Neil Warnock has revealed adverse coverage of his side spurred them on throughout their important two- victory more than fellow strugglers Brighton on Tuesday evening.

Cardiff travelled to the south coast for a game dubbed the ‘relegation showdown’ and the Bluebirds produced a brilliant functionality to stun the house side and take all 3 points in a resounding two- victory.

The win saw Cardiff lessen the gap involving themselves and the Seagulls to just two points, as they reside to fight a different day in the Premier League.

With a poor run of kind leaving the Welsh side 5 points from security going into the game, quite a few had currently deemed them a lost trigger in the relegation battle. On the other hand, Warnock implied right after the match that it was the dismissive coverage of his side that helped the team ​win at the AMEX.

As quoted by ​Evening Express, Warnock stated: “There had been so quite a few pundits this morning [who] said it would be our final game in the ​Premier League. We’re alive and kicking.

“I was proud of the functionality: it was disciplined, I assume we could have developed a couple of far more (possibilities) but all round I was delighted with all the departments.”

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​Brighton still have a game in hand on ​Cardiff, so there is a extended way to go for the Bluebirds to survive, and Warnock was conscious of that, adding: “I’ve by no means lost belief that we can win games. But no matter if we can get adequate points is a various ball game.”

Quizzed on no matter if Cardiff have a points target in thoughts for survival, the Yorkshireman admitted: “No, we do not. We may well not get a different point. I honestly do not know.

“But we’re pretty capable of choosing points up off any of the teams we’ve got to play. You may well assume I’m in cuckoo land, but I assume that we’ve got that potential on our day.”


It does not get any a lot easier for Warnock, as up subsequent Cardiff host league leaders ​Liverpool on Sunday afternoon. With the Reds playing away in Portugal on Wednesday evening, the Bluebirds boss will be relishing the opportunity to climb out of the bottom 3.