FM Preview: Portsmouth v Leyton Orient 20 Nov 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 19th November 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Portsmouth and Leyton Orient at 19:45 on 20th November 2012 in the League One.
History of the Portsmouth v Leyton Orient fixture
Leyton Orient travel to take on Portsmouth at Fratton Park on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 19 games played, O's have recorded 3 wins, and Portsmouth have come away with 9 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Portsmouth was more than a decade ago, in January 2002, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-4 winners in a F.A. Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2001/2002||Sat 05 Jan||Portsmouth||1-4||Leyton Orient||F.A. Cup|
|1996/1997||Wed 04 Sep||Leyton Orient||1 - 0||Portsmouth||League Cup|
|1996/1997||Tue 20 Aug||Portsmouth||2 - 0||Leyton Orient||League Cup|
|1991/1992||Sat 25 Jan||Portsmouth||2 - 0||Leyton Orient||F.A. Cup|
|1982/1983||Mon 02 May||Portsmouth||2 - 2||Orient||Third Division|
|1982/1983||Tue 18 Jan||Orient||2 - 1||Portsmouth||Third Division|
|1975/1976||Tue 13 Apr||Portsmouth||2 - 1||Orient||Second Division|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Portsmouth's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The Pompey's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Leyton Orient's away form is none too clever either, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The O's's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.
Portsmouth are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 18 points from 18 matches.
Leyton Orient see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 22 points from their 18 games played so far,
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Leyton Orient are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win
|Portsmouth||Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 6 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
|Leyton Orient||7 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 14 outings ago.
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