• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 01 March 2014
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Portman Road

Ipswich Town vs Birmingham City


Team Lineups

Ipswich Town

22 Gerken
4 Chambers
6 Berra
5 Smith
3 Cresswell
18 Tabb
8 Skuse
16 Green
26 Taylor
9 Murphy
35 Nouble
Substitutes
1 Loach
11 Anderson
12 Hunt
14 Wordsworth
15 Mings
24 Richardson
27 Ebanks-Blake

Birmingham City

1 Randolph
23 Spector
6 Martin
14 Packwood
4 Robinson
20 Lee
36 Huws
31 Caddis
9 Macheda
12 Novak
19 Zigic
Substitutes
7 Burke
8 Ibe
10 Howard
13 Doyle
22 Shinnie
24 Adeyemi
37 Blackett

Possession Stats

49%
51%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Ipswich Town

W D L W W D W L

Birmingham City

W L W D L W W W
Head to Head
Birmingham
1-1
Ipswich 31-Aug-2013
Ipswich
3-1
Birmingham 27-Apr-2013
Birmingham
0-1
Ipswich 03-Nov-2012
Ipswich
1-1
Birmingham 17-Apr-2012
Birmingham
2-1
Ipswich 11-Jan-2012
Ipswich
0-1
Birmingham 26-Dec-2008


Live Text Commentary
93:39 +3.39
 

Dean Gerken restarts play with the free kick.

93:21 +3.21
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Brian Howard on Paul Anderson.

93:03 +3.03
 

Emyr Huws restarts play with the free kick.

92:31 +2.31
 

Foul by Daryl Murphy on Jonathan Spector, free kick awarded.

Full time
 

The final whistle is blown by the referee.

91:19 +1.19
 

Clearance by Christophe Berra.

89:58
 

Daryl Murphy has an effort at goal. Darren Randolph makes a block.

89:47
 

Will Packwood manages to make a clearance.

89:32
 

Clearance by Jonathan Spector.

88:03
 

Foul by Cole Skuse on Emyr Huws, free kick awarded.

87:06
Substitution
 

Tyrone Mings joins the action as a substitute, replacing Paul Taylor.

86:12
 

Paul Robinson manages to make a clearance.

84:26
 

Paul Taylor has an effort at goal. Aaron Martin gets a block in.

84:18
 

Free kick taken by Aaron Cresswell.

83:48
 

Olly Lee gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stephen Hunt.

83:40
 

Clearance by Luke Chambers.

83:13
 

Aaron Martin makes a clearance.

81:32
 

Clearance made by Tommy Smith.

81:06
 

Headed chance falls to Aaron Cresswell. Darren Randolph catches the ball.

80:20
 

Paul Robinson restarts play with the free kick.

80:13
 

Daryl Murphy is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick.

79:31
 

Short corner worked by Christopher Burke.

79:24
 

Clearance made by Aaron Cresswell.

78:23
Substitution
 

Lee Novak leaves the field to be replaced by Brian Howard.

76:14
 

Paul Anderson takes a shot. Darren Randolph parries the ball away.

74:30
 

Free kick taken by Christopher Burke.

74:20
 

Cole Skuse concedes a free kick for a foul on Christopher Burke.

74:10
 

Clearance made by Olly Lee.

72:05
 

Clearance made by Christophe Berra.

71:09
 

Clearance made by Christophe Berra.

70:32
 

Christophe Berra manages to make a clearance.

70:27
 

Darren Randolph restarts play with the free kick.

70:18
 

Paul Taylor challenges Christopher Burke unfairly and gives away a free kick.

69:26
 

Centre by Luke Chambers.

67:46
Substitution
 

(Ipswich) makes a substitution, with Stephen Hunt coming on for Jay Tabb.

66:52
 

Clearance made by Christophe Berra.

65:58
 

A cross is delivered by Paul Robinson.

65:06
 

Paul Taylor takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Aaron Martin.

64:29
 

Christopher Burke fouled by Aaron Cresswell, the ref awards a free kick.

64:09
 

Clearance by Will Packwood.

63:48
 

Clearance by Jonathan Spector.

62:48
 

The referee blows for offside.

60:52
 

Centre by Luke Chambers.

60:10
 

Unfair challenge on Emyr Huws by Paul Green results in a free kick.

59:09
 

Jonathan Spector goes into the referee's book.

59:05
 

Jonathan Spector challenges Daryl Murphy unfairly and gives away a free kick.

58:42
 

Clearance by Cole Skuse.

58:25
 

Paul Anderson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jordon Ibe.

58:19
Substitution
 

Christopher Burke on for Federico Macheda.

57:31
 

Shot by Paul Taylor went wide right of the net.

56:05
 

Jordon Ibe takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Dean Gerken blocks the ball.

55:14
 

Tommy Smith makes a clearance.

51:59
 

Aaron Cresswell produces a cross.

51:41
Substitution
 

Frank Nouble leaves the field to be replaced by Paul Anderson.

49:56
 

Centre by Paul Taylor.

49:12
 

Clearance made by Aaron Martin.

47:41
 

Jonathan Spector produces a cross.

46:01 +1.01
 

Shot by Luke Chambers went wide of the left-hand upright.

46:11
 

Clearance by Jonathan Spector.

45:53 +0.53
 

Clearance made by Paul Robinson.

45:46 +0.46
 

Clearance by Will Packwood.

45:58
 

Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

Half time
 

The match has reached half-time.

45:52
 

Emyr Huws fouled by Daryl Murphy, the ref awards a free kick.

45:32
 

Clearance by Aaron Martin.

45:10
 

Tommy Smith makes a clearance.

45:01
Substitution
 

Jordon Ibe comes on in place of Paul Caddis.

43:46
 

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

42:48
 

Aaron Cresswell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paul Caddis.

42:05
 

Corner taken by Olly Lee from the left by-line.

40:15
 

Corner taken by Aaron Cresswell from the left by-line.

38:49
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Emyr Huws on Paul Green.

38:32
Yellow card
 

Nikola Zigic receives a yellow card.

37:30
 

Clearance by Paul Robinson.

36:31
 

Frank Nouble takes a shot. Darren Randolph makes a block.

35:51
 

Paul Taylor produces a cross.

35:12
 

Clearance by Aaron Martin.

33:46
 

Paul Caddis challenges Aaron Cresswell unfairly and gives away a free kick.

33:11
 

Free kick taken by Dean Gerken.

32:40
 

The official flags Federico Macheda offside.

32:14
 

Paul Caddis fouled by Aaron Cresswell, the ref awards a free kick.

30:46
 

Jonathan Spector makes a clearance.

30:22
 

Luke Chambers manages to make a clearance.

29:45
 

Aaron Cresswell crosses the ball in from the free kick.

29:04
 

Unfair challenge on Aaron Cresswell by Paul Caddis results in a free kick.

28:51
 

Aaron Martin manages to make a clearance.

27:12
 

Clearance made by Jonathan Spector.

25:07
 

Clearance by Luke Chambers.

24:00
 

Tommy Smith gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nikola Zigic.

23:44
 

Free kick taken by Tommy Smith.

22:10
 

Tommy Smith makes a clearance.

21:00
 

The offside flag is raised against Nikola Zigic.

20:36
 

Unfair challenge on Paul Robinson by Luke Chambers results in a free kick.

20:21
 

Lee Novak makes a clearance.

19:33
 

Clearance made by Jonathan Spector.

19:26
 

Short corner taken by Paul Green.

19:00
 

Clearance made by Luke Chambers.

17:30
 

Emyr Huws makes a clearance.

16:31
 

Aaron Cresswell makes a clearance.

15:33
 

Nikola Zigic concedes a free kick for a foul on Christophe Berra.

15:27
 

Free kick taken by Darren Randolph.

14:52
 

Will Packwood manages to make a clearance.

13:16
 

Clearance made by Paul Robinson.

12:12
 

Tommy Smith fouled by Federico Macheda, the ref awards a free kick.

11:39
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dean Gerken by Aaron Martin.

11:25
 

Corner from the taken by Olly Lee.

11:11
 

Frank Nouble manages to make a clearance.

10:03
 

Christophe Berra takes the free kick.

9:53
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul Green by Emyr Huws.

8:55
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Nikola Zigic.

7:48
 

Clearance by Jay Tabb.

7:08
 

Free kick taken by Dean Gerken.

5:57
 

Tommy Smith manages to make a clearance.

4:15
 

Christophe Berra manages to make a clearance.

1:18
 

Clearance made by Aaron Martin.

1:15
 

Paul Green delivers the ball.

:27
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Emyr Huws by Frank Nouble.

Kick off
 

The ref blows the whistle to start the match.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Bournemouth 46 53 90
2 Watford 46 41 89
3 Norwich 46 40 86
4 Middlesbrough 46 31 85
5 Brentford 46 19 78
6 Ipswich 46 18 78
7 Wolverhampton 46 14 78
8 Derby 46 29 77
9 Blackburn 46 7 67
10 Birmingham 46 -10 63

Full Sky Bet Championship Table