Kolo Toure insists that City have got to go all-out for a win in tonight's vital home date with Everton.
The rescheduling of the game, originally postponed from August due to the Toffees' Europa League commitments, and City's run of results means that a win in this game in hand will put them into the final Champions League qualifying place.
Toure returned to the side for Sunday's win at Fulham, and with memories still fresh of an unbeaten recent run on the road he wants to bring that back to City's home turf.
He said: "It's going to be tough, and everything is in our hands now. We did well on Sunday, so we should be quite relaxed about this and just try to go for the three points. A win would be massive for us, and we have nothing to lose, we should just go for it and aim for the win."
City are the only side in the Barclays Premier League to remain unbeaten on home soil this season, and for the skipper the fans can play a big role in continuing that sequence tonight.
Our fans have been fantastic all season and they are going to be a big part of it against Everton. They have been really supportive of us, even when the results have not been what they wanted, and they will be very, very important on Wednesday.
Blues fans will be hoping to see Carlos Tevez and Craig Bellamy bring the form they showed in the recent trio of away games back to the City of Manchester Stadium, and the pair's displays have also impressed Toure, who is unstinting in his praise for both strikers.
"Carlos and Craig have both been fantastic, and they have played a big part in how we have done this season. They have done a great job - scoring goals, but always fighting for the team when they don't have the ball. I think they have been our best players this season."
*There are a limited number of tickets available for just £10 on Level Three of the East and West Stands for tonight's game. They are now on sale on a first-come, first-served basis, subject to availability, to personal callers to the stadium Box Office.