• Date: Sat 01 October 2016
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: St Andrews Stadium

Birmingham City vs Blackburn Rovers


Team Lineups

Birmingham City

1 Legzdins
23 Spector
28 Morrison
5 Shotton
3 Grounds
11 Cotterill
26 Davis
8 Gleeson
19 Maghoma
15 Jutkiewicz
14 Adams
Substitutes
4 Robinson
10 Fabbrini
12 Wiggins
18 Brown
20 Stewart
27 Trueman
38 Storer

Blackburn Rovers

1 Steele
6 Lowe
3 Greer
4 Hoban
5 Williams
10 Marshall
26 Lenihan
29 Evans
32 Conway
12 Graham
17 Emnes
Substitutes
11 Samuelsen
19 Gallagher
21 Akpan
23 Guthrie
30 Brown
31 Bennett
33 Raya

Possession Stats

44%
56%

Form Guide -

Birmingham City

Blackburn Rovers



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Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

The referee blows for the end of the match.

90:00 +8.5
 

Craig Conway restarts play with the free kick.

90:00 +9.11
 

Corner taken by Craig Conway.

90:00 +9.17
 

Danny Guthrie takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by David Cotterill.

90:00 +8.57
 

Michael Morrison manages to make a clearance.

90:00 +0.43
Substitution
 

Paul Robinson replaces David Davis.

90:00 +2.23
 

Sam Gallagher produces a cross.

90:00 +2.46
 

Corner taken by Craig Conway.

90:00 +3.07
 

Corner taken by Craig Conway from the left by-line.

90:00 +8.1
 

Clearance made by Ryan Shotton.

90:00 +8.14
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Robinson on Elliott Bennett.

89:40
 

Free kick taken by Michael Morrison.

89:20
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gordon Greer on Diego Fabbrini.

88:49
 

Foul by David Davis on Darragh Lenihan, free kick awarded.

88:46
 

Tommie Hoban manages to make a clearance.

87:39
 

Derrick Williams restarts play with the free kick.

87:09
 

Danny Guthrie restarts play with the free kick.

86:56
 

Sam Gallagher fouled by David Davis, the ref awards a free kick.

85:08
 

Ben Marshall delivers the ball.

84:25
 

Free kick taken by Adam Legzdins.

84:08
Substitution
 

Rhoys Wiggins joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jacques Maghoma.

83:31
 

Sam Gallagher gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Spector.

82:35
 

Jacques Maghoma sends in a cross.

81:56
 

Ryan Shotton takes a shot. Jason Steele makes a save.

81:52
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by David Cotterill.

80:51
Yellow card
 

The referee shows Tommie Hoban a yellow card.

80:39
 

Tommie Hoban gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lukas Jutkiewicz.

79:24
 

Clearance made by Darragh Lenihan.

79:22
 

Corner taken by David Cotterill.

78:11
 

Adam Legzdins restarts play with the free kick.

77:42
 

Sam Gallagher gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Morrison.

76:45
 

Free kick taken by Adam Legzdins.

75:09
 

Diego Fabbrini has an effort at goal. Gordon Greer gets a block in.

74:37
 

Gordon Greer makes a clearance.

73:25
Substitution
 

Marvin Emnes goes off and Elliott Bennett comes on.

73:02
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Darragh Lenihan on Diego Fabbrini.

72:12
 

Ryan Shotton makes a clearance.

70:07
 

Lukas Jutkiewicz fouled by Danny Guthrie, the ref awards a free kick.

69:27
 

Adam Legzdins restarts play with the free kick.

69:01
 

The offside flag is raised against Ben Marshall.

68:15
 

Jonathan Grounds takes the free kick.

67:40
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jacques Maghoma by Ben Marshall.

66:49
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Davis on Craig Conway.

66:27
Substitution
 

Danny Guthrie comes on in place of Corry Evans.

64:37
 

Unfair challenge on Diego Fabbrini by Corry Evans results in a free kick.

63:28
Goal
 

Stephen Gleeson scores with their right foot. Birmingham 1-0 Blackburn.Assist on the goal came from David Cotterill.

62:33
Substitution
 

Che Adams goes off and Diego Fabbrini comes on.

61:27
 

Shot by Corry Evans. Save made by Adam Legzdins.

61:14
 

Clearance made by Ryan Shotton.

60:09
 

Foul by Marvin Emnes on Jonathan Grounds, free kick awarded.

59:57
 

Free kick taken by Derrick Williams.

59:44
 

Craig Conway fouled by Jonathan Spector, the ref awards a free kick.

58:59
 

Clearance made by Michael Morrison.

58:21
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by David Cotterill.

57:57
 

David Cotterill produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick. Blocked by Ben Marshall.

57:07
 

Tommie Hoban challenges Lukas Jutkiewicz unfairly and gives away a free kick.

56:36
 

Ryan Shotton fouled by Sam Gallagher, the ref awards a free kick.

55:50
 

Jason Lowe makes a clearance.

55:36
 

Clearance by Corry Evans.

54:39
 

David Cotterill challenges Derrick Williams unfairly and gives away a free kick.

54:27
 

Adam Legzdins takes the free kick.

54:14
Substitution
 

Sam Gallagher joins the action as a substitute, replacing Danny Graham.

53:38
 

Ryan Shotton makes a clearance.

52:33
 

Clearance made by Lukas Jutkiewicz.

52:30
 

Corner taken by Craig Conway from the left by-line.

52:03
 

David Davis makes a clearance.

51:37
 

Free kick crossed by Craig Conway.

50:59
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marvin Emnes by Ryan Shotton.

50:34
 

Adam Legzdins takes the free kick.

50:04
 

Foul by Danny Graham on Stephen Gleeson, free kick awarded.

49:23
 

Shot by Stephen Gleeson cleared the crossbar.

47:36
 

Danny Graham gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Morrison.

47:13
 

Lukas Jutkiewicz has a headed effort at goal. Save by Jason Steele.

47:10
 

The ball is delivered by Jacques Maghoma.

45:12
 

Clearance by Craig Conway.

Half time
 

The match has reached half-time.

44:53
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ryan Shotton on Corry Evans.

43:07
 

Foul by Stephen Gleeson on Danny Graham, free kick awarded.

42:46
 

Unfair challenge on Stephen Gleeson by Danny Graham results in a free kick.

41:54
 

The ball is swung over by David Cotterill.

41:30
 

The ball is swung over by Lukas Jutkiewicz.

40:18
 

Free kick taken by Jason Steele.

39:56
 

Foul by Jacques Maghoma on Jason Lowe, free kick awarded.

39:10
 

Gordon Greer makes a clearance.

39:06
 

Centre by David Cotterill.

38:45
 

Clearance by Tommie Hoban.

38:07
 

Ben Marshall sends in a cross.

37:21
 

Clearance by Michael Morrison.

35:50
 

Clearance made by Gordon Greer.

35:00
 

Clearance made by Jonathan Spector.

33:59
 

Ryan Shotton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marvin Emnes.

32:33
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Gordon Greer.

31:59
 

David Davis challenges Ben Marshall unfairly and gives away a free kick.

31:54
 

Michael Morrison makes a clearance.

30:11
 

Clearance made by Michael Morrison.

29:43
 

Darragh Lenihan is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.

28:19
 

Lukas Jutkiewicz manages to make a clearance.

27:47
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lukas Jutkiewicz on Corry Evans.

25:56
 

Corner taken by David Cotterill.

25:27
 

Derrick Williams makes a clearance.

23:56
 

Clearance by Darragh Lenihan.

22:52
 

Header at goal by Marvin Emnes to the left of the net.

21:53
 

Clearance by Jonathan Spector.

20:32
 

Foul by Jason Lowe on Jacques Maghoma, free kick awarded.

18:47
 

Craig Conway crosses the ball in from the free kick.

18:18
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jonathan Spector on Danny Graham.

17:23
 

Craig Conway challenges David Cotterill unfairly and gives away a free kick.

16:45
 

Free kick taken by Gordon Greer.

16:41
 

Foul by Lukas Jutkiewicz on Tommie Hoban, free kick awarded.

15:56
 

Shot by Stephen Gleeson cleared the target.

14:43
 

David Cotterill crosses the ball in from the free kick.

14:08
 

Derrick Williams challenges David Cotterill unfairly and gives away a free kick.

12:40
 

Derrick Williams crosses the ball.

12:13
 

David Cotterill concedes a free kick for a foul on Corry Evans.

11:34
 

Clearance by Gordon Greer.

11:26
 

A cross is delivered by Jonathan Grounds.

10:58
 

Corner taken by David Cotterill from the left by-line.

10:06
 

The ball is crossed by Jason Lowe.

8:48
 

Header by Tommie Hoban misses left.

8:42
 

Corner taken by Craig Conway.

7:15
 

Derrick Williams produces a cross.

6:36
 

Centre by David Cotterill.

4:30
 

Gordon Greer takes the free kick.

4:09
 

Foul by David Davis on Darragh Lenihan, free kick awarded.

3:10
 

Clearance by Tommie Hoban.

2:01
 

Tommie Hoban challenges Lukas Jutkiewicz unfairly and gives away a free kick.

Kick off
 

The referee gets the game underway.

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