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Gareth seeking three points at Orient

30 March 2017

Wycombe manager Gareth Ainsworth is aiming to get back to winning ways at the Matchroom Stadium this weekend.

The Chairboys travel to Leyton Orient four points off the play-offs with seven games remaining, whilst looking to bounce back from the 1-0 defeat at home to Notts County last time out.

Although disappointed with the result last weekend, the Wanderers boss calls for unity as he looks firmly ahead to Orient, and is confident his side have enough in their locker to get the win and close the gap on the top-seven.

"The 39th game of the season (Last weekend vs Notts County) doesn't make a season," Ainsworth said.

"We've done fantastically this season to still be in with a shout of the play-offs, and I want us to be in with a shout right up until the end of the season.

"That means going to Leyton Orient on Saturday and turning it around; we need to get a win, get ourselves back in the hunt and I'm sure we've got enough to do that.

"It's going to be a real good end to the season, so everyone needs to stick with us right until the end."

Wycombe come up against an Orient side who have parted with manager Danny Webb on Thursday following his resignation. The club, facing troubles on and off the pitch in recent weeks, currently sit at the base of Sky Bet League Two.

Whilst Ainsworth feels for the fans of the O's, he states that his side will be firmly focused on getting the win on Saturday, with experienced heads back in his squad.

"I'm hoping this week, with a few boys back from injury who are more experienced and have been in this situation before, will help everyone along.

"It was good to see Bloomfield and Wood back on the bench and Hayes got on the pitch last weekend so it is important to see these players back.

"We've got a good blend (of youth and experience), and it's all about me getting the right blend on the pitch on Saturday.

"We want to win the game, we have an opportunity and we have to be professional and do the job.

"Those 90 minutes are totally professional and we want to get three points from Leyton Orient and prove our chances of the play-offs.

"Of course I empathise with them, we've been there as Wycombe in the past facing some turmoil ourselves, but you do get out of it, you fight hard.

"But there will be no sentiment during the game, I want to win."

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