St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright has warned the Dons they will make it more difficult for them at Pittodrie than Kilmarnock did.
The Dons entertain the Perth men tomorrow in the Scottish Premiership with their confidence flying after hammering Killie 5-1.
But St Johnstone travel north also in a buoyant mood after thumping Inverness Caley Thistle 3-0.
Saints also have a decent record ay Pittodrie in recent times, including a 5-1 victory there last season.
Wright, pictured, is confident they can make it difficult for the Dons again.
He wants the three points to cut the gap between Saints and the top four clubs in the Premiership.
“It will be a difficult game for both sides,” said Wright.
“When it comes to us and Aberdeen I feel there is mutual respect there.
“The incentive for us is to get three points and match or better the results of the teams above us.
“It just shows you how tight the league is.
“There is not much between Rangers, Hearts and Aberdeen – and we aren’t far behind them.
“Now we want to gain ground on all three of them.
“We know it is tight below us in the table but we want to be looking up.
“We have opened up a gap again after our win over Inverness, and we also have goal difference in our favour.
“Outside the top five everyone’s balance is negative. So that is almost like having an extra point.”
Wright’s sentiments were echoed by Saints winger Michael Coulson, who says he is looking forward to taking on the Dons.
The former York City player said: “From what I have seen this season we are more than a match for the teams above us. We have given Hearts, Rangers and Aberdeen good games and they are not so far ahead of us, if at all.”