With a handful of teams also competing in Round 5 of the FFA Cup SEQ this week, it’s a busy week for Football Queensland Premier League (FQPL) clubs as Round 8 kicks off on Saturday night.
Having lost only one game out of seven so far this season, Logan Lightning will look to secure another win to continue their surge on the top of the table.
Ipswich Knights on the other hand have had a mixed bag of results so far this season, and will come into this game off the back of a 4-0 defeat to Rochedale Rovers last week.
Last time the two sides met resulted in a 3-3 draw in Round 20 of last year.
Logan Lightning v Ipswich Knights
Saturday, 4 May, 6:15pm
Other key matches:
Capalaba FC v Mitchelton
With just one point separating both teams on the ladder, Mitchelton have the chance to jump into the top four if they are able to secure a win while Capalaba will be hoping to stay in reach of the top spot with a win.
Rochedale Rovers v Wolves FC
Coming off the back of two wins, Rochedale will be looking for another to secure their spot in the top four come the end of this round. Wolves meanwhile will go in search of their third win for the season, after losing 2-1 to Mitchelton last weekend.
Players to watch:
Jed Brown (Logan Lightning): The forward scored a double in his side’s 4-0 win last round, his sixth goal in six games.
Stuart Edgar (Capalaba FC): The youngster hasn’t failed to score in a game since Round 2, which has landed him in good position in the Golden Boot race.
Tom Carroll (Rochedale Rovers): Two consecutive clean sheets have helped keep his side within striking distance of a top four spot.
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