Daggers boss John Still wants his side to play their game against Wrexham

PUBLISHED: 15:00 20 October 2017

Dagenham manager John Still instructing his players against Leyton Orient (Pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Dagenham manager John Still instructing his players against Leyton Orient (Pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

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The Daggers will host fifth place National League outfit Wrexham at Victoria Road on Saturday (3pm kick-off) and will be hoping to snap their four game winless run.

John Still’s men have failed to win their last two league matches and fell short with a 1-0 defeat in their FA Cup replay clash with Leyton Orient despite a late fight back on Tuesday evening.

“I’ve got no problems with our form, our form has been good in the league, and we’ve had a couple disappointments, but our form has been good though, so roll on Saturday,” Still said.

“It will be the same as every other game, it’s going to be tough, as they’re all hard games.

“These games are really tough, they’re really hard, as they’re all good teams so you just have to go play the way you play and not the way someone else plays.

“Our best way of playing is high tempo, keeping the ball moving, which we did in the second-half and I thought we did for a good period on Saturday.”

Still is pleased to have Michael Cheek back from injury and praised his impact from the bench on Tuesday evening.

“Michael Cheek coming back is a plus for us because we need that figure head down the middle and I think he made a massive difference when he come on.”

The boss has been switching between a 5-3-2, 4-4-2 and a 4-2-3-1 this season and admits he’s not sure which formation they’ll use on Saturday yet.

“I don’t know yet, I’ll have a think about that,” he said.

“With Michael back that does give us some options.”

Defender Luke Pennell and winger Dan Sparks are both back in training but Still admits they’re not ready to play yet.

“Luke Pennell and Dan Sparks are back in training, but they’re a long way off.

“Our squad is strong so I’m not worried about that.”


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