• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sun 04 December 2011
  • Kick-off: 12:30
  • Venue: Cardiff City Stadium

Cardiff City vs Birmingham City


Team Lineups

Cardiff City

1 Marshall
2 McNaughton
6 Gerrard
25 Turner
18 Naylor
11 Conway
4 Kiss
7 Whittingham
17 Gunnarsson
8 Cowie
9 Miller
Substitutes
22 Heaton
5 Hudson
10 Earnshaw
20 Mason
52 Ralls

Birmingham City

1 Myhill
2 Carr
4 Caldwell
24 Davies
3 Murphy
7 Burke
18 Fahey
23 Spector
11 Beausejour
9 King
19 Zigic
Substitutes
13 Doyle
5 Ibanez
8 N'Daw
15 Elliott
39 Wood

Possession Stats

51%
49%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Cardiff City

W D L W L D W W

Birmingham City

W L W D L W W W
Head to Head
Birmingham
1-1
Cardiff 17-Jan-2009
Cardiff
1-2
Birmingham 27-Sep-2008
Birmingham
1-0
Cardiff 04-Mar-2007
Cardiff
2-0
Birmingham 26-Aug-2006
Birmingham
2-0
Cardiff 04-May-1985
Cardiff
1-2
Birmingham 01-Dec-1984


Live Text Commentary
92:39 +2.39
 

Keith Fahey gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Craig Conway. Peter Whittingham restarts play with the free kick.

90:12 +0.12
 

Joe Mason is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

89:14
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Marlon King. David Marshall takes the indirect free kick.

87:53
Yellow card
 

Chris Burke is booked.

86:56
 

David Murphy delivers the ball, save made by David Marshall.

86:12
 

Joe Mason sends in a cross, comfortable save by Boaz Myhill.

85:26
 

Kenny Miller is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

84:31
 

The ball is sent over by Craig Conway.

82:59
 

The ball is crossed by Craig Conway, Stephen Carr makes a clearance.

82:08
 

Shot by Peter Whittingham from just outside the area goes over the net.

81:14
 

Chris Wood fouled by Peter Whittingham, the ref awards a free kick. David Murphy takes the direct free kick.

79:13
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ben Turner on Marlon King. Free kick crossed left-footed by David Murphy.

77:52
 

Chris Wood takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Ben Turner.

77:06
 

The ball is delivered by Kenny Miller.

76:28
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Joe Mason. Boaz Myhill restarts play with the free kick.

75:37
Yellow card
 

Wade Elliott gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Craig Conway. Wade Elliott is shown a yellow card. Direct free kick taken by David Marshall.

75:33
 

The ball is crossed by Chris Burke, Craig Conway makes a clearance.

74:59
Substitution
 

Chris Wood joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jonathan Spector.

73:47
 

Effort from the edge of the penalty area by Peter Whittingham goes wide of the left-hand post.

73:25
 

Peter Whittingham takes a short corner.

72:15
Substitution
 

(Birmingham) makes a substitution, with Wade Elliott coming on for Jean Beausejour.

71:49
 

The referee blows for offside. Steven Caldwell takes the free kick.

70:36
 

Joe Mason sends in a cross, save by Boaz Myhill.

68:41
 

Mark Hudson concedes a free kick for a foul on Marlon King. Direct free kick taken by David Murphy.

67:44
Goal
 

The ball is swung over by Craig Conway, Kenny Miller grabs a headed goal from inside the penalty area. Cardiff 1-0 Birmingham.The assist for the goal came from Craig Conway.

66:28
Substitution
 

Joe Mason is brought on as a substitute for Filip Kiss.

64:22
 

Mark Hudson challenges Boaz Myhill unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

63:58
Substitution
 

Nikola Zigic leaves the field to be replaced by Pablo Ibanez.

61:58
Red card
 

Curtis Davies challenges Kenny Miller unfairly and gives away a free kick. Curtis Davies sent off. Peter Whittingham produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

60:23
 

The ball is swung over by Chris Burke, Mark Hudson makes a clearance.

58:49
 

The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by David Marshall.

58:23
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Spector by Lee Naylor. Stephen Carr takes the free kick.

54:28
Substitution
 

Mark Hudson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Anthony Gerrard.

48:23
 

Shot from just outside the box by Peter Whittingham goes over the target.

47:56
Substitution
 

Joe Ralls is brought on as a substitute for Aron Gunnarsson.

46:05 +1.05
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Aron Gunnarsson on Marlon King. Boaz Myhill takes the free kick.

45:56
Yellow card
 

Curtis Davies gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Aron Gunnarsson. Curtis Davies is given a yellow card. Peter Whittingham takes the free kick.

45:30
 

Nikola Zigic produces a cross, clearance made by Anthony Gerrard.

43:32
 

Nikola Zigic takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.

41:06
 

Shot by Kenny Miller from 20 yards. Blocked by David Murphy.

38:44
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Chris Burke from the left by-line, Nikola Zigic has a headed effort from close range and clears the bar.

38:23
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Craig Conway, clearance by Nikola Zigic.

37:24
 

Filip Kiss produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty area that goes harmlessly over the target.

37:03
 

The ball is swung over by Kevin McNaughton, clearance by Curtis Davies.

36:25
 

Foul by Nikola Zigic on Ben Turner, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Peter Whittingham.

35:35
 

Chris Burke sends in a cross, save by David Marshall.

34:39
 

The ball is delivered by Jean Beausejour, Ben Turner fouled by Nikola Zigic, the ref awards a free kick. David Marshall restarts play with the free kick.

33:40
 

Unfair challenge on Boaz Myhill by Filip Kiss results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

33:29
 

Peter Whittingham has an effort at goal. Boaz Myhill makes a fantastic save.

30:33
 

Craig Conway takes a shot. Blocked by Steven Caldwell.

27:48
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Don Cowie. Boaz Myhill restarts play with the free kick.

26:05
 

Centre by Craig Conway, clearance made by Nikola Zigic.

25:25
 

Don Cowie takes a short corner. The ball is swung over by Don Cowie, blocked by Chris Burke.

23:40
 

Filip Kiss gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stephen Carr. Free kick taken by Stephen Carr.

23:01
 

Peter Whittingham gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marlon King. Boaz Myhill restarts play with the free kick.

22:57
 

The ball is crossed by Don Cowie, clearance made by Jean Beausejour.

20:47
 

Lee Naylor concedes a free kick for a foul on Nikola Zigic. Lee Naylor goes into the book. Free kick taken by Stephen Carr.

19:15
 

Short corner taken by Chris Burke from the left by-line.

19:10
 

A cross is delivered by Jean Beausejour, blocked by Anthony Gerrard.

18:20
 

Aron Gunnarsson fouled by Curtis Davies, the ref awards a free kick. Peter Whittingham takes the direct free kick.

18:08
 

Keith Fahey produces a cross, clearance made by Ben Turner.

17:50
 

Chris Burke delivers the ball, Peter Whittingham manages to make a clearance.

17:23
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Chris Burke from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Filip Kiss.

17:16
 

Chris Burke delivers the ball, blocked by Lee Naylor.

13:55
 

Effort from the edge of the box by Kenny Miller goes wide of the right-hand upright.

13:22
 

Marlon King is ruled offside. Free kick taken by David Marshall.

11:28
 

Marlon King gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Anthony Gerrard. Anthony Gerrard takes the direct free kick.

9:07
 

A cross is delivered by Marlon King, Headed effort from inside the area by Nikola Zigic misses to the right of the target.

8:19
 

Kevin McNaughton challenges Jean Beausejour unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

7:30
 

The ball is crossed by Stephen Carr, comfortable save by David Marshall.

5:58
 

Don Cowie is adjudged to have handled the ball. Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

3:34
 

The ball is crossed by Lee Naylor, Kenny Miller produces a header from inside the area that goes over the crossbar.

2:50
 

Nikola Zigic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Peter Whittingham. Free kick taken by David Marshall.

1:39
 

Handball by Marlon King. Anthony Gerrard takes the direct free kick.

:31
 

Foul by Kenny Miller on Curtis Davies, free kick awarded. Boaz Myhill takes the direct free kick.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Birmingham 0 0 0
2 Blackburn 0 0 0
3 Bolton 0 0 0
4 Brentford 0 0 0
5 Brighton 0 0 0
6 Bristol City 0 0 0
7 Burnley 0 0 0
8 Cardiff 0 0 0
9 Charlton 0 0 0
10 Derby 0 0 0

Full Sky Bet Championship Table