Norwich boss Bryan Gunn admitted his side need a miracle to survive as they prepare for a final day trip to already-relegated Charlton.
The Canaries are staring at a season in the third tier for the first time in 49 years following Monday night's 2-0 defeat to Reading and go into the final day three points behind Barnsley in the final relegation place - albeit with a superior goal difference.
Gunn said: "My captain Gary Doherty said after the game that funny things happen in football and we have to believe that a miracle can happen."
He added: "We hope Plymouth help us out by putting on a performance against Barnsley in front of their own fans and we need lady luck to smile on us.
"But we have to do our own job first and focus on that for four or five days.
"We have to face up to it but there is still a chance. I will lift the players and get them fresh, fit and focused for what will be a difficult day."
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