Wycombe boss Gareth Ainsworth admitted he will not be looking over his shoulder again this season after Anthony Stewart's last-gasp winner made it back-to-back npower League Two wins for Wanderers.
Fleetwood, who extended their winless run to four league games, had been hoping to reignite a play-off charge at Adams Park but it was Stewart who had the last laugh.
Ainsworth admitted it was so tight at the bottom of the division that now his side had moved to 48 points for the season it is onwards and upwards for Wycombe, with relegation now out of the question.
"We're just happy to get back-to-back wins," said Ainsworth. "I'm really pleased and I think personally 48 or 49 points could get you relegated still this season but that's taken the pressure off.
"It's very close down there so it'll be nice just to get one more win and get in the 50's and then I'll probably concede that we're safe."
The visitors controlled the opening exchanges but Wycombe had the first chance when Sam Wood met Josh Scowen's corner in the eighth minute but scuffed his shot wide. Gareth Evans, starting for Fleetwood for the first time in three weeks, broke through on goal with ten minutes left in the half but Jordan Archer came out and blocked.
But a forgettable second-half ended with Stewart's first goal for the Chairboys, much to the displeasure of Fleetwood manager Graham Alexander.
"There were some good performances but I can't be pleased with the result," he said.
"We've hit a four game patch which has gone the other way. It can change in a moment but we have to make it change and we can't wait for it to happen.
"We're still in the hunt and we're still in touch and that's what everyone here is aiming for."