Last-gasp goal rocks O’s again
Leyton Orient 0 Yeovil Town 1 FOR THE second successive home game, the O s conceded a goal deep into stoppage time, as their League One survival hopes took another blow. With five extra minutes played and the game drifting towards a scrappy draw, Andy Wel
Leyton Orient 0 Yeovil Town 1
FOR THE second successive home game, the O's conceded a goal deep into stoppage time, as their League One survival hopes took another blow.
With five extra minutes played and the game drifting towards a scrappy draw, Andy Welsh's left-wing corner was headed home by Yeovil sub Gavin Tomlin.
A victory would have kept O's out of the bottom four and lifted them to within a point of the Glovers.
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Instead, O's now trail Russell Slade's side by seven points and have slipped back into the drop zone.
Caretaker boss Kevin Nugent admitted afterwards: "It was a real shattering blow. We'd have taken a point, but we've switched off for a second and the ball's in the back of the net and we've got nothing.
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"I don't know why we've had so much late drama recently. Possibly the players are a little naive and don't know how to pick up the points we need. But that's something they have got to learn quickly.
"It was a massive blow to lose so late on. It was a really scrappy game and 20 minutes in, you could see it was one of those games that was going to be decided by a set-piece. We said the same thing to the players at half time.
"It was windy, it was bobbly and that made things difficult. There was a lot of huffing and puffing, but no real quailty," added Nugent - and he was right.
Orient's only effort on target came from a Charlie Daniels free-kick midway through the first half, while Dean Morgan fired over from a tight angle just before the break - and that was all they had to offer.