Gary Rowett richly praised the performance of Clayton Donaldson in Birmingham's vital 1-0 home win over promotion-chasing Brentford.
Birmingham returned to winning ways with a crucial 1-0 home victory over promotion-chasing Brentford to ease their fears of dropping back into the Sky Bet Championship relegation zone.
Birmingham boss Gary Rowett may be tempted to make changes to end their winless run against Brentford.
Freddie Sears scored twice as Ipswich got their promotion challenge back on track with a 4-2 home win over battling Birmingham.
Ipswich remain without a number of key players as they look to get back to winning ways against Birmingham.
Birmingham boss Gary Rowett has refused to hit the panic button despite his side's loss of form.
Brighton boss Chris Hughton stressed the importance of getting a home victory in the Seagulls' battle against relegation following their vital 4-3 win over Birmingham.
Joao Teixeira and Inigo Calderon both scored twice as relegation-threatened Brighton clinched their first win in six games with a 4-3 home victory over Birmingham.