But rather than sympathising with his opposite number, Sousa wants his men to increase the heat on him by taking three points away from Portman Road.
"The situation at Ipswich can affect the game a lot," he told the South Wales Evening Post. "If people are under pressure that means there is also pressure on the players and when that is the case we must try to profit from that.
"Ipswich have scored goals this season. That shows you they are strong but they have also conceded goals and that's why there is pressure.
"When the pressure is on, you need to create more pressure from the start of a game. You have to make things more difficult for the team you are playing and that is what we will try to do."