Ross County captain Marcus Fraser views this week’s Premiership double header against Hibernian and St Johnstone as a chance to build momentum.
County returned to winning ways with a 2-0 victory over Livingston last Wednesday, which ended an eight-match run without a victory in all competitions.
The Staggies’ next test is tomorrow’s trip to Easter Road to face a Hibernian side they have fared well against, having secured a 2-2 draw in October on their last trip to Edinburgh before coming from behind to triumph 2-1 against Jack Ross’s side in December.
Defender Fraser is looking to kick on from last week’s result, and he said: “We have to try to build momentum ahead of another home game on Saturday against St Johnstone.
“It’s going to be a hard game against Hibs, but we have done well against them in the past.
“We went down there last time and went behind, but came back to earn what was probably a well-earned draw.
“We will be going down there with a positive frame of mind. We were quite gutted not to have a game on Saturday, because after a win we wanted to try and keep the momentum going, but hopefully we can build on that.”
The victory over Livi created a six-point gap above Hamilton Accies in the relegation play-off spot, and Fraser was pleased to help the Staggies produce a much-needed triumph.
The 25-year-old added: “It’s been a tough run of games but we do expect better as a team.
“We know we can pick up more points than we did – and probably should have.
Last Wednesday felt like a must-win game for us because we knew at the bottom of the table it was getting so tight.
“Of any team in the league, I think we owed Livingston one because in the first two games against them they were much the better side.
“This time everyone was fighting for every ball. Sometimes it’s as easy as that.
“When you do that you earn your luck.”
Fraser was deployed as a right wing-back against Livingston, and made the most of his attacking licence by contributing the assist for Billy Mckay’s opening goal.
Fraser added: “I have played it before, but the managers asked me to go in there and give some energy to the team.
“I’m a defender, but attacking-wise I was able to take the shackles off.
“It was good to chip in with an assist, especially when we win and you remember it that wee bit more.”