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Striker seeks ruthless streak

Striker seeks ruthless streak

Middlesbrough striker Lukas Jutkiewicz believes his side may have to work on becoming a little more ruthless.

Boro suffered a third defeat in four games at Birmingham City on Friday evening despite twice taking the lead at St Andrew's.

"When you look at the squad we should be confident of trying to be up there," Jutkiewicz told BBC Tees. "If you're only a goal up a split second can change a game and maybe we need to be a bit more ruthless."

The Teessiders are currently fourth in the table but saw leaders Cardiff City extend their lead over them at the top to six points following their narrow win against struggling Sheffield Wednesday.

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Date:Tuesday December 4 2012
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