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Leyton Orient 1-2 Peterborough United

Erhun Oztumer
Oztumer was signed from non-league Dulwich Hamlet in the summer for an undisclosed fee

Erhun Oztumer marked his first league start for Peterborough with a brilliant free-kick as they overcame Orient for their first win in seven league games.

Posh went ahead early when Aaron Mclean made no mistake from close range.

The home side levelled when Sean Batt found space on the edge of the box and beat Ben Alnwick with a low shot.

Oztumer spoiled Fabio Liverani's first game as Orient boss when he curled home after Mclean was tripped, and Posh held on despite Joe Newell's late dismissal.

The midfielder, whose cross had created Mclean's opener, collected his second yellow card in injury time for a late challenge.

Former Italy international Liverani is Orient's fourth manager this season, with Kevin Nugent and Mauro Milanese having short-term spells in charge following Russell Slade's departure for Cardiff in September.

The defeat was their third in a row and dropped them into League One's bottom four, with Peterborough remaining ninth despite their victory, but outside the play-off places on goal difference only.

Leyton Orient captain Nathan Clarke told BBC London 94.9:

"It's been a week where the players can familiarise themselves with their new manager [Liverani] and get to grips with what he's trying to implement.

"He is looking at a short passing game and we've been working on that this week.

"We're not stepping up to the mark at the moment, and we need to start really kicking on because before we know it the games will have run out."

Line-ups

Leyton Orient

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Legzdins
  • 5CuthbertBooked at 28mins
  • 15Clarke
  • 12Lowry
  • 3Sawyer
  • 11McAnuffSubstituted forAdeboyejoat 84'minutes
  • 4Vincelot
  • 17Wright
  • 18Pritchard
  • 7Cox
  • 14BattSubstituted forSimpsonat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Omozusi
  • 6Baudry
  • 16Lee
  • 19Kashket
  • 27Simpson
  • 29Adeboyejo
  • 33Woods

Peterborough

Formation 4-3-1-2

  • 27Alnwick
  • 21Burgess
  • 6Bostwick
  • 25Zakuani
  • 3Ntlhe
  • 17NewellBooked at 90mins
  • 10OztumerBooked at 37mins
  • 35BeautymanSubstituted forAndersonat 85'minutes
  • 8PayneBooked at 49mins
  • 20McLean
  • 36Mackail-Smith

Substitutes

  • 2Smith
  • 9James
  • 12Vassell
  • 13Day
  • 14Washington
  • 15Anderson
  • 19Mendez-Laing
Referee:
Kevin Johnson
Attendance:
5,546

Match Stats

Home TeamLeyton OrientAway TeamPeterborough
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home12
Away8
Shots on Target
Home5
Away2
Corners
Home6
Away4
Fouls
Home13
Away16

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Leyton Orient 1, Peterborough United 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Leyton Orient 1, Peterborough United 2.

  3. Dismissal

    Second yellow card to Joe Newell (Peterborough United).

  4. Post update

    Bradley Pritchard (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Joe Newell (Peterborough United).

  6. Post update

    Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Shane Lowry.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Gary Sawyer (Leyton Orient).

  8. Post update

    Jermaine Anderson (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Victor Adeboyejo (Leyton Orient).

  10. Post update

    Kgosi Ntlhe (Peterborough United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  11. Post update

    Attempt missed. Kgosi Ntlhe (Peterborough United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  12. Post update

    Attempt saved. Josh Wright (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Peterborough United. Jermaine Anderson replaces Harry Beautyman.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Leyton Orient. Victor Adeboyejo replaces Jobi McAnuff.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Gary Sawyer (Leyton Orient).

  16. Post update

    Aaron McLean (Peterborough United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Erhun Oztumer (Peterborough United) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Josh Wright (Leyton Orient).

  19. Post update

    Jack Payne (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  20. Booking

    Joe Newell (Peterborough United) is shown the yellow card.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bristol City20126237191842
2Swindon20125339201941
3MK Dons19115340192138
4Preston20115433201338
5Sheff Utd209562623332
6Rochdale2093836251130
7Notts County198652520530
8Oldham207942824430
9Peterborough209382825330
10Bradford208572725229
11Fleetwood207582019126
12Walsall206861817126
13Chesterfield206772627-125
14Coventry206682328-524
15Barnsley206593034-423
16Port Vale206592529-423
17Doncaster196582027-723
18Gillingham205782228-622
19Scunthorpe196492534-922
20Crawley205781930-1122
21Yeovil2055101830-1220
22Leyton Orient204792531-619
23Colchester2045112538-1317
24Crewe2044121639-2316
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