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The King Power Stadium (ATT 18,240) 10th January 2009 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: K Evans

Leicester Leicester City vs Leyton Orient Leyton Or

Foxes stroll past Orient

Leicester march on with 3-0 win

Last Updated: 10/01/09 6:10pm

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Oakley celebrates his goal with Fryatt

Oakley celebrates his goal with Fryatt

Leicester extended their lead at the top of League One to five points with a 3-0 win over Leyton Orient.

Leicester extended their lead at the top of League One to five points with a comfortable 3-0 win over lowly Leyton Orient.

The Foxes took the lead after nine minutes when Matty Fryatt found Matt Oakley, who beat Glen Morris with an angled drive from 10 yards.

And Leicester doubled their lead after 36 minutes when Oakley crossed from the right and Steve Howard out-jumped Morris to set up Mark Davies, who headed home from five yards out.

The home side put the result beyond doubt in the 84th minute when they were awarded a penalty after Davies had been fouled by Orient defender Tamika Mkandawire.

Substitute Paul Dickov stepped up to score from the spot and seal three more points for Nigel Pearson's side.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 18 36
2 Swindon Town 18 35
3 Preston North End 18 34
4 Milton Keynes Dons 16 31
5 Sheffield United 17 30
6 Notts County 17 29
7 Rochdale 18 27
8 Peterborough United 18 27
9 Oldham Athletic 18 27
10 Fleetwood Town 18 25
11 Chesterfield 18 24
12 Bradford City 18 23
13 Barnsley 17 22
14 Walsall 18 22
15 Port Vale 18 22
16 Doncaster Rovers 16 21
17 Crawley Town 18 21
18 Coventry City 18 20
19 Leyton Orient 18 19
20 Gillingham 18 18
21 Colchester United 18 17
22 Yeovil Town 18 17
23 Scunthorpe United 17 16
24 Crewe Alexandra 18 15

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