Battling O’s out of FA Cup

Brian Jeeves

Stoke City v Leyton Orient – Emirates FA Cup Third Round – Bet365 Stadium – Report

Stoke City 2-0 Leyton Orient

Leyton Orient’s participation in this seasons Emirates FA Cup drew to its conclusion after goals in each half from Tom Ince and Tyrese Campbell saw hosts, Stoke City book a fourth-round tie with Wigan Athletic.

Orient had their chances, with Aaron Drinan and Ruel Sotiriou going close. The East Londoners now turn their attention to Sky Bet League Two where they face Oldham Athletic at Boundary Park on Saturday, January 15 (3pm).

Stoke City: Bonham, Fox, Allen, Chester, Clucas (Vrancic 70’), Doughty (Tymon 71’), Wilmot, Brown (Campbell 75’), Duhaney, Ince, Wright-Phillips (Tezgel 84’) Subs not used: Davies, Smith, Batth, Surridge, Sparrow

Leyton Orient: Vigouroux, Wood, Smyth, Clay (Young 65’), Smith, Mitchell, Drinan (Sotiriou 72’), Pratley (Capt), Beckles, Ogie, Kyprianou Subs not used: Byrne, Happe, Thompson, Kemp, Papadopoulos, Sweeney, Nkrumah

Referee: Samuel Barrott
Assistants: Matthew Smith and Lisa Rashid
Fourth Official: Peter Wright


Brian Jeeves