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Shrewsbury Town 0-2 Leyton Orient

Moses Odubajo

Leyton Orient moved up to second place in League One as they kept up their excellent away record with a deserved victory over Shrewsbury Town .

Aaron Wildig had two good early chances for Town before Orient went ahead when Moses Odubajo sidefooted in after Kevin Lisbie and Jamar Loza played him in.

Shrewsbury came back into the match after the break but Tom Eaves wasted a one-on-one against Eldin Jakupovic.

Scott Cuthbert sealed Orient's win when he bundled in a late Dean Cox corner.

The victory was Orient's ninth on the road in the league this season.

But it was Shrewsbury's fifth straight home defeat, and in the last four of them they have failed even to score.

Orient, who tired in the second half before coming good in the closing 20 minutes, looked by far the more dangerous side, the experienced Lisbie providing a strong focal point along with the highly rated Odubajo.

Shrewsbury lacked creativity, struggling to test visiting keeper Jakupovic, who was called in at lunchtime to make his debut following his loan switch from Hull City.

VIEW FROM THE DRESSING ROOM

Town manager Graham Turner told BBC Radio Shropshire:

"Goals change games. We had a really good chance but, given our recent home form and our state of confidence at home we needed to take it - and then they scored.

"There's been a long period where this has been a fortress for us. The one season we didn't lose a game here, then last season we didn't lose too many, but these things go in cycles.

"Obviously, we've hit a real bad patch and scoring goals is a problem for us.

"It sounds simple, but sometimes it is just a fact of finishing off the chances and putting the ball in the back of the net."

Line-ups

Shrewsbury

  • 1Weale
  • 22WoodsSubstituted forGrandisonat 76'minutes
  • 3Jacobson
  • 8McAllister
  • 6WinfieldBooked at 71mins
  • 16Mkandawire
  • 11Taylor
  • 10WroeSubstituted forBradshawat 45'minutes
  • 24Eaves
  • 15Wildig
  • 17ParrySubstituted forHallat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Grandison
  • 5Jones
  • 9Bradshaw
  • 12McQuade
  • 14Marsden
  • 25Anyon
  • 29Hall

Leyton Orient

  • 31Jakupovic
  • 5Cuthbert
  • 2Omozusi
  • 8James
  • 6Baudry
  • 15N Clarke
  • 11OdubajoSubstituted forSimpsonat 84'minutes
  • 21BartleySubstituted forNessat 89'minutes
  • 9LisbieBooked at 90mins
  • 22LozaSubstituted forLasimantat 57'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 7Cox

Substitutes

  • 3Sawyer
  • 12Larkins
  • 19Lasimant
  • 20Gorman
  • 25Simpson
  • 29Ness
  • 30Coulthirst
Referee:
Scott Mathieson
Attendance:
4,194

Match Stats

Home TeamShrewsburyAway TeamLeyton Orient
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home11
Away13
Shots on Target
Home1
Away5
Corners
Home1
Away7
Fouls
Home6
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Shrewsbury Town 0, Leyton Orient 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Shrewsbury Town 0, Leyton Orient 2.

Booking

Yohann Lasimant (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Yohann Lasimant (Leyton Orient).

Joe Jacobson (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Robbie Simpson (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right misses to the left.

Hand ball by Kevin Lisbie (Leyton Orient).

Booking

Kevin Lisbie (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Robbie Simpson (Leyton Orient).

Aaron Wildig (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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

Foul by Dave Winfield (Shrewsbury Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Jamie Ness replaces Marvin Bartley.

Foul by Robbie Simpson (Leyton Orient).

Aaron Wildig (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Goal!

Goal! Shrewsbury Town 0, Leyton Orient 2. Scott Cuthbert (Leyton Orient) header from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Dean Cox following a corner.

Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Dave Winfield.

Attempt blocked. Kevin Lisbie (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Robbie Simpson replaces Moses Odubajo.

Substitution

Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Asa Hall replaces Paul Parry.

Attempt missed. Tom Bradshaw (Shrewsbury Town) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Foul by Nathan Clarke (Leyton Orient).

Dave Winfield (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Tamika Mkandawire.

Substitution

Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Jermaine Grandison replaces Ryan Woods.

Attempt missed. Paul Parry (Shrewsbury Town) left footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Foul by Nathan Clarke (Leyton Orient).

Tom Bradshaw (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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

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

Booking

Dave Winfield (Shrewsbury Town) is shown the yellow card.

Yohann Lasimant (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dave Winfield (Shrewsbury Town).

Attempt missed. Scott Cuthbert (Leyton Orient) header from the centre of the box misses to the right following a corner.

Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Ryan Woods.

Attempt missed. Aaron Wildig (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Foul by Lloyd James (Leyton Orient).

David McAllister (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Tom Eaves (Shrewsbury Town) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Moses Odubajo (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Brentford2416441952
2Leyton Orient2415632751
3Wolves2514742049
4Preston2413831147
5Peterborough241239639
6Rotherham241086638
7Walsall241077537
8Port Vale2411310-136
9Swindon231049934
10Coventry2412661032
11MK Dons23959432
12Bradford247107631
13Crawley23788-529
14Gillingham258512-929
15Colchester246108-428
16Carlisle247611-1327
17Shrewsbury256811-526
18Sheff Utd246711-825
19Oldham236611-624
20Tranmere246612-1624
21Crewe246612-2524
22Bristol City234109-322
23Notts County256316-821
24Stevenage235414-2019
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