Orient suffer more extra time woe against Hull City (From East London and West Essex Guardian Series)
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Hull City edge past Leyton Orient after extra time
Leyton Orient suffered extra time disappointment for the second time this year against Hull City as they were beaten 1-0 in the Capital One Cup.
The match could not be settled inside 90 minutes and the decisive moment came from substitute Robbie Brady who netted just moments after coming on in the second period of extra time.
It was arguably a little harsh on the O's but a lack of cutting edge proved costly as they suffered their first defeat of the season.
Russell Slade made just one change from the side which defeated Crewe on Saturday. Midfielder Marvin Bartley was handed his first start since joining on loan from Burnley. Mathieu Baudry dropped down to the bench with Moses Odubajo switching to right-back.
Steve Bruce clearly had one eye on their Premier League trip to Manchester City this weekend after he opted to make 11 changes for the clash. Striker Nick Proschwitz, who scored twice in the Tigers' FA Cup replay win over Orient in January, started for the visitors.
The hosts created an early opportunity from Lloyd James' corner but Romain Vincelot struck a fierce volley just over the bar.
Orient were enjoying the better of the opening exchanges and striker Kevin Lisbie headed a David Mooney cross over the crossbar.
The O's were holding their own in the first quarter of the match and had another effort from distance through James which was straight at debutant keeper Steve Harper.
The League One leaders were looking more threatening than the visitors and had another shot but Mooney's rising strike cleared the crossbar.
Orient went close when Dean Cox sent in a cross and Mooney headed the ball just past Harper's post.
Hull looked largely disinterested in the first period and failed to muster a shot on target.
Bruce's side finally improved their limited goal threat in the second half when David Meyler's header was cleared off the line.
The hosts were almost handed a breakthrough after a poor defensive clearance but Lisbie's strike was blocked by a defender.
The match was more even in the second half although Orient created a chance when Cox fired in a shot but his effort flew over the bar.
Orient made their first change midway through the half when Yohann Lasimant replaced Lisbie. Johnny Gorman also came on in place of Bartley.
Slade's side were given a free-kick just outside the area but his effort floated wide of the target.
The O's were handed a decent chance from a defensive mistake but substitute Lasimant sliced his low shot past Harper's post.
As the match headed into the last ten minutes, Orient enjoyed a decent spell of pressure which almost resulted in the opener.
Vincelot headed the ball down and flicked the ball towards goal but it was cleared off the line. Cox then fired in a shot which was saved by Harper.
The Tigers created their best opportunity when Matty Fryatt raced towards goal but his low shot was well saved by Jamie Jones' legs.
Fryatt had another chance but his shot was held by Jones as the visitors pressed for a late winner.
The match predictably went to extra time and it was a largely uneventful first 15 minutes as the match edged closer to penalties.
Bruce brought on Brady during the second period and the substitute had an immediate impact as he netted with his second touch. He controlled the ball in the area and buried a low strike into the corner of the net.
Orient had a late chance to level the match but Cox's strike was held by Harper as Orient came up just short against the Premier League newcomers.
Leyton Orient: Jones; Omozusi, Cuthbert, Clarke, Odubajo; Cox, James, Vincelot, Bartley (Gorman, 69); Lisbie (Lasimant, 66), Mooney
Subs not used: Baudry, Larkins, Lee, Vanderhyde
Hull City Tigers: Harper; Rosenior, Bruce, McShane, Dudgeon; Mclean (Brady, 109), Meyler, Boyd, Stewart (Townsend, 55); Fryatt, Proschwitz (Jahraldo-Martin, 67)
Subs not used: Jakupovic, Chester, Davies, Aluko
Referee: Gavin Ward
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