Lee Clark has relied heavily on loan deals at Birmingham City, but admits such agreements are far from ideal.
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka has banned all talk of the play-offs despite watching his nine-man team emerge as 3-1 victors from a "crazy game" with Birmingham at the Riverside Stadium.
Middlesbrough could still gatecrash the Sky Bet Championship play-off places after nine men claimed a 3-1 victory over Birmingham at the Riverside Stadium.
Birmingham boss Lee Clark was at a loss to explain the disparity between his side's home and away form after Saturday's much-needed 3-1 victory at Doncaster.
Two goals from on-loan striker Federico Macheda eased Birmingham's relegation fears as they came from behind to snatch an unlikely 3-1 Sky Bet Championship victory at Doncaster.
Lee Clark admits departures of key men have hit Birmingham City hard, with it never easy to find suitable cover.
Richie Wellens should be fit for Doncaster's Sky Bet Championship clash with Birmingham at the Keepmoat Stadium on Saturday.
On-loan striker Federico Macheda has urged Birmingham City's players to stick together and prove the team are too good to be relegated.