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PREVIEW: Hartlepool United v Leyton Orient

17 April 2018

The O’s are on the road again this evening (kick-off 7:45pm), when they take on Hartlepool United at Victoria Park in the Vanarama National League.

Justin Edinburgh’s men travel to County Durham on the back of a 1-1 draw at Macclesfield Town on Saturday afternoon when Josh Koroma’s goal levelled the scores after 42 minutes.

Hartlepool welcome Orient after rescuing a point away to Sutton United on Saturday afternoon. Josh Hawkes came up with a goal, in the 26th minute to cancel out the hosts early strike.

In the reverse fixture, Jobi McAnuff’s first-half opener was overturned by Hartlepool goals a minute either side of the half-time whistle which condemned the O’s to defeat.

Orient’s good form continued with the draw at Macclesfield stretching the unbeaten run to five, including three wins in the process.

TEAM NEWS

Edinburgh should have a near full-strength squad to select from tonight, Josh Koroma was substituted early at Macclesfield but should be fit to play a part in this evening’s fixture.

Matt Harrold and James Dayton remain long term absentees for the O's.

IN THE BUILD UP

Head Coach Justin Edinburgh post Macclesfield – here

Defender Joe Widdowson reflects on the Macclesfield clash – here

TICKETS

All ticket information for tonight’s fixture can be found here.

LAST TIME OUT

Highlights from Saturday's draw at Macclesfield can be found 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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