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Leyton Orient 3-0 Oldham Athletic

Struggling Leyton Orient beat Oldham Athletic to secure just their third home league win of the season.

Orient went ahead early on through Andrea Dossena and David Mooney's penalty doubled their lead after Jobi McAnuff was brought down by Liam Kelly.

O's keeper Alex Cisak saved Jonathan Forte's second-half penalty after Rhys Murphy was fouled and Kelly smashed the follow-up against the bar.

Substitute Jay Simpson slotted home in stoppage time to seal the victory.

Orient remain 23rd in the table but are now two points from safety while Oldham drop to ninth, although they remain two points off the play-off places.

Leyton Orient left-back Andrea Dossena told BBC London 94.9:

"It is important to us because at home we need confidence, as we are not in a good situation.

"We need to win some more points at home. We need to stay focused as it is a long time until May.

"I know we have a lot of injuries from when we started. We are a great team and we can get over this problem."

Oldham Athletic manager Lee Johnson told BBC Radio Manchester:

"I thought the lads, individually, played well and I thought we kept going right to the end.

"It was a game that was won on the little events. I'm talking about a couple of little referee decisions which gave them a head of steam.

"If I have got a criticisms of us, it's just that little soft underbelly. When it comes to the business end of the season you have got to have men and you've got to have leaders.

Line-ups

Leyton Orient

Formation 4-4-2

  • 40Cisak
  • 32Dossena
  • 6Baudry
  • 12Lowry
  • 3SawyerBooked at 39mins
  • 11McAnuffSubstituted forCoxat 61'minutes
  • 4VincelotBooked at 77mins
  • 17Wright
  • 34HedgesSubstituted forSimpsonat 80'minutes
  • 10MooneySubstituted forBartleyat 70'minutesBooked at 82mins
  • 23DagnallBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 7Cox
  • 9Lisbie
  • 15Clarke
  • 20Bartley
  • 21Grainger
  • 27Simpson
  • 30Plasmati

Oldham

Formation 4-4-2

  • 25Kean
  • 20Wilson
  • 16Wilson
  • 5ElokobiSubstituted forKusungaat 18'minutes
  • 3MillsSubstituted forBrownat 45'minutesBooked at 75mins
  • 15Winchester
  • 6Kelly
  • 23TurnerSubstituted forMurphyat 58'minutes
  • 11Forte
  • 9Poleon
  • 10Philliskirk

Substitutes

  • 2Brown
  • 4Dieng
  • 13Coleman
  • 14Mellis
  • 18Lockwood
  • 21Kusunga
  • 39Murphy
Referee:
Darren Sheldrake
Attendance:
4,423

Match Stats

Home TeamLeyton OrientAway TeamOldham
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home9
Away13
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home0
Away6
Fouls
Home18
Away14

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Leyton Orient 3, Oldham Athletic 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Leyton Orient 3, Oldham Athletic 0.

  3. Goal!

    Goal! Leyton Orient 3, Oldham Athletic 0. Jay Simpson (Leyton Orient) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Dean Cox.

  4. Booking

    Chris Dagnall (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card.

  5. Post update

    Hand ball by Chris Dagnall (Leyton Orient).

  6. Post update

    Attempt saved. Rhys Murphy (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Dominic Poleon (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Dominic Poleon (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

  9. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Carl Winchester (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

  10. Post update

    Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Gary Sawyer.

  11. Post update

    Hand ball by Chris Dagnall (Leyton Orient).

  12. Post update

    Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Andrea Dossena.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Chris Dagnall (Leyton Orient).

  14. Post update

    Genséric Kusunga (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  15. Booking

    Marvyn Bartley (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Leyton Orient. Jay Simpson replaces Ryan Hedges.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Dominic Poleon (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the box is high and wide to the right.

  18. Booking

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

  19. Post update

    Foul by Romain Vincelot (Leyton Orient).

  20. Post update

    Carl Winchester (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bristol City31197558292964
2MK Dons32188666313562
3Swindon31176857342357
4Preston30168646281856
5Sheff Utd3014794335849
6Bradford3012994034645
7Doncaster31129103837145
8Fleetwood32128123233-144
9Oldham311110104144-343
10Chesterfield32119124444042
11Gillingham32119124649-342
12Port Vale32126144145-442
13Rochdale291251251401141
14Walsall311011103333041
15Peterborough32125153843-541
16Scunthorpe30117124346-340
17Notts County31108133339-638
18Barnsley31115154148-738
19Crewe32115163255-2338
20Colchester3297163953-1434
21Coventry31712123243-1133
22Crawley3289153456-2233
23Leyton Orient3188154148-732
24Yeovil3278172547-2229
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