Things have gone from bad to worse for Dundalk.
The SSE Airtricity League Premier Division champions have been beaten 3-1 by Sligo Rovers at the Showgrounds this evening.
The defeat means the Louth outfit remain 3rd in the table but are 7 points behind 2nd placed Bohemians.
Vinny Perth left his role as Lilywhites manager during the week following defeat in the first round of qualifyng for the Champions League.
Just two points separate the top two in the table meanwhile.
Sligo’s goals came from Regan Donelon, Ryan De Vries, and Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe.