ALAN Wright will ask for more of the same when Northwich bid to beat bogey team Nantwich Town tomorrow, Saturday.
He hailed his players’ performance in last weekend’s 2-0 win at Hednesford Town as the ‘perfect’ response to a tumble the previous Tuesday.
“It’s important to go again,” said Vics’ co-boss.
“The lads gave exactly the reaction we asked for following such a disappointing defeat last time out, so it was great to see them come out firing.”
Wright and joint manager Martin Foyle have had two training sessions with the squad since last Saturday with Northwich not scheduled to play in midweek.
Precious time not usually afforded to part-time teams at this time of year, according to the former Aston Villa full back.
He said: “After winning last weekend we’d have wanted to play again quickly to try and keep the momentum from beating a play-off rival going.
“Unfortunately we didn’t have a game, so we wanted to use the time to work a bit more on one or two things that needed to be put right.”
Skipper Ian Kearney, a scorer at Keys Park last weekend, plays his last match before serving a two-games ban, while Chris Budrys is likely to return in attack.
Jordan Johnson (groin) is still short of match fitness though.
Nantwich, victors only once away from home in the league since September, have had the better of their Cheshire neighbours in recent meetings though.
The Dabbers have done for Vics twice already this term, including an FA Cup success at the Victoria Stadium in October, avoiding defeat in both league encounters last term too.