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League Two roundup: Leyton Orient go top of the table

Sports Mole rounds up Saturday's League Two action as Leyton Orient climb to the summit of League Two, drawing 1-1 with Cambridge United.

Leyton Orient have climbed to the summit of the League Two table after they drew 1-1 with Cambridge United.

A point was enough to give Ian Hendon's side the top spot, after Jay Simpson levelled the scores after Jacob Blyth's strike in the second half.

Plymouth Argyle have ended Wycombe Wanderers unbeaten streak this season, after Jake Jervis scored the winner 15 minutes before half time against the Chairboys.

Portsmouth had to come from a goal down to beat lowly Barnet, as Andy Yiadom gave the visitors the lead before goals from Conor Chaplin and Adam McGurk gave the former Premier League side all three points and leaves them third behind the Pilgrims and Orient.

Jabo Ibehre continues his impressive goalscoring form, as he netted his eighth goal in seven games in the league, as his goal against Dagenham & Redbridge helped win the game for Carlisle United.

Liam Noble's 93rd-minute strike won Notts County three points against Luton Town in a dramatic finish, after the visitors looked likely to receive a point for their efforts.

Christian Ribeiro scored a 92nd-minute winner for Exeter City against Hartlepool United at St James' Park.

Mansfield Town thrashed 10-man Crawley Town 4-0, as Nathan Thomas, Matt Green, Mitch Rose and Craig Westcarr completed the rout after Gwion Edwards received a second-half red card.

Teddy Sheringham was denied back-to-back wins as Stevenage manager, as Luke Summerfield's second-half goal stopped the former England striker from gaining all three points.

Ten-man Northampton Town managed to hold on to beat Oxford United, after Jason Taylor saw red 20 minutes after Sam Hoskins's opener.

Adebayo Akinfenwa's equaliser secured AFC Wimbledon a point, after Ryan Bird's first-half goal broke the deadlock for Yeovil Town.

Newport County manager Terry Butcher saw his side concede a 94th-minute penalty, as Paul Mullin converted the spot kick for Morecambe, keeping Newport rooted to the bottom of the table.

Billy Kee scored a second-half winner against Bristol Rovers as Accrington Stanley won 1-0 away from home.

Results in full (half-time scores in brackets): Bristol Rovers 0-1 Accrington Stanley (0-0), Cambridge United 1-1 Leyton Orient (0-0), Carlisle United 2-1 Dagenham & Redbridge (1-1), Exeter City 1-0 Hartlepool United (0-0), Mansfield Town 4-0 Crawley Town (1-0), Newport County 1-2 Morecambe (0-1), Northampton Town 1-0 Oxford United (1-0), Notts County 3-2 Luton Town (1-0), Portsmouth 3-1 Barnet (1-1), Stevenage 2-2 York City (0-1), Wycombe Wanderers 1-2 Plymouth Argyle (1-2), Yeovil Town 1-1 AFC Wimbledon (1-0).


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Ian Hendon, Manager of Leyton Orient looks on during the pre season friendly match between Braintree Town and Leyton Orient at the Miles Smith Stadium on July 10, 2015
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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Portsmouth28176547272057
2Luton TownLuton28168454252956
3Sunderland271411248262253
4Charlton AthleticCharlton29165847311653
5Barnsley27157547232452
6Peterborough UnitedPeterborough2813874738947
7Doncaster RoversDoncaster28137851371446
8Fleetwood Town29109104133839
9Blackpool2710982725239
10Coventry CityCoventry29116123134-339
11Southend UnitedSouthend28122143834438
12Wycombe WanderersWycombe28108103840-238
13Burton Albion28106123838036
14Accrington StanleyAccrington2798102736-935
15Walsall2998123345-1235
16Scunthorpe UnitedScunthorpe2997133754-1734
17Plymouth ArgylePlymouth2996143851-1333
18Shrewsbury TownShrewsbury28710112935-631
19Gillingham2894153948-931
20Rochdale2987143559-2431
21Oxford UnitedOxford Utd2879123544-930
22Bristol Rovers2877142530-528
23Bradford CityBradford2883173147-1627
24AFC Wimbledon2965182245-2323

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