The Candystripes have seen St Pat’s take over second place for now and let Shamrock Rovers move clear in the title race.
They even need a good result in their closing matches to guarantee top four.
Nevertheless Higgins is looking at it in a more broad perspective
Tonight his team travel to Turner’s Cross to take on Cork City (kick off 7.45 pm).
“I’m extremely disappointed that we’re sitting here and not in the title mix going into the last couple of matches” he said.
“It’s been a frustrating year with some difficult times but also plenty of positives, especially during the European run.
“We want more of that, which is why we have to go down here and get the job done this weekend.
“Qualifying for European competition is the minimum expectation at this club, but we know that Cork will make it very difficult for us.”
Sadou Diallo is suspended while Jamie McGonigle is doubtful having picked up a knock a couple of weeks ago.
The Rebels need a minimum of six points to overturn Sligo Rovers and hope the Bit O’ Red lose their last two matches.
It may prove a big ask.Tags: