• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Tue 28 December 2010
  • Kick-off: 20:00
  • Venue: St Andrews Stadium
1 - 1

Birmingham City vs Manchester United


Team Lineups

Birmingham City

26 Foster
2 Carr
5 Johnson
15 Dann
6 Ridgewell
7 Larsson
12 Ferguson
8 Gardner
4 Bowyer89"
23 Beausejour
10 Jerome
Substitutes
1 Taylor
9 Phillips
14 Derbyshire
18 Fahey
19 Zigic
22 Hleb
28 Jiranek

Manchester United

1 Van der Sar
21 Da Silva
5 Ferdinand
15 Vidic
3 Evra
28 Gibson
16 Carrick
8 Anderson
11 Giggs
9 Berbatov57"
10 Rooney
Substitutes
29 Kuszczak
2 Neville
14 Hernandez
23 Evans
24 Fletcher
26 Obertan
27 Macheda

Possession Stats

45%
55%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Birmingham City

D W L L D L L L

Manchester United

W W L L L W D D
Head to Head
Birmingham
1-1
Man Utd 09-Jan-2010
Man Utd
1-0
Birmingham 16-Aug-2009
Man Utd
1-0
Birmingham 01-Jan-2008
Birmingham
0-1
Man Utd 29-Sep-2007
Man Utd
3-0
Birmingham 26-Mar-2006
Birmingham
2-2
Man Utd 28-Dec-2005


Live Text Commentary
92:26 +2.26
 

Dimitar Berbatov concedes a free kick for a foul on Barry Ferguson. Direct free kick taken by Scott Dann.

91:37 +1.37
 

Wayne Rooney sends in a cross, save made by Ben Foster.

90:49 +0.49
 

Outswinging corner taken by Craig Gardner from the right by-line, clearance by Nemanja Vidic.

90:22 +0.22
Substitution
 

Javier Hernandez joins the action as a substitute, replacing Darron Gibson.

90:12 +0.12
 

Caution for Ryan Giggs.

89:00
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Lee Bowyer from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Birmingham 1-1 Man Utd.Assist by Nikola Zigic.

87:49
 

The ball is delivered by Stephen Carr.

84:40
Substitution
 

Kevin Phillips on for Cameron Jerome.

83:58
 

Lee Bowyer concedes a free kick for a foul on Nemanja Vidic. Free kick taken by Darren Fletcher.

83:03
 

Corner taken by Ryan Giggs from the left by-line.

82:04
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Ryan Giggs, Nemanja Vidic takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster.

81:24
Substitution
 

Nikola Zigic joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jean Beausejour.

78:13
 

Patrice Evra fouled by Jean Beausejour, the ref awards a free kick. Edwin Van der Sar takes the direct free kick.

77:18
 

The ball is crossed by Jean Beausejour, clearance made by Nemanja Vidic.

75:50
 

Shot from just outside the box by Darron Gibson misses to the right of the goal.

75:03
Yellow card
 

The referee shows Scott Dann a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for a foul by Scott Dann on Dimitar Berbatov. Direct free kick taken by Darren Fletcher.

73:39
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Liam Ridgewell on Dimitar Berbatov. Rio Ferdinand takes the free kick.

72:48
 

Scott Dann fouled by Dimitar Berbatov, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Ben Foster.

72:09
Substitution
 

(Man Utd) makes a substitution, with Darren Fletcher coming on for Oliveira Anderson.

68:49
Substitution
 

Sebastian Larsson leaves the field to be replaced by Alexander Hleb.

68:42
 

Craig Gardner crosses the ball.

67:29
 

Long range shot from Oliveira Anderson misses to the left of the goal.

63:59
 

The ball is crossed by Rafael Da Silva, Roger Johnson manages to make a clearance.

61:12
 

Ryan Giggs concedes a free kick for a foul on Liam Ridgewell. Direct free kick taken by Liam Ridgewell.

60:13
 

Effort from outside the penalty area by Dimitar Berbatov hits the post.

57:43
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Dimitar Berbatov from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Birmingham 0-1 Man Utd.Darron Gibson provided the assist for the goal.

54:49
 

Ryan Giggs produces a cross, Header on goal by Wayne Rooney from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

54:29
 

Short corner taken by Darron Gibson.

54:05
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Darron Gibson from the left by-line, Stephen Carr manages to make a clearance.

53:00
 

Rafael Da Silva produces a cross.

52:29
 

Shot by Craig Gardner. Save by Edwin Van der Sar.

52:11
 

Short corner worked by Sebastian Larsson.

51:55
 

Lee Bowyer has an effort at goal. Ryan Giggs gets a block in.

51:29
 

Unfair challenge on Roger Johnson by Wayne Rooney results in a free kick. Ben Foster takes the free kick.

46:10 +1.1
 

Craig Gardner gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Carrick. Free kick taken by Rio Ferdinand.

46:04
 

Centre by Rafael Da Silva, Sebastian Larsson makes a clearance.

45:29 +0.29
 

Foul by Wayne Rooney on Stephen Carr, free kick awarded. Ben Foster takes the direct free kick.

40:36
 

Shot by Craig Gardner from just outside the area goes over the net.

40:28
 

The ball is swung over by Sebastian Larsson.

40:10
 

Foul by Oliveira Anderson on Liam Ridgewell, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Liam Ridgewell.

37:25
 

Shot from long range by Craig Gardner goes wide of the left-hand upright.

36:17
 

The ball is delivered by Jean Beausejour, Rio Ferdinand makes a clearance.

35:46
 

Dimitar Berbatov gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Roger Johnson. Scott Dann takes the direct free kick.

33:45
 

Jean Beausejour sends in a cross, free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Rafael Da Silva by Roger Johnson. Free kick taken by Edwin Van der Sar.

33:23
 

Sebastian Larsson crosses the ball, Dimitar Berbatov makes a clearance.

32:49
 

Sebastian Larsson takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance by Nemanja Vidic.

31:03
 

Corner taken right-footed by Sebastian Larsson, Darron Gibson manages to make a clearance.

29:39
Yellow card
 

Nemanja Vidic receives a yellow card.

29:36
 

Cameron Jerome fouled by Nemanja Vidic, the ref awards a free kick. Strike on goal comes in from Craig Gardner from the free kick.

28:58
 

Drilled left-footed shot by Ryan Giggs. Save made by Ben Foster.

28:25
 

Lee Bowyer receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Lee Bowyer challenges Darron Gibson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Rio Ferdinand.

27:02
 

The ball is sent over by Liam Ridgewell, save by Edwin Van der Sar.

25:36
Yellow card
 

Oliveira Anderson goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Craig Gardner receives a yellow card. Barry Ferguson concedes a free kick for a foul on Oliveira Anderson. Direct free kick taken by Rio Ferdinand.

22:01
 

Rafael Da Silva gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jean Beausejour. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Sebastian Larsson, clearance by Ryan Giggs.

20:09
 

Michael Carrick challenges Cameron Jerome unfairly and gives away a free kick. Strike comes in from Sebastian Larsson from the free kick.

17:44
 

The ball is delivered by Ryan Giggs, save by Ben Foster.

17:44
 

Ryan Giggs crosses the ball.

16:48
 

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

15:07
 

Patrice Evra produces a cross, Roger Johnson manages to make a clearance.

11:44
 

Shot by Wayne Rooney. Comfortable save by Ben Foster.

10:16
 

Unfair challenge on Jean Beausejour by Rafael Da Silva results in a free kick. Sebastian Larsson crosses the ball in from the free kick, Dimitar Berbatov manages to make a clearance.

7:06
 

Wayne Rooney produces a right-footed shot from long distance which goes wide right of the goal.

6:46
 

Unfair challenge on Patrice Evra by Craig Gardner results in a free kick. Michael Carrick takes the direct free kick.

3:11
 

Sebastian Larsson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Patrice Evra. Nemanja Vidic takes the free kick.

1:43
 

The ball is crossed by Sebastian Larsson, Header on goal by Cameron Jerome from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

:13
 

Lee Bowyer is penalised for a handball. Rio Ferdinand restarts play with the free kick.

Kick off
 

The referee gets the game started.

Full time
 

The match has reached full-time.

Half time
 

The ref blows to end the first period.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Chelsea 38 41 87
2 Man City 38 45 79
3 Arsenal 38 35 75
4 Man Utd 38 25 70
5 Tottenham Hotspur 38 5 64
6 Liverpool 38 4 62
7 Southampton 38 21 60
8 Swansea 38 -3 56
9 Stoke 38 3 54
10 Crystal Palace 38 -4 48

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