Leyton Orient 3-1 Solihull Moors: Orient Record First Home Win Of The Season

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Leyton Orient picked up their first win of the season, following a 3-1 home victory over Solihull Moors. 

Orient dominated the opening half and hour, as the home side dominated possession for majority of the game. Visitors Solihull struggled to keep with the O’s pace, especially in the first-half.

On the 21st minute Orient took the lead. Jobi McAnuff’s corner was bundled in by midfielder Charlie Lee, who scored his first goal for the club to make it 1-0.

Striker Macauley Bonne saw his left-footed effort hit the post, similarly McAnuff would also see his curling effort hit the up-right. Furthermore George Elokobi came close to scoring for the O’s, Solihull really rode their luck.

Then just two minutes after the restart, Orient doubled their lead. David Mooney scored his first goal for Orient since re-joining the East London club in June. The Irishman putting Orient 2-0 up.

Despite Orient seeing a lot more of possession, Solihull fought their way back into the game. Oladapo Afolayan’s shot found its way through O’s keeper Charlie Grainger, to make it 2-1 with fifteen minutes to play.

However just two minutes later Orient put the game to bed. Elokobi rose highest to head the ball into the back of the net, to make it 3-1. The former Wolves defender opens his account at the club. Orient finally up and running for the season.

Full-Time: Leyton Orient 3-1 Solihull Moors

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