Leyton Orient beat Swindon and went top of League One thanks to two Lloyd James penalties.

Chris Dagnall struck a post and Moses Odubajo blazed well wide as the home side looked the most likely to take an early lead.

James then put the hosts ahead from the spot after Jamie Reckord brought down Odubajo in the area.

And he doubled the lead after the break when David Mooney was brought down by Troy Archibald-Henville.

Orient are top of the table by virtue of goals scored after Wolves beat Brentford 3-0.

Leyton Orient manager Russell Slade told BBC London 94.9:

"The important thing was to get the win and it was about getting the performance and wanting it more than the opposition.

"I thought we were well worth the three points. We were creating chances all afternoon and without the ball I felt we were excellent today.

"We have showed great character with two back-to-back wins after some iffy results recently. What we have to concentrate on is each and every performance.

"Before today there were 42 points to play for and now there are 39. We have to fight for every one if we want to get to where we want to be."

Swindon Town manager Mark Cooper told BBC Wiltshire:

"I didn't think there was too much danger in the first half and a ridiculous tackle gives them a penalty just before half-time.

"Second-half, first 20 minutes we were not very good and then when it's 2-0 and the game is over, we start to play a little bit.

"We didn't threaten their goal enough but we have a way that we want to play.

"You can't make two challenges like we did in the penalty area and give two penalties away and expect to win games of football."

Lineup, Bookings (5) & Substitutions (4)

Leyton Orient

  • 30 Jakupovic
  • 05 Cuthbert
  • 02 Omozusi
  • 04 Vincelot
  • 06 Baudry
  • 15 Clarke
  • 11 Odubajo
  • 08 James
  • 23 Dagnall Booked (Batt - 76' )
  • 10 Mooney (Lisbie - 84' )
  • 07 Cox Booked

Substitutes

  • 03 Sawyer
  • 09 Lisbie
  • 12 Larkins
  • 14 Batt
  • 21 Bartley
  • 25 Simpson
  • 29 Ness

Swindon Town

  • 25 Belford
  • 03 Byrne
  • 34 Reckord Booked
  • 04 Luongo
  • 22 Ward
  • 41 Archibald-Henville Booked
  • 07 Harley
  • 15 Kasim
  • 28 Smith
  • 40 Murphy (Barker - 55' )
  • 39 Gladwin (Reis - 55' Booked )

Substitutes

  • 06 Reis
  • 12 N'Guessan
  • 21 Smith
  • 23 Barthram
  • 29 Branco
  • 33 Barker
Ref: Gavin Ward
Att: 5,091

Match Stats

Shots

14 5

On target

6 2

Corners

8 2

Fouls

10 12

Live Text Commentary

Full time

Full Time Match ends, Leyton Orient 2, Swindon Town 0.

90:00 +4:01 Full time

Full Time Second Half ends, Leyton Orient 2, Swindon Town 0.

90:00 +2:46

Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by George Barker.

89:22 Booking

Booking Tijane Reis (Swindon Town) is shown the yellow card.

89:14

Romain Vincelot (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

89:14

Foul by Tijane Reis (Swindon Town).

88:16

Foul by Shaun Batt (Leyton Orient).

88:16

Ryan Harley (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

86:41

Attempt saved. Dean Cox (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

84:00

Kevin Lisbie (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

83:57

Foul by Ryan Harley (Swindon Town).

83:19 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Leyton Orient. Kevin Lisbie replaces David Mooney.

83:00

Attempt missed. George Barker (Swindon Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

80:24 Booking

Booking Dean Cox (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card.

80:21

Dean Cox (Leyton Orient) has gone down, but that's a dive.

77:35

Attempt saved. Shaun Batt (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

76:50

Attempt missed. David Mooney (Leyton Orient) header from the centre of the box is too high.

75:59 Booking

Booking Jamie Reckord (Swindon Town) is shown the yellow card.

75:52

Moses Odubajo (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

75:52

Foul by Jamie Reckord (Swindon Town).

75:08 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Leyton Orient. Shaun Batt replaces Chris Dagnall.

74:49

Attempt missed. David Mooney (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is close, but misses to the right.

71:12

Elliot Omozusi (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick on the right wing.

71:12

Foul by Massimo Luongo (Swindon Town).

69:24

Lloyd James (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick on the right wing.

69:24

Foul by Tijane Reis (Swindon Town).

68:46

Foul by Mathieu Baudry (Leyton Orient).

68:46

Troy Archibald-Henville (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

68:12

Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Troy Archibald-Henville.

67:31 Booking

Booking Chris Dagnall (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card.

67:27

Foul by Chris Dagnall (Leyton Orient).

67:27

Ryan Harley (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

60:41

Attempt saved. Jamie Reckord (Swindon Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

59:15

Foul by Elliot Omozusi (Leyton Orient).

59:15

Nathan Byrne (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

57:20

Dean Cox (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

57:20

Foul by Troy Archibald-Henville (Swindon Town).

55:49

Attempt saved. Ryan Harley (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

55:21

Foul by David Mooney (Leyton Orient).

55:21

Yaser Kasim (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

54:21 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Swindon Town. George Barker replaces Jacob Murphy.

54:11 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Swindon Town. Tijane Reis replaces Ben Gladwin.

51:40 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Leyton Orient 2, Swindon Town 0. Lloyd James (Leyton Orient) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

50:56 Booking

Booking Troy Archibald-Henville (Swindon Town) is shown the yellow card.

50:44

Penalty Leyton Orient. David Mooney draws a foul in the penalty area.

50:44

Penalty conceded by Troy Archibald-Henville (Swindon Town) after a foul in the penalty area.

49:43

Foul by Dean Cox (Leyton Orient).

49:43

Nathan Byrne (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

48:46

Attempt missed. David Mooney (Leyton Orient) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

45:00

Second Half begins Leyton Orient 1, Swindon Town 0.

45:00 +1:01 Half time

Half Time First Half ends, Leyton Orient 1, Swindon Town 0.

42:52

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

42:52

Foul by Michael Smith (Swindon Town).

41:28 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Leyton Orient 1, Swindon Town 0. Lloyd James (Leyton Orient) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

40:32

Penalty Leyton Orient. Moses Odubajo draws a foul in the penalty area.

40:32

Penalty conceded by Jamie Reckord (Swindon Town) after a foul in the penalty area.

39:59

Attempt missed. Massimo Luongo (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

39:36

Foul by Nathan Clarke (Leyton Orient).

39:36

Michael Smith (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

37:57

Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Nathan Byrne.

36:36

Attempt missed. Moses Odubajo (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

34:18

Lloyd James (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

34:18

Foul by Ryan Harley (Swindon Town).

33:36

Foul by Romain Vincelot (Leyton Orient).

33:36

Yaser Kasim (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

31:35

Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Jamie Reckord.

29:28

Foul by Mathieu Baudry (Leyton Orient).

29:28

Michael Smith (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

28:55

Attempt saved. David Mooney (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

28:33

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

28:33

Foul by Michael Smith (Swindon Town).

27:22

Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Troy Archibald-Henville.

26:07

Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Nathan Byrne.

24:18

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Romain Vincelot.

21:08

Romain Vincelot (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

21:08

Foul by Jamie Reckord (Swindon Town).

19:27

Chris Dagnall (Leyton Orient) hits the right post with a left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box.

14:21

Attempt blocked. Dean Cox (Leyton Orient) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

7:46

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

7:14

Attempt saved. Mathieu Baudry (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal.

6:50

Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Nathan Byrne.

6:42

Attempt blocked. Chris Dagnall (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is blocked.

6:10

Attempt missed. Jacob Murphy (Swindon Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

5:23

Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Jamie Reckord.

4:36

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Mathieu Baudry.

0:00

First Half begins.

0:00

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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