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Gareth: We will have to show experience vs U's

Blues boss previews Cambridge.

6 October 2017

Gareth Ainsworth is expecting a tough task against a well-organised and hard-working Cambridge United at the Cambs Glass Stadium this weekend.

The Chairboys travel to the U's on Saturday having not lost away from home since February, whilst also on the back of three consecutive victories.

In order to get a result against Shaun Derry's side, Ainsworth says the players will have to be on it from minute one, and show the same qualities that have proved a recipe for success in recent weeks.

"It will be a good test for us where we will have to show experience," he said.

"Uche Ikpeazu and Jabo Ibehre are two big strikers in this league, and not just in physical terms, they are big names who are well sought after.

"But on the other side, we have a strike force that we are really happy with, with little bits of magic also coming from the likes of Sam Saunders and Ebere Eze.

"So we've got our own forces we can use but we have to respect what is in front of us.

"Shaun Derry is a good friend and a good manager, and I know that Shaun will have them organised and working hard, and he will want to get one over on us from last year because I think Cambridge definitely deserved something out of that game where we beat them 2-1 away from home.

"So we will have to be on it, we will have to make sure that we do our homework, but it is just as important about what we go there and do. 

"We've scored a lot of goals this season and I want continue that and keep it tight at the back which is always a recipe for success, and I hope the travelling support will see us come away with something on Saturday."


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