Jim McIntyre has no plans to park the bus this coming weekend as his Dundee side travel to free-scoring Hibs in the Premiership.
The Dark Blues have the leakiest defence in the division while the Hibees have notched 13 in five league matches at Easter Road ahead of their clash on Saturday.
The Dens gaffer is under no illusions how tough it will be against Neil Lennon’s side, though he’s seen encouragement from his side over the past couple of matches.
And he’s planning to put their opponents “under pressure” as his side aim for a much-needed result.
He said: “Things were taken on from the Motherwell game and things were more positive with the St Mirren performance and it’s about trying to turn small margins into points.
“We know we are facing a top side in Hibs who have done a fantastic job this season, are an exciting team to watch and have a lot of attacking threat but we have to go there and put them under pressure.”
Of late, however, the Hibees haven’t won in their last four – but that recent form won’t change how Dundee prepare.
“You are going to have peaks and troughs through any season but I’m sure them being at home Lenny will have them fired up,” added Jim.
“We know they have good players and will be looking to take maximum points but from our own end the encouraging signs have been there and we want to try to build on the St Mirren result.
“The boys clearly know how I work now after a month. The players have been great, they’ve worked extremely hard. You don’t want continuous breaks on Saturdays but we are coming into a busy period in December.”