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Matchroom Stadium (ATT 4,401) 29th September 2012 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: N Miller

Leyton Or Leyton Orient vs Doncaster Rovers Doncaster

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Doncaster 2

I Hume (12)
D Cotterill (21)

Rovers halt the Orient express

Last Updated: 29/09/12 6:46pm

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Cotterill: Netted Rovers' second

Cotterill: Netted Rovers' second

Iain Hume and David Cotterill struck to secure Doncaster a 2-0 win and halt Leyton Orient's four-match unbeaten run.

In front of the O's best home attendance of the season, 4,401, the visitors turned in a professional performance throughout.

Rovers took the lead in the 12th minute when Chris Brown pulled the ball back to the edge of the penalty area for Hume to shoot low into the bottom corner.

Doncaster doubled their lead nine minutes later after Orient had failed to clear a corner. Midfielder David Syers sent his shot into a crowded goalmouth where Cotterill applied a deft final touch from six yards.

Despite the greater corner count of six to one in the opening period, visiting goalkeeper Gary Woods was never tested although he was called into early action after the break.

Orient striker Kevin Lisbie twice forced saves from the goalkeeper, but the visitors; defence, superbly marshalled by giant centre-backs Rob Jones and Jamie McCombe, rarely offered their opponents hope.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 15 33
2 Preston North End 13 28
3 Notts County 14 26
4 Peterborough United 15 26
5 Sheffield United 14 26
6 Oldham Athletic 15 25
7 Milton Keynes Dons 13 24
8 Rochdale 14 23
9 Swindon Town 13 23
10 Chesterfield 14 19
11 Fleetwood Town 15 19
12 Bradford City 15 19
13 Crawley Town 15 18
14 Colchester United 15 17
15 Barnsley 14 16
16 Port Vale 15 16
17 Coventry City 15 16
18 Leyton Orient 14 15
19 Walsall 15 15
20 Doncaster Rovers 13 15
21 Gillingham 15 14
22 Yeovil Town 15 13
23 Crewe Alexandra 15 13
24 Scunthorpe United 15 12