• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Tue 01 January 2013
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: St Andrews Stadium

Birmingham City vs Cardiff City


Team Lineups

Birmingham City

1 Butland
24 Packwood
4 Caldwell
6 Davies
30 Robinson
33 Reilly
29 Hall
23 Spector
15 Elliott
22 Redmond
12 Morrison
Substitutes
13 Doyle
5 Ibanez
7 Burke
14 Gomis
20 Jervis
27 Hancox
38 Henry-Francis

Cardiff City

1 Marshall
12 Connolly
5 Hudson
6 Turner
24 Lappin
11 Conway
17 Gunnarsson
18 Mutch
13 Kim
20 Mason
39 Bellamy
Substitutes
32 Lewis
2 McNaughton
8 Cowie
15 Gestede
16 Noone
21 Ralls
22 Helguson

Possession Stats

41%
59%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Birmingham City

W L W D L W W W

Cardiff City

W D L W L D W W
Head to Head
Cardiff
2-1
Birmingham 02-Oct-2012
Birmingham
1-1
Cardiff 25-Mar-2012
Cardiff
1-0
Birmingham 04-Dec-2011
Birmingham
1-1
Cardiff 17-Jan-2009
Cardiff
1-2
Birmingham 27-Sep-2008
Birmingham
1-0
Cardiff 04-Mar-2007


Live Text Commentary
93:59 +3.59
 

Robert Hall takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Rudy Gestede manages to make a clearance.

91:47 +1.47
 

Mitch Hancox produces a overhead kick left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

90:26 +0.26
 

Craig Conway fouled by Curtis Davies, the ref awards a free kick. David Marshall takes the free kick.

88:02
 

Unfair challenge on Jonathan Spector by Matthew Connolly results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Robert Hall.

86:57
 

Corner taken left-footed by Craig Noone from the right by-line to the near post, Paul Robinson makes a clearance.

86:30
 

Morgaro Gomis is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.

85:12
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Craig Bellamy, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Mark Hudson goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

83:56
 

A cross is delivered by Craig Conway, Headed effort on goal by Rudy Gestede from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the goal.

82:40
Yellow card
 

Jake Jervis concedes a free kick for a foul on Don Cowie. The referee shows Jake Jervis a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by David Marshall.

81:38
 

The ball is crossed by Simon Lappin, Curtis Davies manages to make a clearance.

78:00
 

Shot from long range by Craig Bellamy misses to the left of the net.

76:01
Substitution
 

Mitch Hancox joins the action as a substitute, replacing Will Packwood.

73:47
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Craig Conway on Morgaro Gomis. Indirect free kick taken by Jack Butland.

71:02
 

Will Packwood sends in a cross, clearance by Ben Turner.

69:03
Substitution
 

Wade Elliott goes off and Jake Jervis comes on. Joe Mason leaves the field to be replaced by Rudy Gestede.

68:19
 

Morgaro Gomis concedes a free kick for a foul on Aron Gunnarsson. Indirect free kick taken by David Marshall.

65:53
Substitution
 

Craig Noone comes on in place of Bo-Kyung Kim.

65:24
 

Robert Hall produces a cross.

59:43
 

Joe Mason gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Morgaro Gomis. Steven Caldwell takes the free kick.

54:52
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Robert Hall from the right by-line, free kick awarded for a foul by Jonathan Spector on Simon Lappin. David Marshall takes the free kick.

53:50
 

Craig Conway gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ravel Morrison. Free kick crossed right-footed by Wade Elliott, save by David Marshall.

52:17
 

The referee blows for offside against Joe Mason. Jack Butland takes the indirect free kick.

51:45
 

The referee blows for offside against Craig Bellamy. Jack Butland restarts play with the free kick.

50:16
Substitution
 

Unfair challenge on Craig Conway by Paul Robinson results in a free kick. Paul Robinson goes into the book. Don Cowie joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jordon Mutch. Free kick taken by Matthew Connolly.

48:04
 

The ball is delivered by Jonathan Spector.

46:29 +1.29
 

Morgaro Gomis challenges Bo-Kyung Kim unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Craig Bellamy.

46:53
 

Unfair challenge on Ravel Morrison by Mark Hudson results in a free kick. Wade Elliott crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, Ben Turner manages to make a clearance.

46:06
 

The ball is sent over by Aron Gunnarsson, Shot from 12 yards from Craig Conway. Clearance by Curtis Davies.

40:04
Goal
 

Craig Conway takes a shot. Jack Butland makes a save. Joe Mason finds the back of the net with a goal from close range low into the middle of the goal. Birmingham 0-1 Cardiff.

38:14
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Curtis Davies on Joe Mason. Free kick taken by Craig Bellamy.

35:40
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Curtis Davies by Simon Lappin. Robert Hall delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, David Marshall makes a save.

32:58
 

Wade Elliott challenges Craig Conway unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Craig Bellamy, Steven Caldwell makes a clearance.

32:31
Substitution
 

Morgaro Gomis joins the action as a substitute, replacing Callum Reilly.

30:48
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jonathan Spector on Jordon Mutch. Mark Hudson takes the free kick.

29:47
 

The referee blows for offside against Ravel Morrison. David Marshall restarts play with the free kick.

27:15
 

Foul by Craig Conway on Wade Elliott, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

25:39
 

Shot on goal by Robert Hall from just inside the area goes over the target.

22:21
 

The ball is swung over by Craig Bellamy, Steven Caldwell manages to make a clearance.

19:58
 

Nathan Redmond takes a shot. Save by David Marshall.

18:02
 

Nathan Redmond takes a shot. Save by David Marshall.

17:44
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jordon Mutch on Will Packwood. Will Packwood takes the indirect free kick.

16:36
 

Craig Bellamy gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Callum Reilly. Jack Butland restarts play with the free kick.

14:52
 

Wade Elliott fouled by Aron Gunnarsson, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Wade Elliott, Mark Hudson manages to make a clearance. Corner taken by Robert Hall, clearance by Jordon Mutch.

13:24
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Craig Bellamy from the left by-line, clearance made by Callum Reilly. Simon Lappin handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Free kick taken by Steven Caldwell.

12:20
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Craig Bellamy, save by Jack Butland.

9:56
 

Ravel Morrison is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Free kick taken by David Marshall.

9:04
 

Robert Hall is flagged offside by the assistant referee. David Marshall restarts play with the free kick.

6:37
 

Shot from outside the box by Wade Elliott misses to the left of the goal.

5:52
 

Nathan Redmond crosses the ball, clearance made by Ben Turner.

5:25
 

Mark Hudson challenges Ravel Morrison unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

4:14
 

The ball is delivered by Robert Hall, save by David Marshall.

1:41
 

Simon Lappin crosses the ball.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Birmingham 0 0 0
2 Blackburn 0 0 0
3 Bolton 0 0 0
4 Brentford 0 0 0
5 Brighton 0 0 0
6 Bristol City 0 0 0
7 Burnley 0 0 0
8 Cardiff 0 0 0
9 Charlton 0 0 0
10 Derby 0 0 0

Full Sky Bet Championship Table