Luke Garrard’s side played out a game to remember in the club’s history to progress into the third round, having beaten rivals St Albans 4-0 at Meadow Park thanks to goals from Gus Mafuta, Adrian Clifton and a brace from Josh Rees.
Boreham Wood’s winter schedule has been disrupted due to coronavirus with two of their matches against Grimsby and Barent postponed, but the Wood were back in action in the National League last weekend.
The rearranged Barnet game took place on Sunday and fourth-placed Boreham Wood were held to a goalless draw by the team in 15th spot, meaning that the Wood still have the best defensive record in the league.
Garrard’s side have only conceded 13 goals in 19 matches, and just four of those goals have been conceded on their own patch, boding well for the home team on Saturday.
Wimbledon currently sit 18th in League One and only three points above the relegation zone, and in contrast to their hosts this weekend, Mark Robinson’s side have let in 35 league goals in 21 matches.
The Dons have also had disruptions in recent weeks with two of their games being cancelled, so last time out they travelled to the Kassam Stadium where they faced Oxford United.
That turned out to not be a good day at the office for Wimbledon, who fell to a 3-0 defeat against the Yellows, having not managed to create half as many chances on goal as their hosts.
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Robinson’s side were involved in a seven-goal thriller in round two of this competition, eventually beating Cheltenham Town 4-3 after the visitors gave Wimbledon a late scare of a comeback.
Saturday’s away team will be looking to avoid a cup upset but they need to get back to winning ways, having not tasted victory since the beginning of December, albeit with postponed matches.
This will be the first meeting between these two London clubs since December 2009, when Wimbledon came out on top with a 2-1 win over Boreham Wood in the FA Trophy