• Date: Tue 31 January 2017
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: St Andrews Stadium

Birmingham City vs Reading


Team Lineups

Birmingham City

29 Kuszczak
25 Dacres-Cogley
5 Shotton
4 Robinson
3 Grounds
26 Davis
8 Gleeson
12 Gardner
14 Adams
15 Jutkiewicz
21 Frei
Substitutes
33 Keita
2 Nsue
1 Legzdins
6 Kieftenbeld
7 Tesche
20 Stewart
28 Morrison

Reading

26 Al Habsi
2 Gunter
16 Moore
24 Blackett
23 Williams
38 Kelly
6 Evans
11 Obita
8 Swift
12 McCleary
7 Beerens
Substitutes
25 Popa
9 Mendes
17 Wieser
19 Meite
30 Watson
31 Jaakkola

Possession Stats

37%
63%

Form Guide -

Birmingham City

Reading



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Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

The final whistle is blown by the referee.

90:00 +0.28
 

Chris Gunter takes the free kick.

90:00 +1
 

Yakou Meite concedes a free kick for a foul on Josh Dacres-Cogley.

90:00 +1.04
 

The referee books Yakou Meite for unsporting behaviour.

90:00 +1.5
 

Free kick crossed by Craig Gardner.

90:00 +2.54
 

Clearance made by Chris Gunter.

89:57
 

Foul by Jonathan Grounds on Yakou Meite, free kick awarded.

88:40
 

Clearance made by Paul Robinson.

85:29
 

Daniel Williams manages to make a clearance.

85:27
 

Free kick crossed by Craig Gardner.

84:54
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Liam Moore on Lukas Jutkiewicz.

83:52
 

Centre by Lukas Jutkiewicz.

83:07
Substitution
 

Joseph Mendes replaces Roy Beerens.

82:32
Substitution
 

Greg Stewart on for David Davis.

80:16
 

Unfair challenge on Kerim Frei by Chris Gunter results in a free kick.

79:28
 

Che Adams has an effort at goal. Blocked by Liam Moore.

79:24
 

Centre by Jonathan Grounds.

78:36
 

Kerim Frei takes a shot and cleared the bar.

76:57
Goal
 

John Swift scores with a left foot finish. Birmingham 0-1 Reading.Assist on the goal came from Jordan Obita.

76:24
 

Daniel Williams produces a cross.

76:18
 

Roy Beerens takes a shot and went wide of the left-hand post.

75:40
 

Che Adams crosses the ball.

75:34
 

Craig Gardner restarts play with the free kick.

75:06
 

Lukas Jutkiewicz fouled by Liam Moore, the ref awards a free kick.

74:21
 

John Swift crosses the ball in from the free kick.

73:46
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Yakou Meite by Paul Robinson.

73:31
 

Tyler Blackett restarts play with the free kick.

72:35
 

Lukas Jutkiewicz challenges Liam Moore unfairly and gives away a free kick.

71:52
 

The ball is sent over by Josh Dacres-Cogley.

71:52
 

Clearance made by Liam Moore.

70:58
 

Clearance made by Jonathan Grounds.

70:31
Substitution
 

Yakou Meite on for Garath McCleary.

68:55
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lukas Jutkiewicz on Liam Moore.

68:50
 

Craig Gardner takes a shot. Parried by Ali Al Habsi back into danger.

68:40
 

Free kick taken by Che Adams.

68:37
 

Che Adams fouled by Jordan Obita, the ref awards a free kick.

67:14
 

Kerim Frei takes a shot. Liam Moore gets a block in.

64:16
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Roy Beerens by Che Adams.

62:04
 

Clearance by Paul Robinson.

59:03
 

Corner taken by Liam Kelly.

57:59
 

Unfair challenge on John Swift by Craig Gardner results in a free kick.

57:50
 

A cross is delivered by Che Adams.

57:41
 

Clearance by Liam Moore.

56:29
 

Craig Gardner is penalised for a handball.

55:56
Yellow card
 

Garath McCleary is given a yellow card.

55:49
Yellow card
 

The referee shows Stephen Gleeson a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

53:25
 

John Swift restarts play with the free kick.

53:15
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Davis on Liam Kelly.

50:24
 

Tyler Blackett makes a clearance.

45:56
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Craig Gardner.

45:22
 

Shot by Kerim Frei. George Evans gets a block in.

45:00 +0.59
 

Liam Moore manages to make a clearance.

45:00 +1.01
 

Clearance made by Liam Moore.

Half time
 

The players leave the pitch at half time.

44:51
 

Daniel Williams restarts play with the free kick.

44:39
 

Craig Gardner challenges Daniel Williams unfairly and gives away a free kick.

41:17
 

Craig Gardner crosses the ball in from the free kick.

40:49
 

Handball by Daniel Williams.

39:14
 

Stephen Gleeson takes the free kick.

38:49
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lukas Jutkiewicz by Liam Moore.

37:30
 

Paul Robinson takes a shot. Liam Moore gets a block in.

37:24
 

Craig Gardner restarts play with the free kick.

36:46
 

George Evans concedes a free kick for a foul on Che Adams.

35:01
 

Corner taken by Craig Gardner.

34:28
 

Ali Al Habsi manages to make a clearance.

33:37
 

Free kick taken by Tomasz Kuszczak.

33:09
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Daniel Williams on Paul Robinson.

32:22
 

Liam Kelly has an effort at goal. Blocked by Ryan Shotton.

31:37
 

Paul Robinson manages to make a clearance.

27:50
 

A cross is delivered by Garath McCleary.

26:56
 

Shot by Lukas Jutkiewicz went wide of the right-hand post.

26:24
 

Unfair challenge on Chris Gunter by Jonathan Grounds results in a free kick.

26:20
 

Craig Gardner crosses the ball in from the free kick.

25:46
 

Foul by Tyler Blackett on Che Adams, free kick awarded.

24:05
 

Clearance made by David Davis.

24:04
 

Garath McCleary takes a shot and missed to the right of the goal.

23:59
 

Roy Beerens takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Jonathan Grounds.

22:56
 

Shot by Kerim Frei.

22:35
 

Roy Beerens challenges Ryan Shotton unfairly and gives away a free kick.

21:44
 

Liam Kelly takes the free kick.

20:47
 

Foul by Ryan Shotton on Roy Beerens, free kick awarded.

20:28
 

Chris Gunter restarts play with the free kick.

20:14
 

David Davis challenges George Evans unfairly and gives away a free kick.

18:27
 

Lukas Jutkiewicz takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.

17:04
 

Paul Robinson makes a clearance.

9:26
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by John Swift on Che Adams.

9:17
 

Clearance made by Tyler Blackett.

9:14
 

Che Adams crosses the ball.

6:33
 

Foul by Ryan Shotton on Roy Beerens, free kick awarded.

5:54
 

Centre by Lukas Jutkiewicz.

5:21
 

Lukas Jutkiewicz has an effort at goal. Save by Ali Al Habsi.

5:15
 

Shot by Kerim Frei. Blocked by Tyler Blackett.

3:46
 

John Swift challenges Craig Gardner unfairly and gives away a free kick.

3:36
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Liam Kelly.

3:08
 

Garath McCleary has an effort at goal. Tomasz Kuszczak parries the ball away.

2:47
 

Free kick taken by Ali Al Habsi.

2:13
 

John Swift fouled by Craig Gardner, the ref awards a free kick.

1:54
 

Clearance made by Jordan Obita.

1:51
 

A cross is delivered by Lukas Jutkiewicz.

1:24
 

Jordan Obita manages to make a clearance.

:15
 

Craig Gardner crosses the ball.

Kick off
 

The ref blows the whistle to begin the match.

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