Leyton Orient v Colchester – Match Preview

10 Apr

Betting – Orient 5-4 Draw 11-5 Colchester 7-4

Orient come into this home game against Geraint Williams old team in good form with five wins in the last seven, the last six as follows:

Carlisle (a) 3-1
Stockport (a) 1-0
Walsall (h) 0-1
Oldham (h) 2-1
Cheltenham (a) 1-0
Leeds (h) 2-2

Colchester are languishing in mid-table, safe from the relegation battle, but 10 points behind the play-offs after recent defeats to Crewe, Scunthorpe and Leeds. Their last six games…

Swindon (h) 3-2
Crewe (h) 0-1
Leicester (a) 1-1
Scunthorpe (a) 0-3
Millwall (a) 1-0
Leeds (h) 0-1

Scott McGleish is expected to return for the O’s after coming on as sub in the midweek comeback against Leeds United.
Adam Boyd is not expected to be back in the squad and Jason Demetriou is suspended after his red card against Leeds.
For Colchester £400,000 signing Steven Gillespie is injured, but winger Mark Yates is another danger man to watch from set pieces and is currently the U’s top scorer.

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