Tuesday's League Two reports

Blackpool 0-0 Crawley

Blackpool missed a penalty as their winless run extended to six league games after being held to a 0-0 Sky Bet League Two draw by Crawley.

The Seasiders squandered the golden opportunity after 21 minutes, when Neil Danns was upended in the area by Joe McNerney.

Danns took the penalty himself but put it well wide of the post.

Crawley's best effort of the first half came after 43 minutes, when Jordan Roberts struck powerfully from 20 yards - but it was straight at goalkeeper Sam Slocombe.

His opposite number Glenn Morris was called into action for the first time five minutes after the break as he leapt to his right to turn Andy Taylor's free-kick around the post.

The visitors passed up a great chance to go ahead after 54 minutes, when Slocombe spilled a corner but Jimmy Smith dragged the ball wide from ten yards.

Substitute Sanmi Odelusi thought he had grabbed a winner for Blackpool five minutes from time as he lashed the ball home but was penalised for handball.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Leyton Orient 0-1 Morecambe

A wonderful strike by Paul Mullin in the 73rd minute earned Morecambe a 1-0 win at relegation-threatened Leyton Orient.

Mullin scored his sixth goal of the season when he turned away from three defenders and unleashed an unstoppable left-footed shot from 20 yards into the top-right corner.

The win extended the Shrimpers' unbeaten run to five matches and left Orient without a point in 2017.

The home side had created the best of the first-half chances with wide man Gavin Massey figuring prominently.

He produced a fine effort when striking the ball with the outside of his foot. It required a full-length save from Morecambe keeper Barry Roche to deny him and from the resulting corner Tom Parkes drove the ball wide from just 12 yards.

Massey also caused problems for the visitors when he delivered a telling cross form the right that went across the face of the goal with onrushing debutant Victor Adeboyejo just inches away from applying the final touch.

Morecambe did have the ball in the net on the half-four but Peter Murphy was adjudged to have kicked it out of the hands of Sam Sergeant who had saved a shot by Kevin Ellison.

Although Orient had dictated before the interval, the visitors stepped up their game in the second period.

Ellison squandered an excellent chance to put the Shrimpers in front when he was put through on 63 minutes with only Sargeant to beat but the 19-year-old shot-stopper produced an outstanding save.

Lee Molyneux and Aaron Wildig also went close before Mullin showed the way to goal with his sublime effort that alone deserved all three points.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

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