• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 09 April 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Ewood Park
1 - 1

Blackburn Rovers vs Birmingham City


Team Lineups

Blackburn Rovers

1 Robinson
27 Salgado
4 Samba
6 Nelsen
3 Olsson
2 Jones
28 Jones
12 Pedersen
8 Dunn
23 Hoilett45"
18 Santa Cruz
Substitutes
13 Bunn
7 Emerton
20 Rochina
21 Mwaruwari
30 Roberts
31 Hanley
41 Diouf

Birmingham City

26 Foster
2 Carr
5 Johnson
21 Parnaby
6 Ridgewell
7 Larsson
8 Gardner
12 Ferguson
4 Bowyer31"
10 Jerome
9 Phillips
Substitutes
13 Doyle
3 Murphy
14 Derbyshire
18 Fahey
22 Hleb
25 Mutch
32 Davies

Possession Stats

45%
55%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Blackburn Rovers

L L L L W L L L

Birmingham City

D W L L D L L L
Head to Head
Birmingham
2-1
Blackburn 21-Aug-2010
Blackburn
2-1
Birmingham 24-Mar-2010
Birmingham
2-1
Blackburn 15-Dec-2009
Birmingham
4-1
Blackburn 11-May-2008
Blackburn
2-1
Birmingham 07-Oct-2007
Birmingham
2-1
Blackburn 19-Apr-2006

Live Text Commentary
97:31 +7.31
 

Close range header by Christopher Samba misses to the right of the goal.

97:09 +7.09
 

Morten Gamst Pedersen takes the outswinging corner, Cameron Jerome manages to make a clearance.

95:41 +5.41
 

David Dunn concedes a free kick for a foul on Stephen Carr. Ben Foster takes the free kick.

94:02 +4.02
 

Craig Gardner handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

90:10 +0.1
 

Kevin Phillips takes a shot. Blocked by Christopher Samba.

88:19
 

Cameron Jerome concedes a free kick for a foul on Phil Jones. Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

87:51
 

Christopher Samba produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box that clears the crossbar.

84:24
 

The referee cautions Stephen Carr for unsporting behaviour. Morten Gamst Pedersen fouled by Stephen Carr, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by David Dunn from left wing.

82:24
 

The ball is delivered by Kevin Phillips, Brett Emerton makes a clearance.

81:29
 

Craig Gardner takes a shot. Blocked by Christopher Samba.

80:35
 

The ball is delivered by Morten Gamst Pedersen, Cameron Jerome manages to make a clearance.

79:32
Yellow card
 

Booking for Sebastian Larsson for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Martin Olsson by Sebastian Larsson. Free kick crossed left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen from left channel.

77:35
 

Unfair challenge on Sebastian Larsson by Morten Gamst Pedersen results in a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Sebastian Larsson.

76:39
 

Corner taken left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen to the near post, save by Ben Foster.

74:45
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Curtis Davies on Benjani Mwaruwari. Morten Gamst Pedersen has an effort direct from the free kick.

72:25
 

Effort from inside the six-yard box by Christopher Samba goes wide left of the target.

71:56
 

A cross is delivered by Brett Emerton.

70:09
Yellow card
 

Jermaine Jones is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Unfair challenge on Kevin Phillips by Jermaine Jones results in a free kick. Ben Foster restarts play with the free kick.

68:51
Substitution
 

David Hoilett leaves the field to be replaced by Brett Emerton.

68:03
 

Centre by Jason Roberts, Curtis Davies makes a clearance.

67:21
 

Benjani Mwaruwari produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

65:52
Yellow card
 

Booking for Craig Gardner. Craig Gardner gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Hoilett. Morten Gamst Pedersen has an effort direct from the free kick, save by Ben Foster.

64:25
 

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen from the left by-line, save made by Ben Foster.

62:31
Substitution
 

Roque Santa Cruz leaves the field to be replaced by Benjani Mwaruwari.

62:20
 

The ball is swung over by Sebastian Larsson.

52:43 +7.43
 

Jermaine Jones gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kevin Phillips. Sebastian Larsson crosses the ball in from the free kick, Martin Olsson makes a clearance.

59:58
 

Barry Ferguson concedes a free kick for a foul on Jermaine Jones. Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

58:59
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Craig Gardner. Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

51:19 +6.19
Goal
 

Goal scored by David Hoilett from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Blackburn 1-1 Birmingham.

55:46
 

David Hoilett produces a cross, Roque Santa Cruz takes a shot.

51:08
 

Unfair challenge on Cameron Jerome by Jermaine Jones results in a free kick. Sebastian Larsson fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, Paul Robinson makes a save.

47:16
 

Stuart Parnaby produces a cross, Phil Jones makes a clearance.

46:02 +1.02
 

Michel Salgado takes a shot. Blocked by Liam Ridgewell.

45:32 +0.32
 

The ball is delivered by Morten Gamst Pedersen, Liam Ridgewell manages to make a clearance.

45:40
 

The ball is crossed by Michel Salgado.

45:01
Substitution
 

Curtis Davies on for Roger Johnson.

44:13
 

Centre by Morten Gamst Pedersen, Sebastian Larsson manages to make a clearance.

43:54
 

A cross is delivered by David Hoilett, blocked by Stephen Carr.

42:26
 

Foul by David Dunn on Craig Gardner, free kick awarded. Sebastian Larsson produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

41:14
 

David Dunn delivers the ball, Roque Santa Cruz has a header from inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.

39:17
 

David Hoilett delivers the ball.

36:19
 

Corner taken by Sebastian Larsson.

35:11
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michel Salgado by Lee Bowyer. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

34:25
Substitution
 

Jason Roberts joins the action as a substitute, replacing Ryan Nelsen.

33:40
 

The ball is swung over by David Dunn, Roque Santa Cruz has a headed effort at goal from close range which goes wide left of the target.

31:48
Goal
 

Lee Bowyer scores a headed goal from close in. Blackburn 0-1 Birmingham.Cameron Jerome provided the assist for the goal.

30:25
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen, save by Ben Foster.

30:19
 

Centre by Jermaine Jones, Stuart Parnaby gets a block in.

25:40
 

The referee gives a free kick against David Hoilett for handball. Ben Foster takes the free kick.

25:00
 

Corner taken left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen to the near post, Stephen Carr manages to make a clearance.

23:34
 

Craig Gardner concedes a free kick for a foul on Roque Santa Cruz. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

21:56
 

Kevin Phillips takes a shot. Christopher Samba makes a clearance.

20:49
 

Foul by David Hoilett on Stuart Parnaby, free kick awarded. Ben Foster takes the direct free kick.

17:45
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michel Salgado by Cameron Jerome. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

16:37
 

Kevin Phillips sends in a cross.

15:48
 

David Dunn challenges Lee Bowyer unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Sebastian Larsson, Jermaine Jones makes a clearance.

10:17
 

Corner taken by Morten Gamst Pedersen, Unfair challenge on Liam Ridgewell by Phil Jones results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ben Foster.

10:07
 

Martin Olsson delivers the ball, clearance made by Lee Bowyer.

9:24
 

Sebastian Larsson takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Jermaine Jones.

7:05
 

Stephen Carr concedes a free kick for a foul on Morten Gamst Pedersen. Free kick crossed by Morten Gamst Pedersen, save by Ben Foster.

6:27
 

The ball is sent over by Cameron Jerome.

4:20
 

Lee Bowyer is adjudged to have handled the ball. Morten Gamst Pedersen sends in a cross, Christopher Samba has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the goal.

3:35
 

The ball is delivered by Stephen Carr.

3:06
 

The ball is swung over by Sebastian Larsson, clearance made by Ryan Nelsen.

1:39
 

Martin Olsson is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Martin Olsson challenges Sebastian Larsson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Ben Foster.

:56
 

Effort from deep inside the area by Jermaine Jones misses to the left of the goal.

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Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Chelsea 29 36 67
2 Man City 30 34 61
3 Arsenal 30 27 60
4 Man Utd 30 25 59
5 Liverpool 30 12 54
6 Southampton 30 21 53
7 Tottenham Hotspur 30 5 53
8 Swansea 30 -4 43
9 West Ham 30 3 42
10 Stoke 30 -3 42

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