Leaders Mansfield Town all set for top-of-table clash at Wrexham
UNSURPRISINGLY, Mansfield Town boss Paul Cox is not making a massive issue of tonight's game in north Wales.
After moving two points clear at the top of the Blue Square Bet Premier, it is top versus second tonight against Wrexham.
The Stags also have a game in hand on Andy Morrell's side so victory tonight would send out a real statement of intent when it comes to their title chances – and with it automatic promotion.
His side are on a remarkable run of 13 wins from their last 14 matches and have just beaten promotion rivals Grimsby and Forest Green.
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Victory tonight would be a tenth on the spin but Cox is insistent on past form counting for nothing.
He is also certain defeat would not be the end of the world, as he anticipates further twists and turns in the remaining nine games.
But the fact is the Stags have finally clawed their way to the summit and are there to be shot down.
Tonight, at a hostile Racecourse Ground, it has all the makings of a cracking clash.
But all Cox wants from his players is focus and not to get swept up in the occasion.
He said: "Form counts for nothing because form means what we have done. I prefer to look at what we can do in the future.
"It is about the next game and keeping our feet firmly on the ground and for us to stay focused.
"We have to do about our business in the same manner as recent games.
"All I want is for us to go there and concentrate on our own game and not lose our focus on what we want to achieve.
"Then we will only have ourselves to blame if something does go wrong.
"I am not saying this is the biggest game. It is a big game, but they all are.
"We play Wrexham in the last game of the season at home so that could be the biggest game of the season. Barrow away might prove to be the biggest match.
"We have to go about each game at a time, like we have been doing during this solid run and then move onto the next."
Winger Colin Daniel went off injured in the first half at Forest Green on Friday night in the 2-1 win but is expected to be fit.
He was suffering from a tight hamstring but otherwise, it is just Ross Dyer and Jake Speight who remain sidelined with knee injuries.
With the Football League in sight, after a five-year exile, the pressure is sure to be mounting,
But Mansfield also have a squad of players who have won promotion from this league before, like Adam Murray, Matt Green, Adam Chapman and John Dempster.
Cox is simply trying to take the heat off his men.
He added: "There are nine games left and plenty of twists and turns to come.
"This is going to be a tough game because we went to watch them on Saturday and they were very impressive.
"But all I want is us to go there with a fresh mind-set and fresh impetus and not lose our focus."