He said: "We had to win and we did the job comfortably.
"It was nice for the young lad to get the opener but we needed a second goal and it was a relief when it came. You can do no more than win your own games and see where it takes you.
"That's three clean sheets in a row now. Another five would be very nice indeed. The lads worked their socks off and gave their all and I am proud of them. We have now put pressure on Scunthorpe and others.
"There is no room for error in the closing matches."