• 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

L W D D W W D L
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
 

Ryan Giggs crosses the ball.

17:44
 

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

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.

Half time
 

The ref blows to end the first period.

Full time
 

The match has reached full-time.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Man City 4 10 12
2 Crystal Palace 4 3 9
3 Leicester 4 3 8
4 Swansea 4 3 8
5 Man Utd 4 1 7
6 Arsenal 4 0 7
7 Liverpool 4 -1 7
8 West Ham 4 3 6
9 Everton 4 1 5
10 Southampton 4 0 5

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