• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 03 August 2013
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: St Andrews Stadium

Birmingham City vs Watford


Team Lineups

Birmingham City

1 Randolph
2 Eardley
27 Ferguson
4 Robinson
6 Burn
5 Bartley
24 Adeyemi
22 Shinnie
25 Green
12 Novak
15 Elliott
Substitutes
7 Burke
8 Mullins
13 Doyle
16 Arthur
17 Reilly
20 Lee
26 Allan

Watford

1 Almunia
19 Faraoni
21 Anya
27 Cassetti
4 Angella
12 Doyley
10 McGugan
23 Iriney
9 Deeney
11 Forestieri
22 Abdi
Substitutes
6 Ekstrand
7 Battocchio
15 Caballero
18 Pudil
20 Fabbrini
28 Smith
30 Bond

Possession Stats

30%
70%

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
Birmingham
0-4
Watford 16-Feb-2013
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


Live Text Commentary
88:45
 

Corner taken by Scott Allan from the left by-line.

85:29
Yellow card
 

Lee Novak is booked.

81:39
 

Corner taken by Wade Elliott.

80:51
Substitution
 

Christopher Burke is brought on as a substitute for Shane Ferguson.

80:25
 

Header at goal by Lee Novak misses to the right.

79:23
 

The ball is delivered by Shane Ferguson.

74:21
Substitution
 

Daniel Pudil is brought on as a substitute for Ikechi Anya.

72:02
 

Marco Cassetti takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Parried by Darren Randolph back into danger.

70:08
 

Unfair challenge on Paul Robinson by Cristian Battocchio results in a free kick.

67:57
Substitution
 

Lewis McGugan goes off and Cristian Battocchio comes on.

65:37
 

Dan Burn takes the chance to get an effort at goal. A parry by Manuel Almunia prevents the goal.

62:32
 

Foul by Marco Cassetti on Matt Green, free kick awarded.

59:54
 

Kyle Bartley challenges Fernando Forestieri unfairly and gives away a free kick.

58:35
 

Santos Iriney challenges Andrew Shinnie unfairly and gives away a free kick.

52:30
 

Wade Elliott has an effort at goal. Blocked by Lloyd Doyley.

51:53
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lewis McGugan by Wade Elliott.

50:00
 

Ikechi Anya takes the chance to get an effort at goal. A parry by Darren Randolph prevents the goal.

46:48
 

The official flags Matt Green offside.

45:27 +0.27
 

Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Lewis McGugan. Darren Randolph parries the ball away.

45:45
 

Matt Green crosses the ball.

43:40
 

Free kick taken by Manuel Almunia.

42:52
 

Handball by Lewis McGugan.

40:51
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lee Novak on Fernando Forestieri.

39:20
 

Marco Cassetti restarts play with the free kick.

37:50
 

Lewis McGugan fouled by Tom Adeyemi, the ref awards a free kick.

35:51
 

Dan Burn receives a caution for unsporting behaviour.

35:46
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lloyd Doyley by Dan Burn.

34:28
 

Lewis McGugan takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Darren Randolph parries the effort to safety.

33:28
 

Unfair challenge on Marco Cassetti by Matt Green results in a free kick.

31:57
 

Gabriele Angella makes a clearance.

31:47
 

Corner taken by Wade Elliott.

30:04
 

Shot by Matt Green went wide right of the net.

28:39
 

Header by Lewis McGugan goes to the left of the goal.

28:09
 

Clearance made by Shane Ferguson.

28:00
 

Corner taken by Almen Abdi.

27:37
 

The ball is delivered by Lewis McGugan.

26:25
 

Marco Cassetti challenges Wade Elliott unfairly and gives away a free kick.

24:28
 

Free kick taken by Manuel Almunia.

23:25
 

Unfair challenge on Neal Eardley by Fernando Forestieri results in a free kick.

22:53
 

The ball is crossed by Matt Green.

18:52
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Almen Abdi.

17:46
 

Free kick taken by Darren Randolph.

14:35
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lloyd Doyley on Lee Novak.

13:18
 

Corner taken by Lloyd Doyley.

10:30
Goal
 

Troy Deeney scores a right footed goal. Birmingham 0-1 Watford.Assist by Fernando Forestieri.

7:56
 

Centre by Lee Novak.

2:51
 

Free kick taken by Manuel Almunia.

2:37
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Matt Green on Marco Cassetti.

1:03
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Fernando Forestieri.

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