MA­SON MUSTERS MACKAY’S MEN

CARDIFF v COVEN­TRY

Midweek Sport - - SPORTS -

JOE MA­SON has in­sisted Car diff’s char ge for the play-offs hasn’t run out of steam.

Malky Mackay’s fal­ter­ing Blue­birds will play their 47th game of the sea­son as they host str ug­gling Coven­try tonight.

Mackay’s men have only recorded two wins in 10 league matches but striker Ma­son

claims their bid for a top six fin­ish isn’t knack­ered.

He said: “Coven­try’s a must-win game for us and we know we need to get three points.

“We haven’t got a tar­get of how many wins we’ll need tore­ach the play-offs, we just con­cen­trate on win­ning the next game.

“We are pro­fes­sional ath­letes, so fa­tigue shouldn’t be a prob­lem.”

Coven­try boss Andy Thorn, a for­mer FA Cup win­ner, reck­ons sav­ing the Sky Blues would be his big­gest achieve­ment.

He said: “I’ve played in cup fi­nals and fin­ished third in the top league as a player but if we come through this it will be my big­gest achieve­ment in foot­ball.”

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