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Aitor Karanka praises Alen Halilovic

Sun 28 February 2021 | 5:37

Birmingham City manager Aitor Karanka lavished praise on Alen Halilovic after he scored the winner in their vital 2-1 victory against Queens Park Ranger.

Alen Halilovic

scored a cracker for his first goal for the club after

Kristian Pedersen

equalized to cancel out

Charlie Austin

's opener, securing

Birmingham

's first victory at home in 13 games and broke their home hoodoo.

Karanka

admitted Alen Halilovic can perform at a bigger club.

“We had a meeting last Thursday and I told him if he hadn’t played for his last clubs he couldn’t blame his managers, he had to blame himself,”

he said

.

“He’s a top player and if he’s not performing as well as he can and if he’s not in a better league or better club than us it’s his fault, not the managers.

“He told me I was right and he showed me today he can do it.”

“If he can keep the same level I would like to keep him here but he has to keep the same level with and without the ball,”

he added

.

A second win in three put Blues five points clear of the Sky Bet Championship relegation zone.

“Today can be a turning point because we won from coming from behind, we won at home and we’ve had a lot of problems here since October, not winning a game.”


source: SportMob

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