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In-form Stanley next up for Blues
TOMORROW'S opponents Accrington Stanley are in the unusual position of being League Two's form team despite being bottom of the table.
They looked to have been cast adrift at the foot of the table after a rotten start to the season, but they're one of only two teams in the division not to have lost any of their last four fixtures.
Leaders Oxford are the others, with Stanley giving themselves a chance of overhauling the sides around them by winning their last two.
And Wanderers boss Gareth Ainsworth said his side will have to be on their guard against a resurgent Accrington side who won the last meeting between the teams.
He said: "Their tails are up without a doubt. They have had two good wins and seem to have stopped their losing streak. To beat Morecambe at Morecambe is no mean feat, it's a decent result. We'll have to be at our best to compete.
"Winning two out of two, bottom of the league, they've still got nothing to lose. Everyone expects them to finish bottom at the moment, so they'll be tails up - just like we were last year.
"Last year we did really well up at Accrington and put in a professional performance, which is what I'll be looking for again.
"It's a tight ground, it's not the Portsmouth we went to the other week, it's the other end of the spectrum. We have to make sure we put our professional heads on and approach the game in exactly the same way.
"Looking at our form we seem to do well against the top teams and struggle against the bottom teams. Why this is, especially at home, we don't know. We want to put this to bed, this hoodoo of not turning up against the smaller teams."
Top scorer Dean Morgan is looking for revenge after Stanley won 1-0 in the sides' last contest - but said if they go into the game with the same mentality as on their last trip to the Crown Ground, they'll get back to winning ways.
He said: "We should beat any team. That's my personal opinion - I believe in myself and the team.
"We owe them one because they came to us last year and beat us.
"Last year we went to Accrington and beat them comfortably. If we take the same spirit we had when we went up there last year, we'll be OK. When we go and enjoy ourselves, that's when I feel our football becomes easier."
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