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Aldershot Town 2-2 Leyton Orient

Aldershot slipped off the National League summit after squandering a two-goal lead to draw with Leyton Orient.

The Shots got off to a flyer when full-back Cheye Alexander fired into the top corner after just nine minutes. Matt McClure soon doubled the lead for the division's pace-setters, stealing the ball from Joe Widdowson and driving expertly into the net.

From there it was all Orient, who pulled one back just before the break when Craig Clay nodded in Jobi McAnuff's free-kick.

The latter also hit the woodwork, and Jake Cole was in top form to deny Macauley Bonne.

Steve Davis's men deservedly levelled when Romuald Boco round the goalkeeper to score with eight minutes remaining, and Clay even missed a late chance to win it.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Aldershot

  • 1Cole
  • 3AlexanderBooked at 53mins
  • 16Gallagher
  • 17Kellerman
  • 8OyelekeSubstituted forRobertat 79'minutes
  • 18Rowe
  • 10McClureSubstituted forRendellat 69'minutes
  • 19McDonnell
  • 22Reynolds
  • 21Fowler
  • 20Arthur

Substitutes

  • 9Rendell
  • 14Okojie
  • 15Lyons-Foster
  • 25Smith
  • 26Robert

Leyton Orient

  • 1Grainger
  • 2Caprice
  • 6Sendles-White
  • 7McAnuffBooked at 81mins
  • 3Widdowson
  • 9BonneBooked at 88mins
  • 4Lawless
  • 18CoulsonSubstituted forHappeat 83'minutes
  • 27DaytonSubstituted forBocoat 72'minutes
  • 26Brophy
  • 23Clay

Substitutes

  • 11Boco
  • 12Sargeant
  • 17Ochieng
  • 21Dalby
  • 25Happe
Referee:
David Rock

Live Text

Match ends, Aldershot Town 2, Leyton Orient 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Aldershot Town 2, Leyton Orient 2.

Booking

Macauley Bonne (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Daniel Happe replaces Josh Coulson.

Goal!

Goal! Aldershot Town 2, Leyton Orient 2. Romuald Boco (Leyton Orient).

Booking

Jobi McAnuff (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Aldershot Town. Fabien Robert replaces Manny Oyeleke.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Romuald Boco replaces James Dayton.

Substitution

Substitution, Aldershot Town. Scott Rendell replaces Matt McClure.

Booking

Cheye Alexander (Aldershot Town) is shown the yellow card.

Second Half

Second Half begins Aldershot Town 2, Leyton Orient 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Aldershot Town 2, Leyton Orient 1.

Goal!

Goal! Aldershot Town 2, Leyton Orient 1. Craig Clay (Leyton Orient).

Goal!

Goal! Aldershot Town 2, Leyton Orient 0. Matt McClure (Aldershot Town).

Goal!

Goal! Aldershot Town 1, Leyton Orient 0. Cheye Alexander (Aldershot Town).

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Sutton United127141615122
2Aldershot126332011921
3Dover12633158721
4Halifax126331511421
5Wrexham12633106421
6Woking127051918121
7Dag & Red125522517820
8Macclesfield126241214-220
9Maidstone United125431815319
10Bromley125341815318
11Maidenhead United125341714318
12Boreham Wood125252016417
13Leyton Orient125251720-317
14Gateshead124441512316
15Eastleigh123721311216
16Ebbsfleet122911615115
17Hartlepool124351113-215
18Tranmere1234589-113
19Barrow122641414012
20Fylde122641922-312
21Chester122551219-711
22Guiseley12165820-129
23Solihull Moors122281221-98
24Torquay120481125-144
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