Bristol Rovers player ratings v Leyton Orient as 'warrior' midfielder scores 8/10 in 1-1 draw

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Bristol Rovers were held to a 1-1 draw at home to Leyton Orient in League One with player ratings below...

Bristol Rovers conceded in stoppage time as they were held to a 1-1 draw at home to Leyton Orient in League One.

The Gas took the lead just before the interval with a fine strike from Grant Ward into the bottom corner, which left Sol Brynn helpless.

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Orient looked to make amends as they dominated possession in the second-half and they found their equaliser deep into stoppage time from a Tristan Crama own-goal from a free-kick.

Here is how the Rovers players faired this evening...

Player ratings:

Matt Cox - 6

Relatively commanding and vocal between the sticks as well extremely competent distribution with his feet. Didn't have a lot do all evening, but couldn't keep couldn't keep out the late equaliser.

Jack Hunt - 6

Wasn't as much of an attacking threat at right-back, which we had been come accustomed to in recent weeks.

Connor Taylor - 6

Was composed in the heart of the defence and won most of his arial battles.

James Wilson - 6

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The skipper on the night was defensively solid and coped well despite the pressure from Orient, however couldn't head clear the header in stoppage time.

Lewis Gordon (subbed off, 86') - 7

The 22-year old defended brilliantly, winning his arial duals and looked confident in possession before being replaced.

Grant Ward - 8

Scored a superb strike at the end of the first-half to put the hosts one up. Protected his back four well playing in the pivot and was a warrior with his tackles and physicality.

Antony Evans - 6

Struggled to dictate the play in the middle of the park with the hosts having the majority of the ball on the night. However had some nice flicks and turns.

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Along with many of his attacking team mates struggled to have a real impact in the game.

Harvey Vale - 7

Was certainly Rovers' brightest attacking spark in the first-half. Was quieter second-half, but was great defensively when moved to wing-back.

Jevani Brown (subbed off, 65') - 6

Struggled to really get into the game for the Gas before being substituted in the second-half.

Chris Martin - (subbed off, 70') - 6

Was a little bit isolated at times up front for Rovers. However his hold-up play was good, which allowed his team mates to get further up the field.

Lamare Bogarde (subbed on, 65') - 6

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Was introduced in the second-half to shield his team and take the pressure off his team.

John Marquis (subbed on, 70') - 6

Pressed well from the front when introduced and nearly scored the winner at the end.

Aaron Collins (subbed on, 70') - 6

Wasn't able to have much impact in the game when he came on, but he tried to stretch Richie Wellens' defence when possible.

Tristan Crama (subbed on, 86') - N/A

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