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PREVIEW: Boreham Wood (H)

17 August 2018

The O’s are return to E10 on Saturday as they welcome Boreham Wood to The Breyer Group Stadium for the latest National League fixture.

Justin Edinburgh’s side enter the fixture unbeaten and with their first win of the season secured following the 2-1 victory over Maidstone United on Tuesday.

Luke Garrard's Boreham Wood have had a mixed start to the season with one win, two draws and a defeat in their opening four matches.

They were frustrated against early high-flyers Gateshead on Tuesday as David Stephens' opener was cancelled out in the 88th minute by Steven Rigg's header.

The O's failed to beat the Wood in both encounters last season, the away fixture in September proving crucial to the season as injuries to George Elokobi and Josh Coulson sparked a poor run of form, while the deadlock couldn't be broken at home.

TEAM NEWS

The O’s will continue to be without long-term injury George Elokobi, while Dale Gorman and Matt Harrold have featured in behind-closed-doors games following their return to full training.

REF WATCH

The referee for today's game will be Christopher Pollard. The official took charge of 10 National League games last season, including the O's 3-0 defeat to FC Halifax Town and the 1-1 draw with Ebbsfleet United.

VIDEOS

The third episode of The O's show can be watched on the Club's Youtube channel by clicking here.

Episode Three features special guests:

  • #LOFC Legend Alan Comfort
  • Assistant Coach Ross Embleton

MATCH SPONSOR

It will be a great pleasure to welcome our match sponsors Heineken into the Breyer Group Stadium at tomorrow's fixture. Heineken have been with the club for a few years now and their continual support is gratefully appreciated. We very much look forward to growing the relationship with Heineken to one ensure our fans are getting access to the best products in the market but equally to ensure that our partnership continues to grow as the club continues to look forward.

Heineken, the UK’s leading Pub, Cider and Beer Company whose brands include Fosters, John Smiths, Amstel, Kronenbourg, Birra Moretti and Strongbow. They also have their energy and waste saving Smart Dispense system which is being installed by pubs and bars all over the country for the coldest, freshest beer possible.

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.


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