HAVING picked up nine points from their last five Sky Bet League One games, the Pilgrims are in a confident mood going into Saturday’s Home Park clash with Oxford United and Yann Songo’o believes the Green Army is a big reason behind that.
After a difficult start to the season, it would have been easy supporters to get on the players’ backs, but it has been quite the opposite and uncompromising midfielder Yann knows how much the squad appreciate it.
“The fans are a big part for us,” he said. “They want to see us playing well; they’ve been good after a really bad start and they have been sticking behind us.’
With Argyle throwing bodies on the line in recent performances, Yann outlined the impact the fans have on them, such as during the recent 1-0 victory at high-flying Bradford.
“We played for them as well,” he said. “Seven hundred fans coming up north is just amazing. So sometimes when we we’re getting tired, we just think about what the fans are doing for us and about them staying behind us for 90 minutes. They deserve a lot of credit for that.”
Yann feels Argyle can afford to play more on the front foot against Oxford but knows about the quality the U’s possess.
He said: “We feel really confident right now and obviously, at home, we play better football at home than we do away. Away, we just try and grind the result out; at home we try and play a little bit more football.
“I don’t think we could play Oxford at a better time. They’ve got a really good squad but I really believe we can get the three points on Saturday.”