Brisbane Roar coach John Aloisi praised his sides late surge towards the finals following their well deserved victory over Perth Glory.

Another 3-2 victory against the Glory back in January started the remarkable run for Brisbane, who have since collected 22 points in 11 matches highlighted by a sensational win over minor premiers Sydney FC.

Last night’s result sees Brisbane move into sixth spot although a Western Sydney Wanderers win over Adelaide United would cruelly see the Roar miss out on finals football.

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“Going back eleven games no one thought we’d be in this position,” he said.

“We got what we needed and put a bit of pressure on the Wanderers.

“Now we sit back and hope the result goes our way tomorrow.”

Brisbane’s charge towards the finals has been particularly impressive through impact players such as Henrique who have started to perform at the crunch time of the season.

The ‘slippery fish’ was in fine touch and with Aloisi alluding to the fact he’s not yet 100% fit, Roar fans will be chomping at the bit to see him in action should they make it to next week.

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“He was causing problems tonight,” he said.

“He didn’t start because he’s still not really match fit.

“He can’t play so many games in a row.”

Meanwhile Perth and Kenny Lowe were left to reflect on a disappointing season in which the club finished eighth and missed finals football for the first time in three years.

A dejected Lowe fronted the media for possibly the last time as Glory coach and when asked to summarize the season he highlighted injuries as a major factor for the clubs inconsistent performances.

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“It was one (a season) of frustration,” he said.

“We could’ve done something but it didn’t turn out to be.

“I think you’ve seen in the last ten weeks we’ve got a decent enough squad when everyone’s on the park.”

It remains to be seen whether or not Lowe will remain in charge at Glory but his commitment to the task at hand cannot be questioned.

Just minutes after his sides season was concluded the Englishman was already igniting talks towards next season and potential changes within the squad.

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“We’ll go back now and asses the squad and see where we wanna go,” he said.

“We’ll see where we wanna strengthen and chat to players see who wants to stay.”

While Brisbane face a nervous wait over the Wanderers match with Adelaide its back to the drawing board for Perth who face premier league giants Chelsea in July.

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Football fan and digital communications officer following Perth Glory during the 2017/2018 A-League season.