League One
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Chris Dagnall
Chris Dagnall was playing for Leyton Orient for the first time since his red card against Bradford

Leyton Orient beat Crawley for their second home league win of the season to climb up to 20th in League One.

Dean Cox put the hosts ahead with a well-struck 20-yard free-kick, before Jimmy Smith scrambled in an equaliser.

Chris Dagnall's header restored Orient's lead and David Mooney made it 3-1 after goalkeeper Brian Jensen parried Dagnall's effort.

Dagnall scored his second and Orient's fourth in injury time, finishing off Bradley Pritchard's cross.

Crawley Town boss John Gregory told BBC Surrey:

"We did everything we could with the players we had available and, particularly in the first half, I was happy with the shape in the team and the way we were using the system. Everything was pretty fluid and they had two opportunities on our goal and they scored with both, that was the frustrating thing.

"Brian Jensen played well today. He's been out in the cold and he came back into the side and he did very well and made some crucial saves.

"We are looking for more up top and we only had six subs today and we're down the the bare bones, but we have to battle on when we face Colchester on Sunday."

Line-ups

Leyton Orient

  • 1LegzdinsSubstituted forWoodsat 71'minutes
  • 2OmozusiBooked at 53mins
  • 5Cuthbert
  • 12LowryBooked at 11mins
  • 32Dossena
  • 7CoxSubstituted forPritchardat 65'minutes
  • 17Wright
  • 4VincelotBooked at 59mins
  • 11McAnuffBooked at 35mins
  • 23Dagnall
  • 14BattSubstituted forMooneyat 26'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Sawyer
  • 6Baudry
  • 9Lisbie
  • 10Mooney
  • 16Lee
  • 18Pritchard
  • 33Woods

Crawley

  • 1Jensen
  • 3Dickson
  • 33Elliott
  • 5LeacockBooked at 5minsSubstituted forO'Connorat 80'minutes
  • 12Walsh
  • 20BawlingSubstituted forYoungat 75'minutes
  • 4Henderson
  • 8Smith
  • 7Edwards
  • 17MillerBooked at 40minsSubstituted forTomlinat 65'minutes
  • 18HarroldBooked at 58mins

Substitutes

  • 14Young
  • 15Banya
  • 21Tomlin
  • 22O'Connor
  • 23Richefond
  • 24Isaacs
Referee:
Phil Gibbs
Attendance:
4,108

Match Stats

Home TeamLeyton OrientAway TeamCrawley
Possession
Home59%
Away41%
Shots
Home19
Away7
Shots on Target
Home11
Away2
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home10
Away10

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Leyton Orient 4, Crawley Town 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Leyton Orient 4, Crawley Town 1.

  3. Goal!

    Goal! Leyton Orient 4, Crawley Town 1. Chris Dagnall (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Bradley Pritchard.

  4. Post update

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

  5. Post update

    Foul by Shane Lowry (Leyton Orient).

  6. Post update

    Matt Harrold (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Chris Dagnall (Leyton Orient).

  8. Post update

    Marvin Elliott (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  9. Post update

    Attempt missed. Gavin Tomlin (Crawley Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

  10. Goal!

    Goal! Leyton Orient 3, Crawley Town 1. David Mooney (Leyton Orient) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Chris Dagnall.

  11. Post update

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

  12. Post update

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

  13. Post update

    Foul by Emmett O'Connor (Crawley Town).

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Crawley Town. Emmett O'Connor replaces Dean Leacock because of an injury.

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ryan Dickson (Crawley Town) header from the centre of the box misses to the right following a corner.

  16. Post update

    Corner, Crawley Town. Conceded by Shane Lowry.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Jobi McAnuff (Leyton Orient).

  18. Post update

    Lewis Young (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  19. Post update

    Attempt saved. Chris Dagnall (Leyton Orient) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  20. Post update

    Corner, Crawley Town. Conceded by Elliot Omozusi.

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