Lisbie set for Orient return

But Cuthbert will be out for a while

Orient striker Kevin Lisbie is set to return for Saturday’s home clash with Hartlepool United.

Lisbie, who was the club’s leading scorer last season, missed Tuesday night’s home defeat against Stevenage with a slight hamstring problem, but O’s boss Russell Slade said: “We don’t think Kevin’s injury is too severe, he has a good chance of being back for Saturday.”

Both sides go into the game looking to record their first league win, but O’s will be without defender Scott Cuthbert, who was suffered a recurrence of a hamstring problem last weekend.

Slade admitted things are not looking good: “He is going to be out for a good few weeks,” he said.