Lambert: We’re playing with a lot of confidence

Town boss Paul Lambert was full of praise for his squad and admitted that confidence is high within the squad at the minute.

“It’s great. We’ve started the season really well, we’re playing with a lot of confidence, the fans and the town are right with us, you just have to look at the atmosphere at home it’s absolutely brilliant,” he added.

“Next Saturday will be jumping with the supporters. We’re playing really well at this moment.”

After back to back wins, something Town have not achieved under Lambert, could Town remain unbeaten for a while longer?

“Hopefully, but we’ll have sticky patches, that’s normal but at this moment it’s really, really good, everyone’s playing really well,” he said.

“The lads are playing really confident football, the fans are right behind us. There’s a long, long way to go but the start’s been very, very good.”

When put to him that Town are now top of the league, Lambert wasn’t overly bothered by it.

“I don’t really look at it full stop,” he insisted. “I know where we are, I don’t need to look at a computer or a newspaper to see where we are. I know where we are every week.

“I’ve always been like that, I’ve never been one to look. I know exactly where we are, I know how well the team’s playing, I know what’s going on and I’m really happy with everybody.”

Lambert was impressed with Town netting five goals and boosting the goal difference, which has put Town top of the league.

“Coventry came here and it was 0-0,” he said. “It’s a dangerous game, the grass was long, the weather was absolutely roasting, the atmosphere in the stadium was really good, I knew it would be because the fans are supporting kids and they’re not going to criticise kids.

“I’ve come up here when it’s been booing and protests so we had to overcome a few obstacles but thankfully we played a professional game and we played really well.”

Lambert was asked about the form of his strike duo Jackson and Norwood, who scored four of Town’s five goals this afternoon, taking their tally to seven for the season.

“Really good, really pleased with everybody,” he enthused. “Whether we make changes or not, we look a really strong side.”

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