SWINDON Supermarine manager Lee Spalding has warned his side that they will need to be at their best to get anything from their clash away at Truro City this weekend.

Both clubs have won their opening pair of fixtures in Southern League Premier Division South and Marine travel down to Cornwall looking to make it three wins from three to start the season for the first time since 2016-17.

Marine have netted late winners in both of their matches so far, and while the never-say-die attitude from his players delighted the manager, Spalding knows they will have to considerably raise their game against a Truro side that were relegated from National League South last season.

He said: “In our first two games, I wouldn’t say we’ve been at our best.

“But we have shown great spirit, great togetherness and the players have worked their socks off and managed to dig in and get a result when we haven’t been at our best.

“That’s a good sign because I know when we do reach our best and we do start clicking, we’ll really start causing problems for other teams.

“We will need to be at our best on Saturday down at Truro to get anything from the game.

“We will need to be better than we were last Saturday and better than we were with the ball on Tuesday.”

Marine face a four-hour trip down to one of the most south-westerly teams in English football as they go hunting a victory over a side who are among the favourites to make an immediate return to the National League set-up.

Spalding does not believe any side will have truly hit their straps just yet and has eyed the early-season fixture as a chance to steal points off the potential league champions.

The Marine manager is calling the weekend’s game ‘business as usual’ for his team and is confident that if performance levels are as they should be, his team can make the lengthy trip well worth it.

Spalding said: “It’s still early doors. We’re only two games in and at the end of the day, no one has done anything yet.

“Both teams have won both games, but it’s business as usual for us.

“We’re going to Truro looking to try and get a positive result and get something out of the game.

“It will be tough because they were relegated last season from the National League South.

“They’re a big football club and if you look at their history and where they’ve been, they will be looking to go straight back up again, so I’m expecting a really tough test.”