Millwall boss Neil Harris claimed The Lions had the "key moments" during Saturday evening's televised 2-0 victory over Birmingham City at The Den.
A Maxime Colin own-goal and Ryan Tunnicliffe's first strike for the club secured a much-needed victory over The Blues and Harris told how his side came out on top in a "scrap" and a "battle."
"Birmingham came to compete and I thought we put in an outstanding Millwall performance," he said. "Despite the odd spell, we were on the front foot for the whole game.
"I said to my players before the game that as much as it will be a fight, a scrap and a battle - and all about second balls - I also knew that there'd be opportunities for moments of quality during the game. I thought we had the key moments, especially in the play leading up to the goals.
The manager also praised his striking trio of Steve Morison, Lee Gregory and Tom Elliott, who all had a hand in both goals.
"Steve and Lee lead the line well and Tom did well when he came on. It's unfair to single out individuals in a great team performance and a clean sheet to boot, but all three of my strikers were brilliant."