We will Revell in the Cup says Orient striker Alex
Leading scoring insists that there is no presure on the O’s
TOP scorer Alex Revell insists Orient will be under no pressure when they meet Championship high flyers Norwich City on Saturday in the third round of the FA Cup.
Revell bagged his 12th goal of the season in the 4-2 win against Colchester on Monday and after that victory, he believes the O’s can go and enjoy themselves at Carrow Road.
“The pressure won’t be on us for a change,” said the 27-year-old striker, who joined Orient from Southend in the summer.
And Revell believes the O’s could spring a major surprise against the side currently chasing promotion to the Premier League.
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“If we go there and perform, it could be a nice little win for us to keep the momentum going,” he said.
Following Monday’s victory, the O’s are unbeaten in their last six games at home and Revell was disappointed the tie is not at Brisbane Road.
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“It’s another away game and it’d be nice to have them here. A few people were like ‘Hmmm, it’s not a very good draw’ – I think it’s a very good draw and it’s a chance for us to go there and show what we can do,” he said.
The tie marks a return to Carrow Road for O’s duo Elliot Omozusi and Jimmy Smith.
While at Fulham, Omozusi spent the first half of the 2008-09 season on loan at Norwich and made 23 starts.
While Smith played at Carrow Road for a short spell, while on loan from Chelsea.
But one man who won’t make a sentimental return is Orient striker Ryan Jarvis, who is back at Brisbane Road following a loan spell at League Two side Northampton.
Jarvis spent a month at Sixfields and played four games, but having played for the Cobblers in their second round defeat by Sheffield Wednesday, he will be unavailable.
? ORIENT’S League One game against Swindon Town on Saturday, postponed because of the club’s involvement in the FA Cup, will now be played at The Matchroom Stadium on Tuesday, February 8.
While the game frozen off at Hartlepool will now go ahead on Tuesday, March 15.