Search

Leyton Orient: How they rated

20:02 25 May 2014

Leyton Orient fans in the stands at Wembley (pic: Nigel French/EMPICS)

Leyton Orient fans in the stands at Wembley (pic: Nigel French/EMPICS)

EMPICS Sport

Heartache in League One Play-off final for O’s

Leyton Orient's Kevin Lisbie says a prayer before kick-off at Wembley (pic: Nigel French/EMPICS)Leyton Orient's Kevin Lisbie says a prayer before kick-off at Wembley (pic: Nigel French/EMPICS)

Leyton Orient suffered penalty heartache after a thrilling League One Play-off final at Wembley Stadium.

Moses Odubajo gave Russell Slade’s men the lead with a stunning left-footed strike and then crossed from the right for Dean Cox to tap in a second before half time.

But former O’s striker Alex Revell replied with a second-half brace, stabbing home from six yards from a free-kick and then sending a stunning, dipping 35-yard effort over the head of Jamie Jones to level.

Neither side could find a winner in normal time, leading to an extra half hour of tension.

And despite having the better of the extra period, O’s could not find a winner and so it went to spot-kicks.

Jamie Jones saved from Lee Frecklington to give Orient the early advantage, but Mathieu Baudry and Chris Dagnall saw their efforts kept out by Adam Collin, condemning them to another season in League One.

Here are our player ratings:

ORIENT

1. Jamie Jones: Very good early save to deny Wes Thomas but fumble led to Revell’s first. No chance with stunning second or most penalties – 6.

2. Elliot Omozusi: Tried to get forward in support of Cox, but kept busy in defence by James Tavernier’s probing – 6.

4. Romain Vincelot: Frenchman was his usual combative, hard-working self in the midfield engine room – 7.

5. Scott Cuthbert: Solid on the right, although booked in first half for bodycheck on Ben Pringle – 6.

6. Mathieu Baudry: Had to stay alert to deal with Thomas, before Kieran Agard came his way. Poor penalty saved – 6.

7. Dean Cox: Didn’t get chance to influence game much from left wing, but can hardly have scored a simpler goal – 6.

8. Lloyd James: Covered lots of ground in midfield areas but unable to make much impact in terms of possession. Took penalty well – 7.

9. Kevin Lisbie: Looked isolated early on, but used his experience to win free-kick which led to first goal – 6.

10. David Mooney: Irishman had little sight of goal himself, aside from shot into side netting, but had hand in Cox strike and tried to link up play – 6.

11. Moses Odubajo: What a strike for Orient’s first goal and kept composure well to tee up the second. Always lively – 8.

15. Nathan Clarke: Looked to be limping early on, but soldiered through and had good battle with Alex Revell, great penalty – 7.

Substitutes

14. Shaun Batt (for Cox, 74): Nearly won a penalty within seconds of coming on, certainly livened things up – 7.

23. Chris Dagnall (for Lisbie, 76): Inches away from turning in a James cross, intelligent runs, poor penalty – 6.

24. John Lundstram (for Mooney, 105): Tried to open it up with passing game, took penalty well – 7.

Unused: Gary Sawyer, Jake Larkins, Marvin Bartley, Robbie Simpson.

Manager, Russell Slade: Good substitutions by the boss, Dagnall and Batt livened up the attack – 7.

Latest Ilford Sports News

11:30
Essex Alliance Division Three outfit Kitroom face the camera (pic: Anees Ikramullah).

Four goals in the first half earned Hainault-based club a comprehensive victory over league rivals

10:00
Referee Dean Treleaven inspects the pitch at Victoria Road before making the decision to call off the game between Dagenham & Redbridge and Bromley (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers have not played since January 7 after frozen pitch saw clash at home to Ravens called off

09:11
Redbridge's Rosie Allen in action at the Welsh Open (pic Alan Spink/actionphotography.co.uk)

Badminton players pick up more medals

Yesterday, 09:45
Barkingside got the better of Sporting Bengal at Mile End Stadium

Sporting Bengal 2 Barkingside 3

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read sport

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Are you in need of a new kitchen? Try our competition and you could win a brand new one!

Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

MyOffers H&M Competition

Who wouldn’t love the chance to go on a shopping spree. Imagine being able to walk into a shop and choose whatever your heart desires without having to worry about how much it costs.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Ilford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now