Brentford 5-0 Leyton Orient

Sam Saunders scored two stunning free-kicks as Brentford crushed London rivals Leyton Orient.

Niall McGinn gave the Bees an early lead when he cut inside and lashed in a low drive, before Leon Legge headed in a second from Saunders' cross.

Saunders added to Brentford's lead with a 20-yard free-kick into the far corner, and repeated the trick by curling in another effort soon after.

Marcus Bean's low angled drive into the bottom corner rounded off the scoring.


Brentford boss Uwe Rosler told BBC London 94.9:

"First of all we have to be realistic and objective - Leyton Orient were the better team in the first half and they and better possesion.

"They didn't create many chances but they were more dominant on the ball and we were just reacting and not acting.

"I felt we showed some nerves getting on the ball from the back. At half time I told the players we had to invest more in this game."

Leyton Orient manager Russell Slade told BBC London 94.9:

"It's staggering that we've lost a game 5-0 and I think you can say that it flattered them.

"But, at the same time, I think we conceded some poor goals and I don't want to hide behind that - I'm disappointed with the way we capitulated.

"This gives us a mountain to climb and right now we're a little bit fragile."

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