HAYES and Yeading hope to have a trio of key players back for the crucial Boxing Day clash at Ebbsfleet United.
Skipper Mark Bentley has missed the last two Hayes and Yeading games due to a hamstring injury, while new signing Yassin Moutaouakil also missed the 3-1 home defeat to Fleetwood Town on Tuesday night due to a knock.
Luke Williams (pictured) also joined the pair on the treatment table with a groin injury, but he should be available for the trip to fellow relegation strugglers Ebbsfleet, along with Bentley and Moutaouakil.
Jamie Hand picked up his 10th booking of the season though so will miss the trip to Ebbsfleet and the quick return at Woking's Kingfield on New Year's Day.
Hayes and Yeading boss Nas Bashir is likely to have a new goalkeeper between the sticks as he is bringing someone in to cover for the loss of James Beasant, who is suspended for three matches after a red card against Fleetwood Town.
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