• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 21 August 2010
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: St Andrews Stadium
Birmingham City

Birmingham City

Gardner 56"

Gardner 70"

2 - 1

Birmingham City vs Blackburn Rovers


Team Lineups

Birmingham City

26 Foster
2 Carr
5 Johnson
15 Dann
6 Ridgewell
7 Larsson
12 Ferguson
8 Gardner56"70"
16 McFadden
10 Jerome
19 Zigic
Substitutes
1 Taylor
3 Murphy
4 Bowyer
11 O'Connor
14 Derbyshire
17 Michel
18 Fahey

Blackburn Rovers

1 Robinson
27 Salgado
4 Samba
6 Nelsen
5 Givet
10 Diouf
28 Jones
3 Olsson
12 Pedersen
15 Nzonzi53"
9 Kalinic
Substitutes
13 Bunn
2 Jacobsen
7 Emerton
23 Hoilett
25 Judge
33 Morris
41 Diouf

Possession Stats

45%
55%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Birmingham City

D W L L D L L L

Blackburn Rovers

L L L L W L L L


Live Text Commentary
94:38 +4.38
 

Outswinging corner taken by Morten Gamst Pedersen from the right by-line, Roger Johnson makes a clearance.

94:07 +4.07
 

Inswinging corner taken by Morten Gamst Pedersen from the right by-line played to the near post.

93:25 +3.25
 

Morten Gamst Pedersen fouled by Sebastian Larsson, the ref awards a free kick. Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

92:05 +2.05
Yellow card
 

Foul by Sebastian Larsson on El-Hadji Diouf, free kick awarded. El-Hadji Diouf is booked. Paul Robinson restarts play with the free kick.

92:05 +2.05
Yellow card
 

El-Hadji Diouf fouled by Sebastian Larsson, the ref awards a free kick. Booking for Sebastian Larsson for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

91:49 +1.49
 

Keith Fahey takes a shot. Save by Paul Robinson.

90:58 +0.58
 

Unfair challenge on Sebastian Larsson by Morten Gamst Pedersen results in a free kick. Stephen Carr takes the free kick.

89:19
 

The official flags Matt Derbyshire offside. Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

88:41
 

Brett Emerton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Liam Ridgewell. Ben Foster takes the free kick.

85:55
 

The ball is delivered by Michel Salgado, clearance made by Matt Derbyshire.

84:44
 

El-Hadji Diouf takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster.

84:08
 

The referee blows for offside. Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

82:52
Substitution
 

Ryan Nelsen challenges Matt Derbyshire unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ryan Nelsen shown a yellow card. Nikola Kalinic goes off and David Hoilett comes on. Sebastian Larsson crosses the ball in from the free kick, Morten Gamst Pedersen manages to make a clearance.

81:37
Substitution
 

Cameron Jerome gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steven Nzonzi. Craig Gardner goes off and Keith Fahey comes on. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

77:48
Yellow card
 

Scott Dann fouled by Mame Diouf, the ref awards a free kick. Booking for Mame Diouf. Roger Johnson restarts play with the free kick.

76:50
Substitution
 

James McFadden leaves the field to be replaced by Lee Bowyer.

75:51
 

Corner taken by Morten Gamst Pedersen from the right by-line, clearance by Roger Johnson.

75:21
 

Inswinging corner taken by Morten Gamst Pedersen from the right by-line played to the near post.

74:04
 

Morten Gamst Pedersen takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post.

73:35
 

Corner taken by Morten Gamst Pedersen from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Sebastian Larsson.

72:34
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Roger Johnson on Nikola Kalinic. Mame Diouf joins the action as a substitute, replacing Gael Givet. Free kick crossed by Morten Gamst Pedersen, Cameron Jerome makes a clearance.

72:08
 

Sebastian Larsson sends in a cross.

70:11
Goal
 

Craig Gardner scores a goal. Birmingham 2-1 Blackburn.Assist by Sebastian Larsson.

68:39
 

The ball is swung over by Sebastian Larsson, clearance by Christopher Samba.

68:00
 

Unfair challenge on Roger Johnson by Nikola Kalinic results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Stephen Carr.

66:58
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ben Foster by Steven Nzonzi. Steven Nzonzi goes into the referee's book. Free kick taken by Ben Foster.

65:55
Substitution
 

Nikola Zigic goes off and Matt Derbyshire comes on.

64:37
 

Brett Emerton produces a cross, Craig Gardner gets a block in.

63:42
Substitution
 

Phil Jones leaves the field to be replaced by Brett Emerton.

60:51
 

Foul by Cameron Jerome on Phil Jones, free kick awarded. Morten Gamst Pedersen takes the free kick. Header from close in by Christopher Samba hits the post.

60:16
 

Cameron Jerome challenges Phil Jones unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Morten Gamst Pedersen, clearance by Gael Givet.

58:26
 

Nikola Kalinic takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster.

57:13
 

The referee blows for offside against Cameron Jerome. Indirect free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

56:02
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Craig Gardner from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Birmingham 1-1 Blackburn.Assist by James McFadden.

54:35
 

Phil Jones concedes a free kick for a foul on James McFadden. Free kick crossed by Sebastian Larsson.

52:40
Goal
 

Morten Gamst Pedersen takes the inswinging corner, Steven Nzonzi finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Birmingham 0-1 Blackburn.Morten Gamst Pedersen provided the assist for the goal.

50:39
 

Foul by Nikola Kalinic on Roger Johnson, free kick awarded. Liam Ridgewell takes the free kick.

48:21
Goal
 

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Morten Gamst Pedersen, Penalty awarded for an unfair challenge on Christopher Samba by Nikola Zigic. Nikola Zigic receives a caution. Penalty taken by Morten Gamst Pedersen saved by Ben Foster. Birmingham 0-0 Blackburn.

47:31
 

Shot from long range by Craig Gardner goes wide of the left-hand post.

46:30
 

Craig Gardner concedes a free kick for a foul on Morten Gamst Pedersen. Paul Robinson restarts play with the free kick.

46:18
 

A cross is delivered by Sebastian Larsson, clearance by Christopher Samba.

45:57
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Sebastian Larsson.

45:51
 

Craig Gardner delivers the ball, Michel Salgado manages to make a clearance.

44:32
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on El-Hadji Diouf by Craig Gardner. Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

43:38
 

Steven Nzonzi concedes a free kick for a foul on Liam Ridgewell. Free kick taken by James McFadden.

43:03
 

El-Hadji Diouf takes a shot. Blocked by Sebastian Larsson.

41:41
 

Sebastian Larsson delivers the ball, Christopher Samba manages to make a clearance.

38:55
 

Effort from long range by Craig Gardner goes wide right of the target.

38:17
 

The ball is swung over by James McFadden.

35:35
 

Long range shot by Phil Jones goes wide right of the target.

31:08
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by El-Hadji Diouf on James McFadden. Direct free kick taken by Barry Ferguson. Barry Ferguson takes a shot. Blocked by Michel Salgado.

30:00
 

Roger Johnson fouled by Nikola Kalinic, the ref awards a free kick. Ben Foster takes the free kick.

28:58
 

Corner taken by James McFadden.

28:22
 

Inswinging corner taken by Sebastian Larsson, Scott Dann takes a shot. Save by Paul Robinson.

28:07
 

Sebastian Larsson takes a shot. Ryan Nelsen gets a block in.

24:13
 

Sebastian Larsson produces a cross, save by Paul Robinson.

23:48
 

Steven Nzonzi gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Liam Ridgewell. Ben Foster takes the direct free kick.

23:29
 

Sebastian Larsson produces a cross, Paul Robinson makes a save.

22:22
 

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen from the left by-line, save by Ben Foster.

21:41
 

Morten Gamst Pedersen takes a inswinging corner.

20:39
 

James McFadden gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Morten Gamst Pedersen. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen from right wing.

18:34
 

The referee blows for offside. Ben Foster restarts play with the free kick.

15:21
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephen Carr on Martin Olsson. Free kick crossed left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen.

12:29
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Scott Dann by Nikola Kalinic. Ben Foster takes the direct free kick.

10:58
 

Barry Ferguson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Phil Jones. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

10:28
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stephen Carr by Nikola Kalinic. Ben Foster takes the direct free kick.

8:51
 

Morten Gamst Pedersen takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Roger Johnson. El-Hadji Diouf takes a shot from inside the box clearing the bar.

8:16
 

The referee gives a free kick against James McFadden for handball. Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

6:55
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Morten Gamst Pedersen, Ben Foster manages to make a clearance.

6:17
 

Unfair challenge on El-Hadji Diouf by Liam Ridgewell results in a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen from right wing, Craig Gardner manages to make a clearance.

5:15
 

Stephen Carr produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the target.

4:10
 

Centre by Stephen Carr, Christopher Samba manages to make a clearance.

2:49
 

Inswinging corner taken by Sebastian Larsson from the left by-line, Christopher Samba manages to make a clearance.

1:33
 

Nikola Kalinic is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Ben Foster.

1:11
 

El-Hadji Diouf delivers the ball, save by Ben Foster.

:27
 

Cameron Jerome takes a shot. Save by Paul Robinson.

Kick off
 

The referee starts the match.

Half time
 

The referee blows for half time.

Full time
 

The game is over, as the referee blows his whistle.

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