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Steve Davis was delighted with the manner of Leyton Orient’s 6-1 win over Harlow Town and praised the travelling O’s fans for their support.

Over 1,000 people were in attendance at Barrows Farm to witness Davis’ first game at the helm, the majority of which being Orient fans.

They saw a clinical display in which the O’s came from behind to run out comprehensive winners after playing some fine attacking play.

The elated Orient supporters made for juxtaposing sight to those who were forced to endure the tumultuous tenure of Francesco Becchetti, much to the pleasure of Davis.

“It was a nice occasion to see so many fans come and support the team and everybody involved at the football club,” Davis said.

“It looks like they will be behind us from what I have seen today. I thought the game was a good workout for us as well.

“It is nice to see smiling faces in football because in the last three years it has been very difficult, so it is nice to see so many people coming and supporting the team and to see the players enjoying it.

“We want unity and we want to be together when we lose and when we win. We have got to be positive and today was a day where I have seen things that I quite enjoyed.”

Orient made an inauspicious start to the game when Junior Dadson fired the hosts in front, but they were soon in the ascendency.

David Mooney, who has re-joined the club he left in 2015, got the rout started with the leveller and Davis was full of praise for the 32-year-old.

“That is what he does, he can pop up in the box, he knows where to be and he is great at knowing where things are going to land and executes,” he said.

“We went 1-0 down and showed character to come back into the game with a young group in the first half and Mooney led the way.

“It is always nice to see the strikers scoring goals in pre-season and it gives them that little bit of confidence going into the next game.”

Another notable scorer came in the form of Josh Taylor who was on trial and starred in the second half.

His two goals, the second of which a screamer from 30 yards, will have done plenty to push his case for a permanent deal at Brisbane Road and Davis was suitably impressed.

He said: “He could not have done anymore to impress. We will have a little bit more of a look at him on Tuesday.”