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2 March 2019

“All we can do is keep going until it’s mathematically impossible" says Paul as gap to safety grows

Paul Lambert admits Town now face a massive battle to stay up after watching his side go down to a 90th minute Mo Barrow goal for Reading.

Gwion Edwards levelled the scores late on after Nelson Oliveira’s opener but Barrow put the Royals back in front.

Town had chances to grab a point in the six minutes of added on time but the defeat leaves Blues 12 points from safety.        

“It’s a massive fight now but you never give up,” the Town boss told iFollow Ipswich.

“All we can do is keep going until it’s mathematically impossible. We have a fabulous support behind us. That’s the big thing you hang on to, we have a lot of people who come and watch us but it’s a big, big fight ahead.

“The goals we gave away today were poor. That has cost us. It’s about both boxes because we had to really good chances as well.
“We had to change it at half-time with James [Collins] coming off and Trevoh [Chalobah] was injured as well and we were better in the second-half.
“We were in the ascendancy and looked as though we could go on and win it but we have to be more ruthless at both ends of the pitch.”

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