Orient travel to Tranmere looking for their first points away from Brisbane Road. Ronnie Moore´s side have started well taking 10 points from their first 5 games. The O´s will have to improve on their two away performances so far this season having lost to both Port Vale and Carlisle.
Tranmere Rovers Team News:
Tranmere are without Calvin Zola and Danny Harrison for the game but are boosted with the return to fitness of both Steve Davies and Gareth Thomas. The former Forest man should be fit enough to lead the line agains the O´s alongside Chris Greenacre.
Player to watch: Chris Greenacre
Chris Greenacre has scored goals at this level for fun and managed 18 for Rovers last season. Having managed 44 goals in 110 league games for Mansfield, Greenacre joined Stoke City in a move that never came to fruition. Despite the setback, the former Man City man has enjoyed his time at Prenton Park and will look to score the goals that will send Rovers to victory.
Leyton Orient Team News:
Orient are without Glyn Garner and Dave Partridge as the duo are on international duty with Wales. John Mackie and Justin Miller are suspended but Adam Tann is available after injury. Glenn Morris should deputise in place of Garner with Adam Chambers set for his Orient debut despite being sent off in midweek during a reserve outing against Norwich City.
Player to watch: Gary Alexander
Can he score? We hope so! Gary and Lee have started well this season but both of them will have to be at their sharpest with chances bound to be at a premium. Alexander´s work in defence will also be crucial as Rovers are particularly dangerous at set pieces.
Match Facts & Stats
The O´s have not won at Prenton Park for 19 years when a brace from Alan Comfort and a Shaun Brooks goal gave Orient all three points.
It doesn´t look too promising for Martin Ling´s men as they travel North deprived of some of their key players. Recent performances do not give much hope for optimism with Orient´s defence in generous mood.
The O´s will have to work hard and defend an awful lot better than they have in recent weeks, yet that may still not be enough to secure the result they so badly need.
Rovetrs 3-0 O´s