Forest Green boss Ian Burchnall heaped praise on Armani Little as his side made it comfortably into the second round of the Carabao Cup.
Little, a summer signing from Torquay, scored a goal in each half as Rovers claimed a 2-0 win against Leyton Orient.
“Armani is a great finisher and connects with the ball so well and when Josh March came off with a migraine he led the line well,” said Burchnall.
Burchnall felt his side were good value for the win, adding: “The first 30 minutes of both halves we were really good and some of the football we played was excellent.
“We had a couple of chances to put it to bed, but overall it was a good collective performance. Our back three were excellent and Luke McGee made some good decisions.”
Meanwhile, Orient boss Wellens, who made seven changes to the team that beat Crawley 1-0 at the weekend, said: “We didn’t really need the game to be honest and we made changes to the side.
“We enjoyed a decent spell when we hit the post and their keeper made some good saves, but Forest Green deserved the win.”
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