• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 17 March 2012
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: St Andrews Stadium
Birmingham City

Birmingham City

Zigic 10"

King 56"

Fahey 59"

3 - 0

Birmingham City vs Middlesbrough


Team Lineups

Birmingham City

1 Myhill
6 Ramage
4 Caldwell
24 Davies
3 Murphy
7 Burke
8 N'Daw
18 Fahey59"
11 Townsend
19 Zigic10"
9 King56"
Substitutes
5 Ibanez
10 Huseklepp
14 Gomis
15 Elliott
22 Redmond

Middlesbrough

1 Steele
29 McMahon
4 Bates
15 Hines
2 Hoyte
8 Thomson
10 Bailey
3 Bennett
11 Hammill
30 Jutkiewicz
18 Arca
Substitutes
9 Emnes
16 Ogbeche
22 Martin
25 Main
33 Smallwood

Possession Stats

47%
53%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Birmingham City

W L W D L W W W

Middlesbrough

L W L W W W L D
Head to Head
Middlesbrough
3-1
Birmingham 21-Aug-2011
Birmingham
1-1
Middlesbrough 07-Feb-1998
Middlesbrough
3-1
Birmingham 20-Sep-1997
Birmingham
1-0
Middlesbrough 26-Mar-1994
Middlesbrough
2-2
Birmingham 02-Oct-1993
Middlesbrough
1-1
Birmingham 26-Mar-1988


Live Text Commentary
93:31 +3.31
 

David Murphy crosses the ball.

91:20 +1.2
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Joe Bennett on Pablo Ibanez. Joe Bennett receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Boaz Myhill takes the indirect free kick.

89:56
 

Nikola Zigic is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Jason Steele takes the free kick.

89:48
 

Chris Burke produces a cross.

89:23
 

Unfair challenge on Tony McMahon by Erik Huseklepp results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Tony McMahon.

88:58
 

Joe Bennett delivers the ball.

87:05
 

Corner taken by Wade Elliott played to the near post, Joe Bennett manages to make a clearance.

86:55
 

Wade Elliott takes a shot. Matthew Bates gets a block in.

86:09
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Curtis Main on David Murphy. Wade Elliott restarts play with the free kick.

84:22
 

The ball is swung over by Malaury Martin, Curtis Main takes a shot. Save by Boaz Myhill.

83:52
 

Corner taken by Malaury Martin from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Wade Elliott.

83:18
 

Corner taken by Malaury Martin from the left by-line played to the near post, Nikola Zigic manages to make a clearance.

81:25
 

Lukas Jutkiewicz takes a shot. Boaz Myhill gets a block in.

79:58
 

The offside flag is raised against Lukas Jutkiewicz. Indirect free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

79:51
 

Malaury Martin produces a cross.

78:50
 

Nikola Zigic concedes a free kick for a foul on Seb Hines. Indirect free kick taken by Jason Steele.

78:09
Substitution
 

Andros Townsend leaves the field to be replaced by Wade Elliott.

77:58
 

The ball is swung over by Erik Huseklepp.

74:26
Substitution
 

Marlon King goes off and Erik Huseklepp comes on.

73:19
 

Inswinging corner taken by Malaury Martin from the left by-line, David Murphy manages to make a clearance.

73:08
 

Joe Bennett produces a cross, Steven Caldwell manages to make a clearance.

71:20
Substitution
 

Curtis Main is brought on as a substitute for Justin Hoyte. Adam Hammill goes off and Malaury Martin comes on. Richard Smallwood on for Julio Arca.

70:05
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Steven Caldwell on Adam Hammill. Steven Caldwell booked. Tony McMahon crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel.

68:58
 

Andros Townsend takes a shot. Jason Steele makes a save.

67:17
 

The ball is delivered by Andros Townsend, clearance by Seb Hines.

66:52
 

Unfair challenge on Tony McMahon by Nikola Zigic results in a free kick. Jason Steele takes the free kick.

65:15
 

Adam Hammill delivers the ball.

64:00
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Andros Townsend, Unfair challenge on Nicky Bailey by Curtis Davies results in a free kick. Jason Steele restarts play with the free kick.

63:46
 

Centre by Chris Burke, Joe Bennett gets a block in.

62:52
 

Justin Hoyte sends in a cross, Lukas Jutkiewicz has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the goal.

62:13
 

Adam Hammill produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that clears the bar.

61:52
 

The offside flag is raised against Marlon King. Matthew Bates restarts play with the free kick.

61:01
Yellow card
 

Tony McMahon is shown a yellow card.

61:00
 

Adam Hammill challenges Keith Fahey unfairly and gives away a free kick. Boaz Myhill restarts play with the free kick.

59:23
Goal
 

Keith Fahey fires in a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Birmingham 3-0 Middlesbrough.Assist by Guirane N'Daw.

57:48
 

Curtis Davies challenges Lukas Jutkiewicz unfairly and gives away a free kick. Shot comes in from Adam Hammill from the free kick.

56:41
Goal
 

Chris Burke sends in a cross, Marlon King grabs a goal from inside the area to the top left corner of the goal. Birmingham 2-0 Middlesbrough.Assist on the goal came from Chris Burke.

55:29
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kevin Thomson on Keith Fahey. Guirane N'Daw takes the free kick.

54:48
 

The referee blows for offside. Direct free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

54:00
 

Curtis Davies delivers the ball, Jason Steele makes a save.

52:53
Substitution
 

Pablo Ibanez on for Peter Ramage.

49:15
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Chris Burke, Matthew Bates manages to make a clearance.

48:34
 

Andros Townsend takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Joe Bennett manages to make a clearance.

46:54 +1.54
 

A cross is delivered by Chris Burke.

47:46
 

The referee blows for offside against Justin Hoyte. Direct free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

47:29
 

The ball is delivered by Adam Hammill, Curtis Davies manages to make a clearance.

43:35
 

The ball is crossed by Chris Burke.

42:35
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Andros Townsend, Jason Steele makes a clearance.

41:20
 

Unfair challenge on Seb Hines by Marlon King results in a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Jason Steele.

38:40
 

Outswinging corner taken by Adam Hammill, save by Boaz Myhill.

38:31
 

Adam Hammill crosses the ball, David Murphy makes a clearance.

38:18
 

Centre by Peter Ramage, Matthew Bates makes a clearance.

36:33
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Chris Burke, Jason Steele makes a save.

35:04
 

Corner taken by Adam Hammill, clearance made by Peter Ramage.

33:31
 

Marlon King concedes a free kick for a foul on Matthew Bates. Jason Steele restarts play with the free kick.

32:35
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Nicky Bailey on Keith Fahey. Indirect free kick taken by David Murphy.

32:24
 

The ball is swung over by Tony McMahon, Steven Caldwell makes a clearance.

30:56
 

Close range header by Chris Burke goes over the crossbar.

29:35
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Joe Bennett. Boaz Myhill takes the direct free kick.

27:31
 

The official flags Julio Arca offside. Boaz Myhill restarts play with the free kick.

25:23
 

Seb Hines fouled by Nikola Zigic, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Kevin Thomson.

21:45
 

Unfair challenge on Adam Hammill by Guirane N'Daw results in a free kick. Shot on goal comes in from Tony McMahon from the free kick.

20:31
 

Kevin Thomson produces a left-footed shot from inside the area that clears the bar.

20:26
 

The ball is delivered by Kevin Thomson, clearance by Steven Caldwell.

19:38
 

The ball is crossed by Justin Hoyte.

18:05
 

Adam Hammill has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the target.

17:30
 

The offside flag is raised against Marlon King. Indirect free kick taken by Matthew Bates.

16:38
 

The ball is delivered by David Murphy, Guirane N'Daw takes a shot. Save by Jason Steele.

15:13
 

Chris Burke takes a shot. Save by Jason Steele.

14:35
 

Andros Townsend crosses the ball, Joe Bennett makes a clearance.

13:30
Yellow card
 

Adam Hammill fouled by Guirane N'Daw, the ref awards a free kick. Tony McMahon restarts play with the free kick. Booking for Guirane N'Daw for unsporting behaviour.

12:01
 

Matthew Bates gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nikola Zigic. Indirect free kick taken by Guirane N'Daw.

10:19
Goal
 

The ball is swung over by Chris Burke, Nikola Zigic scores a headed goal from close range. Birmingham 1-0 Middlesbrough.Chris Burke provided the assist for the goal.

9:32
 

Joe Bennett delivers the ball.

7:54
 

Corner taken by Andros Townsend from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Seb Hines.

7:42
 

The ball is delivered by Marlon King, clearance by Matthew Bates.

5:22
 

Marlon King sends in a cross, Jason Steele makes a save.

5:04
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Curtis Davies by Lukas Jutkiewicz. Curtis Davies takes the free kick.

3:35
 

The referee blows for offside against Lukas Jutkiewicz. Boaz Myhill restarts play with the free kick.

2:52
 

David Murphy concedes a free kick for a foul on Adam Hammill. Adam Hammill delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing.

2:06
 

Lukas Jutkiewicz takes a shot. Boaz Myhill makes a save.

1:53
 

Peter Ramage delivers the ball, Matthew Bates manages to make a clearance.

1:05
 

Julio Arca produces a cross, David Murphy makes a clearance.

:12
 

Seb Hines fouled by Marlon King, the ref awards a free kick. Matthew Bates restarts play with the free kick.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Bournemouth 46 53 90
2 Watford 46 41 89
3 Norwich 46 40 86
4 Middlesbrough 46 31 85
5 Brentford 46 19 78
6 Ipswich 46 18 78
7 Wolverhampton 46 14 78
8 Derby 46 29 77
9 Blackburn 46 7 67
10 Birmingham 46 -10 63

Full Sky Bet Championship Table