Cliftonville chief Tommy Breslin stresses he’ll have no problems keeping his players grounded following their League Cup frolics last week.
The Reds produced a scintillating display to defeat Crusaders (4-0) in front of a Sky Sports audience.
It may well be the beginning of a champagne season for Breslin’s boys, who have roared nine points clear of the chasing pack in the Premier League table.
“We enjoyed the cup win and the party, but it’s now gone,” said Breslin.
“The boys were quickly brought down to earth – they worked hard in training this week.
“Every game from now until the end of the season is a cup final.
“We are at the top of the table. We are up there to be shot at.
“Everyone will want to beat us. It’s up to us the meet the challenge.”
The Reds roll out the welcome mat to struggling Lisburn Distillery at Solitude on Saturday.
Breslin adds: “We are expecting another tough game because they are fighting for their lives at the bottom of the table.
“Anything you get in this league you have to work for it and to fair to the boys they have worked very hard this season and they will continue to work as hard as we can,” he added.
Barry Holland is missing for the Reds, having picked up an injury this week in training.