• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Tue 31 January 2012
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: Elland Road
Leeds United

Leeds United

McCormack 18"

1 - 4
Birmingham City

Birmingham City

Zigic 30"

Zigic 60"

Zigic 63"

Zigic 67"

Leeds United vs Birmingham City


Team Lineups

Leeds United

1 Lonergan
29 Thompson
22 Lees
48 O'Dea
28 White
23 Snodgrass
15 Clayton
25 Delph
17 Townsend
10 Becchio
44 McCormack18"
Substitutes
24 Taylor
4 Bruce
8 Brown
16 Pugh
20 Nunez

Birmingham City

1 Myhill
23 Spector
24 Davies
4 Caldwell
3 Murphy
7 Burke
12 Mutch
14 Gomis
18 Fahey
15 Elliott
19 Zigic30"60"63"67"
Substitutes
13 Doyle
2 Carr
5 Ibanez
17 Rooney
22 Redmond

Possession Stats

46%
54%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Leeds United

D W W W D L W D

Birmingham City

L W L D D W W D
Head to Head
Birmingham
1-0
Leeds 26-Oct-2011
Birmingham
1-0
Leeds 27-Feb-2007
Leeds
3-2
Birmingham 23-Sep-2006
Leeds
1-0
Birmingham 14-Jan-1989
Birmingham
0-0
Leeds 22-Nov-1988
Birmingham
0-0
Leeds 06-May-1988


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Live Text Commentary
91:33 +1.33
 

Corner taken short by Jordon Mutch.

89:52
 

Shot by Nathan Redmond from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

88:56
 

Zac Thompson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nathan Redmond. David Murphy takes the direct free kick.

87:20
 

Curtis Davies challenges Andros Townsend unfairly and gives away a free kick. Curtis Davies goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Ross McCormack, Luciano Becchio has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the goal.

84:32
Yellow card
 

Adam Rooney fouled by Darren O'Dea, the ref awards a free kick. Jordon Mutch takes the direct free kick. Booking for Darren O'Dea for unsporting behaviour.

82:52
 

The ball is crossed by Robert Snodgrass, Curtis Davies makes a clearance.

79:19
Substitution
 

Nathan Redmond replaces Morgaro Gomis.

75:08
 

Jordon Mutch takes a inswinging corner. Foul by David Murphy on Luciano Becchio, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by Andy Lonergan.

74:30
 

Unfair challenge on Adam Rooney by Zac Thompson results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Jordon Mutch.

74:00
 

Centre by Chris Burke, Zac Thompson makes a clearance.

72:31
 

Keith Fahey concedes a free kick for a foul on Fabian Delph. Fabian Delph takes the indirect free kick. Andros Townsend takes a shot. Boaz Myhill makes a save.

71:21
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ross McCormack by Steven Caldwell. Adam Clayton takes the free kick.

66:46
Goal
 

Wade Elliott takes a shot. Save by Andy Lonergan. Jordon Mutch takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Nikola Zigic finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close in. Leeds 1-4 Birmingham.Assist on the goal came from Jordon Mutch. Adam Rooney comes on in place of Nikola Zigic.

65:06
 

The referee blows for offside against Luciano Becchio. Boaz Myhill restarts play with the free kick.

63:17
Goal
 

Nikola Zigic finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the area. Leeds 1-3 Birmingham.Assist by Morgaro Gomis.

61:56
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Robert Snodgrass on Jonathan Spector. Indirect free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

60:18
Goal
 

Nikola Zigic gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the box to the top right corner of the goal. Leeds 1-2 Birmingham.The assist for the goal came from Chris Burke.

59:54
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Luciano Becchio. Indirect free kick taken by Steven Caldwell.

59:08
 

Adam Clayton fouled by Morgaro Gomis, the ref awards a free kick. Andy Lonergan restarts play with the free kick.

58:20
 

Luciano Becchio gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Murphy. Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

56:45
 

Nikola Zigic concedes a free kick for a foul on Fabian Delph. Free kick taken by Fabian Delph.

56:32
 

Andros Townsend takes a shot. Save by Boaz Myhill.

55:12
 

Luciano Becchio takes a shot. Save by Boaz Myhill. Corner taken left-footed by Robert Snodgrass, Morgaro Gomis manages to make a clearance.

54:41
 

Nikola Zigic is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Andy Lonergan takes the free kick.

53:47
 

Foul by Luciano Becchio on Steven Caldwell, free kick awarded. Boaz Myhill takes the free kick.

51:32
 

Luciano Becchio takes a shot. Save by Boaz Myhill. Outswinging corner taken by Robert Snodgrass, save by Boaz Myhill.

50:50
 

Unfair challenge on Robert Snodgrass by David Murphy results in a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Robert Snodgrass, clearance by Steven Caldwell.

48:13
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Keith Fahey by Fabian Delph. Steven Caldwell takes the free kick.

47:50
 

Nikola Zigic takes a shot. Save made by Andy Lonergan.

45:58 +0.58
 

Centre by David Murphy, clearance by Tom Lees.

45:43 +0.43
 

The ball is swung over by Chris Burke, Darren O'Dea makes a clearance.

42:08
 

Wade Elliott challenges Tom Lees unfairly and gives away a free kick. Andy Lonergan takes the indirect free kick.

41:29
 

Unfair challenge on Curtis Davies by Ross McCormack results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

40:24
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Fabian Delph on Wade Elliott. Keith Fahey takes the indirect free kick.

38:49
 

Zac Thompson produces a cross, save by Boaz Myhill.

38:10
 

The ball is sent over by Andros Townsend, Steven Caldwell manages to make a clearance.

35:14
Yellow card
 

Foul by Jonathan Spector on Andros Townsend, free kick awarded. The referee shows Jonathan Spector a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Robert Snodgrass produces a cross, Tom Lees has a header from inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.

31:25
 

Outswinging corner taken by Robert Snodgrass from the left by-line. Fabian Delph has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.

30:05
Goal
 

Nikola Zigic grabs a headed goal from close in. Leeds 1-1 Birmingham.Wade Elliott provided the assist for the goal.

29:29
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jordon Mutch by Zac Thompson. Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

28:30
 

Corner taken left-footed by Robert Snodgrass from the left by-line, Curtis Davies makes a clearance.

26:14
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Burke by Andros Townsend. Indirect free kick taken by Jonathan Spector.

24:13
 

A cross is delivered by Andros Townsend, save by Boaz Myhill.

22:47
 

Zac Thompson challenges Jonathan Spector unfairly and gives away a free kick. Steven Caldwell takes the free kick.

22:18
 

Outswinging corner taken by Robert Snodgrass, Steven Caldwell manages to make a clearance.

18:34
Goal
 

Ross McCormack scores a goal from just inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Leeds 1-0 Birmingham.

16:39
 

Effort on goal by Wade Elliott from inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the bar. Inswinging corner taken by Jordon Mutch from the right by-line played to the near post. Inswinging corner taken by Jordon Mutch from the right by-line played to the near post. Effort on goal by Chris Burke from just inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

15:08
 

Shot by Chris Burke. Save made by Andy Lonergan.

11:59
 

Short corner taken by Robert Snodgrass.

10:32
 

The ball is swung over by Robert Snodgrass, Steven Caldwell manages to make a clearance. Nikola Zigic is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Free kick taken by Robert Snodgrass.

9:13
 

Shot by Robert Snodgrass from 12 yards. Save by Boaz Myhill.

5:38
 

The referee blows for offside. Andy Lonergan restarts play with the free kick.

3:42
 

Luciano Becchio has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target.

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