• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Wed 11 January 2012
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: St Andrews Stadium
Birmingham City

Birmingham City

Zigic 8"

Zigic 90"

2 - 1
Ipswich Town

Ipswich Town

Martin 17"

Birmingham City vs Ipswich Town


Team Lineups

Birmingham City

1 Myhill
3 Murphy
24 Davies
4 Caldwell
23 Spector
11 Beausejour
14 Gomis
18 Fahey
7 Burke
9 King
19 Zigic8"90"
Substitutes
13 Doyle
6 Ridgewell
12 Mutch
17 Rooney
22 Redmond

Ipswich Town

32 McCarthy
7 Edwards
31 Sonko
20 Smith
3 Cresswell
11 Martin17"
17 Drury
6 Leadbitter
9 Emmanuel-Thomas
27 Murphy
14 Scotland
Substitutes
12 Lee-Barrett
10 Chopra
18 Ellington
22 Carson
29 Ainsley

Possession Stats

47%
53%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Birmingham City

L W W W W D D D

Ipswich Town

W L D L D W W W
Head to Head
Ipswich
0-1
Birmingham 26-Dec-2008
Birmingham
2-1
Ipswich 25-Nov-2008
Ipswich
1-0
Birmingham 01-Jan-2007
Birmingham
2-2
Ipswich 16-Sep-2006
Birmingham
1-1
Ipswich 27-Feb-2000
Ipswich
0-1
Birmingham 18-Sep-1999


Live Text Commentary
92:26 +2.26
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Curtis Davies by Ibrahima Sonko. Colin Doyle restarts play with the free kick.

92:04 +2.04
 

The offside flag is raised against Jonathan Spector. Free kick taken by Carlos Edwards.

90:33 +0.33
Goal
 

Nikola Zigic grabs a goal from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Birmingham 2-1 Ipswich.Assist on the goal came from Curtis Davies.

89:38
 

Corner taken by Chris Burke from the right by-line, Ibrahima Sonko manages to make a clearance.

88:39
 

The ball is sent over by Chris Burke.

87:37
 

Chris Burke produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the target.

85:19
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Nathan Ellington. Steven Caldwell restarts play with the free kick.

84:12
 

The referee blows for offside against Nathan Ellington. Free kick taken by Colin Doyle.

83:06
 

Michael Chopra gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Curtis Davies. Direct free kick taken by Colin Doyle. Grant Leadbitter is cautioned.

81:20
Substitution
 

Morgaro Gomis leaves the field to be replaced by Jordon Mutch.

80:57
 

A cross is delivered by Daryl Murphy, Carlos Edwards has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target.

79:27
 

Foul by Michael Chopra on Jonathan Spector, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Keith Fahey.

77:24
Substitution
 

Jason Scotland challenges Chris Burke unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Colin Doyle. Jason Scotland leaves the field to be replaced by Michael Chopra.

73:59
 

Jason Scotland produces a cross, Jonathan Spector manages to make a clearance. Grant Leadbitter takes a shot. Blocked by Curtis Davies. Corner taken right-footed by Grant Leadbitter from the left by-line, clearance by Curtis Davies.

73:19
Substitution
 

Nathan Ellington is brought on as a substitute for Jay Emmanuel-Thomas.

72:55
Substitution
 

Jean Beausejour leaves the field to be replaced by Nathan Redmond.

72:12
 

Chris Burke delivers the ball, Shot by Marlon King from deep inside the area hits the post.

71:53
 

A cross is delivered by Chris Burke, clearance made by Ibrahima Sonko.

71:01
 

Andy Drury produces a cross, clearance by Curtis Davies.

69:17
 

Nikola Zigic takes a shot. Save by Alex McCarthy.

68:56
 

Grant Leadbitter concedes a free kick for a foul on Keith Fahey. Keith Fahey takes the direct free kick.

68:17
 

Unfair challenge on Jonathan Spector by Andy Drury results in a free kick. Colin Doyle takes the free kick.

67:18
 

Lee Martin takes a shot. Curtis Davies gets a block in. Corner taken by Grant Leadbitter from the right by-line, Morgaro Gomis manages to make a clearance.

63:37
 

Jonathan Spector crosses the ball, save by Alex McCarthy.

62:50
 

Jean Beausejour gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Carlos Edwards. Direct free kick taken by Alex McCarthy.

61:08
 

The ball is crossed by Marlon King.

60:55
 

The ball is sent over by Jonathan Spector.

58:40
 

Aaron Cresswell crosses the ball, clearance by Curtis Davies.

54:56
 

Lee Martin is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Colin Doyle takes the free kick.

54:30
 

Centre by Lee Martin, Steven Caldwell makes a clearance.

53:18
 

Jay Emmanuel-Thomas delivers the ball.

52:49
 

A cross is delivered by Jonathan Spector.

51:58
 

The offside flag is raised against Lee Martin. Indirect free kick taken by Colin Doyle.

51:44
 

The ball is crossed by Carlos Edwards.

49:41
 

The ball is swung over by Carlos Edwards, Colin Doyle makes a save.

49:08
 

Corner taken by Chris Burke from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Grant Leadbitter.

48:04
 

Grant Leadbitter crosses the ball, David Murphy makes a clearance.

47:40
 

Corner taken by Grant Leadbitter from the right by-line, clearance made by Jean Beausejour.

47:24
 

Jason Scotland takes a shot. Steven Caldwell gets a block in.

45:01
Substitution
 

Boaz Myhill goes off and Colin Doyle comes on.

44:30
 

The ball is delivered by Jay Emmanuel-Thomas, clearance by David Murphy.

42:43
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Murphy by Lee Martin. Boaz Myhill takes the direct free kick.

40:33
 

Corner taken right-footed by Chris Burke, Grant Leadbitter makes a clearance.

39:08
 

Jean Beausejour crosses the ball.

38:05
 

Andy Drury takes a shot. Boaz Myhill makes a save.

37:59
 

The ball is swung over by Carlos Edwards, clearance made by Jonathan Spector.

36:13
 

The ball is swung over by Jean Beausejour, clearance made by Aaron Cresswell.

34:42
 

Centre by David Murphy, blocked by Carlos Edwards. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Chris Burke.

33:21
 

Grant Leadbitter takes the inswinging corner, save by Boaz Myhill.

32:11
 

Jonathan Spector challenges Lee Martin unfairly and gives away a free kick. Shot on goal comes in from Grant Leadbitter from the free kick, save made by Boaz Myhill.

31:03
 

Unfair challenge on Ibrahima Sonko by Jean Beausejour results in a free kick. Carlos Edwards restarts play with the free kick.

29:41
 

Corner taken by Grant Leadbitter from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Nikola Zigic.

29:22
 

Carlos Edwards delivers the ball, blocked by Steven Caldwell.

28:23
 

Jay Emmanuel-Thomas concedes a free kick for a foul on Jonathan Spector. Jonathan Spector takes the direct free kick.

27:43
 

The ball is sent over by Jean Beausejour, clearance by Ibrahima Sonko.

25:49
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Jay Emmanuel-Thomas. Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

25:28
 

Nikola Zigic takes a shot. Alex McCarthy makes a save.

24:45
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Murphy by Lee Martin. Direct free kick taken by Chris Burke.

24:37
 

Jean Beausejour crosses the ball, Carlos Edwards manages to make a clearance.

23:40
 

Nikola Zigic takes a shot. Blocked by Ibrahima Sonko.

22:24
 

Foul by Jason Scotland on Curtis Davies, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

21:38
 

Nikola Zigic concedes a free kick for a foul on Andy Drury. Direct free kick taken by Alex McCarthy.

20:46
 

Keith Fahey fouled by Grant Leadbitter, the ref awards a free kick. Curtis Davies restarts play with the free kick.

19:24
 

Jason Scotland is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Boaz Myhill restarts play with the free kick.

17:29
Goal
 

Lee Martin finds the back of the net with a goal from just outside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Birmingham 1-1 Ipswich.

16:59
 

The referee blows for offside. Boaz Myhill takes the indirect free kick.

14:22
 

Corner taken right-footed by Chris Burke from the left by-line to the near post, Headed effort from close range by Nikola Zigic goes wide left of the goal.

14:16
 

The ball is sent over by Chris Burke, clearance by Carlos Edwards.

13:57
 

Centre by Aaron Cresswell, clearance by Morgaro Gomis.

13:29
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jean Beausejour on Carlos Edwards. Carlos Edwards restarts play with the free kick.

12:14
 

Jonathan Spector produces a cross, clearance made by Ibrahima Sonko.

9:39
 

Marlon King is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Alex McCarthy.

8:08
Goal
 

Nikola Zigic grabs a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Birmingham 1-0 Ipswich.David Murphy provided the assist for the goal.

7:06
 

Nikola Zigic is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Alex McCarthy restarts play with the free kick.

5:52
 

Grant Leadbitter takes a shot. Blocked by Steven Caldwell.

5:00
 

Jonathan Spector concedes a free kick for a foul on Daryl Murphy. Direct free kick taken by Aaron Cresswell.

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

Full Sky Bet Championship Table