FootyMAD's Leyton Orient match preview

Last updated : 09 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Leicester City v Leyton Orient fixture

Leicester City play host to Leyton Orient at Walkers Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Foxes are clearly on top, winning 62.50% of the games played between the two.

The last time the two teams met at Leicester City was amazingly over twenty years ago, in November 1981, with Leyton Orient inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Foxes in a Second Division match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 20 SepLeyton Orient1 - 3Leicester CityLGE1
1981/1982Tue 18 MayOrient3 - 0Leicester CityCHMP
1981/1982Sat 14 NovLeicester City0-1OrientCHMP
1979/1980Sat 03 MayOrient0 - 1Leicester CityCHMP
1979/1980Sat 08 DecLeicester City2 - 2OrientCHMP
1978/1979Sat 10 FebLeicester City5 - 3OrientCHMP
1978/1979Sat 30 SepOrient0 - 1Leicester CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Leicester City are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Foxes, with 4 goals against.

The O's have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. Just 7 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 4 have been let in at the wrong end.

Leicester City are leading the way in the Coca-Cola League One, with their 23 games giving them a return of 51 points. Leyton Orient are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League One with a return of just 22 points from their 23 games thus far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leicester City642012314
Leyton Orient6123685

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Leicester City fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Foxes. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Leicester City Unbeaten in the last 13 home games.
Unbeaten run of 12 matches.
Leyton Orient Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.