League One
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Oldham Athletic 1-1 Leyton Orient

Shaun Batt

Substitute Shaun Batt rescued a point for Leyton Orient against Oldham as the league leaders maintained their unbeaten start to the season.

Batt got a touch on Kevin Lisbie's shot to deflect it into the bottom right hand corner moments after coming on.

Charlie MacDonald scored against his former club to put the Latics ahead as he beat the offside trap and smashed the ball into the top of the net.

MacDonald hit the post as Oldham dominated but the points were shared.

Lisbie almost snatched an underserved win for Orient as his strike was saved by the legs of Mark Oxley as The O's only came to life after Batt's goal.

The draw means Orient maintain a one-point lead at the top of League One, while Oldham are now without a win in seven games.

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Leyton Orient boss Russell Slade tells BBC London 94.9:

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Post Match: Leyton Orient boss Russell Slade on draw

"It wasn't a great first half by our standards, we knew there was another gear and we stepped up in the second period and we looked the side more likely to go on and win the game.

"We spoke frankly at half-time to get our standards back to where we have been all season, no ranting and raving needed just honesty and it worked.

"We showed what we were about, we scored the goal and could have gone on to win it."

Line-ups

Oldham

  • 1Oxley
  • 3Grounds
  • 5Kusunga
  • 6Tarkowski
  • 15Winchester
  • 19DaytonSubstituted forMontañoat 75'minutes
  • 23Mills
  • 8Smith
  • 4Wesolowski
  • 27PhilliskirkSubstituted forRooneyat 64'minutes
  • 10MacDonald

Substitutes

  • 14Clarke-Harris
  • 9Rooney
  • 21Millar
  • 17Rodgers
  • 29Rachubka
  • 11Montaño

Leyton Orient

  • 1Jones
  • 5Cuthbert
  • 2Omozusi
  • 15N Clarke
  • 6BaudryBooked at 33mins
  • 7CoxSubstituted forBattat 64'minutes
  • 11OdubajoBooked at 57mins
  • 21BartleySubstituted forStockleyat 85'minutes
  • 8James
  • 9Lisbie
  • 10Mooney

Substitutes

  • 22Stockley
  • 3Sawyer
  • 20Gorman
  • 16Lee
  • 19Lasimant
  • 12Larkins
  • 14Batt
Referee:
Kevin Wright
Attendance:
4,062

Match Stats

Home TeamOldhamAway TeamLeyton Orient
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home14
Away6
Shots on Target
Home9
Away3
Corners
Home4
Away3
Fouls
Home15
Away23

Live Text

Match ends, Oldham Athletic 1, Leyton Orient 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Oldham Athletic 1, Leyton Orient 1.

Attempt missed. Genséric Kusunga (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Korey Smith (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jayden Stockley (Leyton Orient).

Foul by Cristian Montaño (Oldham Athletic).

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

James Tarkowski (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Shaun Batt (Leyton Orient).

Foul by Adam Rooney (Oldham Athletic).

Nathan Clarke (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Genséric Kusunga.

Foul by Cristian Montaño (Oldham Athletic).

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

James Tarkowski (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jayden Stockley (Leyton Orient).

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Jayden Stockley replaces Marvin Bartley.

Genséric Kusunga (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Dangerous play by Shaun Batt (Leyton Orient).

Foul by Charlie MacDonald (Oldham Athletic).

Mathieu Baudry (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Mark Oxley.

Attempt saved. Kevin Lisbie (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Cristian Montaño replaces James Dayton.

James Dayton (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Mathieu Baudry (Leyton Orient).

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Scott Cuthbert.

James Wesolowski (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Shaun Batt (Leyton Orient).

Foul by James Tarkowski (Oldham Athletic).

Kevin Lisbie (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Goal!

Goal! Oldham Athletic 1, Leyton Orient 1. Shaun Batt (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

Attempt saved. James Wesolowski (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Charlie MacDonald (Oldham Athletic).

Mathieu Baudry (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Adam Rooney replaces Danny Philliskirk.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Shaun Batt replaces Dean Cox.

Joseph Mills (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Marvin Bartley (Leyton Orient).

James Dayton (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Leyton Orient108202571826
2Peterborough108112281425
3Wolves108112061425
4Bradford106312181321
5Preston105411710719
6Rotherham105411611519
7MK Dons104421712516
8Crawley104421714316
9Walsall104331110115
10Brentford104331213-115
11Swindon104241613314
12Port Vale104241315-214
13Carlisle103341019-912
14Colchester10253913-411
15Shrewsbury101631013-39
16Gillingham102351317-49
17Oldham102261316-38
18Coventry10523231857
19Notts County102171319-67
20Bristol City100641521-66
21Crewe10136825-176
22Sheff Utd10127616-105
23Stevenage10127718-115
24Tranmere10127921-125
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