Goals from Otesha Charles and Ellie Stenning fired Orient to a win in their first fixture of 2020, away at Cambridge City.
Midfielder, Bella Simmons pulled one back for the home side in the second half, but Chris Brayford’s side held on to gain an important three points which closed the gap on league leaders Ipswich.
Phoenix Sports ply their trade in the SECWFL Premier League. They currently sit 5th in that division, having won four and lost four of their eight games played so far.
Their most recent result saw them lose 3-1 to Parkwood Rangers on Sunday. Phoenix have played opposition from Orient’s division already this season, losing out 8-2 away at AFC Basildon in the F.A Cup.
Grace Laverick and Lia Skingley are their side’s joint top scorers this season, with eight goals each and they’ll be looking to add to their total against the O’s on Thursday night.
The match takes place this Thursday 23rd January at the Mayplace Ground, Bexleyheath, DA7 6JT. Kick-off is scheduled for 8pm.