Crawley City-Leyton East 0-1

Tom James scored his second purpose in consecutive video games when Leyton Orient scored two out of two league wins with a 1-0 win at Crawley.

The hosts, overwhelmed by the identical rating in Carlisle within the opening recreation, once more fought for fluency and barely threatened to come back to phrases.

Crawley welcomed an distinctive crowd of practically 4,000 after the brand new homeowners slashed subscription costs and new boss Kevin Betsy promised “actual positivity” in his first residence recreation in cost.

The Reds threatened on 19 minutes when rookie Teddy Jenks set James Tilley however punched a low shot to the facet of the submit from 12 yards.

Crawley defender George Francomb blocked a George Moncur shot earlier than Theo Archibald’s low shot was saved by Corey Addai, who was making his first EFL begin.

Orient took the lead in model simply 5 minutes after half-time when Crawley cleared a nook solely midway and winger James unleashed an unstoppable shot from the sting of the realm to report his second purpose in two video games in entrance. to the followers of the O.

Crawley later had a break when substitute Paul Smyth bought the clear go however dragged his shot broad.

Substitute Kwesi Appiah pressured Lawrence Vigouroux to save lots of in harm time, however the O held up comfortably.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Formations

Crawley

Coaching 3-5-2

  • 34Addai
  • 4Francomb
  • 3Conroy
  • 16OmolesChanged forOgungboto 54 ‘minutes
  • 23Johnson
  • 28Jenks
  • 39HessenthalerChanged forNadesanto 64 ‘minutes
  • 20Balagizi
  • 7Tille
  • 19Telford
  • 9NicholsChanged forAppiato 67 ‘minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Powell
  • 10Nadesan
  • 15Francesca
  • 21Appia
  • 40Greensall
  • 44Ogungbo

East Leyton

Coaching 4-3-3

  • 22Vigouroux
  • 2Giacomo
  • 19Beckles
  • 5Happe
  • 32Looking
  • 18Pratley
  • 14Moncur
  • 8Clay
  • 11ArchibaldoChanged forOgieto 80 ‘minutes
  • 23KelmanChanged forblacksmithto 64 ‘minutes
  • 10SotirioChanged forSmythto 52 ‘minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Sargente
  • 4Ogie
  • 6Thompson
  • 7Smyth
  • 9blacksmith
  • 20Georgiou
  • 24Sweetness

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