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Ebbsfleet United 2-0 Leyton Orient

Ebbsfleet boosted their National League play-off ambitions with a comfortable 2-0 win over league leaders Leyton Orient.

There were little between the two teams before Jack King fired Ebbsfleet into a 23rd-minute lead with a powerful drive after Orient failed to clear a corner.

Table-toppers Orient pushed for an equaliser after the restart, with Charlie Lee, Josh Koroma and Daniel Happe all testing Ebbsfleet goalkeeper Nathan Ashmore.

The hosts doubled their advantage when Chris Bush curled in a great free-kick in the 63rd minute.

James Brophy and Macauley Bonne both went close for the visitors, who have won just one of their last five league matches, but Fleet held on to extend their unbeaten league run to five matches and move up eighth in the table.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Ebbsfleet

  • 1Ashmore
  • 23Wilson
  • 19BushBooked at 63mins
  • 8AdamsBooked at 56mins
  • 3Magri
  • 2King
  • 16Payne
  • 10DrurySubstituted forRanceat 83'minutes
  • 22GrahamSubstituted forWhitelyat 81'minutes
  • 12CheekSubstituted forMcDonaldat 90+4'minutes
  • 9Kedwell

Substitutes

  • 4Rance
  • 7McDonald
  • 11Weston
  • 13Miles
  • 18Whitely

Leyton Orient

  • 1Brill
  • 2Ling
  • 15Happe
  • 22LeeSubstituted forClayat 67'minutes
  • 3Widdowson
  • 5ElokobiSubstituted forTurleyat 67'minutes
  • 10Maguire-DrewSubstituted forHarroldat 67'minutes
  • 4LawlessBooked at 89mins
  • 16Brophy
  • 19Koroma
  • 9Bonne

Substitutes

  • 8Clay
  • 18Harrold
  • 23Turley
  • 24Sargeant
  • 27Alabi
Referee:
Gary Parsons
Attendance:
3,020

Live Text

Match ends, Ebbsfleet United 2, Leyton Orient 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Ebbsfleet United. Cody McDonald replaces Michael Cheek.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Ebbsfleet United 2, Leyton Orient 0.

Booking

Alex Lawless (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Ebbsfleet United. Dean Rance replaces Andy Drury.

Substitution

Substitution, Ebbsfleet United. Corey Whitely replaces Bagasan Graham.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Craig Clay replaces Charlie Lee.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Jamie Turley replaces George Elokobi.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Matt Harrold replaces Jordan Maguire-Drew.

Goal!

Goal! Ebbsfleet United 2, Leyton Orient 0. Chris Bush (Ebbsfleet United).

Booking

Ebou Adams (Ebbsfleet United) is shown the yellow card.

Second Half

Second Half begins Ebbsfleet United 1, Leyton Orient 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Ebbsfleet United 1, Leyton Orient 0.

Goal!

Goal! Ebbsfleet United 1, Leyton Orient 0. Jack King (Ebbsfleet United).

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Leyton Orient30169549222757
2Solihull Moors30176747272057
3Salford30168657322556
4Fylde301411547232453
5Wrexham30158736221453
6Harrogate30148857401750
7Sutton United29131064034649
8Ebbsfleet30138945311447
9Gateshead30145113830847
10Eastleigh30137103640-446
11Bromley30117124344-140
12Barrow30117123234-240
13Dag & Red30115143738-138
14Boreham Wood30911103336-338
15Hartlepool3099123241-936
16Barnet26105112632-635
17Halifax2971392631-534
18Havant & Waterlooville3088144453-932
19Dover3088143147-1632
20Maidenhead United3094173354-2131
21Chesterfield29514102937-829
22Aldershot2976162447-2327
23Maidstone United3074192750-2325
24Braintree3057182953-2422
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