• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Tue 19 February 2013
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: St Andrews Stadium

Birmingham City vs Sheffield Wednesday


Team Lineups

Birmingham City

1 Butland
28 Caddis
4 Caldwell
6 Davies
27 Hancox
7 Burke
23 Spector
33 Reilly
15 Elliott
9 King
19 Zigic
Substitutes
13 Doyle
5 Ibanez
8 Mullins
11 Lovenkrands
20 Thomas
22 Redmond
29 Hall

Sheffield Wednesday

1 Kirkland
2 Buxton
5 Taylor
32 Llera
15 Helan
7 Antonio
25 Prutton
28 Coke
19 Pugh
24 Lita
22 Wickham
Substitutes
43 Bywater
6 Semedo
9 Madine
11 Johnson
14 Mattock
16 McCabe
20 Lee

Possession Stats

49%
51%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Birmingham City

D D L W L W D L

Sheffield Wednesday

D L W D L D W D
Head to Head
Sheff Wed
3-2
Birmingham 21-Aug-2012
Sheff Wed
1-1
Birmingham 31-Jan-2009
Birmingham
3-1
Sheff Wed 25-Oct-2008
Birmingham
2-0
Sheff Wed 28-Apr-2007
Sheff Wed
0-3
Birmingham 16-Dec-2006
Sheff Wed
0-1
Birmingham 26-Dec-2001


Live Text Commentary
93:52 +3.52
 

The ball is sent over by Christopher Burke.

93:09 +3.09
 

The offside flag is raised against Peter Lovenkrands. Free kick taken by Chris Kirkland.

92:18 +2.18
 

Effort on goal by Jermaine Johnson from outside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

86:51
 

Centre by Christopher Burke, Unfair challenge on Christopher Burke by Jeremy Helan results in a free kick. Rhys McCabe receives a caution. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Wade Elliott, Lewis Buxton makes a clearance.

86:15
 

Miguel Llera gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Christopher Burke. Miguel Llera goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Wade Elliott.

85:33
 

Corner taken right-footed by Michail Antonio, Nikola Zigic makes a clearance.

84:27
 

Gary Madine is caught offside. Free kick taken by Jack Butland.

81:01
Substitution
 

Jermaine Johnson fouled by Christopher Burke, the ref awards a free kick. Michail Antonio crosses the ball, Gary Madine produces a right-footed shot from close range which goes wide of the left-hand upright. Peter Lovenkrands is brought on as a substitute for Marlon King.

79:05
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mitch Hancox on Michail Antonio. Rhys McCabe joins the action as a substitute, replacing Giles Coke. Danny Pugh crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, clearance made by Wade Elliott.

78:20
 

Corner taken by Danny Pugh played to the near post, clearance made by Nikola Zigic.

77:39
Substitution
 

Leroy Lita leaves the field to be replaced by Gary Madine.

77:25
 

Centre by Jeremy Helan, Mitch Hancox makes a clearance.

76:30
 

Jermaine Johnson takes a shot. Save made by Jack Butland.

75:12
 

Headed effort from close range by Nikola Zigic goes wide left of the target.

74:32
 

Miguel Llera gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nikola Zigic. Steven Caldwell restarts play with the free kick.

72:41
 

The ball is swung over by Jeremy Helan, Jack Butland makes a save.

72:13
 

Michail Antonio takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.

71:58
 

Jermaine Johnson takes a shot. Christopher Burke gets a block in.

70:07
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Michail Antonio, clearance by Wade Elliott.

69:48
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Danny Pugh, save by Jack Butland.

69:34
 

Jermaine Johnson delivers the ball.

68:15
 

Marlon King takes a shot. Save made by Chris Kirkland. Effort from 35 yards by Leroy Lita went wide right of the net.

67:26
 

Nikola Zigic produces a left-footed shot from close range which goes wide of the right-hand post.

65:41
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Giles Coke by Jonathan Spector. Connor Wickham leaves the field to be replaced by Jermaine Johnson. Chris Kirkland takes the direct free kick.

65:21
 

Centre by Christopher Burke, Lewis Buxton makes a clearance.

63:52
 

Danny Pugh takes a shot from long distance which goes wide right of the target.

62:14
 

The ball is sent over by Mitch Hancox, clearance made by Martin Taylor.

61:14
 

The official flags Michail Antonio offside. Free kick taken by Jack Butland.

60:06
 

Shot from just outside the area by Connor Wickham misses to the right of the target.

59:36
 

The official flags Marlon King offside. Indirect free kick taken by Chris Kirkland.

58:47
 

Michail Antonio challenges Mitch Hancox unfairly and gives away a free kick. Michail Antonio is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Steven Caldwell takes the free kick.

55:45
 

Centre by Christopher Burke, Miguel Llera manages to make a clearance.

54:56
 

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Martin Taylor.

52:30
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Caddis on Jeremy Helan. Direct free kick taken by Chris Kirkland.

52:23
 

The ball is sent over by Christopher Burke, Lewis Buxton makes a clearance.

50:11
 

Corner taken by Danny Pugh from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Steven Caldwell.

49:44
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Nikola Zigic on Giles Coke. Direct free kick taken by Miguel Llera.

47:19
 

Michail Antonio delivers the ball.

46:35
 

Corner taken left-footed by Danny Pugh.

45:43
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Danny Pugh from the right by-line to the near post.

42:08
 

A cross is delivered by Lewis Buxton, Headed effort from close range by Leroy Lita goes wide left of the goal.

38:29
 

Christopher Burke produces a cross, clearance by Miguel Llera.

36:32
 

Jonathan Spector sends in a cross, Wade Elliott takes a shot. Lewis Buxton gets a block in.

34:37
 

Lewis Buxton fouled by Nikola Zigic, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Lewis Buxton.

33:27
 

Michail Antonio produces a right-footed shot from long range which goes wide right of the goal.

32:18
 

Connor Wickham takes a shot from long distance which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

28:19
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul Caddis by Connor Wickham. The ball is delivered by Wade Elliott, Header by Nikola Zigic from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

27:17
 

Unfair challenge on David Prutton by Callum Reilly results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Chris Kirkland.

24:52
 

Steven Caldwell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Connor Wickham. Michail Antonio shoots direct from the free kick.

22:54
 

Wade Elliott has an effort at goal from a long way out that goes wide left.

20:48
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lewis Buxton by Mitch Hancox. Free kick taken by Chris Kirkland.

18:01
 

Centre by Christopher Burke, Nikola Zigic produces a header from close range which goes wide of the left-hand post.

17:19
 

Nikola Zigic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Danny Pugh. Chris Kirkland restarts play with the free kick.

15:25
 

Michail Antonio crosses the ball, save by Jack Butland.

12:54
 

David Prutton fouled by Nikola Zigic, the ref awards a free kick. Miguel Llera takes the direct free kick.

12:28
 

Leroy Lita is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Steven Caldwell.

11:34
 

Nikola Zigic fouled by Danny Pugh, the ref awards a free kick. The referee shows Danny Pugh a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Jack Butland.

10:25
 

Corner taken left-footed by Danny Pugh to the near post, Miguel Llera takes a shot. Brilliant save by Jack Butland.

10:04
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Nikola Zigic. Miguel Llera takes the free kick.

9:22
 

Lewis Buxton sends in a cross, Shot by Jeremy Helan from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

8:34
 

Wade Elliott takes a shot. Save by Chris Kirkland.

7:12
 

Mitch Hancox sends in a cross.

6:15
 

Marlon King takes a shot. Save by Chris Kirkland.

5:28
 

Shot by Marlon King from just outside the area goes over the net.

1:46
 

Jeremy Helan crosses the ball, Shot by Leroy Lita from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal. Effort from deep inside the area by Christopher Burke misses to the right of the goal.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Watford 44 39 85
2 Bournemouth 44 47 84
3 Middlesbrough 44 32 84
4 Norwich 44 38 82
5 Derby 44 32 76
6 Ipswich 44 18 75
7 Brentford 44 14 72
8 Wolverhampton 44 11 72
9 Blackburn 43 4 60
10 Charlton 44 -2 60

Full Sky Bet Championship Table