PREVIEW: Carlisle United (A)

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LEYTON ORIENT TRAVEL NORTH TO FACE CARLISLE UNITED. THE FIXTURE IS SCHEDULED TO KICK-OFF AT 14:30, HAVING BEEN REARRANGED TO ENSURE WEATHER CONDITIONS DID NOT CANCEL THE GAME.

Last time out the O’s were frustrated by Colchester United at The Breyer Group Stadium, drawing 0-0. Hosts Carlisle United were beat 2-1 last Tuesday, as Odin Bailey scored the winner for Forest Green.

THE CUMBRIANS

Chris Beech’s team have had a quiet start to the new year, with multiple fixtures being postponed because of weather conditions.

The Cumbrians are placed 6th in the league table, six points off the top of the summit of the pile, with four games in hand.

THE OFFICIALS

Referee: James Bell

Assistant Referees: Paul Graham and Ivan Stankovic

Fourth Official: Matthew Dicicco

Bell has never officiated a Leyton Orient fixture in his career.

The referee has been involved in 19 games so far this season, booking 59 players, sending off 6 players and awarding eight penalties.

A WORD FROM THE BOSS

Head Coach Ross Embleton spoke to Dave Victor following Saturday’s 0-0 draw with Colchester United.

 

HOW TO FOLLOW

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