts County42134255974-1543
21Carlisle411110204167-2643
22Crewe421110214978-2943
23Shrewsbury42914193852-1441
24Stevenage42109234264-2239
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