Morecambe's players will keep their feet on the ground after Wycombe Wanderers win

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Stephen Robinson has said his Morecambe players will avoid becoming too carried away with their victory over Wycombe Wanderers last weekend.

A Shrimps team sitting fourth-bottom of League One ran out 3-2 winners against a Wycombe side that started the day top of the table.

Goals from Anthony O’Connor, Jonah Ayunga and Cole Stockton handed Robinson’s squad a second victory in three home games.

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The win keeps Morecambe in the final relegation place, one point from safety though the three teams immediately above them – Fleetwood Town, AFC Wimbledon and Shrewsbury Town – all play rearranged games this evening.

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Despite conceding after 93 seconds and then again inside 10 minutes of the second half, the Morecambe defence produced a strong performance with Burnley loanee Jacob Bedeau especially impressive.

Robinson said: “They were all very good. Greg Leigh was terrific and Ryan (Cooney) has come in and done very well.

“We won’t get too carried away but it’s a terrific result against a very good side.

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“I think the manner of the performances recently has been very good – with the work rate and desire we’ve shown in the last four games, we have a chance of climbing out of this.

“To beat a team of Wycombe’s calibre – they’re at the top and it’s not a fluke – I think the boys’ belief will grow.”

Robinson had made one change at the weekend with Ryan Cooney replacing Ryan McLaughlin at right-back.

Cooney put in a solid display but Robinson has challenged him to improve further.

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He said: “Ryan (McLaughlin) wasn’t well and we’ll assess him but I think he’s been absolutely brilliant for us.

“Ryan Cooney has been patient. He needs to be fitter but he showed what a good player he is.

“When we have that competition, it bodes well for the future.”

With a free midweek before Saturday’s trip to Accrington Stanley, attention now turns to bolstering the squad with the transfer window closing next Monday.

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“We’re desperate for a bit more pace up front and a defender,” Robinson said.

“It’s easier said than done and it has to be better or different to what we’ve got.”

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