Date: 9th January 2017 at 10:25am
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Brentford’s Ryan Woods is hoping Saturday’s 5-1 FA Cup win over Eastleigh will inspire his side to a play-off push in 2017, reports Get West London.

Woods completed 90-minutes, in his 25th appearance of the season, as the Bees breezed past their non-league opposition.

Midfielder Woods was clear he believed his side can push up the table.

The London outfit have won their first two games of 2017, with high-flying Newcastle United up next.

The Bees haven’t lost since before Christmas, a 1-0 defeat to Leeds, and the 23-year old expressed they were “playing with confidence” as they look to cut the gap to the play-off places.

Brentford are currently 11 points behind sixth place Sheffield Wednesday, but their recent form suggests they could make a surge for the play-offs in 2017.

One thing that could de-rail a play-off push would be the sale of top scorer Scott Hogan.

Hogan, who has 14-goals this season, has been subject to bids during the January transfer window, with West Ham United preparing a third bid for the striker.

Brentford fans… Do you agree with Woods that your club can make a surge for the play-off places? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!