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Leyton Orient 0-1 Bradford City

Leyton Orient's hopes of automatic promotion from League One took another blow as Aaron McLean's goal gave mid-table Bradford City victory.

The Bantams scored the only goal of the game against the run of play as McLean volleyed in Gary Jones' corner.

The O's are without a win in four games and are four points behind Brentford in second who have two games in hand.

A half-time altercation saw Bradford boss Phil Parkinson and O's assistant Kevin Nugent sent to the stands.

The home side felt they were denied a penalty in stoppage time when Dean Cox's shot hit an arm but referee David Phillips insisted he had already blown for half-time.

The altercation continued down the tunnel which resulted in both men seeing red.

But this changed nothing on the pitch as, despite a late scare from Shaun Batt whose bending effort went just wide of the post, City were able to absorb the Orient pressure.

Line-ups

Leyton Orient

  • 1Jones
  • 5Cuthbert
  • 3Sawyer
  • 29Ness
  • 6Baudry
  • 15N Clarke
  • 11Odubajo
  • 24LundstramSubstituted forJamesat 69'minutes
  • 10MooneySubstituted forBattat 70'minutes
  • 9LisbieSubstituted forDagnallat 79'minutes
  • 7Cox

Substitutes

  • 2Omozusi
  • 8James
  • 12Larkins
  • 14Batt
  • 19Lasimant
  • 23Dagnall
  • 25Simpson

Bradford

  • 1McLaughlan
  • 2Darby
  • 6DrurySubstituted forMcHughat 21'minutesBooked at 60mins
  • 4Dolan
  • 23McArdleBooked at 55mins
  • 5DaviesBooked at 38mins
  • 32Bennett
  • 18Jones
  • 21McLeanSubstituted forBatesat 88'minutes
  • 17SteadSubstituted forThompsonat 75'minutes
  • 28ReachBooked at 85mins

Substitutes

  • 11Thompson
  • 14Yeates
  • 16McHugh
  • 20De Vita
  • 22Bates
  • 35Stockdill
  • 40Bentley
Referee:
David Phillips
Attendance:
5,165

Match Stats

Home TeamLeyton OrientAway TeamBradford
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home10
Away9
Shots on Target
Home2
Away4
Corners
Home8
Away5
Fouls
Home8
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Leyton Orient 0, Bradford City 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Leyton Orient 0, Bradford City 1.
Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Moses Odubajo.

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Matthew Bates replaces Aaron McLean.
Attempt missed. Aaron McLean (Bradford City) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.
Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Jamie Jones.
Attempt saved. Garry Thompson (Bradford City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
Attempt saved. Garry Thompson (Bradford City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Booking

Adam Reach (Bradford City) is shown the yellow card.
Attempt blocked. Moses Odubajo (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Mathieu Baudry (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Aaron McLean (Bradford City).
Attempt missed. Shaun Batt (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Chris Dagnall replaces Kevin Lisbie.
Shaun Batt (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Andrew Davies (Bradford City).

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Garry Thompson replaces Jon Stead.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Shaun Batt replaces David Mooney.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Lloyd James replaces John Lundstram.
Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Adam Reach.
Mathieu Baudry (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Aaron McLean (Bradford City).
Gary Sawyer (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Kyle Bennett (Bradford City).
Foul by Moses Odubajo (Leyton Orient).
Adam Reach (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Attempt saved. Gary Jones (Bradford City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Booking

Carl McHugh (Bradford City) is shown the yellow card.
Moses Odubajo (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Carl McHugh (Bradford City).
Attempt missed. Carl McHugh (Bradford City) header from very close range is just a bit too high.
Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Scott Cuthbert.
Foul by Gary Sawyer (Leyton Orient).
Kyle Bennett (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Jon Stead.

Booking

Rory McArdle (Bradford City) is shown the yellow card.
David Mooney (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Rory McArdle (Bradford City).
Kevin Lisbie (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Carl McHugh (Bradford City).
Hand ball by Jon Stead (Bradford City).
Foul by Moses Odubajo (Leyton Orient).
Adam Reach (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Jon McLaughlan.
Attempt saved. Dean Cox (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Second Half

Second Half begins Leyton Orient 0, Bradford City 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Leyton Orient 0, Bradford City 1.
Attempt blocked. Mathieu Baudry (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
David Mooney (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Andrew Davies (Bradford City).
Attempt missed. Matthew Dolan (Bradford City) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
Foul by Mathieu Baudry (Leyton Orient).
Aaron McLean (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt missed. Mathieu Baudry (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from very close range is too high.

Booking

Andrew Davies (Bradford City) is shown the yellow card.
Kevin Lisbie (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Andrew Davies (Bradford City).
Foul by Kevin Lisbie (Leyton Orient).
Stephen Darby (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Attempt blocked. Jon Stead (Bradford City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.
Foul by Gary Sawyer (Leyton Orient).
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Wolves3926854786
2Brentford3824862780
3Leyton Orient40221083576
4Rotherham39211262875
5Preston40201551875
6Peterborough3818416758
7Swindon4016915557
8Walsall40141412456
9MK Dons4016717255
10Sheff Utd3814915-251
11Port Vale3915618-1351
12Bradford39111513248
13Coventry39161013148
14Gillingham3914619-1248
15Bristol City40101614-146
16Crawley36111312-646
17Oldham40111118-1244
18Colchester39101316-943
19Notts County4012424-1540
20Tranmere39101019-2240
21Carlisle39101019-2240
22Crewe40101020-2840
23Shrewsbury4081418-1438
24Stevenage3910821-2038
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