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After a dismal run of seven defeats, the Blues have bounced back strongly under new manager Monk, who has guided them to their third straight win.
Birmingham defeated Bolton 1-0 away from home, and The Blues have moved five points clear of the relegation zone as a result of this win.
Monk expressed his joy after the match and wrote that he is “Extremely proud” of the players on social networking site Twitter. He wrote:
— Garry Monk (@GarryMonk) April 3, 2018
The visitors got the crucial goal towards the end of the first half when Lukas Jutkiewicz swept Jacques Maghoma’s free-kick in to the roof of the net.
Che Adams was shown a red card in the second half, but Birmingham fought resolutely and hung on with 10 men to seal all three points.
Birmingham had 42% possession, and registered 10 shots during the game of which three were on target, according to BBC Sport.
Here are some of the best reactions from the fans:
You’re amazing Garry, but so are we #KRO
— Jo (@joaemp) April 3, 2018
Unreal what you n the staff have done this far. Instilling pride, passion and belief. Keep right on Garry x? #bcfc
— Joe Danks (@danksy1505) April 3, 2018
— Jake Woodward-Jones (@bcfcwoody97) April 3, 2018
Connection with management, players, and fans is something we’ve seriously lacked this season, breath of fresh air
— dale (@dpj94) April 3, 2018
I just want to say Thankyou. 1 month ago, I had no hope, now I’m full of it and have lost my voice. What a result today, Thankyou. #BCFC
— JS (@JotaEdition) April 3, 2018
Another great result and another step in the right direction. Great job so far Garry, congratulations to you and the boys on a fantastic result.
— Kieran Bales (@kiebales_) April 3, 2018