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Something has to give: Leyton Orient v Bristol Rovers

28 August 2015

Sky Bet League 2 leaders Leyton Orient are the only Football League team to possess a 100 per cent record, and they host Bristol Rovers this weekend.

It's a proud record that the hosts will be eager to hang on to, but they come up against a Bristol Rovers team who have an impressive unbeaten streak of their own, and something has to give on Saturday.

Rovers arrive at Brisbane Road on a remarkable run of travelling form, dating way back into last season's promotion-winning Conference campaign.

The Pirates lost three of their first four away fixtures last term but, after defeat at Braintree Town on 6th September 2014, Darrell Clarke's men went on a rampage.

Between then and May, Rovers were unbeatable on the road, going the rest of the league season without defeat which helped them to second place in the Conference.

Cup games and Play-Offs aside, the Pirates' current undefeated run on the road stands at 21 regular season matches, and Clarke also guided his side to victory at Forest Green Rovers in the Play-Offs – a win which put Rovers on the path to Wembley, where they achieved their aim of a first-time return to The Football League.

Their two away wins this term have both finished 1-0, with late goals handing Rovers maximum points at Yeovil Town and Luton Town – but their opponents are yet to be breached in East London so far this term, with the O's picking up respective 2-0 and 3-0 successes over Barnet and Stevenage.

Can Orient preserve their perfect start to the season, or will Bristol Rovers extend their run on the road? Find out with our match updates on Twitter, via @SkyBetLeague2.

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