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Central Coast coach Paul Okon has called on the Mariners to show some early defensive resilience to avoid rolling the dice and getting involved in A-League shootouts.The Mariners last week celebrated their first clean sheet in 36 games when they held out Perth Glory 2-0 in Gosford.Having witnessed his team finally hold the opposition scoreless, Okon wants them to display more of that defensive miserliness in Saturdays NSW home derby against Western Sydney Wanderers.Weve got to be resilient enough, certainly earlier on in the game, to stop teams from scoring, Okon said.If we can do that then were a real threat against any side and if we cant, were always going to have to roll the dice and cross our fingers whether or not were going to score more goals than the opposition.Despite the desire to maintain a strong defensive presence, Okon said the Mariners were trying to be more offensive in their outlook.Central Coast welcome back Liam Rose from suspension, but Okon said another midfielder, Mickael Tavares, remained in doubt due to an ongoing ankle injury.He thought Brendon Santalab would get the nod as the Wanderers main striker on Saturday ahead of Kerem Bulut, as he scored against the Mariners in the 1-1 draw at Spotless Stadium in late October.Okon is paying no heed to the Wanderers ladder position, with the Sydney club starting the round in seventh, one spot below his team.They are a good side regardless of where they sit on the ladder, Okon said.Theyve got some very good players, their front line is exciting.Its a big test, its a big opportunity to see where were at.Hopefully we live up to the expectations.We are slowly starting to rebuild.I think weve put that little bit of pressure on ourselves to perform at a certain level and hopefully that will be the same tomorrow evening.Okon is a former national teammate of Wanderers coach Tony Popopvic and said they saw each other last week and also exchanged texts.Poppa is not only a colleague, hes a good mate. 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