Orient unseat sorry Saddlers

Dean Cox fired Leyton Orient into the third round of the FA Cup as his first-half goal ensured a 1-0 win over Walsall.

Last Updated: 07/12/13 at 19:14

Dean Cox: Got the winner

Dean Cox: Got the winner

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Cox's solitary strike after 41 minutes settled a dour and scrappy affair at Brisbane Road. O's captain David Mooney crossed the ball into the penalty area and although Shaun Batt scuffed his attempt, the ball fell to Cox and the midfielder blasted the ball home from 12 yards for his eighth goal of the season.

The visitors enjoyed the greater possession but were unable to extend home goalkeeper Jamie Jones.

As Walsall pushed forward, gaps opened up at the back, with Batt and substitute Robbie Simpson both squandered chances to tie up the game.

Tempers became frayed in the final moments with Mooney shown a straight red card after an incident involving Paul Downing, who should have equalised shortly afterwards but he shot high over the cross bar from close range in the last seconds of injury time.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

More Match Results

Monday, 16 March 2015
19:45
Reading 3-0 Bradford Report
Monday, 09 March 2015
Man Utd 1-2 Arsenal Report
Sunday, 08 March 2015
16:00
Liverpool 0-0 Blackburn Report
Saturday, 07 March 2015
17:30
A Villa 2-0 W Brom Report
12:45
Bradford 0-0 Reading Report
Monday, 16 February 2015
19:45
Preston 1-3 Man Utd  
Sunday, 15 February 2015
16:00
Arsenal 2-0 M'boro Report
14:30
Bradford 2-0 S'land Report
12:30
A Villa 2-1 Leicester Report
Saturday, 14 February 2015
17:30
C Palace 1-2 Liverpool  

Footer 365

European Qualifiers round-up: Holland and Italy held to draws

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar's late header rescued a point for Holland against Turkey in European Qualifying, while Eder spared Italy's blushes in Bulgaria.

Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey bullish over Belgium clash after 3-0 win in Israel

Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey is confident of cementing top spot by upsetting Group B favourites Belgium in June.

Gareth Bale says he takes criticism of his form with a pinch of salt

Gareth Bale insists he has nothing to prove to anybody after playing a starring role in a vital victory for Wales.

Mail Box

Where's The Love For Walcott?

Theo Walcott is wanted by neither Arsenal or Liverpool fans in the afternoon Mailbox. Also, some good points on the FA skewed priorities, and glorious geekery...

Ripe Robin Still Has A Role To Play...

There is some support for the aging Robin van Perise in a frankly threadbare Mailbox. Also, more debate over homegrown players, with a suggestion of an import tax...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company