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Bruce staying calm after huge win

14 April 2013

Hull boss Steve Bruce is refusing to take anything for granted in his side's quest for automatic promotion to the Barclays Premier League.

The second-placed Tigers have opened up a six-point gap over Watford, following their dramatic 2-1 victory at Ipswich.

Substitute Robert Koren netted their winner seven minutes from time after Anthony Wordsworth had cancelled out Robbie Brady's penalty.

"We've given ourselves a wonderful opportunity but you only have to look at the division's results on Saturday to realise how crazy it is," said Bruce.

"We're in a fantastic position but that's all it is and we've got another tough game on Tuesday [at Wolves]. Wolves had a horrible result and they'll be bang under pressure.

"We've seen before how teams at the bottom have beaten the teams at the top, because the division is so even, but it's a good position to be in.

"We're within touching distance but we're still got a job to do. We haven't got there yet and we've got to see it through."

Town boss Mick McCarthy said: "We endured a tough first half and I had to change things round to try and stop them playing.

"It was working until the penalty and after they scored it gave them a bit of freedom and confidence. They were far better than us in the first half but in the second I thought we were dominant.

"We deserved our equaliser and had the better chances to win it, but it's no good being the dominant team and then getting beat."

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