Slade left pinch­ing him­self at Ori­ent run

LEY­TON O ..........2 WAL­SALL ............1

The Football League Paper - - LEAGUE ONE - By John Peters

Ori­ent keeper Jamie Jones was the star of the first half as he de­nied Craig West­carr and Fe­bian Brandy twice in ten min­utes, first block­ing a 23rd minute header, be­fore smoth­er­ing the ball soon af­ter.

And Mooney’s 44thminute goal was a sucker-punch for Wal­sall as the 28-year-old striker drilled the ball into the bot­tom left cor­ner.

Ori­ent im­proved in the sec­ond half as Kevin Lis­bie missed a nearopen goal, while Andy But­ler blocked Mooney af­ter Aaron McCarey dropped a cross.

But Man­tom lev­elled the scores with a screamer on 78 min­utes.

How­ever, with just three min­utes left, 19-year-old de­fender Odubajo ap­peared at the back post to bury the win­ner leav­ing Wal­sall man­ager Dean Smith ru­ing a cat­a­logue of missed chances.

He said:“To be hon­est we’re frus­trated.We could have gone in three or four up, so to come away with noth­ing is dis­ap­point­ing.

“We have been con­sis­tent in most of our per­for­mance. We had plenty of chances and I’m frus­trated.

“That is what hap­pens when we have a hat­ful of chances and they score in the sec­ond half.

“We can’t change any­thing now. I will take the per­for­mance all day long.”

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