Capital One Cup: Leyton Orient v Hull match preview
A look ahead to tonight’s Capital One Cup second round fixture at Brisbane Road
Tuesday 27 August 2013
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
PAST THREE MEETINGS…
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
TV: Highlights on BBC1, Wednesday at 11.35pm
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