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LUFC - Leyton Orient v Leeds preview

LUFC - Leyton Orient v Leeds preview

Leeds travel to Leyton Orient on Tuesday night hoping to continue with their slim hopes of automatic promotion.

Form

Leyton Orient
The O`s are in terrific form at the moment winning five of their last six game, this run of results have seen them climb out of the relegation zone and into fifteenth place six points above the drop.
On Saturday they won 1-0 at Cheltenham Town thanks to a first half goal from Dean Morgan.

Last time out at home they beat play off chasing Oldham Athletic 2-1

Recent home form (last game first) WLWLWL

Leeds United
The Whites are still pushing for automatic promotion although the clubs above them show no sign of slipping up.

Leeds are now unbeaten in nine games and have won their last five in a row.

They won 1-0 on Saturday at Colchester United thanks to a first half goal from Luciano Becchio.

Recent away form (last game first) WWDDLL


History
The two clubs have met nine times at Orient with both sides winning four apiece.
When they met at Orient last season Leeds won 2-0 thanks to a goal in each half from Paul Huntington and Jermaine Beckford.

The two clubs have already met at Elland Road this season, Jermaine Beckford missed a penalty for Leeds in the first ten minutes and also hit the woodwork on three separate occasions during the game.

The visitors took the lead just past the half hour through Dean Morgan, Leeds were soon back on level terms when Stephen Purches scored an own goal.
Leeds took all three points when Becchio scored on the stroke of half time.

Full history of results
1920/21 Leeds United 2-1 Clapton Orient
1920/21 Clapton Orient 1-0 Leeds United
1921/22 Leeds United 2-0 Clapton Orient
1921/22 Clapton Orient 4-2 Leeds United
1922/23 Leeds United 0-0 Clapton Orient
1922/23 Clapton Orient 3-0 Leeds United
1923/24 Leeds United 1-0 Clapton Orient
1923/24 Clapton Orient 0-1 Leeds United
1927/28 Leeds United 4-0 Clapton Orient
1927/28 Clapton Orient 2-1 Leeds United
1960/61 Leeds United 1-3 Leyton Orient
1960/61 Leyton Orient 0-1 Leeds United
1961/62 Leeds United 0-0 Leyton Orient
1961/62 Leyton Orient 0-0 Leeds United
1963/64 Leeds United 2-1 Leyton Orient
1963/64 Leyton Orient 0-2 Leeds United
2007/08 Leeds United 1-1 Leyton Orient
2007/08 Leyton Orient 0-2 Leeds United
2008/09 Leeds United 2-1 Leyton Orient



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