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14 April 2015

Gary Bowyer felt the 2-2 draw at Birmingham summed up their season as they were made to pay for wastefulness at both ends of the pitch.

Rovers roared into the lead after just eight minutes thanks to Matt Kilgallon's header, but the hosts levelled just past the hour mark through Jonathan Grounds.

The visitors regained the lead four minutes later when Jordan Rhodes took full advantage of a dropped catch from Darren Randolph, but after two great chances were spurned by Rovers, the home side levelled a second time from Demarai Gray.

Added time provided further chances for both sides, but neither could grab the winner to leave the manager a frustrated figure at full time.

"We can't be telling them well done for a point away from home even though it does extend the unbeaten record," said Bowyer after the match.

"We should have been talking about how professional and ruthless we were at both ends of the box, we should have won the game convincingly.

"I think Gary Rowett has done a terrific job here and and when you come to St. Andrew's you know they aren't going to stop. We had to go out in the second half in the way we started the first half but we didn't.

"When they equalised you saw us go again and that is what we've got to get away from. They've got to really learn to drive it home. The games that we've let slip this season have been costly to us in terms of what we have wanted to do.

"We have to start now to make sure that it doesn't repeat itself in the next four games.

"Some of the football tonight was great, the chances we created, the possession, but we should be talking about winning the game, that is the frustration that I feel."

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