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Birmingham boss Eck happy to stick with two upfront

Birmingham City boss Alex McLeish says it was the right decision to go with two upfront since his arrival at St Andrews.

He said: "There have been tactical switches. When I first came, the team had been used to playing one up front away from home, and even sometimes at home, and I could understand it because I did that with Scotland.

"But I just felt in some games we never caused a threat at all away, which is why we've gone with the two up front and now we are seeing it come to fruition a little but via McFadden and Forssell.

"It was after the game at Bolton that I felt something needed to be done. Although it was 3-0 on the day, I wasn't happy with the lack of forays into the Bolton box and we kind of changed it after that.

"Mikael and James have struck up a good partnership. It would be stupid if I was to change that."

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