Date: 13th February 2016 at 8:28am
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Aberdeen started the season like a house on fire but then a woeful spell saw the Dons drop off the top of the Premiership table and, at one point, looking as though even finishing second would be a tall order.

Having gone 12-matches without defeat the win over Celtic was followed up with one against St Johnstone to move Aberdeen joint-top after a run of 30-points from a possible 36 on offer seeing genuine optimism a first title since 1985 could be secured with the home double (a first since the 1990/91 season) raising them even more.

The odds are down to 6/1 with McInnes quoted by the Evening Express as saying the expectation is the same now as it’s always been with both himself and the players ‘totally relaxed’ and able to cope with what’s expected.

‘There has been expectation on us from day one, but I get that. I am totally relaxed with that and the players are too. We all know what is expected of you when you work at this club.’

Inverness host Aberdeen on Monday, with Celtic in action against Ross County today, so we’ll know exactly what’s expected of us, then again a win would be the aim anyway.

The boss added as long as focus is retained and the right level of concentration he’s got enough belief in what can be achieved.

‘In the past two-and-a-half years we have shown that we are capable of going on a strong run. If we can keep a steady hand, retain that same focus and level of concentration, that is when we keep winning games.’

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