Luke Garrard described Boreham Wood’s display in their 2-1 win over Aldershot Town as some of the best football he has seen his side play.

The Wood claimed a 2-1 victory and could have easily won by more on a day which saw the hosts control proceedings.

Garrard was full of praise for his side’s efforts and was particularly pleased with their first half showing.

“I don’t like to say it normally, but that is some of the best football that I have seen us play and I felt that we caused them a hell of a lot of problems,” Garrard told the club website.

“If you look at our performance in the first half, I felt that man-for-man, they delivered on everything that we asked of them.

“2-0 to the good [at half-time] could have been three or four.”

Having started brightly, the Wood gave themselves a degree of comfort in the first half thanks to goals from Bruno Andrade and Shaun Jeffers.

Matters were complicated a little when Cheye Alexander found the net for Aldershot, but Wood were able to hold out for a thoroughly deserved win.

While the Meadow Park club have impressed this season, they had struggled to put together a 90 minute performance before Saturday.

Garrad believes Wood still need to address the issue, despite being nothing but pleased with the win.

“We have said to them about marrying up two 45s,” he explained. “if you saw the performances against Dagenham and Solihull, and the first half against Torquay, that is the best that we have played today.

“I felt that our first half performance, in and out of possession, was very good. We scored two goals.

“We scored from a ricochet in the box, but luck runs for you and will weigh itself up over the season, I am over the moon with the performance.”

Wood will look to take the form shown against Aldershot, which has seen them climb to fourth in the National League table, into a meeting with Tranmere,.

They then play Wrexham on bank holiday Monday, but Garrard is taking things a game at a time.

“The lads know and understand that yes that is a win today, but that it’s parked and we move on,” he said.

“Tranmere is the focus, not Wrexham on the Monday. Hopefully we can go up there with a positive performance.”