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Matchroom Stadium (ATT 5,136) 2nd March 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: J Linington

Leyton Or Leyton Orient vs Bournemouth B'mouth

Leyton Or 3

C MacDonald (26, 48)
K Lisbie (79)

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B'mouth 1

B Pitman (66)

MacDonald brace downs Cherries

Last Updated: 02/03/13 6:01pm

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Charlie MacDonald: Two-goal hero

Charlie MacDonald: Two-goal hero

Charlie MacDonald scored twice as Leyton Orient claimed a 3-1 home win over Bournemouth on Saturday.

In front of the highest league attendance of the season at Brisbane Road, 5,126, the O's opened the scoring on 26 minutes after David Mooney was rewarded for his persistence.

Chasing a long ball out of defence from former Bournemouth player Mathieu Baudry, Mooney pulled it across the face of the goal to an unmarked MacDonald who slotted home from six yards.

The visitors' most serious first-half threat came when a header from Dan Seabourne struck the crossbar and was scrambled away.

But the Cherries were caught cold three minutes after the interval when MacDonald collected another Baudry pass and showed fine composure before slipping the ball past Shwan Jalal.

Substitute Brett Pitman brought Bournemouth back into contention after 66 minutes when Eunan O'Kane crossed from the right and the unmarked striker drilled a left-footed volley into the bottom-right corner.

However Kevin Lisbie, back as a sub after a spell out injured, received a pass from Moses Odubajo and found the target from 12 yards on 79 minutes to wrap up the points.

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Sky Bet League 1

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Pos Team P Pts
1 Swindon Town 26 54
2 Bristol City 25 54
3 Milton Keynes Dons 25 51
4 Preston North End 26 47
5 Rochdale 25 37
6 Fleetwood Town 27 37
7 Bradford City 25 36
8 Sheffield United 24 36
9 Chesterfield 25 35
10 Notts County 26 35
11 Doncaster Rovers 25 35
12 Port Vale 27 35
13 Peterborough United 26 34
14 Oldham Athletic 25 34
15 Walsall 26 33
16 Gillingham 27 31
17 Coventry City 27 30
18 Barnsley 25 29
19 Scunthorpe United 23 29
20 Crewe Alexandra 26 29
21 Colchester United 26 27
22 Leyton Orient 26 26
23 Yeovil Town 27 25
24 Crawley Town 26 24