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Leyton Orient will arrive at Weston Homes Stadium on Saturday for the League One game with home side Peterborough United.
Our Peterborough United v Leyton Orient predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below (inc. the best betting odds).
Peterborough United will be looking for another win after the 2-0 EFL Trophy triumph versus Cambridge United.
For Peterborough United, the goals were scored by Jadel Katongo (19') and Ephron Mason-Clark (54').
It has been all too rare in recent games that Peterborough United have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The reality is that Peterborough United have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, shipping 10 goals along the way. We will see if that trend will end up being sustained in this game.
Coming into this meeting, Peterborough United have not lost a league tie with Leyton Orient in their last 3 matches.
Leyton Orient will go into this match after a 1-2 League One win versus Exeter City in their most recent game.
For Leyton Orient, the goals were scored by Joe Pigott (55') and Ruel Sotiriou (92'). Demetri Mitchell (48') scored for Exeter City.
Richie Wellens's Leyton Orient have managed to stick the ball in the net a total of 7 times throughout their latest sextet of matches. The overall goals that they have conceded during that period comes to 9.
Coming into this contest, Leyton Orient are unbeaten in their previous 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A glance at their prior head-to-head clashes going back to 02/11/2013 tells us that Peterborough United have won 3 of these games & Leyton Orient 2, with the number of drawn results standing at 1.
A sum of 16 goals were produced between them throughout the course of those matches, with 8 of them from The Posh and 8 created by The O's. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.67.
The previous league fixture featuring these sides was League One match day 35 on 07/03/2015 when it ended Peterborough United 1-0 Leyton Orient.
On that occasion, Peterborough United managed 41% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. The scorer was Jon Taylor (25').
At the other end, Leyton Orient had 6 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target.
The referee was Mark Brown.
Team News: Peterborough United
There is just the lone fitness concern for the Peterborough United gaffer Darren Ferguson to be concerned with from of an almost fully healthy group. Jeando Fuchs (Groin Injury) won’t play.
Team News: Leyton Orient
Due to a fully healthy squad to choose from, the Leyton Orient boss Richie Wellens has zero fitness concerns to report ahead of this match.
It looks to us that Peterborough United certainly have the ability to create enough chances to score more than one when they come up against Leyton Orient, who will not find it easy to break down their defence.
We therefore think that it’s going to be a pretty comfortable 2-0 win for Peterborough United come full-time.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Weston Homes Stadium (15,314)
Captain: Ephron Mason-Clark
Chairman: Darragh MacAnthony
Manager: Darren Ferguson
Competitions: League One position 13, EFL Cup (Third Round), EFL Trophy (Group D - South)
🔑 Key Player: Jonson Clarke-Harris
Mostly deployed in the Striker position, Jonson Clarke-Harris was born in Leicester, England. After making a first senior appearance for Southend United in the 2012 - 2013 season, the talented Forward has contributed 2 league goals in this League One 2023 - 2024 season so far from a total of 5 appearances.