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Matchroom Stadium (ATT 2,664) 16th October 2012 - Kick off 19:45 Ref: B Malone

Leyton Or Leyton Orient vs Hartlepool United Hartlepool

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Brunt strike seals Orient win

Last Updated: 16/10/12 10:49pm

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Brunt: Hit the winner for Orient

Brunt: Hit the winner for Orient

A goal from Ryan Brunt gave Leyton Orient a 1-0 win over Hartlepool at Brisbane Road in League One on Tuesday.

The 47th-minute strike was the forward's third goal of the season and left the visitors, who have only taken one point in six games on their travels this term, deep in relegation trouble.

Moses Odubajo proved a constant thorn in the Pools side, troubling them with pace consistently and turning past the defenders with ease.

He set up a string of chances for his forwards but it was not until after the break that Brunt finally found a way past overworked keeper Scott Flinders, who beat away a series of shots throughout the game.

Inevitably, it was Odubajo who played a leading part in the goal. The 19-year-old found space down the right wing and sent in a centre which was met by the unmarked Brunt who was able to net with ease from eight yards.

Generally outplayed throughout the 90 minutes, Hartlepool did suffer one piece of misfortune when a header from Steve

Howard crashed against the crossbar following a corner before being scrambled away to safety.

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1 Bristol City 13 31
2 Peterborough United 13 26
3 Swindon Town 11 22
4 Preston North End 11 22
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6 Notts County 12 20
7 Sheffield United 12 20
8 Chesterfield 12 19
9 Fleetwood Town 13 19
10 Oldham Athletic 13 19
11 Bradford City 13 18
12 Rochdale 12 17
13 Barnsley 12 15
14 Doncaster Rovers 11 14
15 Crawley Town 13 14
16 Colchester United 13 13
17 Coventry City 13 13
18 Gillingham 13 13
19 Yeovil Town 13 13
20 Leyton Orient 12 12
21 Walsall 13 12
22 Port Vale 13 12
23 Scunthorpe United 13 11
24 Crewe Alexandra 13 10