Birmingham City boss Harry Redknapp has defended David Wagner's team selection for Huddersfield Town's defeat at St Andrew's.

The Town's boss made 10 changes to the side which secured a SkyBet Championship Play-Off place in the mid-week victory at Wolverhampton Wanderers.

And although Wagner has defended his stance on this perceived second-string line-up, Blues boss Redknapp has also jumped to the German's defence.

"It is Huddersfield's business what they do,” Harry Redknapp said. "They have got to the Play-Offs and it is not their fault other teams are in a relegation battle.

“Why should they take care of us or Blackburn Rovers, Nottingham Forest or anyone else?

"Their manager's job is to get his players right for the play-offs. He cannot be worrying about other teams.

“I did exactly the same thing when I was QPR for the last two games."

The victory was Harry Redknapp's first as Birmingham City boss after taking over a fortnight ago from Gianfranco Zola and only a third in 24 league games for the side.

It leaves the Blues two points clear of Blackburn and Nottingham Forest but with an inferior goal difference, and Redknapp said: "We need to win in our last game at Bristol City to avoid relegation.

"We have a two-point advantage so a point will make no difference. We simply need three points but it all depends upon the results of the other clubs."

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