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League Two roundup: Exeter City thrash Leyton Orient

Sports Mole rounds up Saturday's League Two action as Exeter City thrash leaders Leyton Orient.

League leaders Leyton Orient were thrashed 4-0 by Exeter City at St. James Park, as Tom Nichols scored twice from the penalty spot, with Alex Nicholls and David Wheeler rounding off the scoring.

Carlisle United came out on top in their five-goal thriller against Barnet, as Derek Asamoah netted a brace to give the home side all three points.

York City condemned Newport County to their fifth defeat of the season, leaving them bottom of League Two after goals from James Berrett, Reece Thompson and Vadaine Oliver won it comfortably for the away side.

Morecambe came back from two goals down to snatch all three points against 10-man Yeovil Town, after Shaun Jeffers saw a first-half red card in their 4-2 loss.

Wycombe Wanderers have moved up to second in the table, after they beat Hartlepool United 2-1, with the result being Pools's third defeat on the bounce.

Matt McClure bagged a first-half brace for Dagenham & Redbridge in their 2-1 away win at Northampton Town.

Luton Town comfortably overcame 10-man Cambridge United, as Luke Guttridge, Luke Wilkinson and Danny Green scored the goals for the away side.

Teddy Sheringham picked up another victory as Stevenage manager as his side beat high-flying Plymouth Argyle, with first-half goals from Connor Ogilvie and Chris Whelpdale gave the former England striker the victory.

Mansfield Town and AFC Wimbledon shared the spoils in their match, as Chris Clements cancelled out Tom Elliott's opener.

Portsmouth and Accrington Stanley played out the only goalless game in today's host of fixtures.

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


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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
1Lincoln City27167448262255
2Bury29157755332252
3Mansfield TownMansfield281312341221951
4Carlisle UnitedCarlisle291531147351248
5MK Dons27138644242047
6Colchester UnitedColchester29137944331146
7Forest Green RoversForest Green271111540271344
8Exeter CityExeter2812883829944
9Stevenage29135113536-144
10Tranmere RoversTranmere2811984235742
11Swindon TownSwindon29101093338-540
12Oldham AthleticOldham2810994135639
13Newport CountyNewport27116103845-739
14Crewe AlexandraCrewe29115133136-538
15Grimsby Town28104142935-634
16Northampton TownNorthampton2871293738-133
17Crawley TownCrawley29103163442-833
18Port Vale2888122736-932
19Cambridge UnitedCambridge2995152849-2132
20Yeovil TownYeovil2779113032-230
21Cheltenham TownCheltenham2878133243-1129
22Morecambe2977152946-1728
23Macclesfield TownMacclesfield2976162745-1827
24Notts County2949162959-3021

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