It’s 2 wins in 18 for Birmingham City boss Gianfranco Zola, who would have been mightily relieved to have grabbed a point away at Cardiff City this weekend.

The Blues look destined for yet another loss following a Ralls penalty, but up popped Lukas Jutkiewicz to save Blues from yet another defeat, as the game ended 1-1 in Cardiff.

It was probably about the right result but with the bottom-three edging ever closer and rivals around them beginning to pick up points, it’s imperative the Italian gets a couple of wins under his belt to assure Birmingham’s safety when May rolls around.

It’s been a horrible few months for all involved at the club but getting team selection right in a tough-looking run of fixtures is seriously important if Blues are going to pick up anything.

So with that in mind, here’s 2 players Gianfranco Zola must drop from the Birmingham XI for their Championship run-in…