East Fife player-boss Gary Naysmith will be taking things one game at a time as he looks to guide East Fife to the League Two title.
The Methil men are now in pole position to achieve just that, having seen off Stirling Albion on Saturday while Elgin were being beaten by Montrose.
But, given how tight and evenly matched League Two is, the Bayview gaffer knows that absolutely nothing can be taken for granted.
With two difficult away games against Queen’s Park and Elgin next up for his side, Naysmith is refusing to get carried away.
He said: “Already I’m on to Queen’s Park. I’ll speak to the scout in the next 20 minutes and see what formation they play and Dougie Anderson (Fife assistant) and the scout will be out watching them play Berwick on Tuesday.”
The gaffer believed his side had more than merited their win for a dominant second-half display in which Kevin Smith bagged the only goal of the game.
“The wind played a part in the game and I thought we did OK in the first half,” he said. “I knew that if we kept it tight we’d be able to have a right go at them in the second and there’s no doubt about it, we really deserved the victory.
“I’m delighted for Kevin, to get his goal. He’s had a frustrating time with injury and we know that it takes him a couple of games to get back into the groove.
“Even taking his goal away, I thought he played really well, jinking in from the left, and has given me a selection headache for next week”
The Fifers could have been on easy street within the first couple of minutes when they were afforded an early sight of goal.
Naysmith’s set-piece found Jamie Insall, only for his short-range drive to be stopped by Chris Smith.
It wasn’t to be the only time in the game that Smith denied the Fifers, with the Stirling shot-stopper proving to be a real class act.
Nathan Austin was kept out either side of the break, with Smith also at his best with a fine double stop from Jason Kerr.
He was beaten with just under 20 minutes on the clock, though, when Kyle Wilkie’s excellent deep cross was powered home by Kevin Smith.