United take on Guiseley on Saturday at Plainmoor in search of three points.
United currently sit in 22nd place in the National League table. A win for Solihull Moors on Tuesday night and with Hartlepool United beating Barrow on Wednesday night the picture once again changed in the battle to stay in the division. Maidstone edged closer to survival with a point against Macclesfield Town too.
With eight games left to go United need wins on the board to take it until the last few games of the season.
We spoke to Conrad Balatoni, Liam Davis, Jakub Sokolik, and Tommy O’Sullivan before Saturday’s big match at Plainmoor.
“It’s a massive game,” said defender Conrad Balatoni.
“The results didn’t go for us during the week so it has made it harder but we will be giving our all. Three points on Saturday can go a long way to closing the gap if results go our way. The games come thick and fast now.
“It’ll be good to get back to Plainmoor. To get back on our own turf is always a great incentive to go out and put on a performance. The fans have travelled in great numbers to support the team, against Leyton Orient and Solihull Moors. We had chances to kill the game off against Solihull Moors so it was disappointing to come away with a point.”
“It’s a must-win [game],” according to Liam Davis.
“We haven’t played at Plainmoor for some weeks now. We’ve had a couple of good results away from home. Hopefully the fans are going to be making a lot of noise and are going to cheer us on to three points.”
“It’s simple: we have to win,” said defender Jakub Sokolik.
“I thought we did well against Solihull Moors but it was silly to concede from a free-kick. By the time we conceded we should have been three or four up. We lost two points.
“It is hard on the fans, the players, the staff, and everyone. We have to deal with the pressure and win games. Hopefully we can get out of this.”
“It’s a very big game,” said midfielder Tommy O’Sullivan.
“We need a win and the boys know that. We’re training this week to get ready for a big game this Saturday.
“I was in a similar situation with Newport County and when you’re down near the bottom every game is a big game. We want to win to try and get out of trouble.
“In the last few games we have been picking up points. We should have come away with six points but we’re going into Saturday’s match on a good run.”