FM Preview: Portsmouth v Leyton Orient 20 Nov 2012

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Last updated : 19 November 2012

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

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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

Team P W D L F A P
Portsmouth 6 0 0 6 1 9 0
Leyton Orient 6 3 0 3 8 6 9

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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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