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Blades held by Orient

Sheffield United
0 - 0
Leyton Orient

Bramall Lane

26/02/13 7.45pm

Attendance: 16,540

Referee:

Sheffield United dropped their first points in five games as Leyton Orient held them to a 0-0 draw at home.

United struggled to break down the Orient defence and Ryan Flynn came closest to breaking the deadlock, when his strike came back of a post.

The Blades enjoyed most of the first half with Dominic Poleon, who was making his first start for the club since signing on loan from Leeds also seeing an effort go wide.

Blades keeper George Long had to be on his toes when he twice denied Orient with a double save but it was a disappointing evening in front of goal.

The draw sees United drop down to second in League One.

Teams

Sheffield United
Long, Higginbotham, Maguire, Collins, McMahon, Flynn, Doyle, McDonald, Kitson (Cresswell 72), Robson (De Girolamo 72), Poleon (McFadzean 63)

Subs not used
Coyne, Hill, Westlake, Ironside,

Leyton Orient
Jones, Vincelot, Cuthbert, Baudry, Clark, McSweeney, Cox, Smith, Odubajo, James, Batt (Mooney 56)

Subs not used
Grainger, Griffith, Omozusi, Cook, MacDonald, Obafemi

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Writer:S2
Date:Tuesday February 26 2013
Time: 9:54PM

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