BRAINTREE Town manager Glen Driver says the manner of his team's FA Cup departure at Enfield Town will some time for him to get over but he is looking for an immediate response from his players as they return to Vanarama National League South action on Saturday.

Driver said it was a "horror show" as a well under-par Iron performance saw them dumped out of the FA Cup at the first hurdle last weekend.

Enfield, who play a level below Braintree in the non-league pyramid in the BetVictor Isthmian League premier division, won the second qualifying round tie 2-0 and the Iron know they must be vastly better when they host Oxford City in National League South on Saturday (kick-off 3pm).

The Iron boss said there would be some plain speaking during training this week as his team needed to "put the wrongs right" as they looked to regain the form that saw them take 13 points from their last five league games.

Driver said: "The FA Cup game is one that will stay with me for a while.

"I'm always a manager who never gets too high when we win or too down when we lose, but the manner in which we lost this and with it being the FA Cup, makes it tough.

"As a non-league manager, your aim is to get into the first round proper and we got to within one game of that when I was at Leiston, so to go out at this stage in the manner we did is a feeling that will stick.

"We now just have to make sure we pick the players up and there will be conversations this week in training because we have to put the wrongs right.

"We will put a few things to the players because we are disappointed but I know that my players care. "They have been texting and calling me since the game telling me that and they know they have let themselves and the club down with that performance. "But these are the same players who beat Havant & Waterlooville the week before. "You don't become a bad side overnight and we just have to make sure we approach the game on Saturday in the right manner and get three points.

"If we can do that, it could put us up into the top three looking at fixtures elsewhere so we have to make sure we turn up and have a better attitude.

"Supporters let their feelings be known after the game, but it was only our second defeat in nine and it hasn't been a bad start that we've had. "We are sixth in the table, sitting above far bigger teams and we now have to make sure we go again and show the form we've had in the league when we face Oxford on Saturday."

Driver said defender Michael Clark could struggle to be fit to face Oxford as he may be out for a couple of weeks with a knee problem but other than that, he had a full squad to choose from.

The Iron boss also said that he was still looking to strengthen his squad with some new additions.