Leicester City | Orient Up Next
UK time is: 17:44:08
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Leicester City vs. Leyton Orient

Walkers Stadium


3 p.m.

Orient Up Next

Leyton Orient are the visitors to the Walkers Stadium tomorrow as Leicester look to keep their advantage at the top of League One.

Orient have been disappointing in League One so far this season, finding themselves in the relegation zone in 21st place.

Leicester could go 5 points clear at the top by 5 o'clock tomorrow, with MK Dons facing Cochester on Monday night.

The two teams clashed earlier in the season at Brisbane Road, with Leicester coming out 3-1 winners on the day with two late goals from Matty Fryatt and Andy King respectively.

Vital Quotes:

Leyton Orient manager Martin Ling: 'Playing on the big stage could bring the best out of our players. On our past record you'd gain some confidence'.

'We won at Forest a couple of years ago when we were in trouble, and even this year at Leeds we put in a good performance'.

'They're flying at the top of the league and it will be a huge test for us'.

Leicester City Team News:

Top-scorer Matty Fryatt still remains a doubt with an injury.

Leicester have managed to secure the services of Mark Davies until the start of February, and the midfielder should start in tomorrow's game.

Player to watch: Aleksander Tunchev

With the big Bulgarian in defence, it's no secret as to why Leicester have the best defensive record in the league.

Leyton Orient Team News:

Sean Thornton will sit out the match through suspension after his red card at Colchester.

Player to watch: Tamika Mkandawire

The centre back joined from Hereford United as their player of the year in the summer, and has been touted as one to watch for the future.

Match Facts & Stats

This will be the first time the two clubs have met at the Walkers Stadium.

In 24 league clashes in Leicester, the Foxes have won 15 of these and drew 3.

Leicester's defensive home record in the league this season is formidabble, conceding just 7 goals in 12 games. Orient on the other hand have found goals hard to come by on the road, scoring only 9 so far.

Match Prediction:

Leicester 2-0 Leyton Orient

Next Fixtures:

Leicester: Yeovil (A) - 19/01/09 (Sky TV)

Leyton Orient: Bristol Rovers (H) - 17/01/09

The Journalist

Writer: JBFox Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday January 9 2009

Time: 12:03PM


Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Leicester City Articles

Fuchs - We Fought For Every Inch (Wednesday October 26 2016)

Attacking Quality Pleases Ranieri (Wednesday October 26 2016)

After Game Player Interviews Explained (Wednesday October 26 2016)

2016 Ballon d'Or Shortlist Confirmed (Tuesday October 25 2016)

Palace Victory Delights Ranieri (Tuesday October 25 2016)

Trio In Team Of The Week (24/10/16) (Monday October 24 2016)

Stats: Leicester v Crystal Palace (Saturday October 22 2016)

Follow Leicester Live On Twitter (Saturday October 22 2016)

Archived Leicester City Articles

List All Vital Leicester  Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Watford 9 3 3 3 0 12
10. AFC Bournemouth 9 3 3 3 0 12
11. Crystal Palace 9 3 2 4 0 11
12. Leicester City 9 3 2 4 -4 11
13. WBA 9 2 4 3 0 10
14. Burnley 9 3 1 5 -5 10
15. West Ham 9 3 1 5 -7 10

Leicester City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Herrera's Love For United
Man Utd : 27/10/2016 17:31:01
Mourinho Charged For Liverpool Referee Comments
Man Utd : 27/10/2016 17:20:00
United Watching Celtic Forward?
Man Utd : 27/10/2016 17:11:00
Rojo And Midfield Trio Earn Jose's Praise
Man Utd : 27/10/2016 17:02:00
Worthy Winners Against Manchester City
Man Utd : 27/10/2016 16:53:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Palace MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Schmeichel 20%
Simpson 0%
Morgan 0%
Huth 0%
Fuchs 0%
Mahrez 0%
Drinkwater 0%
King 0%
Musa 0%
Okazaki 60%
Slimani 0%
Sub - Vardy 0%
Sub - Gray 0%
Sub - Amartey 20%