O’s run ended at Sixfields

Northampton Town v Leyton Orient – Sky Bet League Two – Sixfields Stadium – Report

Northampton Town 1-0 Leyton Orient

Leyton Orient’s eleven-match unbeaten sequence drew to a conclusion after this hard-fought battle of the Sky Bet League Two play-off contenders at Sixfields.

Tom James, Aaron Drinan and Theo Archibald went close for the O’s during the opening period. However, they were undone when Sam Hoskins profited from close range after Max Dyche had flicked on.

Leyton Orient now turn their attention to the Papa John’s Trophy where they face MK Dons at the Breyer Group Stadium on Tuesday, November 30 (7pm). The O’s then host Tranmere Rovers in an Emirates FA Cup second round tie on Saturday, December 4 (3pm)>

Northampton Town: Roberts, McGowan, Sowerby, Horsfall, Hoskins (Ashley-Seal 90+2′), Lewis, Pinnock, Koiki, Etete (Kabamba 20′), Rose, Dyche Subs not used: Maxted, Connolly, Pollock, Flores, Tomlinson

Leyton Orient: Vigouroux, James, Smith, Kemp (Omotoye 90+3′), Archibald (Wood 62′), Mitchell, Drinan (Sotiriou 62′), Pratley (Capt), Beckles, Ogie, Kyprianou Subs not used: Happe, Thompson, Papadopolous

Referee: Andrew Kitchen
Assistants: Grant Taylor and Kevin Morris
Fourth Official: Michael Chard

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Brian Jeeves

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