• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 20 November 2010
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: St Andrews Stadium

Birmingham City vs Chelsea


Team Lineups

Birmingham City

26 Foster
2 Carr
5 Johnson
15 Dann
6 Ridgewell
7 Larsson
12 Ferguson
4 Bowyer
18 Fahey
10 Jerome
19 Zigic
Substitutes
13 Doyle
9 Phillips
14 Derbyshire
17 Michel
22 Hleb
23 Beausejour
28 Jiranek

Chelsea

1 Cech
19 Ferreira
33 Alex
2 Ivanovic
3 Cole
7 Ramires
12 Mikel
15 Malouda
39 Anelka
11 Drogba
21 Kalou
Substitutes
22 Turnbull
17 Bosingwa
23 Sturridge
38 Van Aanholt
43 Bruma
44 Kakuta
46 McEachran

Possession Stats

37%
63%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Birmingham City

D W L L D L L L

Chelsea

D W D W W W W D
Head to Head
Chelsea
3-0
Birmingham 27-Jan-2010
Birmingham
0-0
Chelsea 26-Dec-2009
Birmingham
0-1
Chelsea 19-Jan-2008
Chelsea
3-2
Birmingham 12-Aug-2007
Birmingham
0-0
Chelsea 01-Apr-2006
Chelsea
2-0
Birmingham 31-Dec-2005


Live Text Commentary
93:50 +3.5
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Daniel Sturridge.

88:49
 

Florent Malouda crosses the ball.

88:42
 

The ball is delivered by Nicolas Anelka, clearance by Scott Dann.

87:35
 

Short corner worked by Florent Malouda.

86:06
 

Centre by Florent Malouda, Salomon Kalou has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

84:37
Yellow card
 

The referee shows Keith Fahey a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Jose Bosingwa fouled by Keith Fahey, the ref awards a free kick. Mikel restarts play with the free kick. Florent Malouda produces a cross.

83:59
 

Jose Bosingwa crosses the ball, Stephen Carr manages to make a clearance.

81:58
 

The ball is crossed by Florent Malouda, Effort from deep inside the area by Alex clears the bar.

81:23
 

Cameron Jerome gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mikel. Mikel restarts play with the free kick.

80:03
 

Florent Malouda sends in a cross, Ben Foster makes a save.

78:50
 

Daniel Sturridge produces a cross.

77:24
 

Liam Ridgewell receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for a foul by Liam Ridgewell on Jose Bosingwa. Free kick crossed left-footed by Florent Malouda, clearance made by Roger Johnson.

75:22
 

Centre by Salomon Kalou, Roger Johnson makes a clearance. Outswinging corner taken by Florent Malouda, Branislav Ivanovic takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster. Close range strike by Branislav Ivanovic goes over the bar.

74:56
 

Salomon Kalou takes a shot. Blocked by Roger Johnson.

72:44
 

Inswinging corner taken by Florent Malouda, Ben Foster makes a save. Florent Malouda takes a shot. Barry Ferguson gets a block in. Corner taken by Florent Malouda, Scott Dann manages to make a clearance.

71:22
Substitution
 

(Birmingham) makes a substitution, with Alexander Hleb coming on for Nikola Zigic. Daniel Sturridge is brought on as a substitute for Ramires.

71:03
 

Didier Drogba produces a cross, Headed effort from inside the area by Salomon Kalou misses to the left of the target.

71:03
 

Nicolas Anelka sends in a cross, Salomon Kalou has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

70:29
 

The ball is crossed by Keith Fahey, save by Petr Cech.

69:00
 

Liam Ridgewell is penalised for a handball. Salomon Kalou takes the direct free kick. Didier Drogba takes a shot. Save made by Ben Foster.

68:03
 

Jose Bosingwa has an effort at goal from outside the box which misses left.

65:46
 

Foul by Cameron Jerome on Branislav Ivanovic, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Ashley Cole.

64:15
Substitution
 

Jose Bosingwa on for Paulo Ferreira.

61:27
 

Shot from deep inside the area by Salomon Kalou clears the bar.

60:01
 

Ramires challenges Sebastian Larsson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ben Foster.

59:35
 

Corner taken left-footed by Florent Malouda from the left by-line, Cameron Jerome makes a clearance.

57:36
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Florent Malouda.

55:49
 

Paulo Ferreira delivers the ball, Ben Foster makes a save.

54:38
 

Corner taken by Sebastian Larsson from the left by-line, comfortable save by Petr Cech.

54:22
 

The ball is crossed by Liam Ridgewell, Alex makes a clearance.

52:28
 

Foul by Nikola Zigic on Mikel, free kick awarded. Petr Cech restarts play with the free kick.

51:58
 

Salomon Kalou is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Petr Cech.

50:15
 

Centre by Salomon Kalou, save by Ben Foster.

49:59
 

Paulo Ferreira delivers the ball.

47:13 +2.13
 

Effort from outside the penalty box by Nicolas Anelka goes wide right of the target.

48:10
 

Unfair challenge on Mikel by Liam Ridgewell results in a free kick. Florent Malouda delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing, Liam Ridgewell makes a clearance.

47:25
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Florent Malouda.

46:17
 

Centre by Ashley Cole.

45:42 +0.42
 

Roger Johnson concedes a free kick for a foul on Alex. Petr Cech takes the direct free kick.

44:54
 

The ball is delivered by Cameron Jerome, Ashley Cole gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Sebastian Larsson, Alex manages to make a clearance.

43:22
 

The ball is delivered by Ramires, Stephen Carr manages to make a clearance. Corner taken by Florent Malouda from the left by-line to the near post, Roger Johnson makes a clearance.

43:22
 

The ball is delivered by Ramires, Stephen Carr manages to make a clearance. Corner taken by Florent Malouda from the left by-line to the near post, Roger Johnson makes a clearance.

43:22
 

The ball is delivered by Ramires, Stephen Carr manages to make a clearance. Corner taken by Florent Malouda from the left by-line to the near post, Roger Johnson makes a clearance.

43:22
 

The ball is delivered by Ramires, Stephen Carr manages to make a clearance. Corner taken by Florent Malouda from the left by-line to the near post, Roger Johnson makes a clearance.

43:22
 

The ball is delivered by Ramires, Stephen Carr manages to make a clearance. Corner taken by Florent Malouda from the left by-line to the near post, Roger Johnson makes a clearance.

43:22
 

The ball is delivered by Ramires, Stephen Carr manages to make a clearance. Corner taken by Florent Malouda from the left by-line to the near post, Roger Johnson makes a clearance.

43:22
 

The ball is delivered by Ramires, Stephen Carr manages to make a clearance. Corner taken by Florent Malouda from the left by-line to the near post, Roger Johnson makes a clearance.

39:59
 

A cross is delivered by Ashley Cole, clearance by Stephen Carr.

37:14
 

The ball is crossed by Florent Malouda, Didier Drogba takes a shot. Close range effort by Ramires goes wide of the left-hand upright.

36:28
 

Inswinging corner taken by Florent Malouda from the left by-line played to the near post, Sebastian Larsson manages to make a clearance.

35:17
 

Scott Dann challenges Salomon Kalou unfairly and gives away a free kick. Shot comes in from Didier Drogba from the free kick, save by Ben Foster.

33:14
 

Florent Malouda takes the outswinging corner, Alex has a headed effort at goal from close range which goes wide of the left-hand post.

32:04
 

Sebastian Larsson takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Florent Malouda.

31:31
 

Foul by Nicolas Anelka on Keith Fahey, free kick awarded. Sebastian Larsson restarts play with the free kick.

30:28
 

Nicolas Anelka takes a shot. Ben Foster makes a comfortable save.

28:24
 

Ashley Cole takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster. Corner taken left-footed by Florent Malouda from the left by-line, Branislav Ivanovic has a headed effort from close range and clears the bar.

28:24
 

Ashley Cole takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster. Corner taken left-footed by Florent Malouda from the left by-line, Branislav Ivanovic has a headed effort from close range and clears the bar.

24:02
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Florent Malouda from the right by-line, Roger Johnson makes a clearance.

23:36
 

Inswinging corner taken by Florent Malouda from the right by-line.

23:18
 

The ball is swung over by Nicolas Anelka, Didier Drogba takes a shot from 6 yards. Fantastic save by Ben Foster.

21:47
 

Didier Drogba takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster.

21:22
 

Mikel crosses the ball, clearance by Liam Ridgewell.

21:22
 

Mikel crosses the ball, clearance by Liam Ridgewell.

21:22
 

Mikel crosses the ball, clearance by Liam Ridgewell.

21:22
 

Mikel crosses the ball, clearance by Liam Ridgewell.

21:22
 

Mikel crosses the ball, clearance by Liam Ridgewell.

21:22
 

Mikel crosses the ball, clearance by Liam Ridgewell.

21:22
 

Mikel crosses the ball, clearance by Liam Ridgewell.

21:22
 

Mikel crosses the ball, clearance by Liam Ridgewell.

21:22
 

Mikel crosses the ball, clearance by Liam Ridgewell.

21:22
 

Mikel crosses the ball, clearance by Liam Ridgewell.

21:22
 

Mikel crosses the ball, clearance by Liam Ridgewell.

21:22
 

Mikel crosses the ball, clearance by Liam Ridgewell.

19:17
 

Liam Ridgewell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nicolas Anelka. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Florent Malouda, clearance made by Sebastian Larsson.

18:37
 

The ball is swung over by Nicolas Anelka, Stephen Carr makes a clearance.

16:46
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Lee Bowyer from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Birmingham 1-0 Chelsea.The ball is crossed by Sebastian Larsson. The assist for the goal came from Cameron Jerome.

15:03
 

Florent Malouda takes the outswinging corner, Cameron Jerome manages to make a clearance.

12:54
 

The ball is crossed by Nicolas Anelka, Didier Drogba produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.

10:27
 

Florent Malouda produces a cross, Shot from deep inside the area by Branislav Ivanovic clears the bar.

9:06
 

Salomon Kalou takes a shot. Blocked by Scott Dann.

5:18
 

Didier Drogba takes a shot. Brilliant save by Ben Foster.

3:21
 

The ball is crossed by Florent Malouda.

2:31
 

Sebastian Larsson takes a short corner.

:55
 

Ashley Cole sends in a cross. Shot from close range by Salomon Kalou misses to the left of the goal.

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Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Chelsea 33 39 77
2 Man City 34 34 67
3 Arsenal 33 31 67
4 Man Utd 34 25 65
5 Liverpool 33 11 58
6 Tottenham Hotspur 34 6 58
7 Southampton 34 21 57
8 Swansea 34 -3 50
9 Stoke 34 -3 47
10 Everton 34 1 44

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