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Oxford United 0-1 Leyton Orient

Jobi McAnuff
Jobi McAnuff had not scored a goal for Leyton Orient in over a month

Leyton Orient continued their good run under Kevin Nolan with a win over second-placed Oxford United.

Sean Clohessy almost gave Orient a second-half lead but his effort on towards what seemed to be an open goal was blocked by Joe Skarz, before Johnny Mullins blocked the follow-up shot.

Moments later, Jobi McAnuff put Orient ahead with a low right-footed shot.

Orient ended with 10 men when Mathieu Baudry was sent off in stoppage time for a late challenge on Kemar Roofe.

The result sees second-placed Oxford fall further behind League Two leaders Northampton Town, who now lead by 14 points, while Orient are inside the play-off places by a point.

Leyton Orient player-manager Kevin Nolan told BBC Radio London: "I asked the lads for a reaction all week and to be fair, they've been absolutely fantastic.

"The training and everything has been spot on and they've matched it with the performance today.

"It could have been three or four. That's where we've now got to get that ruthlessness going when we're away from home and carving those chances out."

Line-ups

Oxford Utd

Formation 4-4-2

  • 13Buchel
  • 16Kenny
  • 33Dunkley
  • 5Mullins
  • 3Skarz
  • 29BowerySubstituted forMacDonaldat 81'minutes
  • 18Lundstram
  • 8Sercombe
  • 28MaguireSubstituted forO'Dowdaat 59'minutes
  • 10HyltonSubstituted forWaringat 63'minutes
  • 4Roofe

Substitutes

  • 1Slocombe
  • 7Waring
  • 11MacDonald
  • 14Ruffels
  • 15O'Dowda
  • 24Ashby
  • 36Evans

Leyton Orient

Formation 5-3-2

  • 1Cisak
  • 34Hunt
  • 6BaudryBooked at 90mins
  • 16Brisley
  • 20Binnom-Williams
  • 2Clohessy
  • 15Atangana
  • 44Nolan
  • 30Jahraldo-MartinSubstituted forGnanduilletat 62'minutesSubstituted forEssamat 90+4'minutes
  • 27SimpsonSubstituted forPalmerat 84'minutes
  • 11McAnuff

Substitutes

  • 4Essam
  • 9Palmer
  • 12Payne
  • 17Turgott
  • 18Pritchard
  • 32Gnanduillet
  • 35Gregory
Referee:
David Coote
Attendance:
7,102

Match Stats

Home TeamOxford UtdAway TeamLeyton Orient
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home4
Away5
Shots on Target
Home1
Away3
Corners
Home1
Away1
Fouls
Home7
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Oxford United 0, Leyton Orient 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Oxford United 0, Leyton Orient 1.

  3. Post update

    Hand ball by Kevin Nolan (Leyton Orient).

  4. Substitution

    Substitution, Leyton Orient. Connor Essam replaces Armand Gnanduillet.

  5. Dismissal

    Mathieu Baudry (Leyton Orient) is shown the red card.

  6. Post update

    Kemar Roofe (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Mathieu Baudry (Leyton Orient).

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Liam Sercombe (Oxford United) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Nigel Atangana.

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Leyton Orient. Ollie Palmer replaces Jay Simpson.

  11. Post update

    Attempt missed. George Waring (Oxford United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Oxford United. Alexander MacDonald replaces Jordan Bowery.

  13. Post update

    Attempt missed. Shaun Brisley (Leyton Orient) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Callum O'Dowda.

  15. Goal!

    Goal! Oxford United 0, Leyton Orient 1. Jobi McAnuff (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

  16. Post update

    Jonjoe Kenny (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Jobi McAnuff (Leyton Orient).

  18. Post update

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

  19. Post update

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

  20. Post update

    Foul by Armand Gnanduillet (Leyton Orient).

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Northampton36247565353079
2Oxford Utd361811761352665
3Plymouth36198951321965
4Bristol Rovers361951252361662
5Accrington35179958431560
6Portsmouth361514757342359
7Leyton Orient361511105248456
8Wycombe35167123832655
9Wimbledon361411115345853
10Carlisle35131395452252
11Mansfield36149134642451
12Cambridge36149135048251
13Luton36148145049150
14Exeter361310134751-449
15Barnet36138154852-447
16Crawley36136174156-1545
17Morecambe36117185764-740
18Newport351010153949-1040
19Notts County35117174658-1240
20Yeovil36911163647-1138
21Stevenage36810184260-1834
22Hartlepool33104193655-1934
23York3669213867-2927
24Dag & Red36510213461-2725
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