When all seems lost and the chips are down, just one result can change the fortunes of a club.
These games happen all the time. Crucial results that have cropped up at just the right time to elevate a team out of the darkness and spark a run of remarkable form.
Similarly, a bad result can lead to a negative spin. When everything was going so well, a single drubbing could leave a previously indestructible team desiccated.
Here we take a look at five crucial results that have or could change the fortunes of a team for better or worse.