Search

Alberto Cavasin insists Leyton Orient have to be more consistent after falling to another defeat in League Two

20:30 15 October 2016

Leyton Orient manager Alberto Cavasin issues instructions (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Leyton Orient manager Alberto Cavasin issues instructions (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Simon O'Connor Photography

Italian praises performance of Paul McCallum and knows they must make less mistakes if they are to stop conceding

Leyton Orient manager Alberto Cavasin accepts they have to find a greater level of consistency in their performance.

The O’s produced some good spells during today’s 2-1 defeat to Luton Town in League Two, but were punished for sloppy errors.

Cameron McGeehan put the Hatters ahead with half an hour gone before Danny Hylton doubled their advantage in the 75th minute.

Although Ollie Palmer pulled one back for the east Londoners four minutes later, it wasn’t enough as they lost again at Brisbane Road.

“I think we have a lot of areas where we have to improve,” said Cavasin via a translator after the defeat.

“The performance for some moments of the game was positive. We have to keep up a more consistent level of football during the match.

“We need to try to risk less when it comes to conceding a goal and be more of a team with total consistency.

“These type of errors happen when trying to put little things in place for the individuals and all areas of the whole team.”

Jay Simpson was surprisingly at fault for the opener – losing the ball deep inside Orient’s half.

Luton were suddenly on the attack and though Alex Cisak saved from Jack Marriott, McGeehan was on hand to tap home.

The second occurred after Yvan Erichot lost Marriott and the Hatters forward eventually set up Hylton.

Ollie Palmer reduced the arrears four minutes later after smart work by substitute Paul McCallum.

The ex-West Ham United youngster replaced Simpson in the 68th minute, Cavasin added: “I was going to take Jay off the pitch anyway, but he felt something in his left leg and we’ll check it out on Monday.

“I thought Paul did quite well on the pitch, actually I would say very well and from all of the matches he has played – this is his best game.”

But it wasn’t enough to see Orient halt their poor run of form which has seen them slump to 22nd in the table.

Only Barnet’s 4-1 home defeat to Exeter City prevented Cavasin’s men dropping into the relegation places on another frustrating afternoon.

Related articles

Latest East London Sports News

Yesterday, 16:12

Tower Hamlets’ clash at home to Eton Manor also falls foul of weather

Yesterday, 16:00

George Sessions provides player ratings following the 1-0 defeat at home to Cheltenham Town in League Two on Saturday

Check out the best and the worst Hammers from the draw at Vicarage Road

Yesterday, 12:00

Teenage centre back produced assured performance off the bench against Cheltenham Town and may be handed another chance tomorrow

Yesterday, 10:30

Chelmsford Chieftains 5 London Raiders 0 (8-2 on aggregate)

Yesterday, 08:18

Bristol Flyers 73 London Lions 72

Sunday, February 26, 2017

O’s winger Sandro Semedo is an inspiration for trust students having started out on the course before being scouted by Danny Webb

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Essex Senior League: London Bari 1 Hullbridge Sports 1; Sporting Bengal United 2 FC Romania 2; Waltham Forest 1 Tower Hamlets 1

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read sport

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

Who wouldn’t love the chance to go on a shopping spree. Imagine being able to walk into a shop and choose whatever your heart desires without having to worry about how much it costs.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Docklands and East London Advertiser
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now