Date: 9th August 2013 at 11:26am
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The O`s finish off their first week back in competitive action with a home clash against Shrewsbury Town. Both sides will be adding to look early points onto their league tally after differing fortunes in the League Cup.

VitalOrient previews the action ahead of tomorrow`s encounter.

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Leyton Orient Team News:

Nathan Clarke could return to the squad after suffering concussion in the 5-1 success at Carlisle.

Shaun Batt and Marvin Bartley could also return after missing out on the Capital One Cup win over Coventry on Tuesday with minor injuries.

Player to watch: Dean Cox

The lively winger has been in scintillating form, netting three time in two games since his return from injury.

Russell Slade will be hoping that Cox can keep up his fine record this weekend.

Shrewsbury Town Team News:

The visitors will be without Dave Winfield (Hamstring) and John Marsden (Broken Foot) for the next two months, whilst Aston Villa loanee Graham Burke is expected to make his debut.

Player to watch: Tamika Mkandawire

The Shrews captain is well known in E10 after his three year stay at the O`s during 2007 through to 2010.

A combative centre half, known for his all round ability, Mkandawire will attempt to make life as difficult as possible for the likes of Kevin Lisbie as he looks to halt the recent good form of the Orient attacking line.

Match Facts & Stats

Orient completed the double over Shrewsbury last season, winning both games in the league last season.

In terms of the overall record, the O`s have the slightly better record, helped by last terms results. Orient have won 23 out of 53 matches played while the Shrews have won 20, with 10 draws.

Next Fixtures

Leyton Orient: Stevenage (A) 17 Aug; Crewe (H) 24 Aug; Colchester (A) 31 Aug

Shrewsbury: Swindon (H) 17 Aug; Rotherham (A) 24 Aug; Coventry (H) 31 Aug


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