Date: 8th May 2016 at 7:17pm
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Leyton Orient’s League 2 season continued with a win against Yeovil at Huish Park on Saturday.

Obviously Orient wanted promotion, these chances ended before the final match of the season but (for what it’s worth) a one-nil win at Yeovil meant the O’s finished the campaign in eighth place.

Sam Sargeant, given a chance in goal by caretaker boss Andy Hessenthaler, was called into action to deny the likes of Liam Shephard and Liam Walsh.

With the match set to end in a goalless draw Orient secured a win, against the run of play to be fair, when Ollie Palmer fired past Yeovil ‘keeper Artur Krysiak with his effort going in via the post to win it with just three-minutes to play.

Here’s a round up of the League 2 action from the other games played at the weekend….

These were the other results.

Saturday 7th May 2016
Accrington 0-0 Stevenage
Wimbledon 1-0 Newport
Bristol Rovers 2-1 Dag & Red
Crawley 0-3 Barnet
Luton 4-1 Exeter
Mansfield 0-0 Cambridge
Morecambe 1-1 York
Notts County 0-5 Carlisle
Oxford Utd 3-0 Wycombe
Plymouth 5-0 Hartlepool
Portsmouth 1-2 Northampton
Yeovil 0-1 Leyton Orient

The relegation issues had long since been decided but three sides went into the final day battling it out for two places to gain automatic promotion.

Accrington (nil-nil) went into the final match knowing a win would take them up but a failure to manage this at the Crown Ground meant the draw with Stevenage saw them drop from second to fourth and into the play-offs.

Oxford’s (three-nil) win against Wycombe at the Kassam Stadium saw them go up as runners up with a last gasp Bristol Rovers (two-one) winner at the Memorial Stadium against already relegated Dagenham taking them up in third on goal-difference.

Stanley will now have to pick themselves up for a play-off with Wimbledon (one-nil), who beat Newport. Plymouth (five-nil) thrashed Hartlepool so warmed up for a semi-final with Portsmouth (two-one), who were beaten by Champions Northampton, in impressive fashion.

Notts County (five-nil) will be happy to see the back of this season ending with another heavy defeat when thrashed by Carlisle at Meadow Lane.

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