League One
Leyton OrientLeyton Orient2TranmereTranmere Rovers0

Promotion hopefuls Leyton Orient took all three points with victory against relegation-threatened Tranmere Rovers.

Orient took the lead just before half-time when Kevin Listbie nudged home from close range after Scott Cuthbert's header was blocked.

Chris Dagnall doubled the lead after the break, capitalising on goalkeeper Owain Fon Williams's mishit clearance to score from 25 yards.

It was harsh on Williams, who had denied Cox, Lisbie and Moses Odubajo.

Russell Slade's Orient are now fourth in the League One table, while Tranmere remain in the relegation zone on 47 points, one behind Crewe who sit above them in the table.

Line-ups

Leyton Orient

  • 1Jones
  • 11Odubajo
  • 3Sawyer
  • 4Vincelot
  • 5CuthbertBooked at 69mins
  • 15Clarke
  • 14BattSubstituted forJamesat 59'minutes
  • 24LundstramSubstituted forNessat 81'minutes
  • 10Mooney
  • 9LisbieSubstituted forDagnallat 70'minutes
  • 7Cox

Substitutes

  • 8James
  • 12Larkins
  • 19Lasimant
  • 20Gorman
  • 23Dagnall
  • 25Simpson
  • 29Ness

Tranmere

  • 1WilliamsBooked at 69mins
  • 2Holmes
  • 23Ridehalgh
  • 17Power
  • 4Taylor
  • 29Pennington
  • 20Brown
  • 18JenningsBooked at 29mins
  • 9LoweBooked at 68mins
  • 14CassidySubstituted forKirbyat 45'minutes
  • 26Akpa-AkproSubstituted forRoweat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Goodison
  • 11Bell-Baggie
  • 12Rowe
  • 15Kirby
  • 16Stockton
  • 32Arthurworrey
  • 33Mooney
Referee:
Darren Sheldrake
Attendance:
4,923

Match Stats

Home TeamLeyton OrientAway TeamTranmere
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home14
Away8
Shots on Target
Home8
Away3
Corners
Home3
Away11
Fouls
Home13
Away8

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Leyton Orient 2, Tranmere Rovers 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Leyton Orient 2, Tranmere Rovers 0.

  3. Post update

    Attempt saved. Liam Ridehalgh (Tranmere Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  4. Post update

    Attempt missed. David Mooney (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

  5. Post update

    Corner, Tranmere Rovers. Conceded by Jamie Jones.

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. Max Power (Tranmere Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Romain Vincelot (Leyton Orient).

  8. Post update

    Ryan Lowe (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  9. Post update

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

  10. Post update

    Foul by David Mooney (Leyton Orient).

  11. Post update

    Ash Taylor (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  12. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jake Kirby (Tranmere Rovers) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

  13. Post update

    Scott Cuthbert (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Ryan Lowe (Tranmere Rovers).

  15. Post update

    Foul by Dean Cox (Leyton Orient).

  16. Post update

    Steven Jennings (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Leyton Orient. Jamie Ness replaces John Lundstram.

  18. Post update

    Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Matthew Pennington.

  19. Post update

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

  20. Goal!

    Goal! Leyton Orient 2, Tranmere Rovers 0. Chris Dagnall (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner.