Two key men are set to return for Ebbsfleet against Sutton on Tuesday night.
Club captain Dave Winfield is available for the first time this season after completing a three-match suspension. And midfielder Dean Rance is also back, less than a month after having surgery on a groin injury.
The physicality of both players would be a welcome boost against one of the National League’s most powerful sides.
Fleet boss Daryl McMahon said: “They’re always good games. Paul Doswell’s a good lad and he’s got a strong team.
“Physically they’re very good, they’ve got good pace in their team, good power and they’ve got some really good footballers as well. They had a good result on Saturday against Salford (winning 2-1) with 10 men so we know it’ll be tough.
“Every game in this league is tough but in particular, Sutton are tough.”
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