CHERRIES head coach Jonathan Woodgate revealed he already knew his team for the Championship play-offs – but would not be confirming it to his players.

A much-changed starting XI fielded by the Dorset club suffered a 1-0 defeat to struggling Wycombe on Saturday, in a shock loss at Adams Park.

Woodgate made six alterations in total for their penultimate regulation league encounter.

Cherries face a final league clash at home to Stoke next Saturday before the first leg of their play-off semi-final to be played on May 17.

Asked whether he took a strategic approach to the play-offs in terms of how he is picking his teams and where Cherries would have their games, Woodgate replied: “I know my team now.”

Quizzed by the Daily Echo whether he had told his players that, the Cherries boss replied: “No, I going to keep them guessing!”

In a poll for Echo readers held online last week, 67 per cent of fans would prefer Woodgate’s men to face Swansea City in the semi-finals of the play-offs.

As it stands, the Dorset club, currently fifth in the table, would be facing the fourth-placed Swans over two legs.

Should Woodgate’s men finish sixth in the table, they would take on Brentford, who confirmed a third-placed finish with a 2-0 home win over Watford on Saturday.

Barnsley are currently sixth in the table, behind Cherries on goal difference.