• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 02 April 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: St Andrews Stadium
Birmingham City

Birmingham City

Phillips 3"

Gardner 58"

2 - 1

Birmingham City vs Bolton Wanderers


Team Lineups

Birmingham City

26 Foster
2 Carr
21 Parnaby
5 Johnson
6 Ridgewell
7 Larsson
12 Ferguson
8 Gardner58"
4 Bowyer
9 Phillips3"
10 Jerome
Substitutes
13 Doyle
11 Bentley
18 Fahey
19 Zigic
23 Beausejour
25 Mutch
32 Davies

Bolton Wanderers

22 Jaaskelainen
2 Steinsson
5 Cahill
31 Wheater
25 Alonso
21 Cohen
6 Muamba
10 Petrov
9 Elmander69"
14 Davies
15 Sturridge
Substitutes
1 Bogdan
4 Robinson
7 Taylor
17 Klasnic
19 Moreno
20 Blake
27 Lee

Possession Stats

44%
56%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Birmingham City

D W L L D L L L

Bolton Wanderers

L L D W D L D D
Head to Head
Bolton
2-2
Birmingham 29-Aug-2010
Bolton
2-1
Birmingham 09-May-2010
Birmingham
1-2
Bolton 26-Sep-2009
Bolton
3-0
Birmingham 22-Dec-2007
Birmingham
1-0
Bolton 15-Sep-2007
Bolton
1-0
Birmingham 07-May-2006


Live Text Commentary
92:25 +2.25
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Chung-Yong Lee, Header from close range by Gary Cahill misses to the right of the goal.

90:18 +0.18
 

Kevin Davies takes a shot. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Matthew Taylor, save by Ben Foster. Gretar Rafn Steinsson takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster.

88:52
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Barry Ferguson by Johan Elmander. Direct free kick taken by Liam Ridgewell.

87:34
 

Stuart Parnaby fouled by Kevin Davies, the ref awards a free kick. Ben Foster takes the free kick.

86:02
 

Unfair challenge on Kevin Davies by Liam Ridgewell results in a free kick. Free kick crossed by Marcos Alonso, Liam Ridgewell makes a clearance.

82:02
 

Outswinging corner taken by Matthew Taylor.

81:39
 

Inswinging corner taken by Matthew Taylor, clearance by Roger Johnson.

79:54
 

Ivan Klasnic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sebastian Larsson. Direct free kick taken by Sebastian Larsson.

79:06
 

The ball is delivered by David Bentley.

78:07
Substitution
 

Matthew Taylor joins the action as a substitute, replacing Fabrice Muamba.

77:29
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gretar Rafn Steinsson by Nikola Zigic. Marcos Alonso crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from left channel.

76:34
 

Corner taken by Keith Fahey from the left by-line, save by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

75:50
Substitution
 

Nikola Zigic on for Cameron Jerome.

75:38
 

Marcos Alonso crosses the ball.

72:11
Substitution
 

Ivan Klasnic replaces Martin Petrov.

69:57
Goal
 

Johan Elmander finds the net with a goal from just outside the penalty box high into the middle of the goal. Birmingham 2-1 Bolton.Assist on the goal came from Kevin Davies.

69:00
Substitution
 

Stephen Carr goes off and David Bentley comes on. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Daniel Sturridge by Barry Ferguson. Jussi Jaaskelainen takes the free kick.

66:46
 

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Sebastian Larsson, Kevin Davies manages to make a clearance.

66:12
 

Centre by Marcos Alonso, clearance made by Craig Gardner.

63:29
Substitution
 

Chung-Yong Lee on for Tamir Cohen. Lee Bowyer goes off and Keith Fahey comes on.

62:50
 

Centre by Johan Elmander, Tamir Cohen takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster.

62:09
 

Martin Petrov takes a shot. Roger Johnson makes a clearance.

60:56
 

Fabrice Muamba concedes a free kick for a foul on Craig Gardner. Ben Foster takes the direct free kick.

58:06
Goal
 

Craig Gardner fires in a goal from just outside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Birmingham 2-0 Bolton.Assist on the goal came from Cameron Jerome.

56:39
 

Sebastian Larsson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marcos Alonso. Jussi Jaaskelainen restarts play with the free kick.

56:25
 

The ball is crossed by Martin Petrov, save by Ben Foster.

54:19
 

Sebastian Larsson takes the inswinging corner, Roger Johnson takes a shot. Save by Jussi Jaaskelainen. Corner taken right-footed by Sebastian Larsson, clearance by Gary Cahill. Centre by Craig Gardner, David Wheater manages to make a clearance.

53:12
Yellow card
 

Marcos Alonso receives a yellow card. Corner taken left-footed by Martin Petrov from the left by-line, Kevin Davies takes a shot. Comfortable save by Ben Foster.

51:50
 

Martin Petrov crosses the ball, Kevin Davies takes a shot. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Martin Petrov, Kevin Davies takes a shot. Clearance made by Sebastian Larsson. Marcos Alonso challenges Kevin Phillips unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Ben Foster.

50:08
 

Daniel Sturridge takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster.

48:56
 

Foul by Kevin Phillips on Tamir Cohen, free kick awarded. David Wheater restarts play with the free kick.

47:54
 

Foul by Cameron Jerome on Marcos Alonso, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

46:50
 

Kevin Phillips takes a shot. Save made by Jussi Jaaskelainen. Sebastian Larsson is caught offside. Free kick taken by Jussi Jaaskelainen. Johan Elmander delivers the ball. Martin Petrov sends in a cross. Gretar Rafn Steinsson produces a cross, clearance made by Stephen Carr.

45:10
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Roger Johnson by Kevin Davies. Ben Foster restarts play with the free kick.

44:55
 

Corner taken by Sebastian Larsson, clearance made by Marcos Alonso.

43:12
 

Centre by Martin Petrov, clearance made by Stuart Parnaby.

41:35
 

Corner taken by Martin Petrov, Johan Elmander has an effort at goal from close in which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

41:16
 

Daniel Sturridge takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster.

40:37
 

Daniel Sturridge takes a shot. Ben Foster makes a save.

38:22
 

Effort from the edge of the box by Cameron Jerome goes wide of the left-hand upright.

37:09
 

Shot by Kevin Davies from inside the six-yard box clear the bar.

36:00
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Johan Elmander by Cameron Jerome. Free kick taken by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

35:01
 

Unfair challenge on Lee Bowyer by Fabrice Muamba results in a free kick. Sebastian Larsson delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, Tamir Cohen makes a clearance.

32:15
 

Johan Elmander takes a shot. Blocked by Roger Johnson.

31:14
 

Daniel Sturridge takes a shot. Corner taken left-footed by Martin Petrov, Craig Gardner makes a clearance. The ball is swung over by Daniel Sturridge, Roger Johnson manages to make a clearance. Save by Ben Foster.

30:07
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Sebastian Larsson. Jussi Jaaskelainen restarts play with the free kick.

28:55
 

Handball by Kevin Davies. Liam Ridgewell takes the free kick. Free kick awarded for a foul by Johan Elmander on Lee Bowyer. Direct free kick taken by Ben Foster.

28:25
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marcos Alonso by Sebastian Larsson. Jussi Jaaskelainen takes the free kick.

27:56
 

Gretar Rafn Steinsson delivers the ball, Daniel Sturridge takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster.

27:15
 

Craig Gardner takes a shot from 35 yards and missed to the right of the net.

25:54
 

Sebastian Larsson concedes a free kick for a foul on Martin Petrov. Jussi Jaaskelainen restarts play with the free kick.

25:11
 

Martin Petrov delivers the ball, Stephen Carr manages to make a clearance.

24:26
 

The referee blows for offside against Lee Bowyer. Jussi Jaaskelainen takes the direct free kick.

23:47
 

Kevin Davies concedes a free kick for a foul on Roger Johnson. Ben Foster takes the direct free kick.

22:29
 

Unfair challenge on Liam Ridgewell by Kevin Davies results in a free kick. Ben Foster takes the free kick.

19:20
 

Foul by Kevin Davies on Craig Gardner, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Roger Johnson.

17:49
Yellow card
 

Booking for David Wheater for unsporting behaviour. Cameron Jerome fouled by David Wheater, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Barry Ferguson, Gretar Rafn Steinsson manages to make a clearance.

17:11
 

Lee Bowyer gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gary Cahill. Direct free kick taken by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

15:46
 

Handball decision goes against Kevin Phillips. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Marcos Alonso from left channel, save by Ben Foster.

15:10
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marcos Alonso by Sebastian Larsson. Free kick taken by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

13:46
 

The referee blows for offside against Kevin Phillips. Indirect free kick taken by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

13:08
 

Daniel Sturridge has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

9:13
 

Liam Ridgewell fouled by Daniel Sturridge, the ref awards a free kick. Liam Ridgewell takes the free kick.

7:35
 

Unfair challenge on Kevin Phillips by Gary Cahill results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Barry Ferguson.

6:50
 

Johan Elmander takes a shot. Save made by Ben Foster.

5:28
 

Kevin Phillips fouled by Gretar Rafn Steinsson, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Sebastian Larsson from left wing, clearance by Tamir Cohen.

3:23
Goal
 

Kevin Phillips gets on the score sheet with a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Birmingham 1-0 Bolton.Craig Gardner takes a shot. Outswinging corner taken by Sebastian Larsson, Roger Johnson provided the assist for the goal.

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