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Leyton Orient 3-1 Port Vale

David Mooney
David Mooney's penalty helped Leyton Orient overcome 10-man Port Vale.

Leyton Orient moved one point away from safety with victory over 10-man Port Vale at Matchroom Stadium.

Chris Birchall gave the visitors the lead but Vale had keeper Chris Neal sent off for a foul on Chris Dagnall.

David Mooney equalised from the penalty spot before Neill Collins' own goal extended Orient's lead.

Orient were awarded another penalty after a foul on Mooney but he was denied by Sam Johnson with Dean Cox's powerful shot sealing victory.

Leyton Orient striker David Mooney speaks to BBC London 94.9:

"It was a massive win, in the first 25 minutes of the first-half I thought we were excellent and we started the second-half really well and managed to get three really good goals in the second half, so long may that continue."

"I've played in a number of positions this season, I haven't really been able to get any fluency in my game. But today, on a personal level I thought I played well."

Line-ups

Leyton Orient

Formation 4-4-2

  • 40Cisak
  • 26O'NeillSubstituted forClarkeat 67'minutes
  • 5Cuthbert
  • 6Baudry
  • 3Sawyer
  • 35TaylorSubstituted forJamesat 86'minutes
  • 17Wright
  • 20Bartley
  • 7Cox
  • 10MooneySubstituted forPlasmatiat 77'minutes
  • 23Dagnall

Substitutes

  • 2Omozusi
  • 8James
  • 15Clarke
  • 24Henderson
  • 27Simpson
  • 30Plasmati
  • 33Woods

Port Vale

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1NealBooked at 51mins
  • 21Veseli
  • 4RobertsonBooked at 78mins
  • 16Collins
  • 3Dickinson
  • 7BirchallSubstituted forDanielat 69'minutes
  • 15O'Connor
  • 33Francisco JúniorBooked at 38minsSubstituted forJohnsonat 54'minutes
  • 20Marshall
  • 8Dodds
  • 11PopeSubstituted forWilliamsonat 69'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Yates
  • 5McGivern
  • 9Williamson
  • 12Johnson
  • 14Daniel
  • 25Coulibaly
  • 28Campion
Referee:
Darren Handley
Attendance:
5,623

Match Stats

Home TeamLeyton OrientAway TeamPort Vale
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home19
Away11
Shots on Target
Home10
Away6
Corners
Home5
Away7
Fouls
Home10
Away13

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Leyton Orient 3, Port Vale 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Leyton Orient 3, Port Vale 1.

  3. Post update

    Nathan Clarke (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Ben Williamson (Port Vale).

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Gianvito Plasmati (Leyton Orient) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  6. Post update

    Attempt saved. Colin Daniel (Port Vale) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  7. Post update

    Chris Dagnall (Leyton Orient) hits the bar with a right footed shot from the centre of the box.

  8. Post update

    Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Chris Robertson.

  9. Post update

    Attempt missed. Nathan Clarke (Leyton Orient) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right.

  10. Post update

    Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Chris Robertson.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Leyton Orient. Lloyd James replaces Jake Taylor.

  12. Goal!

    Goal! Leyton Orient 3, Port Vale 1. Dean Cox (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Gianvito Plasmati.

  13. Post update

    Attempt saved. Michael O'Connor (Port Vale) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the right is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  14. Post update

    Hand ball by Dean Cox (Leyton Orient).

  15. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Ben Williamson (Port Vale) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Marvyn Bartley (Leyton Orient).

  17. Post update

    Colin Daniel (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  18. Post update

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

  19. Booking

    Chris Robertson (Port Vale) is shown the yellow card.

  20. Post update

    Chris Dagnall (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.