I can’t believe I’m here writing this, but it’s actually happened. At the 9th attempt, Birmingham City have finally won a game of football, something that seemed virtually impossible despite playing almost every side we’ve come up against off the park.
If you told me it would have come against unbeaten and top of the league Leeds United I would have laughed at you, asked what you were smoking and then asked for some too.
Time after time this season we’ve been left completely disappointed at the fact we haven’t been able to get the points we rightly deserve, but today is a different kind of day. Today was our Groundhog Day.
It wasn’t quite the performances we’ve seen of late where we’ve missed countless amount of opportunities, instead it was a case of being clinical when they came…yes I did use the word clinical with Birmingham City.
Che Adams was the man who handed the Blues the lead – a player who’s been subject to criticism and rightly so in my opinion. Today he looked a completely different player, with a point to prove. He was energetic, willing to beat his man and take his opportunities. He was fortunate that Bailey Peacock-Farrell took what appeared to be one too many steps to one side before diving down to Adams’ low efforts.
Even after the referee deciding to add on an additional 8 minutes it just seemed that today was going to be the Blues day. Leeds threw the kitchen sink at us, but we prevailed – thanks to the brilliant save from Lee Camp late on to push a Stuart Dallas effort round the post.
Today is the day we’ve deserved for a very, very long time. So enjoy it and drink it in because the Blues have beaten a side which are going to be up there this season. Let’s hope this win is now the start of a decent run for the team and we can climb the table and be in a position we actually deserve to be in.
Enjoy the weekend and Keep Right On!