Grayson down despite late leveller

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Simon Grayson was left disappointed his Leeds side had not gained a ninth away win of the season as his side needed an injury-time own goal to secure a late point at Leyton Orient.

The Londoners broke the deadlock after the break through Tamika Mkandawire and - just when it seemed Orient had gained a remarkable back-to-the-wall triumph - Charlie Daniels turned the ball into his own net for United's 93rd-minute equaliser.

Grayson said: "I am disappointed because I thought we were outstanding particularly in the first half. But we were in control for so much of the game without any goals to show for it until the 93rd or 94th minute."

He added: "Just how the score was 0-0 at half time I will never know. We had so much possession and so many shots on target, so many crosses going in and limited them to very few opportunities.

"We did the same in the second, though perhaps not so clinically. But football is a strange game. You put the opposition under a lot of pressure and then they get a goal.

"This time last week we had the disappointment of conceding an equaliser at Hartlepool. This week we got an equaliser we justifiably deserved if not even more.

"Their goalkeeper made a couple of good saves in the first half and you have to give Orient credit for the way they came out second half, as we expected them to, and put us under a bit of pressure.

"It is a disappointment and shows what these players are about. They have character and desire to keep going to the end and not get beat."

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