Date: 8th November 2014 at 9:30am
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Turning their focus away from League One, Leyton Orient travel to Oldham in the FA Cup first round.

Despite things not good too well in the league, Orient have performed well in cup competitions so far.

Oldham will provide a stern test for the O’s however as they currently sit 9th in League One.

The two sides played at Boundary Park back in August when Orient ran out 3-1 victors.
VitalOrient previews the tie.

Oldham Athletic Team News:

Oldham will be without defenders George Elokobi and Adam Lockwood.

Lee Johnson could hand Neil Etheridge his first start in goal.

Player to watch: Jonathan Forte

Following his recent performances Forte was named League One’s Player of the Month for October.

The striker scored five goals last month to scoop the award for the second time this season.

Forte scored when the sides met earlier on this season and 11 goals so far this campaign.

Leyton Orient Team News:

Shane Lowry is back from suspension.

New signing Andrea Dossena is awaiting international clearance.

Shaun Batt, Gianvito Plasmati and Jay Simpson are all doubts.

Player to watch: Jay Simpson

The striker is in red hot form at the moment with five goals in seven matches.

Despite a slow start to the season Simpson has broke into his stride and provides a huge threat for the O’s.

Orient will be hoping that he is cleared to play on Saturday despite being a doubt.

Match Facts & Stats

Orient are unbeaten vs Oldham in four, thee draws and one win.

The win in August was only the second time Orient have scored more than twice at Oldham.

The O’s last kept a clean sheet against Oldham in March 2012.

Ref Watch:

Sebastian Stockbridge

Next Fixtures:

Oldham Athletic:
Crawley (H) November 15, Sheffield United (A) November 22, Preston North End (H) November 25

Leyton Orient:
Northampton (H) November 11, Gillingham (A) November 15, Crewe (H) November 22

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