"We are never going to be beating teams 4-0 or 5-0 so for us it is about keeping it tight at the back and taking our chances when they come. " More sports news from across Lanarkshire Bottom of the table Accies are going for three straight wins in the league on Saturday when they welcome high-flying Dundee and they will hope they can close the gap on rivals Arbroath and Cove, who sit four and six points ahead respectively. McGowan added: "Saturday is another massive game but I think every one until the end of the season is going to be massive for us. "Hopefully we can keep the momentum going but we are under no illusions how hard Dundee will be.
"You can see the momentum building. Hamilton's Chrissy McGinn (L) and Ross County's Owura Edwards in action "I signed the Friday just before Ayr so I hardly trained and then played that game, but you could tell in that match that the boys had a lot of spirit about them, they were just a bit low in confidence. "I think that builds with one or two wins and that's what has happened. "At the moment we are just trying to keep that ball rolling. "You've seen from our performances that a lot of the success has come from hard work and graft.
They are at the top end of the league, a big team, a big squad so we will be looking to put our best foot forward and get another three points. Tom Sparrow and Dylan McGowan's arrivals gave the Accies squad a big boost "We needed to go on some sort of run to draw closer to the teams ahead of us and the results in the cup have helped as well. "We can't worry too much about what is going on ahead of us. There are still enough league games to catch teams. "It is about looking after yourself first and foremost.
McGowan, 31, said: "We've had a few different combinations at the back, which is always good. "A lot of the boys have played, whether in the cup or league games. "We are working on it every day and the gaffer has been brilliant with it so hopefully that can be the cornerstone for us progressing up the league. "Fergus is a great player and has a great future ahead of him. Accies' Fergus Owens, right, against Morton "I was really impressed with him when I came in. To be playing regularly in this division at 19 bodes well for him. "I think the younger ones need someone beside them who is a bit more of talker and stuff and hopefully the likes of me, Dan O'Reilly and Easty can provide that for them.