• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Fri 30 March 2012
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: Keepmoat Stadium
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Birmingham City

Birmingham City

Murphy 14"

Burke 60"

King 79"

Doncaster Rovers vs Birmingham City


Team Lineups

Doncaster Rovers

27 Ikeme
11 Lockwood
41 Beye
3 Friend
31 Ilunga
16 Oster
18 Gillett
17 Barnes
10 Diouf
19 Piquionne3"
22 Robert
Substitutes
21 Hird
23 Bennett
9 Brown
24 Dumbuya
26 Coppinger

Birmingham City

1 Myhill
6 Ramage
24 Davies
4 Caldwell
3 Murphy14"
7 Burke60"
12 Mutch
8 N'Daw
11 Townsend
19 Zigic
9 King79"
Substitutes
13 Doyle
10 Huseklepp
14 Gomis
15 Elliott
22 Redmond

Possession Stats

45%
55%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Doncaster Rovers

W L L L L D L L

Birmingham City

W L W D L W W W
Head to Head
Birmingham
2-1
Doncaster 10-Dec-2011
Doncaster
0-2
Birmingham 14-Mar-2009
Birmingham
1-0
Doncaster 13-Sep-2008
Doncaster
1-5
Birmingham 04-May-1955
Birmingham
4-1
Doncaster 16-Mar-1955
Birmingham
0-1
Doncaster 17-Apr-1954


Live Text Commentary
94:51 +4.51
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Simon Gillett by Wade Elliott. Simon Gillett takes the free kick.

93:27 +3.27
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jordon Mutch by Simon Gillett. Jordon Mutch restarts play with the free kick.

86:00
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by El-Hadji Diouf on David Murphy. (Birmingham) makes a substitution, with Nathan Redmond coming on for Chris Burke. Erik Huseklepp replaces Nikola Zigic. Direct free kick taken by David Murphy.

82:50
 

Centre by Jordon Mutch, save by Carl Ikeme.

81:05
Substitution
 

Unfair challenge on Peter Ramage by Fabien Robert results in a free kick. Booking for Fabien Robert for unsporting behaviour. John Oster goes off and James Coppinger comes on. Peter Ramage takes the free kick. Outswinging corner taken by Jordon Mutch from the right by-line.

79:31
Goal
 

The ball is delivered by David Murphy, Marlon King scores a goal from just inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Doncaster 1-3 Birmingham.David Murphy provided the assist for the goal.

76:23
 

Mustapha Dumbuya gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Wade Elliott. The free kick is delivered right-footed by David Murphy from left wing, clearance made by John Oster. Foul by Simon Gillett on Peter Ramage, free kick awarded. Guirane N'Daw takes the direct free kick.

74:42
Substitution
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Chris Brown. Habib Beye leaves the field to be replaced by Mustapha Dumbuya. Boaz Myhill takes the indirect free kick.

73:16
 

Chris Burke sends in a cross, save made by Carl Ikeme.

70:30
 

Shot from just outside the box by Chris Burke misses to the right of the goal.

67:51
 

Chris Burke takes a shot. Save by Carl Ikeme. Jordon Mutch takes the inswinging corner, Header on goal by Curtis Davies from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target. Adam Lockwood gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marlon King. Direct free kick taken by Guirane N'Daw.

66:03
Substitution
 

Chris Brown on for Frederic Piquionne.

65:00
 

The ball is sent over by Fabien Robert, Steven Caldwell manages to make a clearance.

64:19
 

Corner taken right-footed by El-Hadji Diouf from the right by-line, clearance by Guirane N'Daw.

62:45
Substitution
 

The ball is sent over by Chris Burke, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Jordon Mutch goes harmlessly over the crossbar. Andros Townsend goes off and Wade Elliott comes on.

60:47
Goal
 

Chris Burke gets on the score sheet with a goal from just outside the area to the top right corner of the goal. Doncaster 1-2 Birmingham.

59:18
 

Andros Townsend gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on John Oster. John Oster takes the free kick.

56:11
 

Simon Gillett takes a shot. Save by Boaz Myhill.

54:37
 

Simon Gillett gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nikola Zigic. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Andros Townsend from right channel, El-Hadji Diouf makes a clearance.

51:22
 

Foul by Steven Caldwell on El-Hadji Diouf, free kick awarded. El-Hadji Diouf delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, Steven Caldwell makes a clearance. The ball is swung over by Simon Gillett, Header from close range by Giles Barnes misses to the right of the goal.

49:52
 

Unfair challenge on Giles Barnes by Steven Caldwell results in a free kick. John Oster crosses the ball in from the free kick, David Murphy manages to make a clearance.

48:31
 

Centre by Andros Townsend, Nikola Zigic takes a shot. Save by Carl Ikeme.

46:43 +1.43
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Jordon Mutch, save made by Carl Ikeme.

46:50
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Nikola Zigic on Giles Barnes. Free kick crossed right-footed by John Oster from right channel, clearance made by Steven Caldwell.

42:45
 

The referee blows for offside. Boaz Myhill takes the free kick.

41:10
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on El-Hadji Diouf by Peter Ramage. El-Hadji Diouf crosses the ball in from the free kick. The offside flag is raised against Frederic Piquionne. Boaz Myhill restarts play with the free kick.

39:29
 

Inswinging corner taken by Jordon Mutch from the left by-line, Carl Ikeme makes a save.

37:39
 

Simon Gillett challenges Chris Burke unfairly and gives away a free kick. Marlon King takes the free kick. Effort from close in by Nikola Zigic hits the post.

35:43
 

Centre by Peter Ramage, Carl Ikeme makes a save.

34:03
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jordon Mutch, save by Carl Ikeme.

31:02
 

The referee books Marlon King for unsporting behaviour.

29:22
 

Handball by Andros Townsend. Carl Ikeme takes the free kick.

27:04
 

Centre by Andros Townsend, George Friend manages to make a clearance.

23:50
 

Unfair challenge on Chris Burke by Herita Ilunga results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Andros Townsend, clearance made by Habib Beye. Inswinging corner taken by Jordon Mutch from the left by-line.

22:51
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on El-Hadji Diouf by Chris Burke. El-Hadji Diouf restarts play with the free kick.

19:12
 

The referee blows for offside against El-Hadji Diouf. Boaz Myhill restarts play with the free kick.

16:54
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by El-Hadji Diouf, Simon Gillett takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the crossbar.

14:00
Goal
 

Marlon King takes a shot. Corner from the left by-line taken by Jordon Mutch, David Murphy scores a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Doncaster 1-1 Birmingham.Assist by Nikola Zigic.

12:50
 

Curtis Davies challenges Frederic Piquionne unfairly and gives away a free kick. El-Hadji Diouf crosses the ball in from the free kick, Nikola Zigic manages to make a clearance.

9:49
 

Frederic Piquionne produces a cross.

8:13
 

Adam Lockwood challenges Nikola Zigic unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jordon Mutch crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel.

7:36
 

Fabien Robert takes a shot. Save by Boaz Myhill.

6:18
 

Effort on goal by Nikola Zigic from outside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the bar.

5:52
 

Andros Townsend delivers the ball, save by Carl Ikeme.

4:50
 

Jordon Mutch takes the inswinging corner, Header from close in by Marlon King misses to the left of the target.

3:34
Goal
 

The ball is sent over by Simon Gillett, Frederic Piquionne scores a headed goal from close range. Doncaster 1-0 Birmingham.Assist on the goal came from Simon Gillett.

:49
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Guirane N'Daw on Giles Barnes. John Oster takes the 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