Orient clinch shock away win
Orient keeper Jamie Jones saved Sam Baldock's last-minute penalty to ensure a 2-1 win against MK Dons.
Last Updated: 27/01/09 11:19pm
Rookie Leyton Orient goalkeeper Jamie Jones saved Sam Baldock's last-minute penalty to ensure a 2-1 win against high-fliers MK Dons.
The former Everton youngster, making only his fourth start for the club, clawed Baldock's penalty to safety after Ryan Jarvis was adjudged to have handled Jemal Johnson's cross in the dying seconds to cap a memorable night for the visitors and chalk up just their first win in ten matches
Stephen Purches had earlier fired them in front on the hour after Dean Morgan cancelled out Luke Chadwick's strike for the home side before the break.
The Dons took the lead after 19 minutes when Aaron Wilbraham sent Chadwick clear to curl a shot beyond Jones and into the top corner, however Orient instantly improved and Morgan fired past Willy Gueret six minutes later from JJ Melligan's free kick.
Purches powered the Os in front on the hour from 25 yards before the Dons, winless in 2009, piled forward.
The pressure looked to have paid off in the final minute but Jones denied Baldock to earn caretaker boss Kevin Nugent his first win since replacing Martin Ling.