• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 16 March 2013
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: The Riverside Stadium

Middlesbrough vs Birmingham City


Team Lineups

Middlesbrough

1 Steele
2 Hoyte
3 Bikey
4 Friend
39 Woodgate
7 Leadbitter
8 Ameobi
25 Reach
38 Haroun
27 McDonald
17 Jutkiewicz
Substitutes
32 Leutwiler
14 Williams
16 McEachran
18 Halliday
19 Carayol
23 Main
30 Miller

Birmingham City

1 Butland
28 Caddis
6 Davies
30 Robinson
32 Ferguson
12 Morrison
15 Elliott
23 Spector
22 Redmond
19 Zigic
20 Thomas
Substitutes
13 Doyle
4 Caldwell
7 Burke
8 Mullins
10 Ambrose
18 Fahey
33 Reilly

Possession Stats

46%
54%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Middlesbrough

L W L W L W W L

Birmingham City

L L W W D D D L
Head to Head
Birmingham
3-2
Middlesbrough 30-Nov-2012
Birmingham
3-0
Middlesbrough 17-Mar-2012
Middlesbrough
3-1
Birmingham 21-Aug-2011
Birmingham
1-1
Middlesbrough 07-Feb-1998
Middlesbrough
3-1
Birmingham 20-Sep-1997
Birmingham
1-0
Middlesbrough 26-Mar-1994

Live Text Commentary
92:09 +2.09
 

Adam Reach crosses the ball, George Friend has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

91:17 +1.17
 

Centre by George Friend, blocked by Paul Caddis.

89:32
 

Shot from just outside the penalty box by George Friend misses to the left of the target.

87:07
Substitution
 

(Birmingham) makes a substitution, with Hayden Mullins coming on for Wes Thomas.

85:25
Substitution
 

Josh McEachran replaces Justin Hoyte.

83:41
 

Foul by Adam Reach on Paul Robinson, free kick awarded. Jack Butland takes the direct free kick.

82:05
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ravel Morrison on Andre Bikey. Shane Ferguson goes off and Steven Caldwell comes on. Jason Steele restarts play with the free kick.

80:38
Goal
 

Nikola Zigic fires in a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Middlesbrough 0-1 Birmingham.Assist by Wade Elliott.

80:17
 

Ravel Morrison takes a shot. Save made by Jason Steele.

77:44
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Nikola Zigic on Andre Bikey. Jason Steele restarts play with the free kick.

76:49
Substitution
 

Sammy Ameobi leaves the field to be replaced by Mustapha Carayol.

76:25
 

Inswinging corner taken by Grant Leadbitter.

76:07
 

The ball is delivered by Adam Reach, clearance by Keith Fahey.

74:49
 

Adam Reach delivers the ball, save by Jack Butland.

72:46
 

The ball is delivered by Adam Reach, save by Jack Butland. Corner taken right-footed by Grant Leadbitter from the right by-line, Wade Elliott manages to make a clearance.

71:39
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ravel Morrison on Scott McDonald. Free kick taken by Scott McDonald.

69:35
 

George Friend is caught offside. Free kick taken by Jack Butland.

69:07
 

George Friend delivers the ball.

68:17
Yellow card
 

Nikola Zigic challenges Grant Leadbitter unfairly and gives away a free kick. Nikola Zigic receives a yellow card. Jonathan Woodgate restarts play with the free kick.

66:27
 

Nathan Redmond has an effort at goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

65:50
 

The ball is crossed by Adam Reach, Headed effort from close range by Ishmael Miller goes wide left of the target.

64:25
Substitution
 

Paul Caddis fouled by Adam Reach, the ref awards a free kick. Ishmael Miller joins the action as a substitute, replacing Lukas Jutkiewicz. Jack Butland takes the direct free kick.

63:38
Yellow card
 

Ravel Morrison concedes a free kick for a foul on Grant Leadbitter. Ravel Morrison is booked. Direct free kick taken by Jason Steele.

63:06
 

Adam Reach crosses the ball, save by Jack Butland.

62:42
 

The ball is swung over by Lukas Jutkiewicz, clearance by Keith Fahey.

61:56
 

The ball is crossed by Justin Hoyte, save by Jack Butland.

60:24
 

Centre by Nathan Redmond, Justin Hoyte manages to make a clearance.

58:23
 

Sammy Ameobi crosses the ball, Paul Robinson makes a clearance.

57:40
 

Effort on goal by Adam Reach from just inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

57:19
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Grant Leadbitter, clearance made by Curtis Davies.

56:52
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Grant Leadbitter from the left by-line.

56:33
 

Scott McDonald takes a shot. Save by Jack Butland.

55:02
 

The offside flag is raised against Nikola Zigic. Indirect free kick taken by Jason Steele.

53:32
 

Corner taken by Grant Leadbitter from the right by-line, clearance made by Wade Elliott.

53:02
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Grant Leadbitter, clearance by Shane Ferguson.

49:06
 

Grant Leadbitter takes the inswinging corner, Header from deep inside the area by George Friend goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

48:27
 

Corner from right by-line taken by Grant Leadbitter.

46:42 +1.42
 

Lukas Jutkiewicz concedes a free kick for a foul on Curtis Davies. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

47:41
 

Corner taken right-footed by Grant Leadbitter, clearance made by Curtis Davies.

46:13 +1.13
 

Centre by Shane Ferguson, clearance made by Andre Bikey.

46:46
 

Foul by Keith Fahey on Lukas Jutkiewicz, free kick awarded. Faris Haroun takes the direct free kick.

45:54
 

Corner taken right-footed by Wade Elliott, clearance made by Justin Hoyte.

45:02 +0.02
 

Ravel Morrison takes a shot. Save by Jason Steele. Inswinging corner taken by Shane Ferguson from the right by-line, Jonathan Woodgate manages to make a clearance.

43:20
 

Shot from inside the area by Scott McDonald clears the bar.

41:39
 

The offside flag is raised against Wes Thomas. Jason Steele takes the free kick.

40:54
 

Shane Ferguson takes the inswinging corner, Andre Bikey makes a clearance.

40:32
 

Short corner worked by Wade Elliott.

40:16
 

The ball is delivered by Nathan Redmond, Jonathan Woodgate manages to make a clearance.

39:50
 

Scott McDonald takes a shot. Save by Jack Butland.

39:11
 

Nathan Redmond takes a shot. George Friend gets a block in.

38:27
 

Justin Hoyte delivers the ball, Faris Haroun takes a shot. Save by Jack Butland.

38:04
 

The ball is crossed by Sammy Ameobi, clearance by Paul Caddis.

37:47
 

Centre by Shane Ferguson, Jason Steele makes a save.

37:31
 

Shane Ferguson decides to take the corner short.

37:14
 

The ball is crossed by Paul Caddis, Jonathan Woodgate makes a clearance.

35:55
 

The ball is sent over by Nathan Redmond, Andre Bikey manages to make a clearance.

34:43
 

The official flags Scott McDonald offside. Free kick taken by Jack Butland.

34:17
 

George Friend takes a shot. Save by Jack Butland.

33:07
 

Keith Fahey produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the goal.

32:02
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Shane Ferguson, save by Jason Steele.

30:46
 

Grant Leadbitter challenges Ravel Morrison unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Jack Butland.

30:16
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Nikola Zigic. Free kick taken by Justin Hoyte.

29:49
 

George Friend delivers the ball, save made by Jack Butland.

27:54
 

Justin Hoyte delivers the ball, Shane Ferguson manages to make a clearance.

26:31
 

George Friend produces a cross, save by Jack Butland.

24:36
 

Justin Hoyte sends in a cross, clearance made by Paul Caddis.

23:16
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Wade Elliott from the left by-line, save by Jason Steele.

21:34
 

A cross is delivered by Adam Reach.

20:48
 

The official flags Lukas Jutkiewicz offside. Jack Butland restarts play with the free kick.

19:55
 

Scott McDonald has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.

19:13
 

Wes Thomas is caught offside. Free kick taken by Jason Steele.

18:50
 

A cross is delivered by Adam Reach, blocked by Keith Fahey.

18:14
 

Centre by Adam Reach, save by Jack Butland.

16:19
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lukas Jutkiewicz by Paul Robinson. Grant Leadbitter restarts play with the free kick.

14:17
 

Wes Thomas produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the target.

12:57
 

Ravel Morrison has shot on goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

11:26
 

The ball is delivered by Keith Fahey, clearance made by Grant Leadbitter.

10:49
 

Grant Leadbitter challenges Nathan Redmond unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Wade Elliott.

9:16
 

Scott McDonald handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jack Butland.

8:33
 

Corner taken by Grant Leadbitter.

8:16
 

Lukas Jutkiewicz takes a shot. Blocked by Shane Ferguson.

7:07
 

The ball is sent over by Faris Haroun.

5:58
 

Nathan Redmond takes a shot.

3:30
Substitution
 

Paul Robinson concedes a free kick for a foul on Lukas Jutkiewicz. (Birmingham) makes a substitution, with Keith Fahey coming on for Jonathan Spector. Free kick taken by Justin Hoyte.

:6
 

Jonathan Spector fouled by Faris Haroun, the ref awards a free kick. Curtis Davies takes the direct free kick.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Bournemouth 39 42 73
2 Watford 39 32 72
3 Middlesbrough 39 29 72
4 Norwich 39 33 70
5 Derby 39 26 67
6 Ipswich 39 16 67
7 Brentford 39 12 66
8 Wolverhampton 39 11 65
9 Nottm Forest 39 8 57
10 Blackburn 39 1 54

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