Boss says struggling visitors will raise their game tonight
John Still knows the Town will need be wary of a York side battling to move themselves out of the relegation zone when the two sides meet at Kenilworth Road tonight.
The Hatters are aiming to make it nine games unbeaten in League 2 when they come up against Russ Wilcox’s men, who lie in 23rd place after a run of six matches without a win.
But Still knows a trip to Kenilworth Road is an incentive for any visitors to up their game.
“The thing that we’ve learned since we’ve been here – and maybe I’ve learned it as well – whoever plays Luton raise their game,” said the boss.
“That’s even more remarkable for what we’ve done, as I do feel that we are a club because of our support and what it’s done in previous years. People come to play Luton in front of big crowds home and away and raise their game, and we’ve dealt with that really, really well.
“It’s the same for York, they’ll come here, be really positive, really strong with a nothing to lose attitude.
“That makes them a dangerous opponent.”
However, the Town have won nine and drawn two of their last 11 games on home soil and tonight the all the manager wants is another solid performance to continue to maintain their current unbeaten sequence.
“Our own form is good, our own form is consistent, so hopefully we can put on a good performance and get three points because the top seven, eight is reasonably tight,” said Still.
“We’d like to think our form home and away is consistent. We don’t get beat home or away as we’ve only got beaten five times all season.
“To go away and pick points up and win at home most of the time, is a recipe for success and we hope that can continue.”
Watch the whole interview with the manager on Hatters Player.