MX23RW : Wednesday, December 19 12:17:59
Nov 15, 2015 at 12.15pm UK at ​Victoria Park
HartlepoolHartlepool United
3-1
Leyton Orient
Oyenuga (20' pen.), Gray (70', 85')
FT(HT: 1-1)
Pritchard (13')

Result: Jake Gray scores brace in Hartlepool United win

Hartlepool United come from behind to beat Leyton Orient 3-1 in their League Two clash at Victoria Park on Sunday, with Jake Gray scoring a brace for the hosts.

Hartlepool United came from behind to beat Leyton Orient 3-1 in their League Two clash at Victoria Park on Sunday afternoon.

It was the visitors that came closest to scoring inside the first minute, but after the ball broke for Sean Clohessy, the right-back could only fire over the crossbar.

Orient took the lead in the 12th minute when Bradley Pritchard converted from close range after a cross from Lloyd James.

However, Hartlepool were on terms eight minutes later - Kudus Oyenuga converting from the penalty spot after a handball inside the box.

Oyenuga again came close for the hosts just before the 30-minute mark, but this time, his effort was over the Orient crossbar as the sides remained on terms approaching the half-time interval.

Orient came close to regaining the lead just past the hour when Mathieu Baudry met another dangerous cross from James, but Trevor Carson was on hand to make a smart save.

The hosts scored the game's all-important third goal in the 70th minute, however, when on-loan Crystal Palace midfielder Jake Gray's deflected strike from outside the box found the back of the net.

Gray was not finished, however, and added his second of the match five minutes from time to secure all the points for the home team.

The result has moved Hartlepool into 19th position in the League Two table, while Orient remain in seventh.

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Leyton Orient24148244143050
2Salford City24147347212649
3Harrogate TownHarrogate24137449301946
4Wrexham23137330141646
5Solihull MoorsSolihull23135533201344
6Fylde24119438182042
7Gateshead2312382920939
8Sutton UnitedSutton2391043127437
9Eastleigh2410682627-136
10Ebbsfleet249782924534
11Boreham WoodBoreham Wood248882526-132
12Barrow2494112729-231
13Hartlepool UnitedHartlepool248792531-631
14Dagenham & RedbridgeDag & Red2484122630-428
15Barnet218492226-428
16Halifax Town236982227-527
17Aldershot TownAldershot2474132039-1925
18Bromley2366113139-824
19Havant & WaterloovilleHavant & W'ville2466123544-924
20Chesterfield2341182024-423
21Dover AthleticDover Athletic2456132543-1821
22Maidenhead UnitedMaidenhead2363142345-2221
23Maidstone UnitedMaidstone2354141935-1619
24Braintree TownBraintree2435162144-2314

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