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|Danny Murphy (Chris Smalling, 90)|
|Simon Davies (Bjorn Helge Riise, 83)|
|Sebastian Larsson (Craig Gardner, 68)|
|Barry Ferguson (Miguel Marcos Michel, 90)|
|Cameron Jerome (Kevin Phillips, 77)|
Full time: FULHAM 2-1 BIRMINGHAM: Zamora's late goal seals a deserved win for Fulham against in-form Birmingham.
Smalling takes to the field in place of Murphy.
Madera comes on for Ferguson.
FULHAM 2-1 BIRMINGHAM: Late drama as ZAMORA steps up to curl a delightful 20 yard free kick home.
Phillips tries to twist on the edge of the Fulham box but Hangeland is able to clear the danger.
Shorey's volley looks goal-bound but Carr heads clear.
Gera races away from Fahey but he runs the ball out of play. Goal kick to Birmingham.
Davies makes way for Riise.
Into the last ten minutes and both sides look to be going all out for the win.
Phillips comes on for Jerome.
Gardner's speculative shot is easily saved by Schwarzer.
Hangeland does well to get across to block Ferguson's 20 yard shot.
McFadden lets fly with a shot that hits the bar and bounces down and away from goal.
Gardner comes on for Blues in place of Larsson.
Davies' first time cross goes behind the Birmingham goal.
McFadden goes into the book for something he said to the referee.
Schwarzer makes a comfortable save from McFadden's low shot.
Duff is booked for a late challenge on Dann.
FULHAM 1-1 BIRMINGHAM: Fulham are back in it thanks to DUFF. The winger cut inside before letting fly on the edge of the Birmingham box.
Fulham fans scream for a penalty after it looked like Murphy's pass was blocked by Dann's hand. Referee Dowd waves play on.
Schwarzer makes a routine save from Jerome's shot.
Zamora hits a decent left foot shot from Davies' pass but the ball goes straight at Hart.
Ridgewell hits a long pass looking for Jerome but Hangeland is there to tidy up and bring the ball out for Fulham.
Duff hits the ball low across the Birmingham box but Zamora can't get touch and the visitors clear.
No changes for either side at the break, as Birmingham get the second half up and running.
Half time: FULHAM 0-1 BIRMINGHAM: Fulham had most of the possession in the first half - but Birmingham still lead thanks to Baird's own goal.
Duff makes a clearance under pressure from Bowyer on the edge of the Fulham box.
Hughes does well to clear the danger for Fulham - with only one boot on!
Gera's volleyed cross is headed wide by Zamora as Fulham continue to press the visitors.
Shorey's whipped cross is headed away from danger by Bowyer.
Davies heads straight at Hart from Gera's cross. The winger should have done better.
Murphy loops a pass over the Birmingham defence for Zamora but the ball just runs away from the striker and Hart collects.
McFadden's low cross into the near post is easily cleared by Hughes.
Duff sends a rasping drive over the Birmingham goal.
Baird heads clear from Fahey's long throw-in.
Dann hooks the ball clear from Duff's low cross into the box.
Fulham have reacted positively to the early goal and have had the majority of the game.
Hangeland climbs above Johnson but sends his header well wide of the Birmingham goal.
Jerome hits a rising shot from Bowyer's knock-down but the ball sails high over the target.
Zamora tries to get his head to Murphy's cross but Hart gathers the loose ball.
Davies hits a cracking volley but Hart is in the right position and palms it out for a corner.
Murphy is involved in everything good Fulham are doing. His low cross into the Birmingham box is blasted wide by Shorey.
Murphy combines well with Zamora but the striker loses control of the ball and Johnson clears.
FULHAM 0-1 BIRMINGHAM: Early drama at the Cottage as BAIRD heads into his own net from Bowyer's dangerous cross.
McFadden's long range effort deflects off Hughes and runs into the grateful arms of Schwarzer.
Murphy fires in a 40 yard shot but it's well wide of the Birmingham goal.
Referee Phil Dowd gets the game under way.
The teams are out at Craven Cottage. Both sides sit in the top ten - but who will come out on top this afternoon?
Birmingham: Hart, Carr, Dann, Johnson, Ridgewell, Fahey, Bowyer, Ferguson, Larsson, McFadden, Jerome
Keith Fahey starts for Birmingham, with Christian Benitez making way in an otherwise unchanged side from the one that beat Derby in the FA Cup.
Fulham: Schwarzer, Baird, Hughes, Hangeland, Shorey, Davies, Etuhu, Murphy, Duff, Gera, Zamora
Fulham boss Roy Hodgson makes one change to the side that beat Shakhtar Donetsk in the Europa League on Thursday. Nicky Shorey comes in for Stephen Kelly, who drops to the bench.
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