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PREVIEW: Leyton Orient v Newport County AFC

12 August 2016

All the information ahead of O's home match with the Exiles

Leyton Orient will be aiming for to get their home league campaign off to the best possible start when they host Newport County AFC at the Matchroom Stadium.

Following last weekend’s 1-1 draw at Cheltenham Town, the O’s followed it up with a 3-2 defeat at home to Championship outfit Fulham in the EFL Cup, with substitute Paul McCalllum netting both after Orient initially fell 3-0 behind.

Newport County arrive in E10 on the back of a 3-2 EFL Cup loss to MK Dons. Marlon Jackson and Mark Randall put the Exiles 2-0 ahead, before  Dean Bowditch pulled one back from the Dons and Ben Tilney levelled matters. Just as extra-time appeared to be on the cards, Bowditch netted again to seal the victory.

Prior to that, they had also suffered a loss by the same scoreline against Mansfield Town in their season opener. This time Kevan Hurst’s late strike sealed defeat for Warren Feeney’s side.

TEAM NEWS

Both Tom Parkes and Jordan Bowery are doubts for the O’s with shoulder and knee injuries respectively.

Paul McCallum, Dean Cox and Nigel Atangana are all pushing for starts having coming on against Fulham and put in positive displays in midweek.

AHEAD OF THE GAME

Manager Andy Hessenthaler on the challenge that awaits the O’s from Newport County  -  here

Winger Dean Cox is hoping the O’s get off to a positive start at home in the league  -  here

TICKET NEWS

Tickets for tomorrow’s game will be available from the turnstiles and the ticket office for O’s fans, and prices are as follows:

                     Advance       Matchday 
  
Baskin Robbins North Family Stand
Adult                £20                £22 
Concession       £13                £14 
Under 18's         £5                 £5 
Under 11's         £0                 £0 

South Stand
Adult                £20                £22 
Concession       £13                £14 
Under 18's        £5                   £5 
Under 11's        £5                   £5 

East Stand or West Stand
Adult                £22                £24 
Concession       £14                £15 
Under 18's        £5                  £5 
Under 11's        £5                  £5 

Gallery
Adult                £36                £39 
Concession       £26                £29 


BETTING (Odds correct at the time of preview with Sky Bet)

Leyton Orient are odds-on 4/6 favourites for Saturday’s Sky Bet League Two clash with Newport, who can be backed at 4/1 with the draw 14/5.

Orient are 11/2 for a 1-0 win, or 13/2 to prevail 2-0. It’s 5/6 that the game features over 2.5 goals.

Armand Gnanduillet and Tuesday's double goalscorer Paul McCallum are next in the betting at 9/2.

COVERAGE

Not able to make it tomorrow? Follow coverage of the game on the O’s official Twitter feed or keep up with every kick over on the Orient Wall. If you are looking for audio coverage, you can listen to commentary from BBC London’s Dave Victor on Orient PlayerHD. 

Following the match head to leytonorient.com for match report and reaction.

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