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Leyton Orient 2-3 Aldershot Town

Aldershot cut the gap at the top of the National League to a point as they came from behind to win 3-2 at Leyton Orient.

With Macclesfield held at home by Torquay, Aldershot capitalised despite falling behind inside the opening minute.

Orient needed only 15 seconds to take the lead as Jobi McAnuff slipped the ball through to Macauley Bonne, who poked it between the goalkeeper's legs.

The hosts continued to dominate, with McAnuff twice going close after cutting in off the left.

But Shots levelled a minute before the break, with Shamir Fenelon diverting the ball past Dean Brill when played through to give the half-time team talks a different complexion.

The second half was just two minutes old when Aldershot took the lead. Adam McDonnell's shot hit the crossbar and bounced down, and before anyone could decide if it had crossed the line or not, Will Evans headed home to make sure.

Orient were level seven minutes later thanks to an acrobatic volley from George Elokobi but Aldershot had the final say as McDonnell beat one man before finishing from the edge of the area.

Report supplied by Press Association.

Line-ups

Leyton Orient

  • 20Brill
  • 2Caprice
  • 4LawlessSubstituted forHarroldat 80'minutes
  • 18Coulson
  • 7McAnuff
  • 5ElokobiSubstituted forReynoldsat 83'minutes
  • 9Bonne
  • 23Clay
  • 25Happe
  • 27DaytonSubstituted forKoromaat 43'minutesBooked at 66mins
  • 29Holman

Substitutes

  • 12Sargeant
  • 19Koroma
  • 24Harrold
  • 31Adams
  • 34Reynolds

Aldershot

  • 34Ward
  • 3Alexander
  • 5Evans
  • 15McQuoidSubstituted forKabambaat 64'minutes
  • 8Oyeleke
  • 7FenelonSubstituted forMcClureat 86'minutes
  • 9Rendell
  • 18RoweSubstituted forGallagherat 86'minutes
  • 19McDonnell
  • 20Kinsella
  • 21Fowler

Substitutes

  • 1Cole
  • 10McClure
  • 12Kabamba
  • 16Gallagher
  • 27Taylor
Referee:
Peter Wright
Attendance:
5,728

Live Text

Match ends, Leyton Orient 2, Aldershot Town 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Leyton Orient 2, Aldershot Town 3.

Substitution

Substitution, Aldershot Town. Jake Gallagher replaces James Rowe.

Substitution

Substitution, Aldershot Town. Matt McClure replaces Shamir Fenelon.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Lamar Reynolds replaces George Elokobi.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Matt Harrold replaces Alex Lawless.

Goal!

Goal! Leyton Orient 2, Aldershot Town 3. Adam McDonnell (Aldershot Town).

Booking

Josh Koroma (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Aldershot Town. Nicke Kabamba replaces Josh McQuoid.

Goal!

Goal! Leyton Orient 2, Aldershot Town 2. George Elokobi (Leyton Orient).

Goal!

Goal! Leyton Orient 1, Aldershot Town 2. Will Evans (Aldershot Town).

Second Half

Second Half begins Leyton Orient 1, Aldershot Town 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Leyton Orient 1, Aldershot Town 1.

Goal!

Goal! Leyton Orient 1, Aldershot Town 1. Shamir Fenelon (Aldershot Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Josh Koroma replaces James Dayton.

Goal!

Goal! Leyton Orient 1, Aldershot Town 0. Macauley Bonne (Leyton Orient).

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Macclesfield3116873933656
2Aldershot311510649321755
3Wrexham301410635241152
4Sutton United3015784435952
5Tranmere31149848301851
6Dover311312643261751
7Bromley31148953371650
8Boreham Wood311311745321350
9Fylde31139954391548
10Dag & Red31129104840845
11Ebbsfleet31101384136543
12Eastleigh31101384948143
13Maidenhead United311011104243-141
14Gateshead2991283831739
15Woking31116144048-839
16Maidstone United31911113848-1038
17Hartlepool31810133545-1034
18Halifax30810123141-1034
19Leyton Orient3088143745-832
20Barrow29710123640-431
21Solihull Moors3186173246-1430
22Chester31512142751-2427
23Guiseley29410152754-2722
24Torquay3149182552-2721
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