Joe Dunne insists his Colchester United players are not feeling the pressure of a relegation battle.
And the U’s boss believes four more wins might well be enough to stay in League One.
Colchester head into their game at Crawley Town lying three points above the bottom four, with 12 games remaining.
The U’s are four points better off than they were at the same stage last season and have lost six fewer matches, this time around.
For more on this story and all of the latest Colchester United news, including a three-page preview of the U's game at Crawley Town, see Friday's Daily Gazette.