Steve Bruce has admitted Birmingham are facing a last-ditch battle to stay in the Premiership after their "horrible" results in the first half of the season.

Blues have taken only 12 points from their opening 16 games and are four points adrift of the safety zone as they prepare to face Tottenham, Manchester United and Chelsea in their next three league games.

Bruce told PA Sport: "In the position we find ourselves in at the present time, this situation is going to go down to the last game of the season."

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