"We're gonna win 3-2, we're gonna win 3-2." Or so goes the optimistic chant from the Barmy Army who insist it's not too late for England to make its mark in the Ashes.
Sinking a few beers outside "Barmy Army HQ", The Lucky Shag in the city - albeit without a layer of sunscreen - this enthusiastic bunch counts the Fremantle doctor as its secret weapon and Mitchell Johnson as a swear word.
Two Tests down, the odds might be stacked against their men, but these fans still have hope for "massive things" in the third Test starting at the WACA Ground tomorrow - and they'll make sure the crowd knows it.
"Just think of a pendulum swinging," Graeme Spruson said. "It's been to the Aussies and it's going to go to England and it's all going to start on Friday at 10.30am. We're very confident in that."
With temperatures set to soar to the high 30s this weekend, the England fans agree the heatwave might be poorly timed and the end result could hinge on which team won the toss and saved energy in the heat.
Dean Newlend plans to make sure paceman Johnson gets "plenty of stick" and supporters who claim to be the world's best will keep their voices heard.
"My girlfriend's scraping ice off her windscreen (back home) in the morning, so I'm not going to complain it's too hot," he said.