Dag & Red win Johnstone’s Paint Trophy fixture over Leyton Orient after 27 penalties!

We’ve seen penalty shootouts last a fair bit in modern times, but this fixture between Dagenham and Redbridge and Leyton Orient in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy last night will take some beating. The scoreline ended 1-1 in regular time after David Mooney and Sam Williams had scored.

It then went to penalties, where 27 straight penalties were scored ( YES 27, I’m not kidding!) before Ben Chorley of Leyton Orient fluffed his second penalty attempt, thus handing Dagenham and Redbridge a 14-13 win in the shootout at Brisbane Road.

This Orient vs Dagenham Tie was a first round Johnstone’s Paint Trophy clash. For all this effort, Dag and Red’s reward is a second round tie with Southend United!

Phew! Must keep an eye on further Johnstone’s Paint Trophy and other international football scores– can’t afford to miss gems like this one.

Video of the epic Dag and Red vs Orient shootout is below if ya folks wish to watch

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