• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Tue 06 March 2012
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: Ricoh Arena
Coventry City

Coventry City

McDonald 79"

1 - 1
Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace

Ambrose 3" (P)

Coventry City vs Crystal Palace


Team Lineups

Coventry City

1 Murphy
26 Clarke
2 Keogh
30 Cameron
15 Cranie
8 Baker
12 Deegan
16 Norwood
11 McSheffrey
18 Nimely
22 Platt
Substitutes
13 Dunn
4 Clingan
14 McDonald79"
31 Christie
32 Thomas

Crystal Palace

1 Speroni
30 McShane
6 Gardner
5 McCarthy
4 Parr
16 Zaha
10 Garvan
15 Jedinak
7 Ambrose3"
19 Easter
35 Martin
Substitutes
34 Price
17 Murray
21 Moxey
28 O'Keefe
38 Appiah

Possession Stats

44%
56%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Coventry City

W W D L D L L L

Crystal Palace

L D D D W D W W
Head to Head
Crystal Palace
2-1
Coventry 16-Aug-2011
Coventry
2-1
Crystal Palace 12-Feb-2011
Crystal Palace
2-0
Coventry 13-Nov-2010
Crystal Palace
0-1
Coventry 20-Feb-2010
Coventry
1-1
Crystal Palace 21-Nov-2009
Crystal Palace
1-1
Coventry 07-Apr-2009

Live Text Commentary
91:39 +1.39
 

Wilfried Zaha has shot on goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

90:34 +0.34
 

Corner taken by Owen Garvan from the right by-line.

89:55
 

Paul McShane produces a cross, Richard Keogh manages to make a clearance.

89:14
 

Gary McSheffrey produces a cross, clearance made by Anthony Gardner.

87:24
 

Corner taken by Owen Garvan, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Glenn Murray misses to the right of the goal.

86:43
 

Dean Moxey fouled by Cyrus Christie, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Julian Speroni.

84:49
Substitution
 

Chris Martin goes off and Kwesi Appiah comes on. Jordan Clarke goes off and Cyrus Christie comes on.

83:20
 

Martin Cranie crosses the ball, clearance by Anthony Gardner.

82:03
 

Mile Jedinak crosses the ball.

81:10
 

Carl Baker crosses the ball, Patrick McCarthy makes a clearance.

80:48
 

Dean Moxey concedes a free kick for a foul on Carl Baker. Sammy Clingan takes the free kick.

79:58
 

Gary McSheffrey fouled by Wilfried Zaha, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Martin Cranie.

79:03
Goal
 

Goal scored by Cody McDonald from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Coventry 1-1 Crystal Palace.

78:33
 

Carl Baker takes a shot. Blocked by Anthony Gardner.

77:55
 

Floated corner taken by Gary McSheffrey, Glenn Murray makes a clearance.

77:05
 

Effort on goal by Gary McSheffrey from inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the bar.

76:42
 

Floated corner taken by Carl Baker from the right by-line, Mile Jedinak makes a clearance.

76:36
 

The ball is sent over by Alex Nimely, Anthony Gardner gets a block in.

75:29
 

Sammy Clingan sends in a cross, clearance by Patrick McCarthy.

75:20
 

The ball is swung over by Gary McSheffrey.

74:56
 

Gary McSheffrey decides to take a short corner.

74:33
 

Martin Cranie takes a shot. Blocked by Wilfried Zaha.

73:32
 

Dean Moxey produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the goal.

72:25
Yellow card
 

Gary McSheffrey challenges Wilfried Zaha unfairly and gives away a free kick. The referee shows Gary McSheffrey a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Patrick McCarthy takes the direct free kick.

72:06
 

Centre by Alex Nimely, clearance by Patrick McCarthy.

71:33
 

The ball is swung over by Dean Moxey, save by Joe Murphy.

70:45
 

Glenn Murray gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Richard Keogh. Direct free kick taken by Richard Keogh.

68:31
Substitution
 

Foul by Nathan Cameron on Anthony Gardner, free kick awarded. Nathan Cameron goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Dean Moxey is brought on as a substitute for Darren Ambrose. Julian Speroni takes the direct free kick.

66:59
Yellow card
 

Paul McShane gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gary McSheffrey. Paul McShane receives a yellow card. Oliver Norwood has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, save by Julian Speroni.

64:46
 

The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Julian Speroni.

63:44
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Cody McDonald on Paul McShane. Direct free kick taken by Darren Ambrose.

63:09
 

A cross is delivered by Carl Baker, save made by Julian Speroni.

60:11
 

Gary McSheffrey produces a cross, Alex Nimely produces a header from close range which goes wide of the left-hand post.

59:26
 

The ball is sent over by Gary McSheffrey, clearance made by Anthony Gardner.

59:17
 

Jordan Clarke delivers the ball.

57:32
 

Alex Nimely takes a shot. Save by Julian Speroni.

56:37
Substitution
 

Sammy Clingan comes on in place of Gary Deegan. Cody McDonald comes on in place of Clive Platt.

56:16
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Carl Baker on Wilfried Zaha. Jonathan Parr takes the free kick.

55:46
 

Glenn Murray takes a shot. Save by Joe Murphy.

55:11
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Martin by Nathan Cameron. Darren Ambrose restarts play with the free kick.

54:32
 

The ball is sent over by Jordan Clarke.

54:07
 

Jonathan Parr produces a cross, save made by Joe Murphy.

53:52
 

Paul McShane fouled by Alex Nimely, the ref awards a free kick. Darren Ambrose takes the free kick.

52:38
Substitution
 

Carl Baker gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Wilfried Zaha. Glenn Murray comes on in place of Jermaine Easter. Julian Speroni restarts play with the free kick.

52:12
 

Floated corner taken by Carl Baker from the right by-line.

51:53
 

Floated corner taken from the left by-line by Gary McSheffrey.

51:46
 

Gary McSheffrey sends in a cross, Darren Ambrose gets a block in.

51:23
 

Mile Jedinak concedes a free kick for a foul on Gary Deegan. Oliver Norwood takes the free kick.

49:38
 

The ball is crossed by Jordan Clarke, Paul McShane manages to make a clearance.

46:58 +1.58
 

The ball is swung over by Jordan Clarke, clearance by Anthony Gardner.

46:33 +1.33
 

Darren Ambrose sends in a cross, save by Joe Murphy.

47:01
 

The ball is sent over by Carl Baker, clearance made by Anthony Gardner.

45:12
 

Alex Nimely produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the goal.

44:48
 

Foul by Anthony Gardner on Clive Platt, free kick awarded. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Gary McSheffrey.

43:46
 

Centre by Gary McSheffrey, Anthony Gardner fouled by Clive Platt, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Julian Speroni.

42:48
 

Unfair challenge on Chris Martin by Richard Keogh results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Darren Ambrose.

42:14
 

The ball is swung over by Gary McSheffrey.

41:15
 

Gary McSheffrey sends in a cross, clearance by Anthony Gardner.

39:03
 

The referee gives a free kick against Carl Baker for handball. Free kick crossed right-footed by Darren Ambrose.

38:16
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Parr by Clive Platt. Julian Speroni restarts play with the free kick.

37:00
 

Centre by Carl Baker, Paul McShane makes a clearance.

36:10
 

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Darren Ambrose, Effort on goal by Chris Martin from inside the box misses to the right of the target.

35:50
 

Effort on goal by Mile Jedinak from 20 yards. Save by Joe Murphy.

34:33
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mile Jedinak by Jordan Clarke. Jordan Clarke goes into the referee's book. Darren Ambrose crosses the ball in from the free kick, Oliver Norwood makes a clearance.

34:06
 

Gary McSheffrey crosses the ball, Alex Nimely has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

33:35
 

Centre by Carl Baker, Jonathan Parr gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken by Carl Baker.

33:06
 

The ball is delivered by Alex Nimely, Patrick McCarthy gets a block in. Floated corner taken by Carl Baker.

32:38
 

Alex Nimely takes a shot. Save made by Julian Speroni.

31:05
 

Gary McSheffrey produces a cross, Julian Speroni makes a save.

30:14
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Darren Ambrose from the left by-line.

29:05
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Nathan Cameron on Jermaine Easter. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Darren Ambrose.

23:46
 

Corner taken left-footed by Gary McSheffrey from the left by-line, clearance by Paul McShane.

23:40
 

The ball is delivered by Jordan Clarke, Paul McShane manages to make a clearance.

22:05
 

Effort on goal by Jermaine Easter from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

20:20
 

Darren Ambrose crosses the ball, clearance by Jordan Clarke.

20:04
 

Unfair challenge on Darren Ambrose by Gary McSheffrey results in a free kick. Paul McShane restarts play with the free kick.

18:13
 

Jordan Clarke crosses the ball. Gary McSheffrey takes a shot. Save by Julian Speroni.

17:31
 

The ball is delivered by Darren Ambrose, Joe Murphy makes a comfortable save.

16:43
 

The ball is delivered by Carl Baker, Clive Platt takes a shot. Save by Julian Speroni.

16:10
 

The ball is crossed by Darren Ambrose, clearance made by Richard Keogh.

14:16
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Gary McSheffrey. Free kick taken by Julian Speroni.

13:50
 

Floated corner taken from the right by-line by Carl Baker.

13:26
 

Richard Keogh takes a shot. Save made by Julian Speroni.

11:33
 

A cross is delivered by Gary McSheffrey, save by Julian Speroni.

10:53
 

The ball is crossed by Paul McShane.

8:57
 

Foul by Nathan Cameron on Chris Martin, free kick awarded. Patrick McCarthy takes the free kick.

8:47
 

The ball is swung over by Gary McSheffrey, Anthony Gardner manages to make a clearance.

6:32
 

The ball is crossed by Jonathan Parr, clearance by Martin Cranie.

5:38
 

Clive Platt is caught offside. Free kick taken by Patrick McCarthy.

5:11
 

Jonathan Parr produces a cross, clearance by Nathan Cameron.

4:47
 

The ball is crossed by Chris Martin.

4:40
 

Darren Ambrose crosses the ball.

4:34
 

The ball is swung over by Gary McSheffrey.

1:46
Goal
 

Nathan Cameron concedes a Penalty for a foul on Chris Martin. Penalty taken right-footed by Darren Ambrose and scored. Coventry 0-1 Crystal Palace.Chris Martin provided the assist for the goal.

1:35
 

A cross is delivered by Carl Baker, Julian Speroni makes a save.

:44
 

Alex Nimely fouled by Anthony Gardner, the ref awards a free kick. Gary McSheffrey produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

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2 Watford 39 32 72
3 Middlesbrough 39 29 72
4 Norwich 39 33 70
5 Derby 39 26 67
6 Ipswich 39 16 67
7 Brentford 39 12 66
8 Wolverhampton 39 11 65
9 Nottm Forest 39 8 57
10 Blackburn 39 1 54

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