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Match Previews Trophy Match Preview: Bristol Rovers v Leyton Orient

3 December 2019

All the need to know information ahead of Wednesday's midweek outing in the Trophy.

The Gas' run of games in cup competitions continues on Wednesday evening, as they play host to Leyton Orient at the Mem.

The Second Round fixture comes after Rovers finished top of their Trophy group, beating Chelsea's U21s and Swindon Town at the Mem to progress in the competition.

Coach's Preview: Joe Dunne spoke to the press on Tuesday morning and offered his take on Wednesday's game - with Rovers still firing in both the Emirates FA Cup and the Trophy.


Pre-Match: Joe Dunne on Leyton Orient

Player's Preview: Luke Leahy was also on hand to speak with the press and discussed how the players want to carry forward the positive momentum.


Pre-Match: Luke Leahy on Leyton Orient

Opposition: Wednesday's opponents are without a win in seven outings - a run that stretches back until mid-October. The O's head to the Mem fresh, having not played on the weekend, with their last game being a 4-2 defeat to Forest Green Rovers on Nov 23rd. Ross Embleton is currently in charge of Orient on an interim basis - with the club sitting towards the bottom half of Sky Bet League Two. Josh Wright is currently Orient's top scorer - with six goals to his name so far this term. 

Tickets: Print at Home tickets will be available up until an hour before kick-off and can be scanned at turnstiles on a compatible mobile device. 


Ticket Information: Leyton Orient

Betting: Rovers are 4/7 to score first - with Jonson Clarke-Harris priced at 3/1 to grab the games first goal. To bet with Sky Bet please click here. Please gamble responsibly.

Next Steps: The winners of Wednesday's game will progress to the Third Round draw - with will remain split into both Northern and Southern sections. The draw will take place live on Sky Sports News on Thursday, 5th December from 7:15pm.

How to Follow the Game: As it's a midweek game, the fixture is live to watch to supporters based in the UK and abroad on iFollow - with match passes priced at £10. To purchase a match pass or read more information about the iFollow service, please click on the link below.


Watch Wednesday's Game Live on iFollow!


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