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Leyton Orient 4-1 Crewe Alexandra

Dean Cox
Dean Cox has played over 200 games for Leyton Orient

Leyton Orient recorded their first home league win of the season with victory over fellow strugglers Crewe.

Gianvito Plasmati gave Orient the lead after good play from Chris Dagnall, before Dagnall doubled the lead with a low drive.

Dean Cox added a third for Orient from close range, but a superb long-range shot from Anthony Grant pulled one back for the Alex.

Dagnall then teed up David Mooney late on to complete the victory for the O's.

Crewe are now without a win in their last six games in all competitions and drop to the bottom of League One.

Leyton Orient manager Mauro Milanese told BBC London 94.9:

"It was very important to win and have a clean sheet. The lads played very well and were fantastic during the week, so I was confident today they would put in a good performance.

"I'm happy for the support and that the boys can enjoy it. It was the first league victory at home - it was good.

"I was disappointed with the goal we conceded because I was preparing this game and did not want them to score but, because we were defending too deep, we needed to stop him a while before."

Line-ups

Leyton Orient

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Legzdins
  • 2OmozusiBooked at 34mins
  • 5Cuthbert
  • 15Clarke
  • 32DossenaSubstituted forSawyerat 66'minutes
  • 18Pritchard
  • 4VincelotBooked at 75mins
  • 17WrightBooked at 27minsSubstituted forPriceat 80'minutes
  • 7CoxBooked at 42mins
  • 23Dagnall
  • 30PlasmatiSubstituted forMooneyat 56'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Sawyer
  • 6Baudry
  • 10Mooney
  • 11McAnuff
  • 14Batt
  • 26Price
  • 33Woods

Crewe

Formation 5-3-2

  • 13Garratt
  • 7Turton
  • 4Davis
  • 5Ray
  • 6DugdaleSubstituted forJonesat 70'minutes
  • 24Leigh
  • 42Grant
  • 28Ness
  • 17WatersSubstituted forCooperat 70'minutesBooked at 84mins
  • 10Inman
  • 14SaundersSubstituted forHaberat 71'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Shearer
  • 3Guthrie
  • 8Atkinson
  • 11Cooper
  • 19Baillie
  • 20Jones
  • 25Haber
Referee:
Steve Martin
Attendance:
5,516

Match Stats

Home TeamLeyton OrientAway TeamCrewe
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home15
Away10
Shots on Target
Home11
Away2
Corners
Home6
Away4
Fouls
Home16
Away8

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Leyton Orient 4, Crewe Alexandra 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Leyton Orient 4, Crewe Alexandra 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Scott Cuthbert (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Ben Garratt.

  5. Post update

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

  6. Post update

    Foul by Jack Price (Leyton Orient).

  7. Post update

    George Cooper (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Romain Vincelot (Leyton Orient).

  9. Post update

    Anthony Grant (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  10. Post update

    Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Harry Davis.

  11. Post update

    Attempt missed. Greg Leigh (Crewe Alexandra) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Chris Dagnall (Leyton Orient).

  13. Post update

    George Ray (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  14. Goal!

    Goal! Leyton Orient 4, Crewe Alexandra 1. David Mooney (Leyton Orient) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Chris Dagnall.

  15. Post update

    Corner, Crewe Alexandra. Conceded by Scott Cuthbert.

  16. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Marcus Haber (Crewe Alexandra) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  17. Booking

    George Cooper (Crewe Alexandra) is shown the yellow card.

  18. Post update

    Romain Vincelot (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  19. Post update

    Foul by George Cooper (Crewe Alexandra).

  20. Post update

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

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bristol City18106233191436
2Swindon18105335201535
3Preston18104430191134
4MK Dons1593330161430
5Sheff Utd179352420430
6Notts County178542416829
7Peterborough188372621527
8Oldham186932520527
9Rochdale1782730191126
10Fleetwood187471917225
11Chesterfield186662525024
12Bradford186572324-123
13Barnsley176472728-122
14Walsall185761516-122
15Port Vale186482325-222
16Doncaster166371723-621
17Crawley185671828-1021
18Coventry185582128-720
19Leyton Orient184772326-319
20Gillingham184681825-718
21Colchester184592428-417
22Yeovil184591428-1417
23Scunthorpe174492132-1116
24Crewe1843111436-2215
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