MORTON manager Jonatan Johansson has warned his players they can’t rely on other teams to beat the drop.

The Ton have just come away with four points from a possible six after drawing with Inverness Caley and beating Falkirk.

They are still in the battle to avoid the drop, sitting in seventh position, a victory against Dunfermline Athletic today would all but secure their league safety.

Defeat could see the Greenock outfit drop into the relegation play-off spot, and Johansson wants his side to keep their fate in their own hands heading into the last day of the season.

He told the Tele: “You have to do it yourself in this league. You have to go out and get the wins but we haven’t done that enough this year.

“But I also feel the last two games have been really good playing wise, we’ve created plenty of chances.

“The Falkirk game was mentally tough and a pressure game and I felt we handled it really well, and it’s another one now.

“In terms of the other results that are happening at the moment it looks so unpredictable, you just have to go out and do it yourself.

“Fifth place is a possible reward if we win, we also know that there are only so many points between each of the teams.

“It’s a big, big game for us again.”

The Ton’s resurgence in the last two weeks came after a poor loss at home to Alloa Athletic, with the Cappielow crowd voicing their displeasure at the end of the encounter.

But in the last two games they have had more shots on goal, and have looked easier on the eye as the team’s performances have lifted.

The manager puts that down to a number of factors, including the return of midfield maestro Michael Tidser to the side after being out for over a month.

He added: “Having Gary Oliver back has helped.

“We lacked a striker who could hold the ball up in certain games and he came back in.

“He wasn’t fit for the first few games but I felt he was doing well until he got injured. Michael Tidser coming back was another massive one for us.

“I didn’t change the formation but I tweaked it a little bit to get Charlie Telfer and Greg Kiltie in more offensive positions and to be more expansive.

“It’s all small details, but we’ve been working on what we are like in both boxes.

“There was a big difference in the Inverness game where I felt we deserved three points, but I felt we lost our concentration in our own box.

“Against Falkirk we created about nine chances, not all of them clear-cut but good chances.

“It’s a mixture of that, and confidence plays a part in that as well.”