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Leyton Orient vs. Coventry City

Brisbane Road

28th January 2014

19:45

So They Meet Again - Coventry (H)

For the fourth time this season, Leyton Orient prepare to face Coventry City, who currently sit 11th place in League One.

Despite winning the first two meetings between the sides in both the Capital One Cup and the Johnstone's Paint Trophy, Orient will be looking for revenge after Coventry became the first side to beat the O's in the league back in November.

Having had no fixture over the weekend, Orient dropped down to second place after Brentford won at home to Gillingham, which gives the O's an added incentive to get the three points against Steven Pressley's Coventry side on Tuesday night.

VitalOrient previews the upcoming League One fixture.

Leyton Orient Team News:

Chris Dagnall is set to make his full debut after his two goals at Crewe.

Romain Vincelot is also expected to start after returning from injury last week.

David Mooney could return to the substitutes bench after being out since December with a foot injury.

Player to watch: Chris Dagnall

Orient's new boy looks set to start after his impressive introduction away at Crewe last time out.

The forward showed what he is capable of with two smartly taken finishes and will also add another dimension to the Orient attack.

Dagnall recently enjoyed a short loan spell at Coventry so will be have the last laugh against his former team-mates.

Coventry City Team News:

Top goalscorer Leon Clarke is a major doubt with a heel injury.

Callum Wilson remains on the sideline after dislocating his shoulder on new years day.

Player to watch: Franck Moussa

The 24 year-old Belgian will need to marked closely if Orient are to keep the Coventry attack at bay.

Having built a reputation for scoring great goals, Orient cannot afford to leave the midfielder in space.

Not only does he possess quick feet, Moussa is capable from scoring from distance, as he showed with a 35-yard strike at Preston North End earlier on this month.

Moussa already has twelve goals to his name this campaign as well as six assists.


Match Facts & Stats

Orient have won 13 of the 48 meetings between the two sides.

Ref Watch:

The referee for the match will be Michael Bull.

Next Fixtures:

Leyton Orient: Rotherham (A) Feb 1; Peterborough (H) Feb 8; Bristol City (H) Feb 11

Coventry City: Walsall (H) Feb 1; Bristol City (A) Feb 4; Notts County (A) Feb 8


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