Date: 2nd May 2007 at 7:40pm
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Orient`s reserve side finished their season on a high with a 3-1 win over Stevenage at Brisbane Road.

The victory takes the O`s up to 5th in the table, but they were fortunate to take maximum points after being outplayed for large periods of the game.

Dean Smith`s young side recovered from conceding a 28th minute opener from former Spurs man Jamie Slabber to win the game through strikes from Adam Marsh, Rodney Hicks and Loick Pires.

The 3-1 scoreline flattered Orient and Smith was the first to admit that his side had been rather fortunate.

He said: ‘It wasn’t our best performance of the season, but it’s a win so we’ll end on a good note. Stevenage controlled the game better than us, but we took our chances and we did look the fitter side towards the end of the game. So fitness-wise and result-wise I’m happy, but I’m less happy with the performance.’

Orient: Michael Doyle; Allan Matthews, Frankie Webb, Alvin Quayle, Tom Kemp; Jack Page, Solomon Shields (Scott Grange 54), Phil Mulryne (Harry Baker 64), Rodney Hicks; Loick Pires, Adam Marsh (Adam Bolle 80).