NLP’S VER­DICT

The Non-League Football Paper - - NATIONAL LEAGUE -

IT took Ori­ent un­til De­cem­ber last sea­son to amass 23 points, they’ve reached that to­tal within six weeks this time and af­ter this show­ing they look like ti­tle con­tenders. Although he didn’t score when he twice should have done, James Alabi’s im­pact from the bench was piv­otal on the re­sult.

The Bar­net de­fence, who had been largely un­trou­bled, were pre­oc­cu­pied with him, al­low­ing the im­pres­sive James Day­ton and Ma­cauley Bonne room to strike.

Jobi McAnuff showed his class through­out, earn­ing him star man, play­ing a part in the first and sec­ond goals

For Bar­net, they will be dis­ap­pointed they couldn’t main­tain the per­for­mance they showed up un­til the hour mark, but the out­look for John Still’s young side ap­pears promis­ing.

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