Birmingham are facing a last day of the season battle for Barclays Premier League survival after Brede Hangeland's brace helped Fulham to triumph 2-0 at St Andrew's.
The Carling Cup holders, lacking several key players through injury and suspension, produced their worst performance of the season to leave their top flight status hanging on a knife edge.
City are now level on points with third from bottom Blackpool and second from bottom Wigan and have to visit Tottenham next Sunday.
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