Now out of both the Capital One Cup and FA Cup, Leyton Orient prepare for their Johnstone’s Paint Trophy tie at home to Northampton.
The O’s have not come close to last seasons success so far this season so a run in the JPT could help turn their fortunes around.
Orient are yet to win at home this season but Northampton come to Brisbane Road 15th in League Two, presenting Mauro Milanese’s side with a chance to end their home hoodoo.
VitalOrient looks ahead to the match.
Leyton Orient Team News:
Darius Henderson has served his three match suspension but is out with a foot injury.
Jobi McAnuff is on international duty with Jamaica.
Gary Sawyer could be handed a start after coming off the bench against Oldham
Player to watch: Chris Dagnall
The forward has had a bit of a stop start season so far but could be handed a start tonight.
Dagnall scored twice in the first round of the JPT as Orient won at Peterborough and could fire the O’s into the next round on Tuesday.
The 28-year-old has scored 3 goals in 13 appearances this season.
Northampton Town Team News:
Lawson D’Ath is out with an ankle injury.
Gregor Robertson is also a doubt with a back injury sustained on Saturday.
Marc Richards and Chris Hackett are expected to start after recent knocks.
Player to watch: Marc Richards
Richards is a key part of the Northampton attacking line and is the Cobblers top scorer this season.
The experienced striker has scored 8 goals so far this campaign.
Richards is currently in his second spell with Northampton after joining in the summer.
Match Facts & Stats
Orient have won the only previous Johnstone Paint Trophy fixture between the sides, winning 3-0 in 2012.
The O’s have only won once in the previous six matches with Northampton.
Orient have won 26 of the 75 meetings between the teams.
Gillingham (A) November 15, Crewe Alexandra (H) November 22, Bradford (A) November 29
Cambridge United (A) November 14, Rochdale (A) November 18, Stevenage (H) November 22
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