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Matchday Recap: Quaner wins dramatic game for Ipswich after terrible Leeds mix-up

PUBLISHED: 06:00 05 May 2019 | UPDATED: 15:23 05 May 2019

Collin Quaner fires in the winner for Town after Leeds keeper Francisco Casilla and Luke Ayling made a defensive mix-up, to allow the German to pounce late in the game.    Picture: STEVE WALLER     WWW.STEPHENWALLER.COM

Collin Quaner fires in the winner for Town after Leeds keeper Francisco Casilla and Luke Ayling made a defensive mix-up, to allow the German to pounce late in the game. Picture: STEVE WALLER WWW.STEPHENWALLER.COM

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Ipswich Town beat Leeds United 3-2 at Portman Road this afternoon.

The Blues' relegation from the Championship was confirmed on April 13, meaning the club will be playing in the third tier for the first time since 1957.

Ipswich have lost each of their three games since relegation was confirmed, while Leeds' automatic promotion hopes were ended following a sticky run of results.

They will have the backing of 4,000 fans at Portman Road this afternoon.

“If we don't match them for desire then it will be a difficult game,” said Town boss Paul Lambert.

“We'll do everything we can to send our fans away with smiles on their faces, but Leeds United are favourites – let's not kid ourselves.

“They are higher than us in the league, they've won more games, they are a relentless team and they beat us at Elland Road pretty easy. If we don't match their energy then we're in for a hard, hard 90 minutes. If we match that then we've got a chance.”

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