Football - Burnett frustrated by Dagges form

Wayne Burnett has spoken of his frustration at Dagenham's disappointing home form and admits his side must start posing a greater threat in the final third.

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The Daggers went down 1-0 against Oxford at Victoria Road on Saturday, leaving them still without a win on home soil in five attempts since Burnett took the reins on an interim basis towards the end of February.

Just two wins in his 10 games at the helm have also left 17th-placed Dagenham still needing a couple more points to make sure of their League Two status.

And having scored a mediocre 10 goals in that 10-match spell - finding the net twice in the same game on just three occasions - Burnett is keen to see his side sharpen their attacking teeth.

Asked why his side are struggling at home, Burnett told Daggers Player: "I've no idea. We've got a game plan, we're trying to get the ball down and move it quickly. I'm as frustrated as anyone.

"It's really difficult to put your finger on it but sometimes teams come here and sit with men behind the ball, we have to be a little bit cleverer to break them down and create chances.

"We need goalscorers, let's not hide the fact. At the moment we haven't got people who are putting the ball in the back of the net, but the argument would be are we creating enough chances for them? Probably not. So that's the difficult part."

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