Andre Bikey struck twice to secure Reading three crucial points in a 2-1 win over fellow strugglers Birmingham.

Bikey struck with an emphatic header on the half-hour mark to give Reading a lead before the Blues hit back through Mauro Zarate in the 65th minute.

But Birmingham hopes of returning to St Andrews with a lucky point were dashed when Cameroon defender Bikey nodded home the winner in the 80th minute.

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