Lunt says confidence is high ahead of Cheshire derby after just one loss in last seven.
Kenny Lunt believes that Chris Porter’s injury time penalty at Morecambe to salvage a point at the Globe Arena has proved to be a decisive turning point in our fortunes.
Crewe were trailing 2-1 entering stoppage time at Morecambe at the start of January but Porter won and then converted a point saving spot kick and that comeback has resulted in more belief resonating around the dressing room.
The club’s assistant manager told crewealex.net: “The Morecambe game was key for me. We didn’t play well on the day and probably didn’t deserve anything from the game but we kept going and Ports scored an injury time penalty.
“We came back and drew the game and it gave us some extra belief. We took that into the Newport game and did the same. We were really good in the first-half but we were 2-1 down and maybe a few months before, we would have thought they will kill the game and see it out, but we kept going.
“We scored two late goals and that belief that we weren’t beaten stemmed from the Morecambe game.
Lunt added: “Now we have to keep that going. We haven’t told the players anything different or have been doing anything different. It is all about the players and them having the belief. “