The two clubs are separated by just two goals and face off at Dartford’s Princes Park this weekend.
The result could give us an early clue as to who might end up lifting the National League South title at the end of the season.
Burman respects Havant’s impressive squad and says he’s not surprised they’re challenging despite the fact they were only promoted at the end of last season.
“This is what it’s about,” he told Kent Online. “It’s what we want to be involved in, big games, crucial games and hopefully we can keep our form going in the right direction.
“They’ve got some experienced players, that’s for sure. They’re a good side and although they’ve had injury problems, like us, they’ve dug in and kept in there.
“They’ve got a lot of experience in that side and it doesn’t surprise me that they’re up there challenging.
“You’ve got to respect how they play and how they line up, so we’ll do that. We’re at home so we’ve got to do things in the right way and we’ve done that over the last few weeks.”
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