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Leyton Orient 2-0 Barnet

Two goals in as many second-half minutes gave Leyton Orient an opening-day victory over Barnet.

A dull game came to life when Jay Simpson controlled a Dean Cox cross in the box and spun to fire Orient, who were relegated from League One last season, into the lead

Less than 60 seconds later, Paul McCallum finished from close range.

Newly-promoted Barnet's best chance came in the first half, but Michael Gash prodded wide from close range.

Line-ups

Leyton Orient

  • 1Cisak
  • 2Clohessy
  • 4Essam
  • 6BaudryBooked at 43mins
  • 3Shaw
  • 8JamesBooked at 71mins
  • 14MooreSubstituted forDunneat 84'minutes
  • 7Cox
  • 27SimpsonSubstituted forTurgottat 88'minutes
  • 10McCallumBooked at 67minsSubstituted forPalmerat 90+5'minutes
  • 18PritchardBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 5Dunne
  • 9Palmer
  • 17Turgott
  • 19Kashket
  • 23Moncur
  • 25Ling
  • 33Woods

Barnet

  • 1Stack
  • 2HoyteSubstituted forGambinat 81'minutes
  • 5N'Gala
  • 4Dembélé
  • 3Johnson
  • 7Yiadom
  • 8Weston
  • 14Togwell
  • 11VilheteSubstituted forMuggletonat 66'minutes
  • 18GashSubstituted forStevensat 87'minutes
  • 9AkindeBooked at 58mins

Substitutes

  • 6Nelson
  • 12Gambin
  • 16Champion
  • 17Muggleton
  • 19Batt
  • 21Stephens
  • 22Stevens
Referee:
Iain Williamson
Attendance:
6,151

Match Stats

Home TeamLeyton OrientAway TeamBarnet
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home9
Away8
Shots on Target
Home5
Away2
Corners
Home1
Away3
Fouls
Home9
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Leyton Orient 2, Barnet 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Leyton Orient 2, Barnet 0.

Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Elliot Johnson.

Ollie Palmer (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Bondz N'Gala (Barnet).

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Ollie Palmer replaces Paul McCallum.

Attempt missed. Matt Stevens (Barnet) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Paul McCallum (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Bondz N'Gala (Barnet).

Booking

Bradley Pritchard (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Blair Turgott replaces Jay Simpson.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Matt Stevens replaces Michael Gash.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Alan Dunne replaces Sammy Moore.

Bradley Pritchard (Leyton Orient).

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Luke Gambin replaces Gavin Hoyte.

Sean Clohessy (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Michael Gash (Barnet).

Attempt saved. Bradley Pritchard (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal.

Michael Gash (Barnet).

Foul by Dean Cox (Leyton Orient).

Curtis Weston (Barnet) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Bradley Pritchard (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Leyton Orient 2, Barnet 0. Paul McCallum (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Sean Clohessy.

Goal!

Goal! Leyton Orient 1, Barnet 0. Jay Simpson (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Dean Cox.

Booking

Lloyd James (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Lloyd James (Leyton Orient).

John Akinde (Barnet) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Jay Simpson (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Booking

Paul McCallum (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Paul McCallum (Leyton Orient).

Gavin Hoyte (Barnet) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Sam Muggleton replaces Mauro Vilhete.

Foul by Mathieu Baudry (Leyton Orient).

Michael Gash (Barnet) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

John Akinde (Barnet) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

(Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by John Akinde (Barnet).

Attempt saved. Bradley Pritchard (Leyton Orient) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Sean Clohessy (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the right side of the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt missed. Curtis Weston (Barnet) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Cambridge11003033
2Portsmouth11003033
3Wycombe11003033
4Hartlepool11002023
5Leyton Orient11002023
6Notts County11002023
7Plymouth11002023
8Exeter11003213
9Northampton11001013
10Accrington10101101
11Carlisle10101101
12Crawley10101101
13Luton10101101
14Mansfield10101101
15Oxford Utd10101101
16Yeovil100123-10
17Bristol Rovers100101-10
18Wimbledon100102-20
19Barnet100102-20
20Morecambe100102-20
21Stevenage100102-20
22Dag & Red100103-30
23Newport100103-30
24York100103-30
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