Fixture: Dagenham and Redbridge vs Barnet
Date: Saturday 5th October 2019
Competition: Manarama National League
Venue: Chigwell Construction Stadium
Dagenham and Redbridge
League Position: 6th
Top Scorer: Angelo Balanta (5 goals)
The Daggers boast an impressive record in recent times having not lost a league game in 10 outings. With 23 points, they have replicated Barnet’s league form, winning six games, drawing five and losing three.
Sitting in sixth place, one goal is all that separates the two sides this afternoon.
League Position: 5th
Top Scorer: Simeon Akinola (6 goals)
The Bees scored three-plus goals in a game for the first time this season as they ran out emphatic 4-0 winners over last season’s FA Trophy winners, AFC Fylde.
Goals from Ricardo Santos, Simeon Akinola, Josh Walker and Mauro Vilhete ensured the Bees made the four-hour journey home with all three points.
David Tutonda made a return to first-team action last Tuesday as a second-half substitute and will again be in contention this afternoon.
One to watch: Joe Quigley
22-year-old forward who wears the number 15 for the Daggers. Joe’s career began with Bournemouth where he would enjoy a number of loan spells away from the club.
Most Notably, Quigley represented the likes of Torquay United, Wrexham, Gillingham and Newport County.
He made his first permanent move to Maidstone United in 2018 before further spells with Bromley, Eastbourne Borough and Havant and Waterlooville.
Joe signed for the Daggers this season and has netted four goals so far this season.
Darren Currie: “I expect a different type of game this afternoon. Dagenham are on a brilliant run and that alone tell you it’s going to be a tough game because they’re hard to beat.
“I want us to get back to handling the ball, creating chances and taking control of the game.”
You can follow all of the action via our official Twitter account, @BarnetFC, where we will be providing full 90-minute updates plus reaction from the team.
We will also be providing live iBarnet commentary with Sam Avery and Will Evans.