• Date: Tue 19 April 2016
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: St Andrews Stadium
Birmingham City

Birmingham City

Donaldson 12"

Donaldson 58"

2 - 2
Preston North End

Preston North End

Browne 72"

Cunningham 88"

Birmingham City vs Preston North End


Team Lineups

Birmingham City

29 Kuszczak
31 Caddis
28 Morrison
32 Shotton
3 Grounds
6 Kieftenbeld
26 Davis
19 Maghoma
7 Fabbrini
11 Cotterill
9 Donaldson12"58"
Substitutes
1 Legzdins
4 Robinson
8 Gleeson
15 Vaughan
17 Solomon-Otabor
23 Spector
25 Lafferty

Preston North End

1 Lindegaard
2 Vermijl
5 Clarke
6 Wright
3 Cunningham88"
4 Pearson
12 Gallagher
16 Browne72"
32 Reach
14 Garner
13 Doyle
Substitutes
10 Beckford
11 Johnson
19 Welsh
23 Huntington
25 Hugill
37 Robinson
43 Kirkland

Possession Stats

40%
60%

Form Guide -

Birmingham City

Preston North End



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Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

The referee signals the end of the game.

90:00 +0.27
 

Unfair challenge on Paul Huntington by Kyle Lafferty results in a free kick.

90:00 +0.52
 

Kyle Lafferty is cautioned.

90:00 +1.48
 

Free kick taken by Greg Cunningham.

90:00 +1.52
 

Clearance by Stephen Gleeson.

89:27
 

Bailey Wright manages to make a clearance.

88:36
Goal
 

Greg Cunningham scores a right footed goal. Birmingham 2-2 Preston.

88:25
 

Greg Cunningham takes a shot and hits the post.

88:19
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Paul Gallagher.

87:22
 

Adam Reach makes a clearance.

86:12
 

David Cotterill crosses the ball in from the free kick.

85:31
 

Greg Cunningham gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kyle Lafferty.

84:51
 

Free kick taken by David Cotterill.

84:12
 

Clayton Donaldson fouled by Tom Clarke, the ref awards a free kick.

84:02
 

Tomasz Kuszczak restarts play with the free kick.

83:10
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Morrison by Alan Browne.

79:47
 

Clearance by Ryan Shotton.

79:20
 

Corner taken by Paul Gallagher.

78:52
 

The ball is sent over by Adam Reach.

78:10
 

Bailey Wright manages to make a clearance.

76:43
 

Joe Garner gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Morrison.

76:39
 

Paul Gallagher sends in a cross.

76:10
 

The ball is crossed by Tom Clarke.

75:28
Substitution
 

Diego Fabbrini goes off and Kyle Lafferty comes on.

74:38
 

David Cotterill shoots direct from the free kick and goes left of the target.

73:47
 

Foul by Bailey Wright on Diego Fabbrini, free kick awarded.

71:37
Substitution
 

Jermaine Beckford is brought on as a substitute for Eoin Doyle.

71:02
 

Greg Cunningham takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Stephen Gleeson.

70:11
 

Clearance by Paul Huntington.

69:33
 

Alan Browne takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.

68:07
 

Strike on goal comes in from David Cotterill from the free kick and goes over the bar.

66:50
 

Paul Huntington concedes a free kick for a foul on Clayton Donaldson.

65:27
 

Ben Pearson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Diego Fabbrini.

64:04
 

Bailey Wright delivers the ball.

63:47
 

Paul Gallagher fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick. Blocked by Clayton Donaldson.

62:58
 

Unfair challenge on Joe Garner by Michael Morrison results in a free kick.

62:35
 

Corner taken by Paul Gallagher.

62:15
 

Paul Huntington heads at goal. Tomasz Kuszczak parries the ball away.

61:37
 

Tom Clarke restarts play with the free kick.

61:22
 

Jacques Maghoma concedes a free kick for a foul on Eoin Doyle.

60:07
 

Clearance by Bailey Wright.

58:38
Goal
 

Clayton Donaldson grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Birmingham 2-0 Preston.

58:34
 

David Cotterill shoots direct from the free kick. Chris Kirkland fumbles the ball.

57:34
 

Unfair challenge on Clayton Donaldson by Bailey Wright results in a free kick.

56:00
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Eoin Doyle on Jacques Maghoma.

52:26
 

Clearance made by Stephen Gleeson.

49:43
 

Clearance by Ryan Shotton.

49:10
 

Foul by Clayton Donaldson on Alan Browne, free kick awarded.

47:52
 

Clearance by Paul Huntington.

47:02
 

Greg Cunningham concedes a free kick for a foul on Diego Fabbrini.

45:14
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Bailey Wright on Clayton Donaldson.

45:01
Substitution
 

Chris Kirkland joins the action as a substitute, replacing Anders Lindegaard.

Half time
 

It is the end of the first-half.

45:00 +4.36
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Cotterill by Greg Cunningham.

45:00 +5.04
 

Tomasz Kuszczak restarts play with the free kick.

45:00 +0.19
 

Clayton Donaldson challenges Bailey Wright unfairly and gives away a free kick.

45:00 +0.5
 

Joe Garner gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Morrison.

45:00 +1.19
 

Free kick taken by Tomasz Kuszczak.

45:00 +1.29
 

Bailey Wright fouled by Clayton Donaldson, the ref awards a free kick.

45:00 +3.31
 

The ball is crossed by Adam Reach.

45:00 +4.3
 

Clearance by David Davis.

44:13
 

Foul by Diego Fabbrini on Greg Cunningham, free kick awarded.

43:39
 

Adam Reach takes a shot and missed to the right of the target.

40:34
 

Paul Gallagher concedes a free kick for a foul on Michael Morrison.

40:14
 

David Cotterill restarts play with the free kick.

39:33
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Clayton Donaldson by Ben Pearson.

38:56
Substitution
 

Maikel Kieftenbeld leaves the field to be replaced by Stephen Gleeson.

37:25
Yellow card
 

Jacques Maghoma shown a yellow card.

37:13
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul Gallagher by Jacques Maghoma.

37:04
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jacques Maghoma on Greg Cunningham.

36:30
 

David Cotterill takes the free kick.

33:50
 

Joe Garner gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Maikel Kieftenbeld.

33:24
 

Shot by David Davis went wide left of the target.

33:06
 

Corner taken by David Cotterill.

32:33
 

Shot by Jacques Maghoma. Paul Huntington gets a block in.

30:09
 

Headed chance falls to Eoin Doyle. A parry by Tomasz Kuszczak prevents the goal.

29:12
 

Tom Clarke crosses the ball.

26:41
 

Anders Lindegaard takes the free kick.

26:18
 

Eoin Doyle fouled by David Davis, the ref awards a free kick.

26:00
 

Centre by Jacques Maghoma.

26:00
 

Bailey Wright manages to make a clearance.

25:11
 

Diego Fabbrini fouled by Alan Browne, the ref awards a free kick.

23:05
 

Centre by Eoin Doyle.

21:39
 

Paul Gallagher takes a shot and went wide left of the net.

21:21
 

Paul Gallagher takes the free kick.

20:30
 

Michael Morrison concedes a free kick for a foul on Joe Garner.

19:54
Substitution
 

Paul Huntington replaces Marnick Vermijl.

19:13
 

Header by Jonathan Grounds misses to the right of the target.

19:08
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by David Cotterill.

18:32
 

Free kick taken by David Cotterill.

18:18
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Clayton Donaldson by Bailey Wright.

15:51
 

Clearance by Tom Clarke.

15:23
 

Joe Garner takes a shot and missed to the left of the target.

15:17
 

Anders Lindegaard takes the free kick.

13:38
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jacques Maghoma on Marnick Vermijl.

12:14
Goal
 

Clayton Donaldson slots the ball right footed into the goal. Birmingham 1-0 Preston.

12:08
 

Diego Fabbrini takes a shot. Anders Lindegaard fumbles the ball.

11:21
 

Free kick taken by Paul Gallagher.

11:19
 

Diego Fabbrini concedes a free kick for a foul on Ben Pearson.

10:07
 

The ball is delivered by David Cotterill.

6:15
 

Paul Caddis delivers the ball.

2:46
Yellow card
 

Booking for Paul Gallagher for unsporting behaviour.

2:21
 

Paul Gallagher challenges Diego Fabbrini unfairly and gives away a free kick.

Kick off
 

The referee gets the game underway.

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