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Woking v Watford

4th January 2019, 14:15 by Bobbie Jackson

Non-league Woking have the chance to claim one of the biggest victories in the club's history when they host Watford in the FA Cup.

The Cardinals sit second in National League South as they look to bounce back after suffering relegation last season.

They are unbeaten in nine league outings, having won the last seven, and boss Alan Dowson opted to rest some key players for their recent victory over Hampton & Richmond.

Striking duo Jamar Loza and Jake Hyde were left out of the starting XI and should return although Greg Luer netted a hat-trick in that game and will be hoping to retain his spot.

Former Wycombe playmaker Max Kretzschmar, who has netted 11 times this season, is a doubt and will be assessed ahead of kick-off at the Laithwaite Community Stadium.

Watford were sent packing in the fourth round of the FA Cup last season and Sunday’s clash will be their first competitive meeting with Woking.

The Hornets will hand a late fitness test to defender Christian Kabasele following a shoulder injury sustained on Boxing Day.

Follow defender Sebastian Prodl is pushing for a recall after making a full recovery from a knee injury.

Woking had to come through three round of qualifying before seeing off Torquay and Swindon and rounds one and two respectively.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Bobbie Jackson is a reporter with an in-depth knowledge of football at all levels. A Blackpool supporter, Bobbie is also a keen rugby union, boxing, MMA and UFC follower.

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