Dickinson: 'I felt we battered them and played Orient off the park for most of the match''
10 August 2011 07:49
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Southend United striker Liam Dickinson had his first full game for the club and didn't like the taste of defeat after the home side had most of the chances but ended up losing to Leyton Orient on penalties. Dickinson: 'I struck it well but it was at a good height for the keeper' Sometimes you just have to take it on the chin, however hard the blow, but for Shrimpers striker Liam Dickinson playing his first full competitive match for the club the 4-3 penalty defeat in the Carling Cup to old rivals Leyton Orient was too much to bare. Especially as he was one of the two Southend players to miss his spot-kick at the end, along with Jean-Paul Kalala. Dickinson told www.echo-news.co.uk: “I was confident about taking the penalty and I struck it well but it was at a good height for the keeper to save and I'm gutted about it. I don't think we deserved to lose either because I felt we battered them and played them off the park for most of the match so it's very disappointing for us.” The Penalty Shoot-Out Penalty taken by Liam Dickinson saved by Lee Butcher. Penalty scored by Elliot Omozusi. Southend 0-1 Leyton Orient on penalties. Neil Harris scores a penalty. Southend 1-1 Leyton Orient on penalties. Charlie Daniels scores a penalty. Southend 1-2 Leyton Orient on penalties. Penalty scored by Sean Clohessy. Southend 2-2 Leyton Orient on penalties. Penalty scored by Ben Chorley. Southend 2-3 Leyton Orient on penalties. Power penalty taken by JP Kalala saved by Lee Butcher. Penalty taken by Michael Richardson saved by Glenn Morris. Ryan Hall scores a penalty. Southend 3-3 Leyton Orient onpenalties. Winning penalty scored by old nemesis, who else, Jamie Cureton. Southend United 3-4 Leyton Orient on penalties. (For the full match report click on the link below.)