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Leyton Orient 2-0 AFC Fylde

Marvin Ekpiteta put Orient ahead with his sixth goal of the season - and second in successive home games
Marvin Ekpiteta put Orient ahead with his sixth goal of the season - and second in successive home games

Leyton Orient eased two points clear at the top of the National League as they won a Wembley curtain raiser against fellow FA Trophy finalists AFC Fylde.

Their two goals both came inside the opening 24 minutes to secure an eighth straight win in league and cup games for Justin Edinburgh's side, Orient's best run in seven years..

Marvin Ekpiteta headed home from a corner to put the O's ahead in the 15th minute.

Macauley Bonne then struck from the penalty spot nine minutes later after James Brophy was brought down in the area.

That wrapped up the points as Orient cashed in on nearest rivals Solihull dropping two points.

Fifth-placed Fylde remain five points outside the fifth tier's top three.

After booking their Wembley places in Saturday's semi-finals, the two sides are set to meet again at Non-League Finals Day on 19 May.

Line-ups

Leyton Orient

  • 1Brill
  • 23TurleyBooked at 14minsSubstituted forDaytonat 37'minutes
  • 21EkpitetaBooked at 88mins
  • 7McAnuff
  • 15Happe
  • 6Coulson
  • 3Widdowson
  • 8ClayBooked at 79mins
  • 16BrophySubstituted forGormanat 90+4'minutes
  • 19KoromaSubstituted forAlabiat 61'minutes
  • 9Bonne

Substitutes

  • 11Dayton
  • 17Gorman
  • 24Sargeant
  • 27Alabi
  • 30Simpson

Fylde

  • 1Lynch
  • 3Francis-Angol
  • 4Byrne
  • 10PhilliskirkBooked at 0mins
  • 7HardySubstituted forBradleyat 68'minutesBooked at 79mins
  • 5TunnicliffeBooked at 79mins
  • 8CroasdaleBooked at 55mins
  • 18OdusinaSubstituted forHemmingsat 46'minutesBooked at 62mins
  • 9Rowe
  • 29WaltersBooked at 30mins
  • 30ReidSubstituted forHaughtonat 46'minutes

Substitutes

  • 11Crawford
  • 14Hemmings
  • 15Bradley
  • 21Brewitt
  • 27Haughton
Referee:
Richard Hulme
Attendance:
4,696

Live Text

Match ends, Leyton Orient 2, AFC Fylde 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Leyton Orient 2, AFC Fylde 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Dale Gorman replaces James Brophy.

Booking

Marvin Ekpiteta (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Booking

Jordan Tunnicliffe (AFC Fylde) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Booking

Danny Bradley (AFC Fylde) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Booking

Craig Clay (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Fylde. Danny Bradley replaces James Hardy.

Booking

Ashley Hemmings (AFC Fylde) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. James Alabi replaces Josh Koroma.

Booking

Ryan Croasdale (AFC Fylde) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Fylde. Nick Haughton replaces Alex Reid.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Fylde. Ashley Hemmings replaces Timi Odusina.

Second Half

Second Half begins Leyton Orient 2, AFC Fylde 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Leyton Orient 2, AFC Fylde 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. James Dayton replaces Jamie Turley.

Booking

Lewis Walters (AFC Fylde) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Goal!

Goal! Leyton Orient 2, AFC Fylde 0. Macauley Bonne (Leyton Orient) converts the penalty with a.

Goal!

Goal! Leyton Orient 1, AFC Fylde 0. Marvin Ekpiteta (Leyton Orient).

Booking

Jamie Turley (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Leyton Orient382210663283576
2Solihull Moors402281064382674
3Wrexham402191047301772
4Salford392010964382670
5Fylde381813763342967
6Harrogate3919101071482367
7Eastleigh38197124946364
8Ebbsfleet4017111255371862
9Gateshead391881350391162
10Sutton United401612124849-160
11Barrow401511144545056
12Hartlepool401313144853-552
13Halifax401118113535051
14Bromley39149165558-351
15Chesterfield401116134647-149
16Barnet381310153644-849
17Dag & Red39138184550-547
18Maidenhead United40145214163-2247
19Dover401210184860-1246
20Boreham Wood401015154253-1145
21Havant & Waterlooville40911205470-1638
22Aldershot4098233163-3235
23Maidstone United3985263067-3729
24Braintree4077263974-3528
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