Date: 1st December 2013 at 10:29pm
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Manager Gary Johnson has hit the press fresh today with renewed confidence that Yeovil will successfully beat relegation this season, if the players perform, take their chances, and defend as solidly as we did against Watford yesterday.

Speaking to the Western Gazette Johnson was very clear of what this victory could do for our chances as long as we treat it the right way and now redouble our efforts in future games – especially those we might be expected to win.

A victory against a play off team is a bonus and three points from nowhere, we need to be that clinical against teams that we can push below us.

‘It’s satisfying to see you’re off the bottom but knowing that we will be below the line for another couple of weeks. If the boys are showing that commitment and they’ve got that sort of quality you should be able to get our of trouble if they produce that consistently.’

Again, like former interviews, Johnson repeats that over the games we have played so far, he feels a better reflection would be another seven or eight points on our league total and he does feel we have been unlucky, but again the proof is you make your own luck. You make yourself be more clinical and feeling sorry after the fact doesn’t really wash.

He does however point to decisions that have gone against us which in hindsight and the fresh light of day have been proven wrong. On that score, there isn’t much you can do about them.

Cleverly whilst everybody is a on high though, Johnson preferred to focus again on working hard and doing the basics rather than getting carried away with three points we didn’t really expect as he dodged the question of whether this would now be the start of a run for us.

Fans can state that one way or another, the gaffer has to ensure nobody gets carried away and that we build on this somewhat shock victory and make it count.

‘It’s nice that we’ve picked up three points as a few teams have lost three points. But we haven’t done anything yet. All we’ve done is get to the level we need to get at, if we are going to win more games.’

Two games in quick succession, six points would be fantastic. Four wouldn’t be frowned at. Three neither. At the very least we need to be looking at two just to build on this victory and get ourselves on an unbeaten run which will help confidence.

Small steps and all that.