PREVIEW: Wrexham AFC (FA Trophy Second Round)

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Justin Edinburgh’s men progressed through to the second round after victory over Beaconsfield Town. Goals from George Elokobi, James Brophy, Craig Clay and Dale Gorman were enough to see the O’s through.

Wrexham moved into the second round after victory over Boston United. Three first-half goals from Chris Holroyd, Mike Fondop-Talum and Paul Rutherford meant the Dragons would welcome Orient to the Racecourse Ground.

TEAM NEWS

New signing Jordan Maguire-Drew could be in line for his first start in and O’s shirt and it may come at his former Club, Wrexham. He departed The Dragons in December 2018 ahead of his move to East London.

It was announced earlier this week that central defender Josh Coulson would have to spend time on the side-line after he picked up a hamstring injury in the defeat against Salford City.

STREAM

Fans outside the UK can stream the game live on Saturday for just £6.99. To sign-up or login please click here.

VIDEO

The O’s Show Episode 22 featuring Marvin Ekpiteta and James Alabi is available to watch here.

Justin Edinburgh spoke to leytonorient.com after he signed a new deal to stay at the Club until 2021, and previewed this weekend’s FA Trophy tie here.

MAN IN THE MIDDLE

Peter Gibbons will be the referee for tomorrow’s fixture with Wrexham AFC. The official has taken charge of Orient on one occasion this season which came in the 3-1 victory over Barnet at The Breyer Group Stadium. So far this season, the official from The Wirral has taken charge of nine National League games and brandished 33 yellow cards, two red cards and five penalties.

COVERAGE

Can’t make the game? Follow live updates through the official Twitter feed, or listen to audio commentary from Dave Victor on Ozone.

Audio commentary will be available through the match centre which will appear at the top of the leytonorient.com homepage, with commentary starting 30 minutes before kick-off.


Match report and reaction following the game will appear on leytonorient.com.