Anthony Gerrard admits Championship survival is Huddersfield's priority, but claims the FA Cup is providing a 'nice distraction'.
The Terriers are sat 18th in the second tier standings at present, just three points clear of the drop zone.
A change of management, with Mark Robins set to be drafted in from Coventry, is intended to bring about a reversal in fortune.
Robins' first task will not be to get points on the board, though, with Huddersfield - who saw off Leicester in a fourth round replay in midweek - set to entertain Premier League outfit Wigan in cup competition on Sunday.
On that tie, Gerrard said: "The lads have shown the new boss what we are capable of.
"We have put ourselves in a good light. Sunday should be good.
"I don't think the FA Cup is our main priority, because of where we are in the league, but it is a nice distraction.
"We are not in a false position, because the table doesn't lie, but we are confident we will stay up."
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