Port Vale supervisor Darrell Clarke mentioned his group’s exceptional comeback win at dwelling to Leyton Orient confirmed the power in depth within the squad.

Vale appeared to be heading for defeat when Tom James put the guests 2-1 up on 86 minutes, however Clarke’s aspect stormed again to win 3-2 because of stoppage time targets from Dennis Politic and Jamie Proctor.

Politic, Jake Taylor and David Amoo got here off the bench within the second half to assist Vale to a win that lifts them into the automated promotion locations, in third.

This was additionally their fifth win in six video games, however they have been taken all the best way by Kenny Jackett’s Orient aspect who kicked off in second place.

Clarke mentioned: “What a sport! I believed we dominated within the first half.

“However Kenny is a high supervisor and I knew there can be a response at half time, and we actually obtained that from Leyton Orient.

“They got here at us, it took us too lengthy to get going within the second half after which we gave a purpose away with a deflection after which an excellent strike. However the response from the boys was excellent.

“It’s testomony to the boys which have come on the pitch immediately – Jake Taylor, David Amoo and Dennis Politic.

“The lads not within the group over the past three video games are the motive force of the requirements in coaching, they’re the motive force of the requirements after they performed within the reserve sport in midweek.

“It provides them the absolute best likelihood that, after they do get a possibility and go on the pitch, they’re prepared.

“That’s what they did. They modified the sport for us, all three of them in my view. And the response from all of the gamers was wonderful however I used to be notably happy for the lads that got here on.”

Vale took the lead by means of James Wilson on six minutes however have been pegged again by Dan Jones on purpose on the hour earlier than James’ strike sparked the unbelievable finish to the sport.

Clarke added: “I believe we knew what their strengths have been and we combated that very nicely, created a number of good possibilities, nullified them after which Kenny has made the change.

“(Paul) Smyth has come on and, to be trustworthy, modified the sport for them. They’ve that ascendancy within the sport and we hadn’t obtained actual management once more till the final 5 minutes.”

Vale will assess midfielder Ben Garrity after he picked up a knock within the second half and was changed by Taylor.

Clarke’s aspect are again in motion on Tuesday when they’re at dwelling to Rochdale within the Papa John’s Trophy group sport (7pm). They return to league motion on Saturday, at Sutton United.