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PREVIEW: Leyton Orient v Barrow AFC

6 April 2018

The O’s are back in E10 tomorrow afternoon (3pm kick-off) when they welcome Barrow to the Matchroom Stadium in the Vanarama National League.

Justin Edinburgh’s men host Barrow on the back of a 1-3 win in Guiseley on Good Friday, before Easter Monday’s fixture against Maidenhead was called off following a late pitch inspection.

Visitors Barrow make the trip to East London after hosting AFC Fylde in a 1-3 defeat on Tuesday night, after the initial Easter Monday fixture was called off due to bad weather.

The two sides last met back in October 07, 2017. David Mooney and Craig Clay’s first half goals were matched by Bedsenté Gomis and Jordan White to see the game end level at 2-2.

Orient have been in good form of late after recording their first home win of 2018, the side went on to make it back to back victories with the win over Guiseley last week Friday.

TEAM NEWS

Matt Harrold is set for a spell on the side-line after the forward injured his hamstring in the victory over Woking, while James Dayton remains a long-term absentee. Charlie Lee returned to full-training last week but Saturday's game may come too soon for the central midfielder.

Otherwise, Justin Edinburgh should have a nearly full-strength squad to select from, with David Mooney pushing for a start following his goal-scoring appearance off the bench on Good Friday.

IN THE BUILD UP

Assistant Coach Ross Embleton previews the Barrow clash – here

Midfielder Jobi McAnuff looks ahead to the weekend’s fixture - here

COVERAGE

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

 


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