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.