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Bradford City 1-1 Leyton Orient

Nahki Wells grabbed a late equaliser for Bradford as Leyton Orient failed to fully capitalise on Wolves' defeat.

Lloyd James looked to have scored the winner just before half-time with a curling effort from outside the box.

The hosts pushed for a leveller and forced a number of corners, but the O's seemed set to go three points clear thanks to MK Dons' 2-0 win at Molineux.

But Wells struck his 14th league goal of the season with a stoppage-time free-kick to earn his side a point.

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Leyton Orient manager Russell Slade told BBC London 94.9:

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Post-match: Leyton Orient boss Russell Slade

"It's always frustrating when you concede late on. As much as they huffed and puffed in the second half they didn't really create an opening.

"I thought we defended fantastically well, it was disappointing we didn't collect all three points, but to be fair to them they scored with a great strike.

"We were missing the likes of [Dave] Mooney and [Kevin] Lisbie on the team sheet and [Shaun] Batt and [Robbie] Simpson did well for us."

Line-ups

Bradford

  • 1McLaughlan
  • 2Darby
  • 3Meredith
  • 18Jones
  • 23McArdle
  • 22BatesSubstituted forConnellat 79'minutes
  • 11ThompsonSubstituted forYeatesat 64'minutes
  • 24DoyleSubstituted forDe Vitaat 79'minutes
  • 21Wells
  • 9Hanson
  • 7Reid

Substitutes

  • 8Kennedy
  • 12Ripley
  • 14Yeates
  • 16McHugh
  • 17Connell
  • 20De Vita
  • 27McBurnie

Leyton Orient

  • 1Jones
  • 5Cuthbert
  • 2OmozusiBooked at 31mins
  • 4Vincelot
  • 6BaudryBooked at 90mins
  • 15N Clarke
  • 11Odubajo
  • 8James
  • 25SimpsonSubstituted forLisbieat 73'minutes
  • 14BattSubstituted forBartleyat 84'minutes
  • 7Cox

Substitutes

  • 3Sawyer
  • 9Lisbie
  • 12Larkins
  • 19Lasimant
  • 20Gorman
  • 21Bartley
  • 24Wright
Referee:
Carl Boyeson
Attendance:
14,292

Match Stats

Home TeamBradfordAway TeamLeyton Orient
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home13
Away9
Shots on Target
Home4
Away1
Corners
Home10
Away6
Fouls
Home11
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Bradford City 1, Leyton Orient 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bradford City 1, Leyton Orient 1.
Foul by James Hanson (Bradford City).
Romain Vincelot (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Alan Connell (Bradford City).
Scott Cuthbert (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Bradford City 1, Leyton Orient 1. Nahki Wells (Bradford City) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the top left corner.

Booking

Mathieu Baudry (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card.
Nahki Wells (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Mathieu Baudry (Leyton Orient).
Raffaele De Vita (Bradford City) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Marvin Bartley (Leyton Orient).

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Marvin Bartley replaces Shaun Batt.
Attempt saved. Mark Yeates (Bradford City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.
Alan Connell (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Mathieu Baudry (Leyton Orient).

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Alan Connell replaces Matthew Bates.

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Raffaele De Vita replaces Nathan Doyle.
Foul by Mark Yeates (Bradford City).
Moses Odubajo (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Romain Vincelot.
Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Nathan Clarke.
Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Mathieu Baudry.
Attempt blocked. Nahki Wells (Bradford City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Kevin Lisbie replaces Robbie Simpson.
Attempt missed. Romain Vincelot (Leyton Orient) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.
Attempt blocked. Nathan Doyle (Bradford City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Nathan Clarke.
James Meredith (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Robbie Simpson (Leyton Orient).
Foul by Nahki Wells (Bradford City).
Nathan Clarke (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Mark Yeates replaces Garry Thompson.
Attempt missed. Nathan Clarke (Leyton Orient) header from the centre of the box is too high following a corner.
Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Rory McArdle.
Stephen Darby (Bradford City) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Shaun Batt (Leyton Orient).
Foul by James Hanson (Bradford City).
Mathieu Baudry (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Nahki Wells (Bradford City) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Mathieu Baudry (Leyton Orient).
Attempt missed. Nahki Wells (Bradford City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
Attempt missed. Kyel Reid (Bradford City) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.
Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Mathieu Baudry.
Attempt blocked. Nathan Doyle (Bradford City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Attempt missed. Romain Vincelot (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Matthew Bates.
Elliot Omozusi (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Dangerous play by Rory McArdle (Bradford City).
Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Mathieu Baudry.
Foul by Scott Cuthbert (Leyton Orient).
Kyel Reid (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Second Half

Second Half begins Bradford City 0, Leyton Orient 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Bradford City 0, Leyton Orient 1.

Goal!

Goal! Bradford City 0, Leyton Orient 1. Lloyd James (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the top right corner.
Robbie Simpson (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Stephen Darby (Bradford City).
Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Garry Thompson.
Stephen Darby (Bradford City) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Robbie Simpson (Leyton Orient).
Attempt missed. Garry Thompson (Bradford City) header from the centre of the box misses to the right following a corner.
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Leyton Orient2013522544
2Wolves2013431943
3Brentford2012441140
4Preston2010821138
5Peterborough2011361036
6Rotherham20974934
7Bradford207941130
8Swindon20938930
9Walsall20866330
10Port Vale20938030
11Coventry201055725
12MK Dons19748125
13Carlisle20668-1024
14Crawley20587-523
15Shrewsbury20578-222
16Oldham19649-322
17Gillingham216411-1022
18Colchester20497-921
19Sheff Utd205510-920
20Tranmere205510-1420
21Stevenage205312-1318
22Notts County215214-917
23Crewe204511-2517
24Bristol City20299-715
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