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Leyton Orient 1-3 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Carl Ikeme

Wolverhampton Wanderers beat promotion-chasing Leyton Orient and then sealed the League One title thanks to MK Dons' late equaliser against Brentford.

Carl Ikeme made a number of vital saves to deny Orient after Richard Stearman's header and a Bakary Sako strike gave Wolves a two-goal lead in Monday's early kick-off.

Dean Cox pulled a goal back just after half-time, but Ikeme remained defiant.

James Henry added gloss to Wolves' win with a third goal in injury time.

Kenny Jackett's side were then crowned champions after Brentford conceded an injury-time goal at MK Dons later on Monday.

Orient were denied a penalty in the first half after goalscorer Stearman looked to have handled David Mooney's shot in the 18-yard box, prompting manager Russell Slade to speak with referee Neil Swarbrick at the interval.

They also hit the crossbar through Romain Vincelot and Shaun Batt, while a header by Chris Dagnall was ruled out for offside.

Line-ups

Leyton Orient

  • 1Jones
  • 5Cuthbert
  • 3Sawyer
  • 4VincelotBooked at 55minsSubstituted forJamesat 75'minutes
  • 6Baudry
  • 15ClarkeBooked at 40mins
  • 11Odubajo
  • 24Lundstram
  • 23DagnallSubstituted forBattat 66'minutes
  • 10MooneySubstituted forLasimantat 83'minutes
  • 7Cox

Substitutes

  • 8James
  • 12Larkins
  • 14Batt
  • 19Lasimant
  • 20Gorman
  • 25Simpson
  • 29Ness

Wolves

  • 13Ikeme
  • 18Ricketts
  • 26Golbourne
  • 19PriceBooked at 38mins
  • 5Stearman
  • 6Batth
  • 27JacobsSubstituted forHenryat 74'minutes
  • 11McDonaldBooked at 78mins
  • 40DickoSubstituted forClarkeat 74'minutes
  • 4Edwards
  • 10SakoSubstituted forEvansat 83'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Doherty
  • 7Henry
  • 9Clarke
  • 14Evans
  • 20McAlinden
  • 23Ebanks-Landell
  • 31McCarey
Referee:
Neil Swarbrick
Attendance:
8,161

Match Stats

Home TeamLeyton OrientAway TeamWolves
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home17
Away10
Shots on Target
Home9
Away7
Corners
Home7
Away4
Fouls
Home11
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Leyton Orient 1, Wolverhampton Wanderers 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Leyton Orient 1, Wolverhampton Wanderers 3.

Goal!

Goal! Leyton Orient 1, Wolverhampton Wanderers 3. James Henry (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by David Edwards.

Attempt missed. Lee Evans (Wolverhampton Wanderers) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Yohann Lasimant replaces David Mooney.

Substitution

Substitution, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Lee Evans replaces Bakary Sako.

Attempt saved. Mathieu Baudry (Leyton Orient) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Booking

Kevin McDonald (Wolverhampton Wanderers) is shown the yellow card.

Moses Odubajo (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kevin McDonald (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

Shaun Batt (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kevin McDonald (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

Hand ball by Kevin McDonald (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

Foul by Shaun Batt (Leyton Orient).

Kevin McDonald (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Lloyd James replaces Romain Vincelot.

Substitution

Substitution, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Leon Clarke replaces Nouha Dicko.

Substitution

Substitution, Wolverhampton Wanderers. James Henry replaces Michael Jacobs.

Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by David Edwards.

Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Carl Ikeme.

Attempt saved. David Mooney (Leyton Orient) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner.

Shaun Batt (Leyton Orient) hits the bar with a header from the centre of the box.

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

Attempt blocked. David Mooney (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. David Edwards (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Hand ball by Shaun Batt (Leyton Orient).

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Shaun Batt replaces Chris Dagnall.

Attempt missed. Dean Cox (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Attempt saved. Nouha Dicko (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top left corner.

Attempt missed. David Mooney (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right.

Foul by David Mooney (Leyton Orient).

Kevin McDonald (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Scott Cuthbert.

Foul by Scott Cuthbert (Leyton Orient).

David Edwards (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Booking

Romain Vincelot (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Romain Vincelot (Leyton Orient).

Richard Stearman (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

David Mooney (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Sam Ricketts (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wolves44309585305599
2Brentford442710769393091
3Rotherham442313882552782
4Preston442216668432582
5Leyton Orient4423111080443680
6Peterborough442241868561270
7Swindon44199166255766
8Sheff Utd431612154343060
9Port Vale44186205871-1360
10MK Dons44178196060059
11Walsall441416144745258
12Bristol City441317146966356
13Crawley431413164651-555
14Bradford441217155352153
15Gillingham44157225875-1752
16Oldham431312184757-1051
17Coventry441612167274-250
18Colchester441114194860-1247
19Tranmere441211215175-2447
20Crewe441211215279-2747
21Notts County44144266176-1546
22Carlisle431111214372-2944
23Shrewsbury44914214160-1941
24Stevenage44109254368-2539
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