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Matchroom Stadium (ATT 5,680) 28th December 2009 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: G Ward

Leyton Or Leyton Orient vs Southend United Southend

Leyton Or 1

A Chambers (57)

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Southend 2

A Barrett (59)
A McCormack (74)

Orient undone by Shrimpers

Barrett and McCormack seal 2-1 triumph

Last Updated: 28/12/09 6:02pm

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McCormack: Scored winner

McCormack: Scored winner

Southend came from behind to gain their third away win of the season and complete a double over Leyton Orient with a 2-1 win.

Orient captain Tamika Mkandawire forced Southend keeper Ian Joyce to tip his header over at a third-minute set-piece.

Jimmy Smith had a 26th-minute shot comfortably held by Joyce, but the first half was largely a drab affair.

The home side broke the deadlock in the 57th minute when midfielder Adam Chambers pounced on a loose ball and drilled into the bottom corner.

Southend replied two minutes later through skipper Adam Barrett, who joined an attack to punish Ben Chorley's slack clearance with a clinical finish.

And United scored the winner when keeper Jamie Jones initially blocked Lee Barnard's effort only for midfielder Alan McCormack to follow up and score with 18 minutes remaining.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Fleetwood Town 3 9
2 Bradford City 3 7
3 Bristol City 3 7
4 Milton Keynes Dons 3 6
5 Peterborough United 3 6
6 Chesterfield 3 6
7 Crawley Town 3 6
8 Preston North End 3 5
9 Port Vale 3 5
10 Doncaster Rovers 3 4
11 Swindon Town 3 4
12 Leyton Orient 3 4
13 Gillingham 3 4
14 Coventry City 3 4
15 Barnsley 3 4
16 Notts County 3 4
17 Rochdale 3 3
18 Sheffield United 3 3
19 Yeovil Town 3 3
20 Walsall 3 2
21 Oldham Athletic 3 2
22 Colchester United 3 1
23 Crewe Alexandra 3 0
24 Scunthorpe United 3 0

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