A Luke Armstrong double earned Harrogate a 2-0 win at Leyton Orient and third place in League Two.
Armstrong opened the scoring after solely eight minutes when he poked the ball in from shut vary after George Thomson had pulled the ball again into his path.
And the identical duo mixed when the industrious guests doubled their lead after 31 minutes. O’s keeper Lawrence Vigouroux parried Thomson’s highly effective shot and Armstrong, on the far put up, launched himself on the ball to assert his second objective of the evening.
The disappointing house aspect managed just one effort on the right track within the opening 45 minutes when a Harry Smith header was saved by keeper Mark Oxley.
And Smith squandered a possibility to cut back the arrears 5 minutes after the break when Orient have been awarded a penalty for handball in opposition to Josh Falkingham however Smith’s penalty was saved by Oxley.
Regardless of having fun with larger possession thereafter, the O’s failed to interrupt by means of a well-organised and disciplined City defence to go away Oxley seldom prolonged.