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Sky Bet League 1

Matchroom Stadium (ATT 3,755) 12th January 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: Stephen Martin

Leyton Or Leyton Orient vs Crewe Alexandra Crewe

Leyton Or 1

L Cook (26)

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Crewe 1

B Moore (39)

Orient held by Railwaymen

Last Updated: 12/01/13 7:06pm

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Moore: Scored the equaliser

Moore: Scored the equaliser

Leyton Orient and Crewe took a deserved point from a 1-1 draw after the visitors' Byron Moore had cancelled out Lee Cook's opener.

The home side dominated the first half and were only prevented from taking the lead by the woodwork after leading scorer David Mooney struck the crossbar with a header and new signing Charlie MacDonald saw his volley crash against a post before rebounding to safety.

It was no more than Orient deserved when Cook forced them in front in the 26th minute after Crewe keeper Steve Phillips could only palm a Dean Cox cross into the path of the winger.

But against the run of play the visitors equalised after 39 minutes when Moore ran in unmarked to meet a left-wing cross from Luke Murphy and head home from close range.

Crewe improved after the break and both sides had chances to claim all three points with O's keeper Jamie Jones denying Mark Ellis and Moore, while Phillips did well to save efforts from Mooney and MacDonald.

It was only the second time this season the O's had drawn in the league - and both have been recorded against Alex.

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Table

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