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'Baker watched Preston so we are ready'

23 August 2013

Steven Pressley has urged his players to be hungry for more wins against Preston on Sunday...

Coventry City manager Steven Pressley has urged his players to be 'hungry for more wins' ahead of the Preston North End match at Sixfields.

The City boss has seen his side pick up six points out of three league games with back-to-back wins against Bristol City and Carlisle United.

Steven Pressley's side are currently the highest scorers in English football having scored 13 goals in all four games in the 2013/14 season.

The Sky Blues welcome the Lilywhites to Sixfields on Sunday and Pressley wants to see his side greet them with 'great intensity'.

Pressley said: "We have a young squad so, without doubt, it is going to be difficult to keep up the performances we have had so far.

"It is only two wins. Two very good wins but we need to keep going. Our aim is to avoid relegation and only when we achieve that, we look beyond that.

"We have performed very well since the start of the season but we have to be hungry for more. With a young team, you will get indifferent performances, there's no doubt.

"We have to continue to build a confidence in the team and make sure the side are ready to perform to their maximum every match-day."

Preston, managed by former Leeds United boss Simon Grayson, have signed former Bolton striker Kevin Davies and Chris Humphrey from Motherwell during the summer in an attempt to secure promotion to the Championship.

The City boss knows it will be a tough game due to Simon Grayson's experience at this level.

He said: "It is going to be another difficult contest. They have a very experienced manager at this level who has a track record of getting teams promoted into the Championship.

"They are a club with great history and they will see themselves as promotion candidates. We've watched a lot of footage from their games and Carl Baker went up to watch their match against MK Dons to see what they offer.

"Carl has a good knowledge of the game so it was good to hear his thoughts on how they lined up and that can only help us prepare for the game in the right manner."

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