• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 22 March 2014
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: St Andrews Stadium
Birmingham City

Birmingham City

Caddis 42" (P)

1 - 2
Reading

Reading

McAnuff 39"

McAnuff 81"

Birmingham City vs Reading


Team Lineups

Birmingham City

1 Randolph
31 Caddis42"
14 Packwood
4 Robinson
17 Reilly
23 Spector
36 Huws
7 Burke
12 Novak
22 Shinnie
9 Macheda
Substitutes
8 Ibe
11 Lovenkrands
13 Doyle
19 Zigic
20 Lee
35 Rusnak
37 Blackett

Reading

21 McCarthy
2 Gunter
5 Pearce
17 Gorkss
37 Obita
19 Robson-Kanu
20 Guthrie
16 Akpan
11 McAnuff39"81"
10 Drenthe
9 Le Fondre
Substitutes
1 Federici
3 Kelly
7 Pogrebnyak
12 McCleary
22 Blackman
25 Taylor
35 Hector

Possession Stats

38%
62%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Birmingham City

W L W D L W W W

Reading

D D D L L L L W
Head to Head
Reading
2-0
Birmingham 28-Sep-2013
Birmingham
2-0
Reading 28-Apr-2012
Reading
1-0
Birmingham 06-Nov-2011
Reading
1-2
Birmingham 03-May-2009
Birmingham
1-3
Reading 20-Dec-2008
Reading
2-0
Birmingham 31-Jan-1998


Live Text Commentary
92:40 +2.4
 

Foul by Garath McCleary on Jordon Ibe, free kick awarded.

92:01 +2.01
 

Callum Reilly gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nick Blackman.

91:58 +1.58
 

Clearance by Will Packwood.

Full time
 

The referee blows the whistle to end the game.

91:01 +1.01
 

Christopher Burke takes a shot. Blocked by Kaspars Gorkss.

90:45 +0.45
 

Clearance by Chris Gunter.

89:15
 

Chance falls to Nikola Zigic who heads at goal. A parry by Alex McCarthy prevents the goal.

88:30
 

Alex McCarthy restarts play with the free kick.

87:27
 

Clearance by Will Packwood.

86:48
 

Jobi McAnuff delivers the ball.

86:03
Substitution
 

Nick Blackman replaces Royston Drenthe.

83:49
 

Paul Robinson restarts play with the free kick.

81:40
Goal
 

Jobi McAnuff scores a left footed goal. Birmingham 1-2 Reading.The assist for the goal came from Chris Gunter.

79:56
 

Chris Gunter takes a shot. Jobi McAnuff takes a shot. Darren Randolph parries the ball but the danger is not over.

77:25
 

Foul by Paul Robinson on Royston Drenthe, free kick awarded.

75:53
Substitution
 

Nikola Zigic on for Andrew Shinnie.

73:36
 

Federico Macheda takes a shot. Blocked by Jordan Obita.

73:12
 

Tyler Blackett sends in a cross.

73:05
 

Shot by Jordon Ibe. Jobi McAnuff gets a block in.

72:26
 

Alex Pearce manages to make a clearance.

71:51
 

Jordan Obita takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the target.

71:26
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Will Packwood on Pavel Pogrebnyak.

70:17
 

Caution for Jordon Ibe.

70:08
 

Jordon Ibe challenges Chris Gunter unfairly and gives away a free kick.

69:13
 

Corner taken by Andrew Shinnie.

68:44
 

Header by Alex Pearce misses to the right of the target.

68:10
 

Kaspars Gorkss gets a header at goal. Darren Randolph parries the effort to safety.

67:19
 

Christopher Burke produces a cross.

65:36
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Christopher Burke by Danny Guthrie.

64:44
 

The offside flag is raised against Pavel Pogrebnyak.

63:41
 

Alex Pearce manages to make a clearance.

62:37
 

Foul by Federico Macheda on Danny Guthrie, free kick awarded.

60:02
 

The ball is swung over by Christopher Burke.

59:10
 

Corner taken by Andrew Shinnie.

58:12
 

Garath McCleary takes a shot. Paul Caddis gets a block in.

57:52
 

Paul Robinson manages to make a clearance.

56:57
 

Header at goal by Andrew Shinnie goes over the frame of the goal.

56:15
 

Chris Gunter makes a clearance.

55:18
 

A cross is delivered by Royston Drenthe.

54:56
 

Federico Macheda is flagged offside by the assistant referee.

54:19
Substitution
 

Pavel Pogrebnyak replaces Adam Le Fondre.

54:11
Substitution
 

Hal Robson-Kanu goes off and Garath McCleary comes on.

53:18
 

Headed chance falls to Federico Macheda. Alex McCarthy parries the effort to safety.

52:57
 

The ball is crossed by Jordon Ibe.

52:18
 

Callum Reilly makes a clearance.

51:39
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Spector by Hope Akpan.

50:18
 

Clearance by Paul Robinson.

47:30 +2.3
 

Callum Reilly concedes a free kick for a foul on Hal Robson-Kanu.

48:40
 

Adam Le Fondre challenges Will Packwood unfairly and gives away a free kick.

48:36
 

Free kick taken by Alex McCarthy.

46:27 +1.27
 

Paul Robinson makes a clearance.

47:17
 

The ball is sent over by Tyler Blackett.

Half time
 

The referee blows for half time.

46:06
 

Royston Drenthe gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andrew Shinnie.

45:41
 

Darren Randolph takes the free kick.

45:18 +0.18
 

Tyler Blackett manages to make a clearance.

45:08
 

Clearance made by Paul Robinson.

45:01
Substitution
 

(Birmingham) makes a substitution, with Jordon Ibe coming on for Lee Novak.

42:46
Goal
 

Penalty taken right-footed by Paul Caddis and scored. Birmingham 1-1 Reading.

41:45
 

Penalty awarded for an unfair challenge on Callum Reilly by Kaspars Gorkss.

41:43
 

The ball is crossed by Paul Caddis.

40:25
 

Hope Akpan takes a shot.

38:56
 

Royston Drenthe produces a cross.

36:16
 

Christopher Burke sends in a cross.

36:04
 

Federico Macheda takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Kaspars Gorkss gets a block in.

34:14
 

Royston Drenthe makes a clearance.

33:58
 

Lee Novak gets a header at goal. Alex Pearce gets a block in.

33:54
 

The ball is sent over by Paul Caddis.

32:09
 

Andrew Shinnie takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the goal.

30:48
 

Foul by Hal Robson-Kanu on Callum Reilly, free kick awarded.

30:04
 

Free kick taken by Alex McCarthy.

29:41
 

Will Packwood concedes a free kick for a foul on Adam Le Fondre.

29:37
 

Will Packwood manages to make a clearance.

28:18
Substitution
 

Tyler Blackett joins the action as a substitute, replacing Emyr Huws.

27:51
 

Federico Macheda takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Alex McCarthy parries the ball away.

27:27
 

Will Packwood manages to make a clearance.

27:05
 

Clearance by Will Packwood.

25:34
 

Chris Gunter takes the free kick.

25:30
 

Andrew Shinnie challenges Royston Drenthe unfairly and gives away a free kick.

24:42
 

Shot on goal comes in from Royston Drenthe from the free kick. Andrew Shinnie gets a block in.

23:53
 

Royston Drenthe fouled by Andrew Shinnie, the ref awards a free kick.

23:21
 

Paul Robinson makes a clearance.

16:44
 

Royston Drenthe takes a shot and went wide of the right hand post.

15:18
 

Clearance by Will Packwood.

14:04
 

Hope Akpan sends in a cross.

13:29
 

Unfair challenge on Hal Robson-Kanu by Paul Robinson results in a free kick.

12:29
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Will Packwood by Hal Robson-Kanu.

7:21
 

Darren Randolph restarts play with the free kick.

7:00
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Callum Reilly by Hal Robson-Kanu.

5:59
 

Clearance made by Paul Robinson.

5:26
 

Shot by Lee Novak cleared the bar.

4:59
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Hope Akpan on Emyr Huws.

4:03
 

Clearance by Paul Caddis.

2:32
 

Jordan Obita takes the free kick.

:9
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Robinson on Hal Robson-Kanu.

Kick off
 

The ref blows the whistle to start the match.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Birmingham 0 0 0
2 Blackburn 0 0 0
3 Bolton 0 0 0
4 Brentford 0 0 0
5 Brighton 0 0 0
6 Bristol City 0 0 0
7 Burnley 0 0 0
8 Cardiff 0 0 0
9 Charlton 0 0 0
10 Derby 0 0 0

Full Sky Bet Championship Table