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Aldershot Town 1-2 Leyton Orient

Struggling Aldershot rattled leaders Leyton Orient at the Recreation Ground but still fell to a 2-1 defeat as Justin Edinburgh's side moved three points clear at the top.

Injury forced Orient into a fifth-minute change but James Brophy, who replaced Jordan Maguire-Drew, set up both first-half goals.

Two pinpoint corners by the midfielder were met by the head of Josh Coulson each time as he put Orient into a commanding half-time lead.

The Shots fashioned an unlikely lifeline when Scott Rendell was fouled in the area and got up himself to pull one back from the penalty spot.

The home side poured forward in the final stages and substitute Reece Grant sent a header against a post as Orient clung on.

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Line-ups

Aldershot

  • 1Cole
  • 6Elokobi
  • 12Bernard
  • 17BootySubstituted forMcClureat 85'minutes
  • 4McDonnell
  • 22MenayeseBooked at 37mins
  • 8Howell
  • 21Berkeley-AgyepongSubstituted forGrantat 79'minutes
  • 26Goddard
  • 20Mensah
  • 9Rendell

Substitutes

  • 10McClure
  • 13Mannion
  • 16Gallagher
  • 24Finney
  • 25Grant

Leyton Orient

  • 1Brill
  • 2Ling
  • 21EkpitetaBooked at 72mins
  • 7McAnuff
  • 15Happe
  • 6Coulson
  • 3Widdowson
  • 8Clay
  • 10Maguire-DrewSubstituted forBrophyat 5'minutes
  • 18HarroldSubstituted forDaytonat 80'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 9Bonne

Substitutes

  • 11Dayton
  • 16Brophy
  • 17Gorman
  • 23Turley
  • 24Sargeant
Referee:
Adrian Quelch
Attendance:
1,989

Live Text

Match ends, Aldershot Town 1, Leyton Orient 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Aldershot Town 1, Leyton Orient 2.

Booking

James Dayton (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Aldershot Town. Matt McClure replaces Regan Booty.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. James Dayton replaces Matt Harrold.

Substitution

Substitution, Aldershot Town. Reece Grant replaces Jacob Berkeley-Agyepong.

Booking

Marvin Ekpiteta (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Aldershot Town 1, Leyton Orient 2. Scott Rendell (Aldershot Town) converts the penalty with a.

Second Half

Second Half begins Aldershot Town 0, Leyton Orient 2.

Half Time

First Half ends, Aldershot Town 0, Leyton Orient 2.

Goal!

Goal! Aldershot Town 0, Leyton Orient 2. Josh Coulson (Leyton Orient).

Booking

Rollin Menayese (Aldershot Town) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Aldershot Town 0, Leyton Orient 1. Josh Coulson (Leyton Orient).

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. James Brophy replaces Jordan Maguire-Drew.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Leyton Orient372110661283373
2Solihull Moors37217960332770
3Wrexham38209946291769
4Fylde371813663323167
5Salford37199963382566
6Eastleigh37197114945464
7Harrogate36189968452363
8Gateshead381881248351362
9Sutton United381512114444057
10Ebbsfleet3715101250351555
11Barrow381410144243-152
12Bromley38139165156-548
13Hartlepool381212144753-648
14Halifax371017103233-147
15Dag & Red38138174447-347
16Boreham Wood371014133846-844
17Maidenhead United38135203961-2244
18Chesterfield38916134146-543
19Barnet34118153344-1141
20Dover381010184358-1540
21Havant & Waterlooville38911185266-1438
22Aldershot3788212960-3132
23Maidstone United3785243064-3429
24Braintree3877243668-3228
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