Walsall Vs Leyton Orient, Tue 8 Mar 2011

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Walsall will check on Aaron Lescott ahead of their home clash with Leyton Orient.

The full-back was forced off due to a knock in the 91st minute of Saturday`s goalless draw at relegation rivals Swindon and will be assessed before the O`s come to town.

Otherwise, manager Dean Smith again has a fully-fit squad at his disposal and will keep changes to a minimum.

The Saddlers boss made just one switch at the County Ground from the side who beat Southampton last Tuesday, on-loan midfielder Marc Antoine Gbarssin coming in to make his debut in place of Paul Marshall.

Striker Darren Byfield continued his recovery from a lengthy absence with another 25 minutes against Swindon and will again be involved against play-off chasing Orient.

Resurgent Walsall have lost just two of their last 10 games and will be looking to put further distance between themselves and the bottom four.

Leyton Orient boss Russell Slade has no new injury or suspension problems.

Midfielder Jimmy Smith is expected to be unavailable again after sitting out the last two matches with a hamstring injury.

Stephen Dawson and defender Terrell Forbes were doubts for Saturday's match against Notts County with a knee and ankle injuries respectively but came through 90 minutes and are expected to retain their places.

Matthew Spring returned following his calf complaint and, after suffering no ill effects, should keep his spot.

On-loan Tottenham forward Harry Kane also returned on Saturday and he, too, should retain his place.

Orient are unbeaten in 11 league matches and have a good chance of making the play-offs.

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