Cheltenham Town manager Michael Duff has admitted that new Cambridge United boss Mark Bonner will still make life difficult for his side this weekend.
The Robins are looking to make it seven games unbeaten as they head to the Abbey Stadium this weekend.
Duff’s side are just four points off the automatic promotion places, although they do have a game in hand on third place Plymouth Argyle.
“It’s difficult, there has been an improvement, I don’t think he’s done anything too revolutionary with regards to the change of the shape, they’ve still got some decent player, Duff said in his pre-match press conference.
“There’s pressure, it’s a good pressure to have, this time last year there was pressure to try and stay in the league, no there’s pressure to try and get out the league so we’ve given ourselves an opportunity.
The Gloucestershire club boast the seventh best away record in the division, losing just four times on their travel, conceding just ten times.
It has been challenging for many clubs of late due to the weather conditions, something which Duff has revealed that has been no different at Cheltenham as the season comes towards the business end.
The team haven’t been defeat since the 8th February, when they lost out to
“It’s difficult to get a lot of tactical work done because it’s difficult to find areas close to a full size pitch, the pitches are getting heavier, we’ve played every weekend in a storm for what feels like forever.
“There’s pressure, it’s a good pressure to have, this time last year there was pressure to try and stay in the league, no there’s pressure to try and get out the league so we’ve given ourselves an opportunity.”