GARY Waddock said Wycombe's harsh loss at title-winners Charlton summed up their season.
Wanderers were forced to rue countless missed chances at The Valley as they went down to a 2-1 loss in south London.
“I thought we played ever so well but Charlton are where they are and they take their chances and we don't,” said Waddock.
“The majority of the season we have been like that and not picked up the necessary points with our good performances and that is why we are in the position we are in.
“You have got to take your chances and it summed it up completely. We played a very good side and caused them problems but didn't get anything.
“We got ourselves in good positions and in second-half we were on the front foot but were punished for a moment of poor play.”
Defeat leaves Wanderers staring at a three point gap to safety with Walsall protected by a far superior goal difference.
It means they have to beat Notts County at home next Saturday and hope Walsall lose their final two games.
That would mean a point at Hillsborough would be enough to keep them up.
Waddock said: “We needed to get something from today's game. We will keep plugging away in our final two fixtures.
“We have to win both games and be really positive and who knows?”