Crusaders midfielder Philip Lowry says Saturday’s 5-0 hammering of Portadown reveals what the staff can do that season.
The midfielder bagged a double because the Crues moved a degree behind second-placed Linfield to remain within the hunt for a primary Premiership title since 2018.
“Glentoran final week and now towards Portadown we have again to what we’re good at,” mentioned Lowry.
“Being huge, robust, highly effective, incredible crosses, runners from deep. loads of targets and a fantastic defence.”
“It was an excellent day within the workplace for us,” added Lowry as he agreed that it was a classic efficiency from the north Belfast facet.
It was one other spectacular 90 minutes at Seaview – Crusaders haven’t misplaced a house recreation since Boxing Day final 12 months and their 2020 document reads 11 wins and 1 draw.
In distinction the Crues have endured a depressing time in 2020 on the street, shedding eight of their final 10 away matches.
Lacking out on a European spot this season was additionally a blow to Stephen Baxter’s facet.
“It isn’t acceptable for a staff like ourselves to be outdoors the European locations – it makes an enormous distinction, even with staff bonding and camaraderie you get from these journeys,” added Lowry.
“They stand you in good stead all through the season. It isn’t going to be any simpler to qualify this season nevertheless it’s an enormous alternative for us.
“Our away kind has not been ok – it is only a query of discovering our id away from dwelling.
“In case you take a look at the video games towards Linfield and Larne this 12 months, I assumed we had been too timid in our strategy and the efficiency towards Portadown is one thing we’re going to need to tackle the street once more.”