• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sun 21 August 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: The Riverside Stadium
Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough

Robson 47"

Haroun 68"

Martin 71"

3 - 1
Birmingham City

Birmingham City

Rooney 35" (P)

Middlesbrough vs Birmingham City


Team Lineups

Middlesbrough

13 Ikeme
29 McMahon
6 McManus
4 Bates
3 Bennett
17 Robson47"
14 Williams
10 Bailey
18 Arca
9 Emnes
7 McDonald
Substitutes
21 Coyne
15 Hines
22 Martin71"
33 Smallwood
38 Haroun68"

Birmingham City

1 Myhill
2 Carr
4 Caldwell
24 Davies
3 Murphy
7 Burke
23 Spector
18 Fahey
22 Redmond
11 Beausejour
17 Rooney35"
Substitutes
13 Doyle
15 Dann
39 Wood
25 Asante
37 Hubbins

Possession Stats

39%
61%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Middlesbrough

W L D D W D L W

Birmingham City

W W W W D D D W
Head to Head
Birmingham
1-1
Middlesbrough 07-Feb-1998
Middlesbrough
3-1
Birmingham 20-Sep-1997
Birmingham
1-0
Middlesbrough 26-Mar-1994
Middlesbrough
2-2
Birmingham 02-Oct-1993
Middlesbrough
1-1
Birmingham 26-Mar-1988
Birmingham
0-0
Middlesbrough 24-Oct-1987


Live Text Commentary
92:39 +2.39
 

Jean Beausejour takes a shot from 25 yards. Carl Ikeme makes a save.

90:32 +0.32
 

The ball is crossed by David Murphy, clearance made by Joe Bennett.

89:11
 

Barry Robson has an effort at goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

88:26
Yellow card
 

Foul by Chris Burke on Rhys Williams, free kick awarded. Chris Burke receives a yellow card. Direct free kick taken by Rhys Williams.

85:04
 

Chris Wood fouled by Tony McMahon, the ref awards a free kick. Strike on goal comes in from Keith Fahey from the free kick, blocked by Barry Robson. Jean Beausejour takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Headed effort from inside the area by Curtis Davies misses to the left of the goal.

84:37
 

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

83:28
 

Marvin Emnes is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Steven Caldwell.

82:28
 

Tony McMahon takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, David Murphy manages to make a clearance.

82:22
 

The ball is sent over by Joe Bennett, Chris Burke gets a block in.

80:48
 

Outswinging corner taken by Nathan Redmond from the right by-line, clearance by Matthew Bates.

79:56
 

Centre by Tony McMahon, clearance by Curtis Davies.

79:07
 

Corner taken by Nathan Redmond from the right by-line.

78:26
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Barry Robson on Nathan Redmond. Jean Beausejour restarts play with the free kick.

73:46
 

Marvin Emnes fouled by Steven Caldwell, the ref awards a free kick. Steven Caldwell receives a caution. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Malaury Martin.

71:56
Goal
 

Malaury Martin finds the back of the net with a goal from outside the penalty area to the top right corner of the goal. Middlesbrough 3-1 Birmingham.

71:46
 

Chris Burke produces a cross, Matthew Bates manages to make a clearance.

71:05
Substitution
 

Chris Wood is brought on as a substitute for Jonathan Spector. Corner taken by Jean Beausejour.

68:57
Goal
 

Faris Haroun finds the back of the net with a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Middlesbrough 2-1 Birmingham.Assist on the goal came from Joe Bennett.

67:44
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nathan Redmond by Barry Robson. Direct free kick taken by Nathan Redmond.

66:04
Substitution
 

Faris Haroun takes a shot. David Murphy gets a block in. Malaury Martin is brought on as a substitute for Julio Arca. Inswinging corner taken by Tony McMahon from the left by-line, Header by Tony McMahon from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

64:36
 

The ball is crossed by Jean Beausejour, clearance by Stephen McManus.

63:51
 

David Murphy takes a shot. Blocked by Tony McMahon. Corner taken by Jean Beausejour played to the near post, clearance by Stephen McManus.

61:11
 

Rhys Williams concedes a free kick for a foul on Jean Beausejour. Free kick taken by Jean Beausejour.

60:45
 

Centre by Marvin Emnes, clearance made by Steven Caldwell.

59:42
 

Tony McMahon produces a cross, Steven Caldwell manages to make a clearance.

59:10
 

Joe Bennett crosses the ball, clearance by David Murphy.

58:28
 

Centre by Barry Robson, Curtis Davies manages to make a clearance. Corner taken right-footed by Tony McMahon to the near post, save by Boaz Myhill.

56:56
 

Shot from just outside the area by Adam Rooney goes over the bar.

55:54
 

Adam Rooney takes a shot. Carl Ikeme makes a save.

54:57
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Keith Fahey by Rhys Williams. Free kick taken by Steven Caldwell.

54:16
 

Centre by Tony McMahon, save by Boaz Myhill.

53:12
 

Centre by Nicky Bailey, Steven Caldwell makes a clearance.

52:16
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Barry Robson on David Murphy. David Murphy takes the direct free kick.

50:36
 

Nicky Bailey gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Spector. Direct free kick taken by Curtis Davies.

49:23
 

Centre by Nathan Redmond, clearance made by Matthew Bates.

48:16
 

Adam Rooney concedes a free kick for a foul on Stephen McManus. Free kick taken by Carl Ikeme.

45:17
Goal
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Curtis Davies on Marvin Emnes. Barry Robson hits the back of the net with a goal direct from the free kick from just outside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Middlesbrough 1-1 Birmingham.

45:01
Substitution
 

Faris Haroun on for Scott McDonald.

44:41
 

Marvin Emnes is caught offside. Boaz Myhill takes the indirect free kick.

43:54
 

Julio Arca takes a shot. Save made by Boaz Myhill.

42:55
 

The official flags Julio Arca offside. Indirect free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

41:53
 

Outswinging corner taken by Jean Beausejour, clearance made by Tony McMahon.

40:16
 

Chris Burke challenges Julio Arca unfairly and gives away a free kick. Julio Arca takes the direct free kick.

37:24
 

The ball is swung over by Tony McMahon, Steven Caldwell makes a clearance.

36:52
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nicky Bailey by Jonathan Spector. Direct free kick taken by Matthew Bates.

34:35
Goal
 

Foul by Carl Ikeme on Chris Burke, Penalty awarded. Carl Ikeme is shown a yellow card. Power penalty scored by Adam Rooney. Middlesbrough 0-1 Birmingham.

34:35
 

Chris Burke provided the assist for the goal.

34:16
 

Jonathan Spector takes a shot. Save made by Carl Ikeme.

33:56
 

Barry Robson takes a shot. Blocked by David Murphy.

32:17
 

Tony McMahon has an effort at goal from close in that hits the post.

31:01
 

The ball is delivered by Joe Bennett, Boaz Myhill makes a save.

28:53
 

Foul by Rhys Williams on Jean Beausejour, free kick awarded. Nathan Redmond has an effort direct from the free kick, save by Carl Ikeme.

25:46
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Barry Robson, Chris Burke makes a clearance. Barry Robson sends in a cross, Tony McMahon has an effort at goal from outside the box which misses left.

25:22
 

Marvin Emnes takes a shot. David Murphy makes a clearance.

24:04
 

Barry Robson receives a caution.

24:03
 

Unfair challenge on Nathan Redmond by Barry Robson results in a free kick. Jonathan Spector takes the direct free kick.

23:50
 

Tony McMahon crosses the ball, clearance made by Curtis Davies.

22:41
 

Scott McDonald takes a shot. Boaz Myhill makes a save.

19:55
 

Jean Beausejour takes the outswinging corner, clearance by Tony McMahon.

19:50
 

Centre by Chris Burke, Tony McMahon makes a clearance.

14:38
 

A cross is delivered by Marvin Emnes, Scott McDonald produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the target.

13:36
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Marvin Emnes. Boaz Myhill takes the free kick.

12:37
 

The ball is delivered by Chris Burke.

12:17
 

The ball is crossed by Nicky Bailey, clearance made by Curtis Davies.

10:52
 

Corner taken right-footed by Tony McMahon to the near post, clearance by Chris Burke.

10:37
 

Barry Robson takes a shot. Boaz Myhill makes a save.

9:06
 

Tony McMahon delivers the ball.

8:30
 

The ball is swung over by Chris Burke.

7:56
 

Jean Beausejour has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses right.

7:28
 

Jonathan Spector sends in a cross, Chris Burke takes a shot. Matthew Bates gets a block in.

6:38
 

Shot by Nathan Redmond went wide of the left-hand upright.

4:56
 

The ball is sent over by Scott McDonald, Stephen Carr makes a clearance.

3:14
 

Julio Arca gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Burke. Free kick taken by Stephen Carr.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Brighton 5 4 13
2 Hull 5 4 10
3 Ipswich 5 3 10
4 QPR 5 2 10
5 Cardiff 5 3 9
6 Middlesbrough 5 4 8
7 Birmingham 4 3 8
8 Charlton 5 2 8
9 Burnley 5 0 8
10 Leeds 5 1 7

Full Sky Bet Championship Table