Manager ready to kick on after cup excitement.
Backed by a strong travelling contingent, the U's will look to grab that elusive league win and kick start their quest for survival over the next three months.
Having taken the positives out of last weekend's FA Cup game against Tottenham, U's boss Kevin Keen is itching to get back to league action when the team take on Essex rivals Southend United this Saturday.
"There are eighteen games left and I am sure that the performances will eventually turn into results."
The second Essex derby brings Kevin quickly back to his first game in charge, where the Shrimpers took the honours in a 2-0 win on Boxing Day.
"It was six weeks ago and we've not picked up the win that we've deserved, whereas Southend have done well after a couple of defeats after playing us.
"It will be a tough game due to it being a derby, and it will be a tough game due to them chasing the play-off spots.
"But we have been getting ourselves ready this week and we know we've got to go there to fight and try and get the right result.
"The main things in my eyes are working hard and sticking together.