The Reds have no fixture this weekend as scheduled opponents Wigan are playing Crystal Palace in the FA Cup.
"It will be a very good test for us because they're a very good footballing side.
"It helps us all round, really. It helps the team out in terms of keeping the momentum going and certainly the boys who haven't played - they will be given the opportunity as well."
Dundalk are currently in second place in the Irish Premier League behind St Patrick's.
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