Date: 7th October 2014 at 3:38pm
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Manager Wayne Burnett has said he wants to see the team put in a good performance against League One Leyton Orient tonight in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy.

Speaking to the Official Site ahead of the game the gaffer admitted that training had been decent but the players were still disappointed with the loss to Exeter, so he wants them to take full advantage of this game to get some confidence and happiness back in the group with a good showing and hopefully a result to match.

‘It should be a good game, we are expecting a tough game. I went to watch them at the weekend, they were defeated but they’ve got some excellent players. We are all still bitterly disappointed about Friday, we’ve got an opportunity to play against Orient and put in a better performance over 90 minutes.’

Burnett goes on to say that even if Orient shake things around with their first team selection, he believes they have a lot of strength in depth, so whatever side are selected will prove to be tough opposition as they do have a numbers of players who have Premiership and Championship experience, so it will be a good test for us whatever the outcome.

It’ll also be an interesting night for George Porter who will be facing his old side for the first time since leaving them.

‘It’s the first time I’ve played against Leyton Orient since I left the club. I haven’t been keeping up with too many of their results, but we need to get back to winning ways. It’ll be good to play against League One opposition and see how we fair.’

Porter goes on to say that the players are keenly aware that this competition gives us a good opportunity at getting a Wembley run out so they definitely won’t be taking the game lightly.