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Posted on 25 November 2009  - 12:00

Andros Townsend impressed again as Leyton Orient pushed League One title-favourites Leeds United all the way at Elland Road on Tuesday night.

Andros Townsend impressed again as Leyton Orient pushed League One title-favourites Leeds United all the way at Elland Road on Tuesday night.

Unfortunately it wasn't enough for our on-loan winger and the Os as Max Gradel won it for the leaders in the final minute.

Andros looked to have helped his side to the perfect start when he took a quick free-kick for Sean Thornton to drive home in the fifth minute. However, the referee deemed he'd taken the free-kick too quicky and the 'goal' was chalked off.

Andros tested home keeper Casper Ankergren and fizzed in a couple of crosses that came to nothing before Gradel's last-gasp winner.

Staying in League One, Ryan Mason and Steven Caulker played a full shift for Yeovil and Jon Obika 78 minutes of the 1-0 defeat at Gillingham.

John Bostock went close in a 70-minute stint for Brentford as the Bees lost 1-0 at Wycombe. Meanwhile, both Oscar Jansson and Troy Archibald-Henville were unused substitutes as Exeter drew 1-1 against Millwall at St James Park.

In League Two, Adam Smith played his second 90 minutes in three days for Torquay United as the Gulls drew 2-2 at Port Vale. David Button was an unused substitute as Shrewsbury lost 2-1 at Hereford.