RACING Club Warwick were beaten 4-2 by promotion-chasing Boldmere St Michael’s as the Racers suffered a third defeat in their last four matches.
Despite Romario Martin drawing Warwick level in the first half, Boldmere ran away with the contest in the second period before Chris Mayuba pulled back a late consolation.
The result means Racing sit 14th in the Midland Football League Premier Division, 11 points clear of the relegation zone.
And the visitors opened the scoring on 15 minutes when Ryan Shaw rifled home from the edge of the penalty area.
Racing equalised with a similarly impressive finish from Martin on 28 minutes as the two teams headed into the break level.
However, Boldmere reclaimed the lead on 56 minutes when Harry Craven headed home from a dubious free-kick.
And after Warwick’s Toby Scott shot into the side netting following a fine run, Boldmere extended their lead through Alex McSheen’s breakaway goal when he finished coolly under pressure.
Racing goalkeeper Daniel Crane made a fine save from a free-kick before McSheen grabbed his second of the game with a rasping shot from 20-yards out.
Mayuba struck a late consolation for Warwick to reduce the deficit with a fine curling effort but it proved too little too late to spark a comeback.
Racing are next in action away at Tividale on Saturday, March 26 with kick-off at 3pm at Tividale Football Club.