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

Birmingham City

Zigic 65"

Diop 81"

2 - 2
Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace

Murray 38"

Murray 59"

Birmingham City vs Crystal Palace


Team Lineups

Birmingham City

1 Butland
28 Caddis
4 Caldwell
6 Davies
30 Robinson
7 Burke
33 Reilly
32 Diop81"
15 Elliott
9 King
11 Lovenkrands
Substitutes
13 Doyle
5 Ibanez
12 Morrison
19 Zigic65"
22 Redmond
27 Hancox
29 Hall

Crystal Palace

1 Speroni
2 Ward
28 Ramage
27 Delaney
4 Parr
7 Bolasie
10 Garvan
8 Dikgacoi
16 Zaha
17 Murray38"59"
30 Moritz
Substitutes
34 Price
18 Wilbraham
19 Easter
21 Moxey
22 O'Keefe
24 Appiah
33 Gabbidon

Possession Stats

40%
60%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Birmingham City

W W W W D D D W

Crystal Palace

L D D D W D W W
Head to Head
Birmingham
3-1
Crystal Palace 07-Apr-2012
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


Live Text Commentary
94:30 +4.3
 

Shot on goal by Paul Robinson from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

93:55 +3.55
 

The ball is swung over by Marlon King, Damien Delaney makes a clearance.

92:06 +2.06
 

Unfair challenge on Marlon King by Peter Ramage results in a free kick. Free kick crossed by Marlon King, clearance by Yannick Bolasie.

88:55
 

Corner taken left-footed by Owen Garvan from the right by-line, Steven Caldwell has a header from close in and clears the crossbar. Inswinging corner taken by Owen Garvan, clearance made by Marlon King.

84:54
 

Marlon King has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.

83:30
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Marlon King. Julian Speroni restarts play with the free kick.

81:00
Goal
 

The ball is sent over by Robert Hall, Damien Delaney makes a clearance. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Robert Hall from the right by-line, (Crystal Palace) makes a substitution, with Aaron Wilbraham coming on for Glenn Murray. Papa Bouba Diop finds the net with a headed goal from close in. Birmingham 2-2 Crystal Palace.Robert Hall provided the assist for the goal.

79:56
 

Shot from deep inside the area by Paul Robinson goes over the bar.

79:48
 

Centre by Mitch Hancox, Peter Ramage makes a clearance.

77:41
 

Yannick Bolasie produces a left-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses wide left of the target.

75:21
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andre Moritz by Robert Hall. Damien Delaney restarts play with the free kick. Daniel Gabbidon is brought on as a substitute for Andre Moritz.

75:09
 

The ball is crossed by Callum Reilly, clearance made by Peter Ramage.

73:55
 

Jonathan Parr concedes a free kick for a foul on Papa Bouba Diop. Jonathan Parr receives a caution. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Robert Hall, save by Jack Butland.

73:23
 

Glenn Murray gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Curtis Davies. Paul Robinson takes the direct free kick.

70:09
 

Marlon King sends in a cross, clearance by Peter Ramage.

67:48
 

Callum Reilly has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area which goes wide right of the goal.

65:23
Goal
 

Centre by Marlon King, Nikola Zigic grabs a headed goal from deep inside the penalty box. Birmingham 1-2 Crystal Palace.Marlon King provided the assist for the goal.

63:59
Substitution
 

Wilfried Zaha fouled by Paul Robinson, the ref awards a free kick. Owen Garvan takes the direct free kick. (Birmingham) makes a substitution, with Nikola Zigic coming on for Christopher Burke.

62:13
Yellow card
 

Foul by Peter Ramage on Peter Lovenkrands, free kick awarded. Booking for Peter Lovenkrands. Jack Butland restarts play with the free kick.

61:34
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Marlon King. Julian Speroni restarts play with the free kick.

59:28
Goal
 

Jonathan Parr crosses the ball, Glenn Murray finds the back of the net with a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Birmingham 0-2 Crystal Palace.The assist for the goal came from Jonathan Parr.

58:30
 

Joel Ward challenges Mitch Hancox unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Jack Butland.

56:02
Substitution
 

Mitch Hancox on for Paul Caddis.

54:47
Substitution
 

Shot from inside the area by Andre Moritz clears the bar. Wade Elliott goes off and Robert Hall comes on.

54:02
 

Wade Elliott takes a outswinging corner.

52:09
 

Christopher Burke crosses the ball, save by Julian Speroni.

51:30
 

Owen Garvan concedes a free kick for a foul on Christopher Burke. Direct free kick taken by Wade Elliott.

50:10
 

Kagisho Dikgacoi crosses the ball, clearance by Paul Robinson. Corner taken by Owen Garvan, Close range header by Kagisho Dikgacoi goes wide of the left-hand upright.

49:38
 

Corner from left by-line crossed in by Yannick Bolasie, Peter Lovenkrands makes a clearance.

47:03
 

Christopher Burke takes a shot. Comfortable save by Julian Speroni.

46:05
 

Papa Bouba Diop gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Owen Garvan. Free kick taken by Owen Garvan.

45:07 +0.07
 

The referee blows for offside against Wilfried Zaha. Jack Butland restarts play with the free kick.

44:30
 

A cross is delivered by Paul Caddis, clearance by Joel Ward.

42:23
 

Effort from 35 yards by Callum Reilly went wide right of the goal.

41:14
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Owen Garvan from the right by-line to the near post, Curtis Davies makes a clearance.

40:58
 

Owen Garvan takes a shot. Save by Jack Butland.

40:36
 

The ball is swung over by Owen Garvan, save by Jack Butland.

38:59
Goal
 

Yannick Bolasie delivers the ball, Glenn Murray finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Birmingham 0-1 Crystal Palace.The assist for the goal came from Yannick Bolasie.

38:10
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Papa Bouba Diop by Wilfried Zaha. Jack Butland takes the direct free kick.

35:56
 

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Wade Elliott, Curtis Davies produces a header from close range which goes wide of the left-hand post.

35:40
 

Peter Lovenkrands takes a shot. Comfortable save by Julian Speroni.

34:45
 

Glenn Murray fouled by Paul Robinson, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Yannick Bolasie, Peter Lovenkrands manages to make a clearance.

33:56
 

Wilfried Zaha is ruled offside. Direct free kick taken by Jack Butland.

33:13
 

Christopher Burke takes a shot from a long way out which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

31:18
 

Jonathan Parr produces a cross, Curtis Davies makes a clearance.

30:50
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joel Ward by Wade Elliott. Joel Ward restarts play with the free kick.

28:23
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andre Moritz by Christopher Burke. The referee shows Christopher Burke a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Peter Ramage takes the direct free kick.

26:42
 

Andre Moritz concedes a free kick for a foul on Papa Bouba Diop. Paul Robinson takes the direct free kick.

24:12
 

Glenn Murray challenges Paul Robinson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Jack Butland.

23:43
 

Wilfried Zaha is caught offside. Paul Caddis restarts play with the free kick.

22:03
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Glenn Murray by Callum Reilly. Damien Delaney takes the direct free kick.

21:01
 

The official flags Wilfried Zaha offside. Jack Butland takes the direct free kick.

19:19
 

Yannick Bolasie produces a cross, save made by Jack Butland.

18:12
 

Marlon King takes a shot from a long way out which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

17:00
 

Corner taken by Owen Garvan from the right by-line to the near post.

14:33
 

Yannick Bolasie takes a short corner.

10:56
 

Cross/shot by Paul Robinson.

9:26
 

The official flags Glenn Murray offside. Steven Caldwell restarts play with the free kick.

7:54
 

Christopher Burke takes a shot. Save by Julian Speroni.

6:51
 

Unfair challenge on Paul Robinson by Yannick Bolasie results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Wade Elliott.

6:34
 

The ball is swung over by Paul Robinson, Damien Delaney makes a clearance. Paul Robinson delivers the ball, clearance made by Jonathan Parr.

4:50
 

Steven Caldwell concedes a free kick for a foul on Glenn Murray. Andre Moritz takes the direct free kick.

4:20
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Steven Caldwell by Andre Moritz. Free kick taken by Steven Caldwell.

3:18
 

The ball is crossed by Joel Ward, clearance by Curtis Davies.

2:52
 

Callum Reilly gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Joel Ward. Direct free kick taken by Owen Garvan.

1:32
 

A cross is delivered by Wilfried Zaha, Paul Robinson manages to make a clearance.

:29
 

A cross is delivered by Jonathan Parr, Effort on goal by Wilfried Zaha from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Brighton 5 4 13
2 Hull 5 4 10
3 Ipswich 5 3 10
4 QPR 5 2 10
5 Cardiff 5 3 9
6 Middlesbrough 5 4 8
7 Birmingham 4 3 8
8 Charlton 5 2 8
9 Burnley 5 0 8
10 Leeds 5 1 7

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