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Cambridge United 2-3 Leyton Orient

Leyton Orient ended a 10-match winless streak with an eventful success at Cambridge.

The O's raced into a three-goal lead at half-time, with Jamie Turley firing in unchallenged from Jordan Maguire-Drew's knock-down after 29 minutes and Josh Wright converting a rebound after his penalty had been saved by Dimi Mitov six minutes later.

The game appeared over as a contest in first-half stoppage time when Maguire-Drew converted a fine free-kick to Mitov's left-hand side.

Cambridge got one back 21 minutes from time when sub Jack Roles struck an impressive effort from distance, and set up a grandstand finale on 82 minutes when Sam Smith sent Sam Sargeant the wrong way from the penalty spot after Smith was felled by Turley.

There was still time for both sides to be reduced to 10 men for second bookable offences by referee Trevor Kettle. Reggie Lambe was dismissed for Cambridge six minutes from the end, and he was followed down the tunnel barely a minute later by James Brophy.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Cambridge

  • 1Mitov
  • 2KnoyleSubstituted forDunkat 63'minutes
  • 34Ward
  • 5TaylorBooked at 76mins
  • 3Jones
  • 22Lewis
  • 7HannantBooked at 40minsSubstituted forRolesat 45'minutes
  • 21Carruthers
  • 19LambeBooked at 84mins
  • 26KnibbsSubstituted forRichardsat 69'minutes
  • 20Smith

Substitutes

  • 8O'Neil
  • 10Maris
  • 11Dunk
  • 16Darling
  • 18Richards
  • 25Burton
  • 30Roles

Leyton Orient

  • 12Sargeant
  • 14JuddBooked at 85mins
  • 23TurleyBooked at 81mins
  • 5Ekpiteta
  • 15Happe
  • 44Wright
  • 10Maguire-DrewSubstituted forHarroldat 77'minutes
  • 8ClayBooked at 38mins
  • 21MarshBooked at 15minsSubstituted forKyprianouat 77'minutes
  • 16BrophyBooked at 67minsSubstituted forCoulsonat 88'minutes
  • 19AngolBooked at 45mins

Substitutes

  • 4Gorman
  • 6Coulson
  • 11Dayton
  • 18Harrold
  • 20Sotiriou
  • 26Kyprianou
  • 27Alabi
Referee:
Trevor Kettle
Attendance:
5,408

Match Stats

Home TeamCambridgeAway TeamLeyton Orient
Possession
Home59%
Away41%
Shots
Home9
Away10
Shots on Target
Home7
Away5
Corners
Home5
Away7
Fouls
Home13
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Cambridge United 2, Leyton Orient 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Cambridge United 2, Leyton Orient 3.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Josh Wright.

Attempt blocked. Samir Carruthers (Cambridge United) header from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jack Roles with a cross.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Marvin Ekpiteta.

Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Elliott Ward.

Attempt blocked. Josh Wright (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Matt Harrold.

Foul by Greg Taylor (Cambridge United).

Matt Harrold (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Josh Coulson replaces James Brophy.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Myles Judd (Leyton Orient) for a bad foul.

Samir Carruthers (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Myles Judd (Leyton Orient).

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Reggie Lambe (Cambridge United) for a bad foul.

Foul by Reggie Lambe (Cambridge United).

Lee Angol (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Reggie Lambe (Cambridge United).

Hector Kyprianou (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Cambridge United 2, Leyton Orient 3. Sam Smith (Cambridge United) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Booking

Jamie Turley (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Penalty Cambridge United. Sam Smith draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Jamie Turley (Leyton Orient) after a foul in the penalty area.

Offside, Leyton Orient. Hector Kyprianou tries a through ball, but Matt Harrold is caught offside.

Sam Smith (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Craig Clay (Leyton Orient).

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Matt Harrold replaces Jordan Maguire-Drew.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Hector Kyprianou replaces George Marsh.

Booking

Greg Taylor (Cambridge United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Greg Taylor (Cambridge United).

Lee Angol (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt saved. Sam Smith (Cambridge United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Harrison Dunk with a cross.

Offside, Leyton Orient. Josh Wright tries a through ball, but Jamie Turley is caught offside.

Foul by Jack Roles (Cambridge United).

George Marsh (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Marc Richards replaces Harvey Knibbs.

Goal!

Goal! Cambridge United 1, Leyton Orient 3. Jack Roles (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Paul Lewis.

Booking

James Brophy (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card.

Sam Smith (Cambridge United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by James Brophy (Leyton Orient).

Offside, Cambridge United. Samir Carruthers tries a through ball, but Sam Smith is caught offside.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Swindon22134539241543
2Exeter2211743125640
3Crewe21115538241438
4Cheltenham2199333171636
5Bradford2110652819936
6Forest Green2210662618836
7Northampton2210573223935
8Colchester2197529191034
9Plymouth209563022832
10Port Vale227962627-130
11Cambridge227782723428
12Scunthorpe227783028228
13Newport207761918128
14Salford226882431-726
15Leyton Orient226793037-725
16Walsall2266101930-1124
17Mansfield225892831-323
18Crawley225892633-723
19Oldham215882230-823
20Grimsby205692026-621
21Carlisle2256112035-1521
22Macclesfield205961922-318
23Morecambe2246121940-2118
24Stevenage2121091427-1316
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