• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 16 February 2013
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: St Andrews Stadium
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Watford

Watford

Deeney 37"

Deeney 61"

Anya 42"

Abdi 88"

Birmingham City vs Watford


Team Lineups

Birmingham City

1 Butland
28 Caddis
4 Caldwell
6 Davies
30 Robinson
7 Burke
14 Gomis
15 Elliott
29 Hall
11 Lovenkrands
20 Thomas
Substitutes
13 Doyle
8 Mullins
12 Morrison
22 Redmond
23 Spector
27 Hancox
33 Reilly

Watford

1 Almunia
27 Cassetti
33 Nosworthy
12 Doyley
21 Anya42"
22 Abdi88"
39 Chalobah
38 Battocchio
18 Pudil
9 Deeney37"61"
20 Vydra
Substitutes
30 Bond
7 Yeates
8 Hogg
16 Murray
29 Thompson
36 Geijo
41 Forestieri

Possession Stats

43%
57%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Birmingham City

W L W D L W W W

Watford

L D W W W W W D
Head to Head
Watford
2-0
Birmingham 25-Aug-2012
Birmingham
3-0
Watford 21-Jan-2012
Watford
2-2
Birmingham 28-Aug-2011
Watford
0-1
Birmingham 18-Apr-2009
Birmingham
3-2
Watford 06-Dec-2008
Birmingham
3-2
Watford 23-Feb-2002


Live Text Commentary
93:51 +3.51
 

Peter Lovenkrands gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Cristian Battocchio. Sean Murray restarts play with the free kick.

90:46 +0.46
 

Wade Elliott gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nathaniel Chalobah. Free kick taken by Nathaniel Chalobah.

88:19
Goal
 

Almen Abdi fires in a goal from just outside the box to the top right corner of the goal. Birmingham 0-4 Watford.

87:10
 

Manuel Almunia fouled by Peter Lovenkrands, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Manuel Almunia.

85:28
 

Corner taken by Nathan Redmond from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Marco Cassetti.

83:09
Substitution
 

Unfair challenge on Nathaniel Chalobah by Wade Elliott results in a free kick. Matej Vydra goes off and Jonathan Hogg comes on. Free kick taken by Manuel Almunia.

77:03
Yellow card
 

Peter Lovenkrands is shown a yellow card.

76:08
 

Peter Lovenkrands takes a shot. Manuel Almunia makes a save. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Nathan Redmond from the left by-line, save by Manuel Almunia.

74:58
 

Shot by Curtis Davies from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

72:37
Substitution
 

Sean Murray joins the action as a substitute, replacing Ikechi Anya.

72:17
 

Nathan Redmond has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the target.

69:52
 

The referee blows for offside. Manuel Almunia takes the indirect free kick.

65:48
 

Matej Vydra produces a left-footed shot from inside the area that goes over the bar.

64:11
Substitution
 

Adam Thompson on for Daniel Pudil. (Birmingham) makes a substitution, with Mitch Hancox coming on for Paul Robinson.

63:20
 

Corner taken by Almen Abdi, Jack Butland makes a comfortable save.

61:36
Goal
 

Troy Deeney gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the top left corner of the goal. Birmingham 0-3 Watford.The assist for the goal came from Ikechi Anya.

59:26
Substitution
 

Robert Hall leaves the field to be replaced by Nathan Redmond.

58:50
 

Short corner worked by Almen Abdi.

52:47
 

Ikechi Anya fouled by Paul Caddis, the ref awards a free kick. Manuel Almunia takes the direct free kick.

51:40
 

Corner taken left-footed by Robert Hall. Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Robert Hall, Marco Cassetti manages to make a clearance.

50:12
 

Corner taken by Almen Abdi, save made by Jack Butland. Corner from the right by-line taken by Matej Vydra, Jack Butland makes a comfortable save.

47:53
 

Corner taken by Robert Hall played to the near post, clearance by Matej Vydra.

45:33
 

Peter Lovenkrands takes a shot. Blocked by Nyron Nosworthy. Corner taken left-footed by Robert Hall from the left by-line, save by Manuel Almunia.

44:28
 

Christopher Burke is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Manuel Almunia takes the indirect free kick.

42:56
Goal
 

Ikechi Anya finds the back of the net with a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Birmingham 0-2 Watford.

39:39
 

Steven Caldwell challenges Troy Deeney unfairly and gives away a free kick. Nathaniel Chalobah takes the direct free kick.

37:16
Goal
 

Troy Deeney grabs a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Birmingham 0-1 Watford.Assist by Ikechi Anya.

36:17
 

Effort on goal by Wes Thomas from just inside the penalty area goes over the target.

34:37
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ikechi Anya on Robert Hall. Free kick crossed left-footed by Robert Hall, Manuel Almunia makes a save.

33:34
 

Robert Hall takes the inswinging corner, Troy Deeney makes a clearance.

32:55
 

Cristian Battocchio challenges Morgaro Gomis unfairly and gives away a free kick. Robert Hall delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left channel, Nyron Nosworthy makes a clearance.

31:39
 

Unfair challenge on Daniel Pudil by Peter Lovenkrands results in a free kick. Shot on goal comes in from Matej Vydra from the free kick, save made by Jack Butland.

31:06
 

Corner taken by Almen Abdi from the left by-line to the near post, Curtis Davies manages to make a clearance.

28:10
 

Matej Vydra is ruled offside. Jack Butland takes the indirect free kick.

27:23
 

Almen Abdi takes a shot. Save by Jack Butland.

26:01
 

Robert Hall takes the inswinging corner, Nyron Nosworthy makes a clearance. Morgaro Gomis challenges Cristian Battocchio unfairly and gives away a free kick. Manuel Almunia takes the free kick.

24:36
 

Matej Vydra takes a shot. Save by Jack Butland.

21:27
 

Matej Vydra takes a shot. Steven Caldwell gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Almen Abdi from the left by-line, Header from close in by Troy Deeney misses to the right of the target.

20:19
 

Effort by Matej Vydra from a long way out goes over the crossbar.

17:11
 

Paul Robinson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Almen Abdi. Paul Robinson receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Nathaniel Chalobah takes the direct free kick.

14:12
 

The ball is delivered by Christopher Burke, Lloyd Doyley manages to make a clearance.

11:22
 

Long distance effort from Morgaro Gomis misses to the left of the goal.

11:00
 

Wes Thomas takes a shot.

8:20
 

Ikechi Anya takes a shot. Save by Jack Butland.

6:58
 

Nathaniel Chalobah fouled by Wes Thomas, the ref awards a free kick. Nathaniel Chalobah restarts play with the free kick.

3:12
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Almen Abdi, Steven Caldwell makes a clearance.

2:39
 

Unfair challenge on Ikechi Anya by Wes Thomas results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Marco Cassetti.

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