• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sun 29 December 2013
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Ewood Park
2 - 3
Birmingham City

Birmingham City

Novak 11"

Novak 17"

Burke 35"

Blackburn Rovers vs Birmingham City


Team Lineups

Blackburn Rovers

13 Eastwood
27 Henley
16 Dann
5 Hanley
3 Spurr
45 Cairney
6 Lowe
17 Williamson
12 Marshall
23 Rochina
11 Rhodes71"
Substitutes
4 Kilgallon
10 Campbell
14 Olsson
19 Taylor
25 Judge
34 Kean
39 Gestede

Birmingham City

1 Randolph
31 Caddis
5 Bartley
6 Burn
4 Robinson
24 Adeyemi
20 Lee
7 Burke35"
22 Shinnie
12 Novak11"17"
19 Zigic
Substitutes
8 Mullins
11 Lovenkrands
13 Doyle
17 Reilly
27 Ferguson
29 Brown
33 Gray

Possession Stats

52%
48%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Blackburn Rovers

L W D D D W D W

Birmingham City

W L W D L W W W
Head to Head
Birmingham
1-1
Blackburn 04-May-2013
Blackburn
1-1
Birmingham 10-Nov-2012
Birmingham
0-2
Blackburn 14-Mar-2001
Blackburn
2-1
Birmingham 26-Dec-2000
Blackburn
1-0
Birmingham 22-Mar-2000
Birmingham
1-0
Blackburn 15-Feb-2000


Live Text Commentary
93:40 +3.4
 

Clearance by Paul Caddis.

93:29 +3.29
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Tom Cairney.

93:23 +3.23
 

Shot by Chris Taylor. Kyle Bartley gets a block in.

92:18 +2.18
 

Corner taken by Tom Cairney.

92:04 +2.04
 

Alan Judge takes a shot. Nikola Zigic gets a block in.

Full time
 

The referee blows for the end of the match.

91:46 +1.46
 

Free kick crossed by Tom Cairney.

91:15 +1.15
 

Unfair challenge on Alan Judge by Shane Ferguson results in a free kick.

90:10 +0.1
Yellow card
 

Jason Lowe booked for unsporting behaviour.

89:46
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Shane Ferguson by Jason Lowe.

89:41
 

Clearance made by Shane Ferguson.

89:18
 

Paul Robinson makes a clearance.

87:57
Substitution
 

Christopher Burke goes off and Peter Lovenkrands comes on.

87:38
Substitution
 

(Blackburn) makes a substitution, with Chris Taylor coming on for Ben Marshall.

87:28
 

Nikola Zigic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Scott Dann.

87:01
 

Header at goal by Jordan Rhodes misses left of the target.

85:30
 

The ball is swung over by Alan Judge.

84:58
 

Clearance by Adam Henley.

84:20
 

Unfair challenge on Tom Cairney by Olly Lee results in a free kick.

83:12
 

Olly Lee crosses the ball in from the free kick.

82:26
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Christopher Burke by Grant Hanley.

81:26
 

Christopher Burke sends in a cross.

81:23
 

Scott Dann makes a clearance.

80:34
 

Callum Reilly fouled by Jason Lowe, the ref awards a free kick.

79:24
 

Paul Caddis manages to make a clearance.

78:02
 

Adam Henley makes a clearance.

77:06
 

Clearance made by Grant Hanley.

75:57
Substitution
 

Shane Ferguson replaces Andrew Shinnie.

75:10
 

Alan Judge shoots direct from the free kick and goes right of the target.

74:08
 

Foul by Kyle Bartley on Ben Marshall, free kick awarded.

72:42
 

The ball is swung over by Ben Marshall.

71:42
Goal
 

Jordan Rhodes grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Blackburn 2-3 Birmingham.Scott Dann provided the assist for the goal.

70:14
 

Headed chance falls to Grant Hanley. Darren Randolph makes a block.

70:00
 

Kyle Bartley manages to make a clearance.

68:54
 

Christopher Burke takes a shot and missed to the left of the net.

67:42
 

Alan Judge delivers the ball.

66:18
 

Nikola Zigic concedes a free kick for a foul on Adam Henley.

65:59
Substitution
 

Alan Judge replaces Ruben Rochina.

64:16
 

Kyle Bartley manages to make a clearance.

63:06
 

Lee Novak has an effort at goal. Grant Hanley gets a block in.

61:34
 

Clearance made by Dan Burn.

61:17
 

Clearance made by Paul Robinson.

59:57
 

Lee Novak crosses the ball.

57:25
 

Clearance by Kyle Bartley.

55:48
 

Adam Henley manages to make a clearance.

51:50
 

Shot by Tom Cairney went harmlessly over the bar.

49:53
 

Lee Novak concedes a free kick for a foul on Ruben Rochina.

49:37
 

Header by Grant Hanley misses to the right of the target.

49:30
 

Corner taken by Tom Cairney.

49:09
 

Clearance by Dan Burn.

46:17 +1.17
 

Clearance by Dan Burn.

46:32
 

Christopher Burke has an effort at goal. Blocked by Jason Lowe.

Half time
 

The whistle is blown to end the first half.

46:03
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Ruben Rochina.

45:43
 

The ball is sent over by Ben Marshall.

45:21 +0.21
 

Corner taken by Ben Marshall.

45:01
Substitution
 

Rudy Gestede joins the action as a substitute, replacing Lee Williamson.

44:57
 

Ben Marshall has an effort at goal. Callum Reilly gets a block in.

42:56
 

Clearance made by Andrew Shinnie.

41:54
 

Ben Marshall takes a shot. Darren Randolph catches the ball.

40:38
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Nikola Zigic.

40:37
Yellow card
 

Lee Williamson shown a yellow card.

40:05
 

Header at goal by Dan Burn. Simon Eastwood safely holds on.

39:57
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Olly Lee.

38:59
 

Adam Henley makes a clearance.

37:56
 

Christopher Burke takes the chance to get an effort at goal. A parry by Simon Eastwood prevents the goal.

35:38
Goal
 

Christopher Burke scores with a right foot finish. Blackburn 0-3 Birmingham.

35:38
 

Simon Eastwood makes a clearance.

34:34
Yellow card
 

Booking for Lee Novak for unsporting behaviour.

34:20
 

Lee Novak challenges Tom Cairney unfairly and gives away a free kick.

33:31
Substitution
 

Callum Reilly on for Tom Adeyemi.

32:57
 

Scott Dann delivers the ball.

30:38
 

The ball is delivered by Tom Cairney.

28:28
 

Unfair challenge on Adam Henley by Lee Novak results in a free kick.

27:20
 

Jordan Rhodes takes a shot and struck the post.

25:27
 

Corner taken by Olly Lee from the left by-line.

24:44
 

Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

24:15
 

Grant Hanley concedes a free kick for a foul on Andrew Shinnie.

23:20
 

Christopher Burke manages to make a clearance.

21:54
 

Kyle Bartley makes a clearance.

20:33
 

Ruben Rochina takes a strike on goal from the free kick which goes harmlessly over the bar.

19:40
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Olly Lee on Lee Williamson.

19:22
 

Shot by Ben Marshall. Dan Burn gets a block in.

18:59
 

Ben Marshall sends in a cross.

17:49
Goal
 

Lee Novak scores a right footed goal. Blackburn 0-2 Birmingham.

16:54
 

Kyle Bartley makes a clearance.

15:23
 

The ball is swung over by Lee Williamson.

14:51
 

Clearance by Dan Burn.

14:02
 

Ruben Rochina takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Darren Randolph makes a block.

11:26
Goal
 

Lee Novak grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Blackburn 0-1 Birmingham.Assist by Dan Burn.

10:54
 

Corner taken by Olly Lee from the right by-line.

10:19
 

The ball is sent over by Andrew Shinnie.

7:52
 

Ben Marshall shoots direct from the free kick and goes left of the target.

7:08
 

Foul by Olly Lee on Jordan Rhodes, free kick awarded.

6:25
 

Shot by Tom Cairney. Blocked by Dan Burn.

6:03
 

The ball is delivered by Christopher Burke.

5:36
 

Scott Dann makes a clearance.

5:11
 

Clearance made by Adam Henley.

3:41
 

Ruben Rochina takes a shot and went wide left of the net.

2:44
 

Header by Grant Hanley misses to the right of the target.

2:39
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Tom Cairney.

1:16
 

Tommy Spurr manages to make a clearance.

:14
 

Kyle Bartley manages to make a clearance.

Kick off
 

The game gets underway.

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