Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Raiders in Must-Win Situation; Toowoomba Outfit Needs Miracle to Make Semi-Finals

Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Raiders in Must-Win Situation; Toowoomba Outfit Needs Miracle to Make Semi-Finals

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Byline: Ben Drewe @thechronicle.com.au

TOOWOOMBA Raiders produced one of their worst performances of the season yesterday when they desperately needed a win over Ipswich City.

Raiders were below their best yesterday and lost 2-0 to 12th-placed Ipswich City at Brassall's Sutton Park.

The result sends Raiders slipping to 10th on the Brisbane Men's Premier League Division One ladder with just three rounds remaining.

They are six points adrift of sixth-placed Rocklea United and require a miracle to finish in the top six.

Raiders need to win their final three matches and hope other results go their way if they are to secure a spot in the top six.

Three points against Ipswich City was a must as they are running out of matches to close the gap on the top six. But Raiders couldn't produce a quality performance.

"It's one of our worst performances of the season," Raiders coach Mick Turvey said.

"It was frustrating for me and it was frustrating for the boys. …

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