Hull City manager Steve Bruce believes two more home wins could well be enough to keep the Tigers in the Premier League this season, despite City having been dragged into a relegation dogfight following their recent poor run of form, reports BBC Sport.
Hull City were recently defeated by Southampton at St Mary’s, which was their third consecutive loss in the Premier League, and their sixth game without a win. Such form sees them in a precarious position in the division, but their home form has normally been their saving grace, as the Tigers have lost only once at the KC Stadium since January.
Bruce is hoping they can remain strong in their own backyard to pick up the valuable six points he feels will be enough to keep them in the division. Unfortunately for Hull, their remaining home games are against Arsenal, Liverpool, Burnley and Manchester United. A trip to Selhurst Park to face an in-form Crystal Palace is City’s next destination, but despite the difficult run-in they have to come, Bruce remains confident.
He feels Hull don’t need much more to avoid the drop zone, saying: “We have to win a couple of them, in my opinion, and might have to do a bit more than that. At home we are difficult to play against and difficult to beat and there lies our big chance.”
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