UK time is: 04:19:12
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

10/01/09

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




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

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

Leicester 1-0 Everton (Monday July 28 2014)

Everton Friendly Kicks Off Later (Wednesday July 23 2014)

Pearson Pleased With First Run Out (Wednesday July 23 2014)

Ilkeston 1-6 Leicester (Wednesday July 23 2014)

Leicester Seal Ulloa Deal (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Leicester Squad Numbers 2014-15 (Tuesday July 22 2014)

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
5. Crystal Palace 0 0 0 0 0 0
6. Everton 0 0 0 0 0 0
7. Hull City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8. Leicester City 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Liverpool 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Man City 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Man Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

5 Years Since Sir Bobby Left Us
Newcastle : 31/07/2014 00:56:00
So Suarez Was Too Good For Liverpool Too, Right?
Arsenal : 31/07/2014 00:12:00
Swansea City Boss: More Signings To Come
Swansea : 30/07/2014 21:09:00
Borini Poll Result..
Sunderland : 30/07/2014 18:15:00
Ghanaian International Coming On Loan?
Sunderland : 30/07/2014 17:20:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Doncaster MotM
Suggested By:  Svens
Schmeichel 6%
De Laet 6%
Konchesky 3%
Drinkwater 12%
Wasilewski 3%
Morgan 6%
Mahrez 34%
King 3%
Phillips 3%
Nugent 6%
Dyer 3%
Sub - Knockaert 3%
Sub - Taylor-Fletcher 6%
Sub - Hammond 6%