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Brentford   1 - 0   Leyton Orient

Brentford 1-0 Leyton Orient

Brentford 1-0 Leyton Orient

Lewis Grabban scored on his debut as Brentford clinched a hard-fought 1-0 win over London rivals Leyton Orient.

The striker, on loan from Millwall, put the Bees in front with a clever back header which looped over O's keeper Jamie Jones and went in off the post.

Bees keeper Wojciech Szczesny denied Adam Chambers, who was clean through on goal, while Grabban had a looping drive tipped over by Jones at the other end.

Szczesny pushed a Sean Thornton effort wide in injury-time to secure the win.


Brentford boss Andy Scott told BBC London 94.9:

"It was a really tough game, but we expected a tough one and we certainly got that.

"The conditions weren't ideal, the wind was pretty strong particularly in the first half.

"We didn't play well in the first half at all."

Leyton Orient boss Geraint Williams told BBC London 94.9:

"I'm disappointed that we didn't win the game and we haven't even come away with a point.

"I think that says a lot about the performance.

"When you need a little bit of luck, you don't always get it, you have to earn it."


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Saturday, 27 March 2010

League One

Home Team Score Away Team Time
Brentford 1-0 Leyton Orient FT
(HT 1-0)
  • Grabban 43

    Brentford

    • 53 Szczesny
    • 04 Bean
    • 29 Balkesteim
    • 32 Leon Legge
    • 02 O'Connor
    • 07 Saunders yellow card (Strevens 61)
    • 11 Weston
    • 16 Wood
    • 20 Diagouraga
    • 10 MacDonald
    • 23 Grabban (Hunt 89)

    Substitutes

    • 01 Price,
    • 14 Foster ,
    • 22 Osborne,
    • 27 Blake,
    • 13 Hunt,
    • 09 Cort,
    • 18 Strevens

    Leyton Orient

    • 12 Jones
    • 04 Chorley
    • 05 Mkandawire
    • 11 Demetriou (Jarvis 46)
    • 25 Lichaj yellow card
    • 08 Chambers (Smith 86)
    • 10 Thornton yellow card
    • 13 Daniels
    • 19 Spicer
    • 15 Tehoue yellow card (Patulea 79)
    • 22 Scowcroft yellow card

    Substitutes

    • 01 Morris,
    • 06 Ashworth,
    • 16 Cave-Brown,
    • 18 Baker,
    • 20 Smith,
    • 14 Jarvis,
    • 23 Patulea
    Ref: StroudAtt: 6,369
    BRENTFORD
    LEYTON ORIENT

    Possession

    • Brentford 42%
    • Leyton Orient 58%

    Attempts on target

    • Brentford 5
    • Leyton Orient 7

    Attempts off target

    • Brentford 5
    • Leyton Orient 1

    Corners

    • Brentford 6
    • Leyton Orient 5

    Fouls

    • Brentford 17
    • Leyton Orient 16
    • Final Result
    • Full Time
    • 90:00+4:28 The referee ends the match.
    • 90:00+3:14 Wojciech Szczesny takes the direct free kick.
    • 90:00+3:14 Booking James Scowcroft is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.
    • 90:00+3:04 Leon Legge fouled by James Scowcroft, the ref awards a free kick.
    • 90:00+2:45 Marcus Bean gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jimmy Smith. Direct free kick taken by Jamie Jones.
    • 90:00+0:20 Charlie MacDonald takes a shot. Jamie Jones makes a save. Corner from the left by-line taken by Charlie MacDonald, Jamie Jones makes a save.
    • 89:52 Sean Thornton fouled by David Hunt, the ref awards a free kick. Jamie Jones restarts play with the free kick.
    • 89:16 Foul by Ben Chorley on Charlie MacDonald, free kick awarded. David Hunt crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, clearance made by Tamika Mkandawire.
    • 88:24 Substitution David Hunt on for Lewis Grabban.
    • 87:08 Charlie MacDonald takes a shot. Jamie Jones makes a save. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Lewis Grabban, Pim Balkesteim has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the goal.
    • 85:28 Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Sean Thornton, Charlie Daniels gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Pim Balkesteim. Wojciech Szczesny takes the direct free kick.
    • 85:28 Substitution Jimmy Smith joins the action as a substitute, replacing Adam Chambers.
    • 82:56 Corner taken by Lewis Grabban from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Adam Chambers.
    • 80:17 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tamika Mkandawire by Ben Strevens. Jamie Jones takes the direct free kick.
    • 79:51 Foul by James Scowcroft on Sam Wood, free kick awarded. Wojciech Szczesny takes the free kick.
    • 78:11 Jamie Jones restarts play with the free kick.
    • 78:11 Substitution Jonathan Tehoue goes off and Adrian Patulea comes on.
    • 78:11 Myles Weston gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Eric Lichaj.
    • 75:42 Kevin O'Connor restarts play with the free kick.
    • 75:42 Booking Sean Thornton receives a caution.
    • 75:34 Sean Thornton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lewis Grabban.
    • 73:58 Foul by Marcus Bean on John Spicer, free kick awarded. Sean Thornton restarts play with the free kick.
    • 72:31 Free kick awarded for a foul by Leon Legge on James Scowcroft. Sean Thornton delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, clearance by Pim Balkesteim.
    • 72:10 Unfair challenge on Ben Chorley by Ben Strevens results in a free kick. Ben Chorley takes the free kick.
    • 70:13 Charlie MacDonald fouled by Ben Chorley, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Sam Wood.
    • 69:44 Sean Thornton produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the net.
    • 69:06 The referee blows for offside against Charlie MacDonald. Jamie Jones restarts play with the free kick.
    • 67:46 Lewis Grabban takes the outswinging corner, Pim Balkesteim takes a shot. Save by Jamie Jones.
    • 67:23 Lewis Grabban takes a shot. Save made by Jamie Jones.
    • 66:29 Effort on goal by Ben Strevens from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.
    • 64:51 Unfair challenge on Adam Chambers by Marcus Bean results in a free kick. Charlie Daniels takes the direct free kick.
    • 64:12 Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Lewis Grabban from the right by-line, Leon Legge has a header from deep inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.
    • 60:58 Substitution Ben Strevens comes on in place of Sam Saunders.
    • 56:41 Adam Chambers takes a shot. Save by Wojciech Szczesny.
    • 55:49 Toumani Diagouraga challenges Jonathan Tehoue unfairly and gives away a free kick. Sean Thornton takes the free kick.
    • 55:35 The official flags Jonathan Tehoue offside. Wojciech Szczesny restarts play with the free kick.
    • 51:42 Unfair challenge on Eric Lichaj by Lewis Grabban results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Jamie Jones.
    • 50:56 Ryan Jarvis challenges Toumani Diagouraga unfairly and gives away a free kick. Wojciech Szczesny restarts play with the free kick.
    • 48:21 James Scowcroft gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Pim Balkesteim. Wojciech Szczesny takes the direct free kick.
    • 46:43 Headed effort from inside the area by Charlie MacDonald misses to the right of the target.
    • 45:59 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lewis Grabban by Ben Chorley. Direct free kick taken by Sam Saunders.
    • 45:01 The referee starts the second half.
    • 45:01 Substitution Ryan Jarvis is brought on as a substitute for Jason Demetriou.
    • Half Time
    • 45:00+2:19 The players leave the pitch at half time.
    • 45:00+0:31 Jonathan Tehoue fouled by Pim Balkesteim, the ref awards a free kick. Sean Thornton has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, Sam Wood gets a block in. Corner taken right-footed by Sean Thornton, clearance by Leon Legge.
    • 44:20 Foul by Lewis Grabban on Tamika Mkandawire, free kick awarded. Jamie Jones takes the direct free kick.
    • 44:05 Unfair challenge on Sam Saunders by Jason Demetriou results in a free kick. Wojciech Szczesny takes the direct free kick.
    • 42:14 The assist for the goal came from Sam Saunders.
    • 42:14 GOAL - Lewis GrabbanBrentford 1 - 0 Leyton Orient Lewis Grabban finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close range. Brentford 1-0 Leyton Orient.
    • 41:21 Wojciech Szczesny takes the direct free kick.
    • 41:21 Booking Eric Lichaj is cautioned.
    • 41:10 Eric Lichaj concedes a free kick for a foul on Charlie MacDonald.
    • 40:34 Tamika Mkandawire takes a shot. Blocked by Pim Balkesteim. Inswinging corner taken by Sean Thornton from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Myles Weston.
    • 39:27 Direct free kick taken by Jamie Jones.
    • 39:27 Booking Sam Saunders is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.
    • 39:18 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jason Demetriou by Sam Saunders.
    • 38:09 Free kick taken by Pim Balkesteim.
    • 38:09 Booking The referee shows Jonathan Tehoue a yellow card.
    • 37:55 Unfair challenge on Leon Legge by Jonathan Tehoue results in a free kick.
    • 35:37 The offside flag is raised against Charlie MacDonald. Indirect free kick taken by Jamie Jones.
    • 34:24 James Scowcroft takes a shot. Save made by Wojciech Szczesny.
    • 32:44 Lewis Grabban is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Charlie Daniels takes the direct free kick.
    • 29:37 Corner taken by Sam Saunders, Tamika Mkandawire manages to make a clearance.
    • 27:27 Unfair challenge on Tamika Mkandawire by Lewis Grabban results in a free kick. Tamika Mkandawire takes the free kick.
    • 26:38 Ben Chorley fouled by Lewis Grabban, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Jamie Jones.
    • 22:50 James Scowcroft takes a shot. Save by Wojciech Szczesny.
    • 22:25 Pim Balkesteim challenges James Scowcroft unfairly and gives away a free kick. Charlie Daniels takes the free kick.
    • 21:54 Close range headed effort by Sam Saunders clears the crossbar.
    • 18:14 Sean Thornton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marcus Bean. Direct free kick taken by Sam Saunders.
    • 16:34 Sean Thornton takes a shot. Kevin O'Connor gets a block in.
    • 16:14 Ben Chorley takes a shot. Blocked by Sam Wood.
    • 15:50 Sean Thornton takes a short corner.
    • 13:29 Unfair challenge on Toumani Diagouraga by Adam Chambers results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Pim Balkesteim.
    • 11:42 Unfair challenge on Charlie MacDonald by Eric Lichaj results in a free kick. Sam Wood takes the free kick.
    • 8:24 Adam Chambers gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sam Saunders. Free kick taken by Pim Balkesteim.
    • 7:52 Corner from the right by-line taken by Charlie Daniels, clearance by Leon Legge.
    • 6:47 The offside flag is raised against Jonathan Tehoue. Wojciech Szczesny takes the indirect free kick.
    • 3:54 Toumani Diagouraga gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James Scowcroft. Sean Thornton takes the direct free kick.
    • 0:00 The referee gets the match started.

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    League One table snapshot

    As it stood on 27 Mar 2010 23:59 UK

    Position Team P GD PTS
    1 Norwich 38 40 82
    2 Leeds United 38 29 71
    3 Millwall 38 28 71
    4 Swindon 38 13 70
    5 Charlton 38 19 68
    6 Colchester 38 15 65
    7 Huddersfield 38 18 62
    8 Bristol Rovers 38 0 58
    9 MK Dons 38 -1 57
    10 Southampton 37 29 53
    11 Carlisle 38 -3 48
    12 Brentford 36 -1 47
    13 Brighton 38 -4 47
    14 Walsall 38 -7 47
    15 Yeovil 38 -6 44
    16 Leyton Orient 38 -10 41
    17 Gillingham 38 -11 40
    18 Exeter 38 -13 40
    19 Oldham 36 -13 40
    20 Hartlepool 38 -13 39
    21 Tranmere 37 -28 38
    22 Southend 38 -14 37
    23 Wycombe 38 -25 32
    24 Stockport 38 -42 24


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