Manager Eaton wants his side to get job done against Stansted
PUBLISHED: 15:00 27 October 2017
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Redbridge joint-manager Ricky Eaton wants his side to go out and get the job done against Stansted this weekend..
The Motormen travel away to the 12th place Essex Senior League outfit on Saturday (3pm kick-off) as they look to get back to winning ways and improve on their league position at Hargrave Park Stadium.
“They’re a decent side,” Eaton said.
“They’re a lot stronger and better defensively now than when we beat them 3-1 earlier in the season.
“We’re going down there optimistic, but know it will be a tough game at the same time.”
Eaton has done his homework on their opponents and believes if they play their game and stick to it they should come away with three points.
“We know quite a few of their players, but things change quite a lot at this level and they’ve made changes since we last played them.
“We have just got to stick to our game plan and then hopefully we should get the three points.”
The boss is expecting to keep the starting line-up similar despite suffering a 3-1 defeat to local rivals Ilford to knock them out of the Errington Challenge Cup last weekend.
“We still have a few missing and there is a few who can’t make it, but we will reassess things and then make decisions on from the line-up from that.
“We will not change things too drastically as it’s not a panic situation for us.
“It’s just a 3-1 loss to a local side in a nothing game and now it’s just time to go again.”
The manager believes the loss is nothing to worry about as he is confident in his side and admits the game was just a wake up call for his men.
“From my point of view there are a lot of goals in this side and we can create a lot of chances, so it’s nothing to panic about.
“If anything it was a little wake up call for us.
“I’m only slightly disappointed as our concentration is on the league and being up near the top of that.
“Obviously we wanted to win the cup, but it’s not our focus.”
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