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Huish Park (ATT 3,516) 1st January 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: S Hooper

Yeovil Yeovil Town vs Leyton Orient Leyton Or

Yeovil 3

P Madden (41, 74)
J Hayter (59)

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Glovers ease past Orient

Last Updated: 01/01/13 8:34pm

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James Hayter: Amongst the scorers

James Hayter: Amongst the scorers

Yeovil secured their second victory in four days with a comfortable 3-0 win over in-form Leyton Orient on New Year's Day.

A Paddy Madden brace and James Hayter strike ensured the Glovers continued their promotion charge at the expense of Orient, who came into the game on the back of nine wins in their last 10 matches.

Yeovil controlled large periods of the first half and almost took an early lead when Madden's header cannoned off the crossbar.

Orient, missing leading goalscorer Kevin Lisbie through a shoulder injury, continued to live dangerously with Byron Webster heading narrowly wide.

The hosts broke the deadlock four minutes before the break when Hayter raced through on goal, before squaring for Madden to notch his ninth league goal of the campaign.

The Somerset side doubled their advantage after an hour when Gavin Williams's cross was bundled home by the onrushing Hayter.

Madden, on loan from Carlisle United, secured the points after pouncing on a poor Ben Chorley back-pass to slide the ball through the legs of the helpless Jamie Jones.

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