Currie too hot for the Lions
By Ben Blackmore. Last Updated: January 1, 1970 1:00am
Darren Currie stole the show as Ipswich survived a real scare to seal a 2-1 victory against Millwall.
Currie scored the first and set up the winner as Joe Royle's men took all three points, and condemned The Lions to further misery at the bottom of The Coca Cola Championship.
Colin Lee will be getting increasingly nervous about his side's plight this season, after being outplayed for the majority of the contest.
Ipswich dominated the opening period and Currie broke the offside trap after 13 minutes to lift the ball over the advancing Andy Marshall.
The game followed the same pattern for most of the afternoon, prompting Lions boss Lee to take off new signing Carl Asaba early in the second half.
The game changed on a moment of brilliance by Ben May after 68 minutes, who took a pass on his chest before expertly swivelling on a sixpence to deliver a blockbuster 25-yard shot into the back of the net.
The strike knocked Town back on their haunches and Richard Naylor was soon dismissed for a professional foul.
However, The Tractor Boys refused to drop their heads and it was Currie who inspired the winner, finding space on the left to produce the perfect cross for Sam Parkin to convert with 10 minutes left.
Sat 27th Aug
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