FULL-TIME: Orient 0 Carlisle 0 - Orient’s late flurry is not enough to force a win

Jones keeps home side in it with some great first half stops

FULL-TIME: Orient 0 Carlisle United 0

Orient’s play-off hopes took a knock as they were held to a goalless draw by Carlisle.

The O’s started and finished the game well, but a point was just about right as the vistors dominated the middle section and Jamie Jones, on his 100th appearance pulled off some super saves to keep Carlisle at bay.


7 mins - Orient have made a bright start and Carlisle defender Matty Robson slices a Dean Cox cross over his own bar.

9 mins - Charlie Daniels shoots just wide as O’s are on top.

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11 mins - A good move involving Harry Kane and Dean Cox ends with skipper Stephen Dawson firing over as the ball won’t come down for him.

14 mins - Dean Cox tries hus luck from 20 yards, but Adam Collin saves well in the visiting goal.

17 mins - Adam Collin makes a super save to beat away Harry Kane’s header from a Charlie Daniels free-kick. The ball looked to be arrowing into the net. Scott McGleish can’t force home the rebound.

32 mins - Now it’s Orient keeper Jamie Jones, making his 100th appearance to show his form, as he makes a great save fromCraig Curran.

38 mins - The balance of play has swung Carlisle’s way and Jones saves well from Francois Zoko, as he drifts between Elliot Omozusi and Adam Barrett.

40 mins - Jones is in action again as he just beats Zoko to Andrew Whing’s under-hit back pass.

45 mins - It’s all Carlisle and Jones keeps the score blank with a great double save as he denies James Berrett and then denies Craig Curran’s follow-up effort.

Half-time: Orient 0 Carlisle 0 - Orient dominated the first 30 minutes, but Carlisle came back strongly and the home side had Jamie Jones to thank for keeping the scores level.

58 mins - Carlisle have started the second half well and Paul Thirwell shaves the far post with a drive from 25 yards

59 mins - The visitors are getting closer and Jones makes another good save as he palms away and effort from James Berrett.

60 mins - Orient boss makes a change to try and get back in the game and Paul-Jose M’Poko replaces his Tottenham team-mate Harry Kane.

65 mins - The attendance is announced 3,228 - quite a difference from Saturday!

69 mins - The change has sparked Orient into life and Matt Spring fires in a shot from 25 yards that’s well saved by Adam Collin. But M’Poku is making a differnce.

73 mins - Charlie Daniels plays a neat one-two with Paul-Jose M’Poku and fires in a shot that Adam can only parry.

75 mins - O’s make a double sub. It’s the last throw of the dice. Jonathan Tehoue replaces Scott McGleish and Jason Crowe comes on for Andrew Whing. While Carlisle take off Francois Zoko and put on Paddy Madden.

78 mins - Carlisle sub Paddy Madden almost makes an instant impression and fires against the bar.

84 mins - Dean Cox breaks down the right and pulls the ball back for Adam Chambers, but he scoops the ball over the bar from eight yards.

87 mins - O’s miss a great chance to win it. Paul-Jose M’Poku crosses from the left and Dean Cox heads over from four yards.

90 mins - Matt Spring’s shot is deflected by Jonathan Tehoue, but Carlisle scramble the ball off the line.

Orient: Jones, Whing (Crowe 75 mins), Omozusi, Barrett, Daniels, Spring, Dawson, Chambers, Cox, McGleish (Tehoue 75 mins), Kane (M’Poku 60 mins). Subs: Butcher, Forbes, Jarvis, Carroll.

Carlisle United: Collin, Simek, Murphy, Robson, Thirwell, Taiwo, Zoko (Madden 75 mins), Curran, Noble, Berrett, Michalik. Subs: Gillespie, Livesey, Loy, Bowman, Wells, Todd.

Referee: Garry Sutton

Attendance: 3,228 (including 238 Carlisle fans)


Orient manager Russell Slade makes two changes to the side that lost 2-0 at home to Southampton on Saturday.

Matt Spring returns after a three-game ban, while on loan Tottenham youngster returns up front.

Jimmy Smith, who injured a knee against Southampton is ruled out, wheile Jonathan Tehoue drops to the bench.