Birmingham fans have taken to Twitter to praise the performance of goalkeeper Neil Etheridge in their draw with Luton Town on Tuesday night.
Aitor Karanka’s men, looking for their first Championship win since Halloween, made the perfect start through Lukas Jutkiewicz’s penalty midway through the opening period.
However, the Blues were pegged back just before half-time when Matty Pearson poked home from close-range from a corner – a moment where Etheridge will feel he might have done better.
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But from then on in, the former Cardiff City shotstopper made a flurry of outstanding saves to preserve a point for the St Andrew’s outfit – with one second-half stop from Hatters striker James Collins in particular, an early contender for save of the season.
With the ball having been whipped across the face of goal, Collins, usually so clinical from those type of areas, looked set to fire home the winner, but Etheridge somehow flung himself across to deny the frontman from six-yards out.
Despite his part in Luton’s equaliser, Blues fans made their thoughts clear about his contribution at Kenilworth Road on social media.
Check the best views on Twitter below:
Neil Etheridge outstanding tonight the rest of the team total rubbish. 🗑
— gary johnson (@garygaryjohnson) November 24, 2020
The point gained is down to your performance 👏👏👏
— chris752204 (@ChrisHollowood) November 24, 2020
Man of the match by a country mile. Could of lost by 2/3 if it wasnt for you today lad.
— J.M (@JMbcfc_) November 24, 2020
Unlucky Neil saved us loads 💙
— James 🏴🌏 (@James_Blues1875) November 24, 2020
Unreal goalkeeper, world class!
— Darrell (@dazbcfc86) November 25, 2020
You was superb tonight
— Chris Gray (@ChrisGr60511028) November 24, 2020
Amazing as always tonight ethers 💙
— Ethan (@EthanBCFC_) November 24, 2020
We have a brick wall in goal.
— 𝐋𝐔𝐌𝐌𝐘 (@SirLumdog) November 24, 2020
Amazing performance Neil KRO 💙💙
— Ben (@BenRussell_16) November 24, 2020
Glad we had you in between the sticks tonight Neil. Kept us in it, with a clear MOTM performance.
— Tommo (@RoughleySpeakin) November 24, 2020