Lewis Montsma says the home fans played a big part in helping the Imps secure a point against Plymouth Argyle on Saturday.
It took a late penalty to ensure Michael Appleton's side came away with something from the game, and Montsma credited the home supporters in a crowd of 8,375 with helping the players keep going.
He said: "We had the crowd behind us and a good atmosphere in the final moments of the game.
"We didn't always have the quality in the game, it was from pure aggressiveness and work ethic. You have these games where the crowd have to get behind you."
Montsma felt the Imps had to show their character, especially as they dealt with the loss of captain Liam Bridcutt then Regan Poole through injuries.
He added: "We are a young team and had some injuries, it was unlucky that Brids then Regan came off, but the boys who came on did great.
"It was great character to come back twice from 1-0 and 2-1 down, even though we had a few injuries in the game."
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