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Leicester 3-0 Leyton Orient

Paul Dickov
Paul Dickov converts his penalty for his first league goal of the season

Leicester City boosted their promotion hopes with a convincing win over Leyton Orient which sent them five points clear at the top of League One.

Matt Oakley, back from an ankle injury, set the home side on their way, lashing in a shot from the edge of the area.

On-loan midfielder Mark Davies headed home a Steve Howard flick-on to double the lead.

And Paul Dickov sealed the win with a late penalty after Davies was brought down by Tamika Mkandawire.


Leicester: Martin, Gilbert, Hobbs, Tunchev, Berner (Mattock 66), Oakley, Andy King, Davies, Dyer (Gradel 69), Fryatt (Dickov 78), Howard.
Subs Not Used: Cisak, Morrison.

Goals: Oakley 9, Davies 37, Dickov 84 pen.

Leyton Orient: Morris, Cave-Brown, Thelwell, Mkandawire, Daniels, Melligan (Baker 76), Purches, Demetriou, Morgan, Boyd, Parkin (Jarvis 77).
Subs Not Used: Jones, Saah, Terry.

Booked: Mkandawire.

Att: 18,240.

Ref: Karl Evans (Greater Manchester).



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