• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Mon 19 December 2011
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: Selhurst Park

Crystal Palace vs Birmingham City


Team Lineups

Crystal Palace

1 Speroni
2 Clyne
5 McCarthy
6 Gardner
4 Parr
7 Ambrose
15 Jedinak
8 Dikgacoi
11 Scannell
17 Murray
35 Martin
Substitutes
40 Fitzsimmons
10 Garvan
19 Easter
31 Andrew
38 Ramage

Birmingham City

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

Possession Stats

44%
56%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Crystal Palace

L D D D W D W W

Birmingham City

L W L W D L W W
Head to Head
Crystal Palace
0-0
Birmingham 24-Feb-2009
Birmingham
1-0
Crystal Palace 21-Oct-2008
Crystal Palace
0-1
Birmingham 17-Feb-2007
Birmingham
2-1
Crystal Palace 19-Aug-2006
Crystal Palace
0-0
Birmingham 01-Apr-2002
Birmingham
1-0
Crystal Palace 11-Dec-2001


Live Text Commentary
93:23 +3.23
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Calvin Andrew on Keith Fahey. Keith Fahey takes the direct free kick.

92:45 +2.45
 

Wade Elliott produces a cross.

90:48 +0.48
Substitution
 

Peter Ramage on for Sean Scannell.

90:33 +0.33
 

The referee blows for offside. Julian Speroni takes the indirect free kick.

89:51
 

Steven Caldwell takes a shot. Patrick McCarthy gets a block in.

89:30
 

Chris Wood fouled by Mile Jedinak, the ref awards a free kick. Keith Fahey takes the free kick.

88:54
 

Nikola Zigic takes a shot. Save by Julian Speroni.

87:47
 

Jonathan Parr takes a shot. Blocked by Jonathan Spector.

86:00
Substitution
 

Wade Elliott takes a shot. Mile Jedinak gets a block in. Corner from the left by-line taken by Wade Elliott, Calvin Andrew comes on in place of Darren Ambrose. Save made by Julian Speroni.

83:50
Goal
 

The ball is sent over by Darren Ambrose, Kagisho Dikgacoi scores a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Crystal Palace 1-0 Birmingham.The assist for the goal came from Darren Ambrose.

83:26
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Darren Ambrose, clearance by David Murphy.

83:16
 

Jermaine Easter takes a shot. Save by Boaz Myhill.

82:52
 

The ball is crossed by Sean Scannell, Steven Caldwell gets a block in.

82:13
Substitution
 

Chris Wood joins the action as a substitute, replacing Nathan Redmond.

82:03
 

Headed effort from inside the area by Glenn Murray misses to the left of the goal.

81:38
 

Unfair challenge on Jermaine Easter by Keith Fahey results in a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Mile Jedinak.

80:13
Substitution
 

Wade Elliott replaces Guirane N'Daw.

77:52
 

Kagisho Dikgacoi fouled by Guirane N'Daw, the ref awards a free kick. Julian Speroni takes the free kick.

76:20
Substitution
 

Jermaine Easter is brought on as a substitute for Chris Martin.

76:06
 

Headed effort from inside the area by Steven Caldwell misses to the left of the target.

75:57
 

Chris Burke takes a shot. Save by Julian Speroni.

75:23
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Chris Burke from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Glenn Murray.

73:54
 

Effort from just outside the area by Sean Scannell goes over the bar.

73:15
 

Darren Ambrose sends in a cross, clearance by Steven Caldwell.

72:58
 

Patrick McCarthy crosses the ball, David Murphy manages to make a clearance.

69:51
Substitution
 

Nikola Zigic joins the action as a substitute, replacing Marlon King.

68:22
 

Corner taken right-footed by Darren Ambrose from the left by-line, Header from close in by Patrick McCarthy hits the post.

66:17
Yellow card
 

Curtis Davies challenges Sean Scannell unfairly and gives away a free kick. The referee shows Curtis Davies a yellow card. Strike comes in from Darren Ambrose from the free kick, Guirane N'Daw gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken by Darren Ambrose, Glenn Murray takes a shot. Save by Boaz Myhill.

65:48
 

Stephen Carr sends in a cross.

64:26
 

Stephen Carr produces a cross, clearance by Anthony Gardner.

62:47
 

The ball is sent over by Darren Ambrose, Steven Caldwell manages to make a clearance. Outswinging corner taken by Darren Ambrose, Anthony Gardner takes a shot. Blocked by Steven Caldwell. Sean Scannell takes a shot. Stephen Carr gets a block in.

61:07
 

Glenn Murray fouled by Guirane N'Daw, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Darren Ambrose.

60:23
 

Darren Ambrose produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

59:49
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Parr by Chris Burke. Free kick crossed by Darren Ambrose.

57:27
 

Marlon King is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Julian Speroni takes the indirect free kick.

56:52
 

The ball is sent over by Chris Burke, Header from deep inside the area by Marlon King goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

56:34
 

Glenn Murray challenges Steven Caldwell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Steven Caldwell.

54:18
 

Sean Scannell has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the goal. Darren Ambrose fouled by David Murphy, the ref awards a free kick. Darren Ambrose delivers the ball, Mile Jedinak takes a shot. Save made by Boaz Myhill.

53:23
 

Foul by Steven Caldwell on Kagisho Dikgacoi, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Patrick McCarthy.

51:16
 

Corner taken right-footed by Chris Burke from the left by-line, Glenn Murray makes a clearance. Inswinging corner taken by Chris Burke, Steven Caldwell takes a shot. Blocked by Patrick McCarthy. Shot by Keith Fahey from outside the box goes over the net.

49:40
 

The ball is sent over by David Murphy.

48:43
 

The ball is swung over by Stephen Carr, Julian Speroni makes a save.

47:37
 

Outswinging corner taken by Chris Burke, Jonathan Parr makes a clearance.

45:26 +0.26
Yellow card
 

Mile Jedinak concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Burke. Mile Jedinak is shown a yellow card. David Murphy has an effort direct from the free kick, Julian Speroni makes a save.

45:32
 

Nathaniel Clyne delivers the ball, clearance by Steven Caldwell.

43:53
 

Inswinging corner taken by Chris Burke, save made by Julian Speroni.

43:46
 

Centre by Guirane N'Daw, clearance made by Nathaniel Clyne.

42:59
 

The ball is crossed by David Murphy, clearance by Patrick McCarthy.

42:17
 

Unfair challenge on Jonathan Spector by Kagisho Dikgacoi results in a free kick. Keith Fahey takes the free kick.

41:35
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Guirane N'Daw on Mile Jedinak. Indirect free kick taken by Julian Speroni.

40:59
 

Effort from a long way out by Kagisho Dikgacoi goes wide right of the goal.

38:27
 

Foul by Sean Scannell on Stephen Carr, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Curtis Davies.

37:03
 

Chris Burke takes a shot. Patrick McCarthy gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Chris Burke, Header from deep inside the penalty area by Curtis Davies goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

36:02
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Patrick McCarthy on Keith Fahey. Indirect free kick taken by Stephen Carr.

33:05
 

Marlon King has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area which goes wide right of the goal.

32:22
 

Inswinging corner taken by Chris Burke from the left by-line, clearance by Patrick McCarthy.

31:41
 

Guirane N'Daw challenges Kagisho Dikgacoi unfairly and gives away a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Mile Jedinak.

29:54
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Marlon King. Indirect free kick taken by Julian Speroni.

29:08
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Patrick McCarthy on Steven Caldwell. Boaz Myhill takes the indirect free kick.

28:21
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Darren Ambrose, Curtis Davies makes a clearance.

27:28
 

A cross is delivered by Chris Burke, Patrick McCarthy makes a clearance.

25:38
 

Corner taken right-footed by Chris Burke from the right by-line, Anthony Gardner makes a clearance.

22:46
 

Centre by Darren Ambrose, Curtis Davies manages to make a clearance. Mile Jedinak takes a shot. Save by Boaz Myhill.

19:51
 

Nathan Redmond takes a shot. Save by Julian Speroni. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Chris Burke from the left by-line to the near post, Guirane N'Daw takes a shot. Close range effort by Curtis Davies goes wide of the right-hand upright.

18:43
 

Centre by Stephen Carr, Shot from inside the area by Marlon King clears the bar.

15:48
 

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Julian Speroni. Effort on goal by Darren Ambrose from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.

15:32
 

The ball is swung over by Keith Fahey, clearance by Patrick McCarthy.

14:29
 

Corner taken by Chris Burke, Patrick McCarthy makes a clearance.

14:19
 

Chris Burke sends in a cross, Nathaniel Clyne manages to make a clearance.

13:17
 

Marlon King challenges Jonathan Parr unfairly and gives away a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Julian Speroni.

8:31
 

Nathan Redmond sends in a cross.

6:38
 

Chris Burke sends in a cross, clearance made by Anthony Gardner.

5:16
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Curtis Davies by Glenn Murray. Steven Caldwell restarts play with the free kick.

4:00
 

A cross is delivered by Jonathan Spector.

2:24
 

Chris Burke takes a shot. Blocked by Anthony Gardner.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Watford 45 41 88
2 Bournemouth 44 47 84
3 Middlesbrough 45 31 84
4 Norwich 45 38 83
5 Ipswich 45 19 78
6 Derby 45 32 77
7 Brentford 45 16 75
8 Wolverhampton 45 12 75
9 Blackburn 45 6 64
10 Charlton 45 -3 60

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