And Powell has called on his squad to stop the rot - and fast.
He said: "We have to find the answers as to why we are not performing.
"It is a collective thing and I am looking to see a reaction from the whole squad.
"We have to look at how we are preparing through the week and ask why the players are not doing the things we practised."
The Broncos started well in Salford only to come unstuck as the Reds eased to a third win on the bounce.
And the London coach accepted this was a frustrating loss to accept.
Powell added: "On paper this was a game that we had a chance of winning.
"But games are not won or lost on paper and if you do not play with the intent and purpose you will come unstuck.
"We have to really look at what we are doing wrong in away games and put that right."
Powell did see a shining light in the debut performance of Omari Caro, the winger producing a lively display as a replacement for dead-leg victim Kieran Dixon.
He added: "I thought Omari had a solid game and he was unlucky after making a couple of good breaks.
"It was a tough game to come in to but he held his own."