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Leyton Orient 0-1 Luton Town

Jack Marriott scored the only goal of the game at Leyton Orient to extend Luton's winning run to four games.

A long clearance from debutant goalkeeper Jonathan Mitchell eluded home defender Shaun Brisley and allowed Marriott to lob keeper Alex Cisak.

Brisley was later stretchered off and hospitalised with a head injury after receiving lengthy treatment when injured colliding with Mitchell.

Dan Potts went close to making it 2-0 after the break, but curled wide.

Leyton Orient manager Kevin Nolan told BBC Radio London:

"The most disappointing thing for me is that we conceded a very sloppy goal.

"I must admit I was quite disappointed with the referee today but I don't want to go on about that because I'll end up getting in trouble.

"I thought today we were very good, we dominated the game and didn't really give them any chances. I don't think they offered a lot going forward but they defended fantastically well."

Luton boss Nathan Jones told BBC Three Counties Radio:

"I'm massively proud in terms of what they gave me today, their endeavour, how they went about their work.

"They gave me absolutely everything today and that is all you can ask.

"There was one bit of quality in the game, Jack produced it and it won the game.

"I'm really proud of the players, I'm getting to know what they will produce. There is an equilibrium to their performances and I like that, I can work with that. It's a platform."

Line-ups

Leyton Orient

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Cisak
  • 34Hunt
  • 6Baudry
  • 16BrisleySubstituted forMcAnuffat 37'minutes
  • 20Binnom-Williams
  • 2Clohessy
  • 15Atangana
  • 44Nolan
  • 14MooreSubstituted forJahraldo-Martinat 67'minutes
  • 27Simpson
  • 9PalmerSubstituted forGnanduilletat 60'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Essam
  • 11McAnuff
  • 12Payne
  • 18Pritchard
  • 21Grainger
  • 30Jahraldo-Martin
  • 32Gnanduillet

Luton

Formation 4-4-2

  • 21MitchellBooked at 90mins
  • 2O'DonnellBooked at 30mins
  • 4Smith
  • 6Cuthbert
  • 3PottsSubstituted forOkuonghaeat 86'minutes
  • 15McCourtSubstituted forRuddockat 64'minutes
  • 8McGeehan
  • 44Sheehan
  • 14MarriottSubstituted forGreenat 76'minutes
  • 19Lee
  • 22Mackail-SmithBooked at 89mins

Substitutes

  • 7Lawless
  • 9Benson
  • 11Green
  • 16Justham
  • 17Ruddock
  • 18Okuonghae
  • 45Pigott
Referee:
Charles Breakspear
Attendance:
5,684

Match Stats

Home TeamLeyton OrientAway TeamLuton
Possession
Home66%
Away34%
Shots
Home7
Away4
Shots on Target
Home4
Away1
Corners
Home6
Away5
Fouls
Home10
Away10

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Leyton Orient 0, Luton Town 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Leyton Orient 0, Luton Town 1.

  3. Post update

    Jobi McAnuff (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Pelly Ruddock (Luton Town).

  5. Booking

    Jonathan Mitchell (Luton Town) is shown the yellow card.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Kevin Nolan (Leyton Orient).

  7. Post update

    (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  8. Post update

    Calaum Jahraldo-Martin (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Stephen O'Donnell (Luton Town).

  10. Booking

    Craig Mackail-Smith (Luton Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  11. Post update

    Mathieu Baudry (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Craig Mackail-Smith (Luton Town).

  13. Post update

    Foul by Armand Gnanduillet (Leyton Orient).

  14. Post update

    Pelly Ruddock (Luton Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Luton Town. Magnus Okuonghae replaces Dan Potts.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Jerome Binnom-Williams (Leyton Orient).

  17. Post update

    Craig Mackail-Smith (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Luton Town. Danny Green replaces Jack Marriott.

  19. Post update

    Attempt saved. Armand Gnanduillet (Leyton Orient) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  20. Post update

    Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Scott Cuthbert.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Northampton35246564343078
2Oxford Utd351811661342765
3Plymouth35198850302065
4Accrington33169855391657
5Portsmouth341414654302456
6Bristol Rovers341751248351356
7Wimbledon341411951401153
8Leyton Orient351411105148353
9Wycombe34157123732552
10Mansfield35149124641551
11Carlisle33131195250250
12Luton35148135048250
13Cambridge35148134947250
14Exeter35139134549-448
15Barnet34127154451-743
16Crawley35126174056-1642
17Notts County34117164657-1140
18Morecambe35107185563-837
19Newport33910143646-1037
20Yeovil35811163547-1235
21Stevenage35810174259-1734
22Hartlepool3294193354-2131
23York3568213766-2926
24Dag & Red3459203358-2524
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