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Magic Numbers: Leyton Orient

by Adam Clark @efc_adamclark

We preview the Capital One Cup visit of Leyton Orient with the help of stats, facts and numbers…

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1Managers who have taken charge of both Everton and Leyton Orient. Johnny Carey was in charge at Goodison Park between 1958 and 1961 and at the London club from 1961 to 1963.

2 Everton have reached the final of this competition twice – losing to Aston Villa in 1977 and Liverpool seven years later.

Johnny Carey - a manager of both Everton and Leyton Orient

8 Times Everton and Leyton Orient have met. The Blues lead 4-2 in terms of wins. 

10 Excluding neutral venues, Everton have now been drawn at home in a Club record 10 successive cup ties going back to the FA Cup fourth round encounter with Chelsea in 2011.

11 Seasons since the two teams last locked horns in an FA Cup fourth round tie at Goodison. Everton won 4-1 thanks to two goals from Kevin Campbell, another from Duncan Ferguson and a Dave McGhee own goal.

Kevin Campbell

19 Paul Rideout remains the last Everton player to score a League Cup hat-trick. The striker hit three against Lincoln City 19 years ago.

23 Years since the two teams had their only previous encounter in this competition. Everton won the two-legged second round tie 4-2 on aggregate with Kevin Sheedy scoring in both legs. Mike Newell also netted at Brisbane Road and Norman Whiteside was on the scoresheet at Goodison.

Kevin Sheedy

60 Years since the first meeting of Everton and Orient at Goodison in an FA Cup third round replay. The visitors progressed thanks to a 3-1 win.

77Everton wins in the League Cup (against 45 defeats). Our biggest victory was an 8-0 thumping of Wimbledon 34 years ago to the day of Wednesday’s fixture.

149 Appearances Steven Pienaar has now made for Everton in all competitions.

Marouane Fellaini punches the air after his goal.

1001 Goals scored by teams managed by David Moyes. Marouane Fellaini’s header on Saturday brought up the 1000 landmark for the Scot.

Tickets for Wednesday's visit of Leyton Orient are still on general sale. To buy yours click here, call 0871 663 1878 or visit the Park End Box Office.

All stats courtesy of Gavin Buckland (@GavinBuckland1)

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