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Leyton Orient 3-0 Stevenage

Jay Simpson
Jay Simpson has two goals in four games this season

Leyton Orient maintained their winning start to the League Two season with a comfortable victory over Stevenage.

It took until the 74th minute for the hosts to go in front when Jay Simpson headed in Dean Cox's cross.

Blair Turgott added a second from 18 yards for his first Orient goal, before another summer arrival, Ollie Palmer, also grabbed his first goal.

Brett Williams and Dipo Akinyemi hit the post for Stevenage in the first half, as Orient went top of the league.

Stevenage manager Teddy Sheringham told BBC Three Counties Radio:

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Sheringham on Leyton Orient v Stevenage

"It's not about doing stuff for 45 or 50 minutes. It's a 90-minute game. You've got to be clued in. You can't do it for 55 and think you'll get away with it.

"We've had chances to get ourselves in front and that's the disappointing thing. You've got to be resilient all over the pitch, it's not just about half-chances. When you're in good positions you've got to dominate teams.

"We need to get accustomed to what it takes to win football matches and get ruthless with each other. Perhaps no more of the 'Mr Nice Guy' and enjoying the surroundings."

Line-ups

Leyton Orient

  • 1Cisak
  • 2Clohessy
  • 4Essam
  • 6Baudry
  • 3Shaw
  • 8JamesSubstituted forTurgottat 60'minutes
  • 18Pritchard
  • 14Moore
  • 7CoxSubstituted forDunneat 82'minutes
  • 10McCallumSubstituted forPalmerat 76'minutes
  • 27SimpsonBooked at 60mins

Substitutes

  • 5Dunne
  • 9Palmer
  • 17Turgott
  • 19Kashket
  • 21Grainger
  • 23Moncur
  • 25Ling

Stevenage

  • 16Day
  • 5FranksBooked at 80mins
  • 6Hughes
  • 19Wells
  • 23OkimoBooked at 88mins
  • 8SchumacherBooked at 73mins
  • 11PettSubstituted forStorerat 79'minutes
  • 18Parrett
  • 22LeeSubstituted forConlonat 65'minutes
  • 20Akinyemi
  • 9WilliamsBooked at 41minsSubstituted forHitchcockat 75'minutes

Substitutes

  • 13Kettings
  • 15Hitchcock
  • 26Casey
  • 30Ogilvie
  • 32Conlon
  • 34Gorman
  • 38Storer
Referee:
Chris Sarginson
Attendance:
4,949

Match Stats

Home TeamLeyton OrientAway TeamStevenage
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home12
Away7
Shots on Target
Home4
Away2
Corners
Home8
Away13
Fouls
Home10
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Leyton Orient 3, Stevenage 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Leyton Orient 3, Stevenage 0.

Attempt saved. Mark Hughes (Stevenage) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Connor Essam.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Sean Clohessy.

Goal!

Goal! Leyton Orient 3, Stevenage 0. Ollie Palmer (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the centre of the goal.

Foul by Bradley Pritchard (Leyton Orient).

Jerome Okimo (Stevenage) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Jerome Okimo.

Booking

Jerome Okimo (Stevenage) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Blair Turgott (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jerome Okimo (Stevenage).

Attempt blocked. Jay Simpson (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Blair Turgott (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dean Parrett (Stevenage).

Goal!

Goal! Leyton Orient 2, Stevenage 0. Blair Turgott (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Sean Clohessy.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Sean Clohessy.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Sean Clohessy.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Alan Dunne replaces Dean Cox.

Booking

Fraser Franks (Stevenage) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Dean Cox (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Fraser Franks (Stevenage).

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Jack Storer replaces Tom Pett.

Foul by Blair Turgott (Leyton Orient).

Jerome Okimo (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Ollie Palmer replaces Paul McCallum.

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Tom Hitchcock replaces Brett Williams.

Goal!

Goal! Leyton Orient 1, Stevenage 0. Jay Simpson (Leyton Orient) header from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Dean Cox.

Booking

Steven Schumacher (Stevenage) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Blair Turgott (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Steven Schumacher (Stevenage).

Attempt missed. Tom Conlon (Stevenage) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Tom Conlon (Stevenage) left footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the right is too high from a direct free kick.

Foul by Frazer Shaw (Leyton Orient).

Brett Williams (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Tom Conlon replaces Charlie Lee.

Attempt missed. Paul McCallum (Leyton Orient) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Bradley Pritchard.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Sean Clohessy.

Booking

Jay Simpson (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Leyton Orient33008179
2Wycombe33006069
3Hartlepool33005149
4Cambridge32109547
5Portsmouth32105147
6Plymouth32017346
7Northampton32014226
8Bristol Rovers32012116
9Exeter320156-16
10Oxford Utd31206425
11Mansfield31113214
12Accrington31112204
13Wimbledon310235-23
14Notts County310235-23
15Barnet310224-23
16Morecambe310213-23
17York310225-33
18Luton302134-12
19Crawley302123-12
20Carlisle302169-32
21Newport301226-41
22Stevenage301227-51
23Yeovil300325-30
24Dag & Red300328-60
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