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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 Bournemth

Leyton Or 3

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

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Bournemth 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

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 43 96
2 Brentford 43 90
3 Leyton Orient 43 80
4 Rotherham United 43 79
5 Preston North End 43 79
6 Peterborough United 43 67
7 Swindon Town 43 63
8 Port Vale 43 60
9 Sheffield United 42 59
10 Milton Keynes Dons 43 58
11 Walsall 43 57
12 Crawley Town 42 55
13 Bradford City 43 53
14 Bristol City 43 53
15 Gillingham 43 51
16 Oldham Athletic 42 50
17 Coventry City 43 49
18 Colchester United 43 46
19 Tranmere Rovers 43 46
20 Crewe Alexandra 43 46
21 Carlisle United 42 44
22 Notts County 43 43
23 Shrewsbury Town 43 41
24 Stevenage 43 39