Solskjaer upbeat on survival

Cardiff manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists they still have a great chance of retaining their Premier League status.

City have secured just one victory in their last 11 Premier League matches to leave them second-bottom of the table, three points adrift of safety, ahead of Sunday's game with Tottenham at White Hart Lane.

But Solskjaer is taking confidence from the fact so many teams are still in the relegation battle and is hoping they have better luck with contentious decisions.

"We all know where we are, but we are in the situation we are with loads of other teams," said Solskjaer.

"Other teams have had a great run, have hit form, but they are still in it (the relegation battle).

"We have not got the results I think we have deserved. At times, performances have been good and we are still in with a chance (of survival).

"That gives us a positive frame of mind that, if it turns and we maybe get one penalty - and in the last two games Kenwyne (Jones) should have had one in each game - if you get those decisions, it might turn for us as well, because we have not had any of that.

"If you look at other teams that have been in the same situation, I don't think you would remember a year back and think of Southampton being in the same situation as we are now.

"But now they are in the top half of the table, and that is what we have got to look at."