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Four-star Blues in cruise control
Published : 02 Aug 2009 20:05:39
Alex McLeish's Blues had far too much quality for their League Two hosts as they eased to an emphatic victory. The Premier League newcomers made a flying start as Sebastian Larsson's pass allowed Garry O'Connor to lash home the opener from 20 yards. Larsson then doubled the Blues' lead just before the half-hour mark, having previously struck the woodwork with a free-kick. The third goal followed just two minutes later as Kevin Phillips volleyed home to remind McLeish he remains clinical despite his advanced years. Gloss was put on a polished display when trialist Albert Fataki added a late fourth.