• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 07 April 2012
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: St Andrews Stadium
Birmingham City

Birmingham City

Burke 20"

Fahey 21"

Murphy 31"

3 - 1

Birmingham City vs Crystal Palace


Team Lineups

Birmingham City

1 Myhill
6 Ramage
4 Caldwell
24 Davies
3 Murphy31"
7 Burke20"
18 Fahey21"
12 Mutch
11 Townsend
9 King
19 Zigic
Substitutes
13 Doyle
8 N'Daw
10 Huseklepp
17 Rooney
22 Redmond

Crystal Palace

1 Speroni
2 Clyne
4 Parr
5 McCarthy
21 Moxey
8 Dikgacoi
28 O'Keefe
10 Garvan44"
7 Ambrose
19 Easter
16 Zaha
Substitutes
34 Price
11 Scannell
17 Murray
35 Martin
42 Inniss

Possession Stats

53%
47%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Birmingham City

D D L W L W D L

Crystal Palace

L D D D W D W W
Head to Head
Crystal Palace
1-0
Birmingham 19-Dec-2011
Crystal Palace
0-0
Birmingham 24-Feb-2009
Birmingham
1-0
Crystal Palace 21-Oct-2008
Crystal Palace
0-1
Birmingham 17-Feb-2007
Birmingham
2-1
Crystal Palace 19-Aug-2006
Crystal Palace
0-0
Birmingham 01-Apr-2002


Live Text Commentary
94:30 +4.3
 

Adam Rooney concedes a free kick for a foul on Jonathan Parr.

94:12 +4.12
 

Erik Huseklepp takes a shot. Save by Julian Speroni.

92:36 +2.36
 

Effort on goal by Chris Burke from outside the box goes harmlessly over the bar.

91:53 +1.53
 

Chris Martin crosses the ball, clearance made by Steven Caldwell.

89:33
 

Unfair challenge on David Murphy by Sean Scannell results in a free kick. Boaz Myhill restarts play with the free kick.

88:58
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Adam Rooney. Dean Moxey takes the free kick.

88:13
Yellow card
 

Guirane N'Daw concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Martin. Guirane N'Daw receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Dean Moxey.

86:57
Substitution
 

Unfair challenge on Jordon Mutch by Chris Martin results in a free kick. Adam Rooney replaces Marlon King. Steven Caldwell restarts play with the free kick.

86:44
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Andros Townsend on Nathaniel Clyne. Julian Speroni restarts play with the free kick.

85:05
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Kagisho Dikgacoi. Boaz Myhill takes the indirect free kick.

83:47
 

Wilfried Zaha is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Boaz Myhill takes the free kick.

82:52
Substitution
 

Guirane N'Daw comes on in place of Keith Fahey.

79:43
Substitution
 

Handball by Patrick McCarthy. Glenn Murray is brought on as a substitute for Stuart O'Keefe. Free kick taken by Chris Burke.

75:03
Substitution
 

Chris Martin replaces Darren Ambrose.

73:52
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Peter Ramage by Wilfried Zaha. Free kick taken by Chris Burke.

72:29
 

Wilfried Zaha is caught offside. Boaz Myhill takes the free kick.

70:20
Yellow card
 

Dean Moxey concedes a free kick for a foul on Erik Huseklepp. Dean Moxey is shown a yellow card. Andros Townsend has an effort direct from the free kick, comfortable save by Julian Speroni.

69:17
 

The ball is sent over by David Murphy, Stuart O'Keefe manages to make a clearance.

67:34
 

The offside flag is raised against Marlon King. Free kick taken by Dean Moxey.

66:38
 

Centre by Jonathan Parr, Shot from deep inside the area by Darren Ambrose clears the bar.

66:16
 

The ball is sent over by Chris Burke, comfortable save by Julian Speroni.

65:03
Substitution
 

Jermaine Easter is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Sean Scannell joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jermaine Easter. Boaz Myhill takes the indirect free kick.

64:04
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Andros Townsend.

62:50
 

Andros Townsend fouled by Kagisho Dikgacoi, the ref awards a free kick. Strike comes in from Jordon Mutch from the free kick, save by Julian Speroni. Short corner taken by Andros Townsend.

60:00
 

Peter Ramage produces a cross, clearance made by Kagisho Dikgacoi.

59:28
 

The ball is sent over by David Murphy, Patrick McCarthy manages to make a clearance.

57:37
 

Inswinging corner taken by Andros Townsend.

57:27
 

A cross is delivered by Andros Townsend, clearance made by Patrick McCarthy.

55:00
 

Peter Ramage delivers the ball.

51:48
 

Marlon King concedes a free kick for a foul on Nathaniel Clyne. Free kick taken by Jonathan Parr.

50:43
 

Keith Fahey takes a shot. Blocked by Dean Moxey.

50:19
 

Unfair challenge on Steven Caldwell by Jermaine Easter results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

49:55
 

Stuart O'Keefe has an effort at goal. Boaz Myhill makes a save.

47:01 +2.01
 

Nathaniel Clyne concedes a free kick for a foul on Andros Townsend. Jordon Mutch takes the direct free kick. Effort from a long way out by Andros Townsend goes wide left of the goal.

46:44 +1.44
 

Peter Ramage takes a shot. Blocked by Patrick McCarthy.

47:17
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Erik Huseklepp by Patrick McCarthy. Patrick McCarthy is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Jordon Mutch.

45:01
Substitution
 

Erik Huseklepp on for Nikola Zigic.

44:21
Goal
 

Owen Garvan grabs a fantastic goal. Birmingham 3-1 Crystal Palace.

43:20
 

Wilfried Zaha crosses the ball.

41:16
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Nikola Zigic on Kagisho Dikgacoi. Patrick McCarthy restarts play with the free kick.

40:44
 

The referee blows for offside against Owen Garvan. Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

39:06
 

Andros Townsend takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Nathaniel Clyne.

38:50
 

Drilled left-footed shot by Andros Townsend. Blocked by Darren Ambrose.

37:49
 

The ball is sent over by Chris Burke.

37:22
 

Stuart O'Keefe gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marlon King. Direct free kick taken by Jordon Mutch.

36:56
 

Darren Ambrose delivers the ball, Peter Ramage makes a clearance.

36:31
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Nikola Zigic on Kagisho Dikgacoi. Jonathan Parr restarts play with the free kick.

34:40
 

Jermaine Easter is caught offside. Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

34:18
 

Darren Ambrose takes a shot. Save made by Boaz Myhill.

33:51
 

Wilfried Zaha produces a cross, clearance by Steven Caldwell. Short corner worked by Darren Ambrose.

32:58
 

Centre by Jonathan Parr, Steven Caldwell makes a clearance.

32:27
 

Steven Caldwell concedes a free kick for a foul on Jermaine Easter. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Darren Ambrose from left channel, Peter Ramage makes a clearance.

31:21
Goal
 

A goal is scored by David Murphy from the edge of the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Birmingham 3-0 Crystal Palace.The assist for the goal came from Andros Townsend.

30:01
 

Chris Burke delivers the ball, clearance made by Patrick McCarthy. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jordon Mutch.

28:58
 

Kagisho Dikgacoi challenges Steven Caldwell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Steven Caldwell takes the free kick.

28:27
 

Jordon Mutch produces a right-footed shot from a long way out which goes wide right of the goal.

26:48
 

Chris Burke crosses the ball, clearance by Dean Moxey.

25:33
 

Corner taken by Darren Ambrose from the left by-line played to the near post, Nikola Zigic makes a clearance.

22:39
 

Jermaine Easter concedes a free kick for a foul on Steven Caldwell. Boaz Myhill restarts play with the free kick.

21:54
Goal
 

Keith Fahey gets on the score sheet with a goal from outside the box to the top left corner of the goal. Birmingham 2-0 Crystal Palace.Assist by Chris Burke.

21:24
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jordon Mutch on Stuart O'Keefe. Patrick McCarthy takes the free kick.

20:28
Goal
 

Chris Burke scores a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Birmingham 1-0 Crystal Palace.

19:57
 

Jonathan Parr produces a cross, save made by Boaz Myhill.

19:15
 

The ball is swung over by Jonathan Parr, Steven Caldwell manages to make a clearance. Corner taken by Darren Ambrose played to the near post, clearance by Keith Fahey.

17:51
 

Shot from outside the area by Jordon Mutch misses to the left of the target.

17:04
 

Stuart O'Keefe has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses right.

16:24
 

Jordon Mutch takes a shot. Save by Julian Speroni.

16:09
 

Centre by Marlon King, Patrick McCarthy makes a clearance.

14:48
 

The ball is crossed by Darren Ambrose.

12:35
 

The ball is sent over by Wilfried Zaha, Boaz Myhill makes a save.

11:24
 

Jermaine Easter concedes a free kick for a foul on Steven Caldwell. Boaz Myhill takes the direct free kick.

11:00
 

Chris Burke takes a shot. Save made by Julian Speroni.

10:30
 

Centre by David Murphy, Patrick McCarthy manages to make a clearance.

9:00
 

Andros Townsend takes a shot. Patrick McCarthy gets a block in.

2:22
 

Shot on goal by Chris Burke from just inside the area goes over the target.

:37
 

Andros Townsend delivers the ball.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Watford 44 39 85
2 Bournemouth 44 47 84
3 Middlesbrough 44 32 84
4 Norwich 44 38 82
5 Derby 44 32 76
6 Ipswich 44 18 75
7 Brentford 44 14 72
8 Wolverhampton 44 11 72
9 Blackburn 43 4 60
10 Charlton 44 -2 60

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