• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 05 April 2014
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Keepmoat Stadium
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Birmingham City

Birmingham City

Macheda 56"

Macheda 75"

Novak 70"

Doncaster Rovers vs Birmingham City


Team Lineups

Doncaster Rovers

33 Johnstone
26 Coppinger
27 Neill
2 Quinn35"
3 Husband
7 Duffy
4 Furman
18 Keegan
11 Cotterill
9 Brown
10 Sharp
Substitutes
29 Middleton
12 McCullough
13 Maxted
15 Wakefield
21 De Val Fernandez
22 Robinson
31 Stevens

Birmingham City

1 Randolph
31 Caddis
5 Thorpe
4 Robinson
17 Reilly
23 Spector
36 Huws
7 Burke
8 Ibe
12 Novak70"
9 Macheda56"75"
Substitutes
13 Doyle
14 Packwood
19 Zigic
20 Lee
22 Shinnie
24 Adeyemi
27 Ferguson

Possession Stats

51%
49%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Doncaster Rovers

W L L L L D L L

Birmingham City

L L W W D D D L
Head to Head
Birmingham
1-1
Doncaster 03-Dec-2013
Doncaster
1-3
Birmingham 30-Mar-2012
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

Live Text Commentary
94:41 +4.41
 

Billy Sharp has an effort at goal. Darren Randolph makes a block.

93:36 +3.36
 

Theo Robinson takes a shot. Darren Randolph parries the ball but the danger is not over.

93:18 +3.18
 

Paul Robinson manages to make a clearance.

92:33 +2.33
Yellow card
 

Callum Reilly receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

92:28 +2.28
 

Lucas Neill gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Callum Reilly.

92:28 +2.28
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Theo Robinson by Federico Macheda.

Full time
 

The referee signals the end of the game.

90:12 +0.12
 

Darren Randolph takes the free kick.

89:47
 

Unfair challenge on Tom Thorpe by Billy Sharp results in a free kick.

88:56
 

Darren Randolph restarts play with the free kick.

88:16
 

Unfair challenge on Jonathan Spector by David Cotterill results in a free kick.

88:03
 

David Cotterill has an effort at goal. Blocked by Tom Thorpe.

87:29
 

Andrew Shinnie takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Sam Johnstone makes a block.

86:18
 

James Husband manages to make a clearance.

85:35
 

Clearance made by Paul Robinson.

84:18
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lucas Neill by Nikola Zigic.

81:35
 

Clearance made by Jonathan Spector.

80:28
 

Andrew Shinnie manages to make a clearance.

80:03
 

The offside flag is raised against Andrew Shinnie.

79:26
Substitution
 

Andrew Shinnie on for Lee Novak.

78:04
 

The ball is sent over by Billy Sharp.

77:21
 

Free kick taken by Sam Johnstone.

76:58
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Nikola Zigic on James Husband.

75:37
Goal
 

Federico Macheda scores a headed goal. Doncaster 1-3 Birmingham.Assist by Tom Thorpe.

75:25
 

Paul Robinson crosses the ball in from the free kick.

74:28
 

Christopher Burke fouled by Theo Robinson, the ref awards a free kick.

73:47
 

Free kick crossed by David Cotterill.

73:29
 

Unfair challenge on Paul Keegan by Nikola Zigic results in a free kick.

73:00
 

Free kick crossed by David Cotterill.

72:23
 

Jonathan Spector challenges James Husband unfairly and gives away a free kick.

70:54
Goal
 

Lee Novak scores a right footed goal. Doncaster 1-2 Birmingham.Darren Randolph provided the assist for the goal.

70:31
 

Header at goal by Chris Brown misses left of the target.

70:24
 

Lucas Neill restarts play with the free kick.

70:05
Substitution
 

Mark Duffy goes off and Theo Robinson comes on.

69:42
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dean Furman by Tom Adeyemi.

68:55
 

Free kick taken by Sam Johnstone.

67:57
 

Lee Novak takes a shot. Sam Johnstone blocks the ball.

66:42
 

David Cotterill fouled by Tom Adeyemi, the ref awards a free kick.

65:39
Substitution
 

(Birmingham) makes a substitution, with Tom Adeyemi coming on for Emyr Huws.

64:18
 

The ball is swung over by Christopher Burke.

63:35
 

A cross is delivered by James Coppinger.

63:06
 

Unfair challenge on Paul Keegan by Nikola Zigic results in a free kick.

62:11
 

Shot by Nikola Zigic went wide right of the target.

61:26
 

The referee blows for offside.

60:29
 

Emyr Huws manages to make a clearance.

60:23
 

Corner taken by David Cotterill.

59:04
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Emyr Huws.

58:42
 

Clearance made by James Husband.

57:02
 

Clearance made by Jonathan Spector.

56:17
Goal
 

Federico Macheda slots the ball left footed into the goal. Doncaster 1-1 Birmingham.

55:08
 

Shot by Federico Macheda went wide of the right-hand post.

53:38
 

David Cotterill produces a cross.

53:15
 

Paul Quinn makes a clearance.

50:35
 

Free kick taken by Dean Furman.

50:20
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Brown by Paul Robinson.

49:49
 

Dean Furman gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Callum Reilly.

49:41
 

Clearance made by Tom Thorpe.

49:08
 

Headed chance falls to Lucas Neill. A parry by Darren Randolph prevents the goal.

48:22
 

Jonathan Spector concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Brown.

48:10
 

Tom Thorpe makes a clearance.

47:47
 

The ball is swung over by Jonathan Spector.

46:21
 

Clearance by James Coppinger.

45:45 +0.45
 

Lee Novak takes a shot. Christopher Burke takes a shot. James Husband gets a block in.

Half time
 

The half-time whistle blows.

45:02 +0.02
 

Clearance by Tom Thorpe.

45:01
Substitution
 

Nikola Zigic is brought on as a substitute for Jordon Ibe.

43:16
 

Christopher Burke crosses the ball.

42:11
 

Corner taken by Emyr Huws.

41:39
 

Christopher Burke crosses the ball.

40:02
 

Jonathan Spector fouled by Chris Brown, the ref awards a free kick.

39:59
 

David Cotterill crosses the ball.

37:45
 

The referee blows for offside against Jordon Ibe.

35:51
Goal
 

Paul Quinn scores with a left foot finish. Doncaster 1-0 Birmingham.

35:50
 

Paul Quinn has an effort at goal. Paul Robinson gets a block in.

34:58
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Robinson on Chris Brown.

33:05
 

The ball is sent over by James Husband.

31:31
 

James Coppinger produces a cross.

30:37
 

Christopher Burke sends in a cross.

28:20
 

A cross is delivered by David Cotterill.

27:23
 

David Cotterill crosses the ball in from the free kick.

26:47
 

Callum Reilly challenges Billy Sharp unfairly and gives away a free kick.

25:03
 

Clearance made by Emyr Huws.

21:24
 

Header by Christopher Burke misses right.

20:34
Yellow card
 

Paul Keegan is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

20:12
 

Emyr Huws fouled by Paul Keegan, the ref awards a free kick.

20:03
 

Dean Furman crosses the ball.

19:03
 

Dean Furman has an effort at goal. Blocked by Paul Robinson.

18:56
 

The ball is crossed by David Cotterill.

16:46
 

Emyr Huws gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James Coppinger.

14:17
 

Paul Robinson restarts play with the free kick.

13:46
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Brown on Emyr Huws.

12:39
 

Clearance made by James Husband.

10:02
 

Paul Robinson manages to make a clearance.

7:44
 

Centre by Lee Novak.

6:09
 

Jonathan Spector challenges David Cotterill unfairly and gives away a free kick.

5:37
 

Free kick taken by Sam Johnstone.

4:59
 

The referee blows for offside.

3:33
 

Mark Duffy takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Tom Thorpe.

2:29
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dean Furman by Federico Macheda.

1:13
 

Sam Johnstone takes the free kick.

:40
 

Federico Macheda is ruled offside.

:8
 

Lee Novak manages to make a clearance.

Kick off
 

The ref blows the whistle to begin the match.

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3 Middlesbrough 39 29 72
4 Norwich 39 33 70
5 Derby 39 26 67
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7 Brentford 39 12 66
8 Wolverhampton 39 11 65
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