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Leyton Orient 1-0 Morecambe

Leyton Orient moved into the play-off places as Ryan Edwards' own goal gave them victory against 10-man Morecambe.

The Shrimps had goalkeeper Barry Roche sent off early on for bringing down Orient striker Jay Simpson in the area.

Replacement keeper Kieran O'Hara, only 19 years old, kept out Simpson's effort from the spot with an outstretched leg.

But the teenager was powerless when Alan Goodall hit a clearance against Edwards and the ball rebounded into the net to give Orient the points.

Leyton Orient player-manager Kevin Nolan told BBC Radio London: "We've done it without really playing well, and I think that was due to a lot of unnecessary things that happened in the game.

"We can't finish teams off and that's what we've got to learn to do. We're working hard on the training ground with lots of crossing and finishing.

"Hopefully in the coming weeks we'll start seeing that ball hit the back of the net a few more times."

Line-ups

Leyton Orient

  • 1Cisak
  • 34Hunt
  • 36Ramage
  • 16Brisley
  • 20Binnom-Williams
  • 2ClohessySubstituted forMooreat 45'minutes
  • 15AtanganaSubstituted forJamesat 45'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 44NolanBooked at 64minsSubstituted forPalmerat 67'minutes
  • 11McAnuff
  • 27Simpson
  • 32Gnanduillet

Substitutes

  • 8James
  • 9Palmer
  • 14Moore
  • 17Turgott
  • 30Jahraldo-Martin
  • 31Pollock
  • 35Gregory

Morecambe

  • 1RocheBooked at 12mins
  • 2Beeley
  • 6Edwards
  • 13Goodall
  • 24ConlanSubstituted forWildigat 85'minutes
  • 4Kenyon
  • 17Fleming
  • 11EllisonBooked at 79mins
  • 7DevittSubstituted forO'Haraat 13'minutes
  • 9Barkhuizen
  • 16MillerBooked at 62minsSubstituted forMcGowanat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3McGowan
  • 10Molyneux
  • 12Mullin
  • 15Wildig
  • 26Stockton
  • 28McKnight
  • 30O'Hara
Referee:
Nick Kinseley
Attendance:
4,442

Match Stats

Home TeamLeyton OrientAway TeamMorecambe
Possession
Home65%
Away35%
Shots
Home16
Away2
Shots on Target
Home9
Away1
Corners
Home9
Away3
Fouls
Home13
Away8

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Leyton Orient 1, Morecambe 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Leyton Orient 1, Morecambe 0.

  3. Booking

    Lloyd James (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Lloyd James (Leyton Orient).

  5. Post update

    Aaron Wildig (Morecambe) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  6. Post update

    Attempt saved. Kevin Ellison (Morecambe) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Jobi McAnuff (Leyton Orient).

  8. Post update

    Andrew Fleming (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Armand Gnanduillet (Leyton Orient).

  10. Post update

    Andrew Fleming (Morecambe) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Morecambe. Aaron Wildig replaces Luke Conlan.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Peter Ramage (Leyton Orient).

  13. Post update

    Tom Barkhuizen (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Ryan Edwards.

  15. Goal!

    Own Goal by Ryan Edwards, Morecambe. Leyton Orient 1, Morecambe 0.

  16. Booking

    Kevin Ellison (Morecambe) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  17. Post update

    Nicky Hunt (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Kevin Ellison (Morecambe).

  19. Post update

    Ollie Palmer (Leyton Orient) hits the bar with a header from the right side of the box.

  20. Post update

    Attempt missed. Sammy Moore (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Northampton37257568373182
2Oxford Utd382011768353371
3Bristol Rovers372051256371965
4Plymouth371981051331865
5Accrington371810960441664
6Portsmouth371515758352360
7Leyton Orient371611105348559
8Wycombe37169124034657
9Wimbledon371511115546956
10Cambridge37159135348554
11Carlisle36131495553253
12Luton37158145149253
13Mansfield371410134743452
14Exeter371410135152-152
15Barnet37138164855-747
16Crawley37137174156-1546
17Newport371011164053-1341
18Morecambe37117195765-840
19Notts County36117184762-1540
20Yeovil37911173650-1438
21Hartlepool35106193655-1936
22Stevenage37810194463-1934
23York3769223969-3027
24Dag & Red38510233466-3225
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