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‘This is great to see’ – Plenty of Birmingham City fans agree after Blues take early Reading lead

Birmingham City fans grew increasingly disillusioned as the 2020/21 campaign dragged on under Aitor Karanka.

The Blues stumbled from dreadful performance to dreadful performance and Spaniard Karanka came in for flak.

Those calling for his head got their wish – the former Middlesbrough and Nottingham Forest was boss sacked three days ago.

Birmingham reacted quickly and appointed Lee Bowyer as the new man at the helm – Bowyer having walked away from his job at League One Charlton Athletic a day earlier.

With fans hoping for a resurgence under Bowyer, things seemed to be looking up for them when Lukas Jutkiewicz (4′) netted early.

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Here’s that opening goal for Jutkiewicz:

Here’s what Birmingham City fans reacted like as the Blues took that very early lead against Reading:

https://twitter.com/bh_1875/status/1372275276009373698?s=20

Here are some comments from individual Birmingham City fans:

https://twitter.com/deanrudge279/status/1372278584438575109?s=20

Despite taking that early lead and the raptures of Birmingham City fans, it wasn’t to last.

It was back to level terms when Reading’s Yakou Miete (36′) scored in his second, consecutive game back after injury to net his 8th goal in 15 games for Reading this season.

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