Capital One Cup: Leyton Orient v Hull match preview

A look ahead to tonight’s Capital One Cup second round fixture at Brisbane Road

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The Independent Football

League One leaders Leyton Orient will look to upset Premier League new boys Hull as the O’s hope to continue their league form following a 2-0 win over Crewe at the weekend.

After an opening day defeat to Chelsea, Hull’s stirring defensive performance against Norwich on Saturday earned them a first Premier League victory since their promotion. Yannick Sagbo’s red card means he will sit out the match which could see goalkeeper Steve Harper make his debut.


KICK-OFF: Tuesday, 7.45pm



Leyton Orient 1 (Cox), Hull 2 (Proschwitz, Cairney), FA Cup, January 2013

Hull 1 (Proschwitz), Leyton Orient 1 (Mooney), FA Cup, January 2013

Hull 3 (Elliott, Burgess, France), Leyton Orient 0, Division 3, March 2004



In 93 meetings between the sides, Hull have 37 victories to Orient’s 24.

Hull needed extra-time to see-off Orient in last season’s FA Cup third round.

Orient have scored an average of 2.75 goals per game in their opening four fixtures, only conceding once.



Leyton Orient to win: 3.45

Hull to win: 2.22

Draw: 3.5


TV: Highlights on BBC1, Wednesday at 11.35pm