Ebbsfleet United will strive to stretch their unbeaten league run when the Blue Square Bet Premier outfit host Darlington on Saturday at Stonebridge Road.
The 14th-placed Fleet head into the weekend's encounter on a six-game streak without a loss in the league after having last suffered a defeat on October 8 at home to Gateshead.
"The form is decent in the league against the bigger clubs and we continue to keep the little run going," United boss Liam Daish told The Reporter.
"Teams know they are going to get a tough game from us and all the boys are working well with each other of late and continue to deliver."
The Fleet tactician has a healthy selection dilemma for Saturday's fixture with striker Liam Enver-Marum pushing for a return to the starting XI since his comeback from injury.
Enver-Marum came off the wood last weekend against Redbridge in the FA Cup, but will have to unseat the in-form Calum Willock or Crystal Palace loanee Nathaniel Pinney in attack.
"Liam came off the bench on Saturday and played well. He has been working hard to get back to fitness and he delivered," added Daish.
"He is a big player for us and now we need to keep him fit. We know if we can get balls into him he is dangerous in the box.
"The forwards department is one area where you need options and I am glad I have plenty of them now. With a few now it does give me the opportunity to change things if they are not going so well."
Meanwhile, the managerless Quakers mosey on down to Northfleet amidst talk over the futures of defender Exodus Geohagon and striker Liam Hatch.
Geohagon, who has been a revelation at centre-back since arriving on loan, is expected to return to League Two outfit Dagenham & Redbridge, although a switch to Mansfield Town has also been bandied about.
Hatch has been linked with Blue Square Bet Premier rivals Fleetwood Town and Gateshead, but the 29-year-old remains with Darlo and will be their only experienced first-team forward for Saturday's match.
Ryan Bowman has pulled up with a hamstring strain, but caretaker manager Craig Liddle also has former Middlesbrough man James Gray to call on.
"Something will happen with Ex," the interim Quakers boss told The Northern Echo. "He has the offers of either Dagenham or Mansfield. I don't know where he is training, I just know he is training with one of them.
"Liam has created a lot of interest. But no-one has come in with a firm offer.
"I would like to hang on to Liam because he is one of the main players here, even if he is a big earner. Hopefully someone like Liam will still be around for the next manager to come in and build a team around.
"But if the right offer comes in then we are going to have to be realistic and he could go. As far as I know, Liam will be on the coach travelling down to Ebbsfleet."
Liddle added: "We are down to one senior, fit striker because Ryan is out. That's just circumstances.
"(But) we have to keep some sort of side together. It's no good just throwing all the youth team lads in because there is a huge difference between the leagues."
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