National League South: St Albans City have to take their chances against Billericay Town says manager Ian Allinson

Ralston Gabriel drill the ball towards goal. Picture: LEIGH PAGE

Ralston Gabriel drill the ball towards goal. Picture: LEIGH PAGE - Credit: Archant

St Albans City have to take their chances if they are going to return from Billericay Town with anything.

David Moyo fires the ball towards goal. Picture: LEIGH PAGE

David Moyo fires the ball towards goal. Picture: LEIGH PAGE - Credit: Archant

Saints make the trip to Essex on the back of three games without a win and they will come up against a Blues side reeling from their first loss of the season against Chippenham Town on Saturday.

Tom Bender heads a corner towards goal. Picture: LEIGH PAGE

Tom Bender heads a corner towards goal. Picture: LEIGH PAGE - Credit: Archant

But St Albans showed enough against Eastbourne to show they are working hard at turning their fortunes and had they taken some of their opportunities against The Sports, they may have gained more than a draw.

Ralston Gabriel celebrates scoring the opening goal of the game. Picture: LEIGH PAGE

Ralston Gabriel celebrates scoring the opening goal of the game. Picture: LEIGH PAGE - Credit: Archant

Manager Ian Allinson said: “It’s going to be a tough game we know that as they’ve got some fantastic players.

Richard Sho-Silva heads clear the danger. Picture: LEIGH PAGE

Richard Sho-Silva heads clear the danger. Picture: LEIGH PAGE - Credit: Archant

“And it’s not just them. They could have put a squad out today and they wouldn’t be too far away from changing every player for Monday.

Solomon Sambou in action against Eastbourne Borough. Picture: LEIGH PAGE

Solomon Sambou in action against Eastbourne Borough. Picture: LEIGH PAGE - Credit: Archant


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“We have to take that into consideration.

David Moyo times his climb to perfection. Picture: LEIGH PAGE

David Moyo times his climb to perfection. Picture: LEIGH PAGE - Credit: Archant

“We know what to expect and we’ve got to go there and make sure we are difficult to play against.

Harold Joseph heads clear. Picture: LEIGH PAGE

Harold Joseph heads clear. Picture: LEIGH PAGE - Credit: Archant

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“And if we take our chances we might cause an upset but if we don’t we could leave ourselves open to the counter attack or leave yourself open to playing second fiddle.

Ralston Gabriel celebrates after putting the Saints ahead. Picture: LEIGH PAGE

Ralston Gabriel celebrates after putting the Saints ahead. Picture: LEIGH PAGE - Credit: Archant

“Certainly if we give Billericay chances, they’ll punish us.”

Ben Wyatt breaking forward. Picture: LEIGH PAGE

Ben Wyatt breaking forward. Picture: LEIGH PAGE - Credit: Archant

Ben Wyatt breaking forward. Picture: LEIGH PAGE

Ben Wyatt breaking forward. Picture: LEIGH PAGE - Credit: Archant

Dean Snedker claims the ball. Picture: LEIGH PAGE

Dean Snedker claims the ball. Picture: LEIGH PAGE - Credit: Archant

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