Chatham Town manager Kevin Watson says goal glut not inevitable against attacking opponents
By Luke Cawdell
A goal-fest is not necessarily on the cards this weekend,
insists Chatham boss Kevin Watson.
That is despite preparing for a game against a Soham Town
Rangers side with one of the worst defensive records and one of the
best attacks in Ryman League, Division 1 North.
Their opponents on Saturday have been involved in several high
scoring encounters this season, sharing 19 goals in their last two
games, following up an 8-2 win at Heybridge Swifts with a 6-3
defeat last weekend at Brentwood Town.
On home soil, they have won their last two games, beating
Potters Bar Town 3-0 and AFC Sudbury 7-2.
"It doesn’t always pan out like that and it will definitely a
case of concentrating on ourselves," said Watson (pictured). "We
are only in control of what we can do and not in control of other
Chatham head into the match buoyed by a 2-0 win over AFC Sudbury
Watson added: "Results have been up and down for us and it would
be nice to pick up a couple of wins on the bounce but we’ve got a
Watson will have to make do without versatile player Matt
Newman, as he is suspended, while forward Jack Jeffrey is
struggling with a thigh injury.
Ian Varley has been missing with a knock but returned for the
reserves on Saturday. He is back available for selection to the
first team this weekend.
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