Dagenham & Redbridge want to make home advantage count

PUBLISHED: 15:00 29 September 2015

Dagenham manager Wayne Burnett (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Dagenham manager Wayne Burnett (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

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Daggers manager Burnett aims to end poor streak at Victoria Road

Dagenham & Redbridge boss Wayne Burnett believes an upturn in home form could lead to a change in fortunes ahead of the crucial match with Notts County at Victoria Road tonight.

The hosts are still without a home win this season as they welcome the Magpies and the pressure is on Daggers to get a good result after being booed off at half time away to Barnet.

Dagenham have two chances to end their poor run of form at home this week, with Mansfield Town the visitors on Saturday, and Burnett is aware things will have the change quickly.

“We need to start picking up points. We need to win at home and it’s going to be a tough game against Notts County,” he said.

“We have to pick points up. It’s not for the want of trying sometimes, it’s just that we weren’t good enough against Barnet.”

Changes are likely to be made for tonight’s match with Burnett hoping to see a reaction following the weekend loss at The Hive.

One of those who could be in line for a recall to the starting XI is Jodi Jones, who impressed off the bench against the Bees.

The young winger boosted Daggers’ attacking option as well as scoring a well taken free kick and Burnett admits he now has a decision to ponder.

“Jodi hasn’t played for a while. We need to look after him and he’ll be in with a shout to play against Notts County.”

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