Jim Bentley says his side will be doing all they can to get themselves back to winning ways when Plymouth Argyle visit the Globe Arena on Saturday.
The Shrimps play host to the League Two leaders, looking to end a four-game losing run in league and cup.
Tuesday’s 2-1 loss at Crewe Alexandra saw them drop to 20th in the table, two points off the relegation places and with the division’s worst goal difference.
However, Argyle make the trip north on the back of two home defeats in four days following losses to Grimsby Town and Barnet.
Bentley said: “Hopefully we will try and improve in all areas on Saturday.
“There will be no feeling sorry for ourselves. I’m looking forward to the next challenge.
“We’re having a difficult time, we know that, but we’ve battled and we’ve competed but just some up a bit short.
“It’s stuck against us at the minute but I don’t want the sympathy vote.’’
He added: “Rhys Turner is coming along nicely and took his goal well – that’s a positive we can take. We aren’t getting steamrollered but we’re talking about fine lines. We keep shooting ourselves in the foot at both ends.
“It’s frustrating but we remain positive, we’ll keep going, we’ll keep battling, keep focused and improve on the pitch.”