The Potters currently sit 19th in the table, six points from safety and with just one win since Lambert took the reins in January, appear set to end their 10-year stint in the top flight.
Encouraging performances in the defeats to Arsenal and Tottenham have given the Stoke squad some belief and the fixture list does provide them with a chance to take points off those in and around, with games against Crystal Palace and Swansea to come.
Burnley and Liverpool are their other opponents but for now all the focus in on Monday’s trip to West Ham.
The Scot believes his side’s task will be escalated should they lose in Stratford and has highlighted the game as the chance to get the three wins he believes will be required to survive.
‘I don’t think we can afford to lose it,’ he is quoted as saying by BBC Sport. ‘I still think we’ve got to win three games. There will still be a lot of twists and turns. We’re going into the game confident.
‘I know it’s a difficult game – it’s a massive game for them as well. If we win, then it pulls them right back in it.’
Domenic Tedesco says Schalke paid the price for missed chances as they were held to a 2-2 draw against Cologne on Sunday.
Jan Oblak says he is happy with Atletico Madrid but refused to completely rule out a move away from the club.
Harry Kane has conceded Tottenham players may have to adopt a fresh approach to big games after another semi-final defeat.
Arsene Wenger has hinted that growing supporter unrest influenced his decision to quit Arsenal at the end of the season.
Swansea boss Carlos Carvalhal says his side's hopes of beating the drop will not suffer following the 5-0 defeat at Manchester City.
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk says they are well aware of the threat that Roma possess as a whole, not just Edin Dzeko.
Antonio Conte says his row with Jose Mourinho is a thing of the past as they prepare to face off again in the FA Cup Final.
Paul Lambert believes Stoke will have to win their last three games to have any chance of staying in the Premier League.
Romelu Lukaku believes the current Manchester United squad can win the Premier League title next season saying quality is not an issue.