Bray looking to pile the pressure on Bohemians

The Wicklow team have won their opening two league matches

BY Simon Maguire 15:40 Thursday 9 March 2017, 15:40 9 Mar 2017

Bray Wanderers Anthony Flood congratulates Gary McCabe after scoring from the penalty spot ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Bray Wanderers head to Dalymount Park on Friday looking to pile further pressure on Bohemians.

The Wicklow side have won both their opening league games beating St. Patrick's Athletic 2-1 at Richmond Park and then Finn Harps 5-3 at home.

Speaking to the club's official website before the match, Bray Wanderers Head Coach Harry Kenny said, “It has been a good start with maximum points from our opening 2 games. We will be looking to build on that this Friday night and I am certainly looking forward to a good game. We are looking forward to Friday night. Away to Bohemians is never an easy game so it is important we prepare properly this week."

Hugh Douglas and Anthony Flood are Bray's only injury concerns ahead of the match. 

Bray Wanderers' Dylan Connolly celebrates scoring their fifth goal against Finn Harps. Image: ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Bohemians have endured a difficult start to the new season after being humbled by Derry 4-1 at home before losing the Dublin derby to arch-rivals Shamrock Rovers 2-1 last time out.

A third defeat in a row would surely heap unwanted pressure on Bohs' boss Keith Long after the north Dublin side's disappointing 2016 season.

Bray are on a scoring spree at the moment while Bohemians will need to shore up their leaky defence if they are to get their first point(s) of the season.    

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