• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 09 August 2014
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: The Riverside Stadium
Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough

Ayala 32"

Garcia 65"

2 - 0

Middlesbrough vs Birmingham City


Team Lineups

Middlesbrough

40 Mejias
15 Hines
6 Gibson
4 Ayala32"
3 Friend
18 Whitehead
7 Leadbitter
27 Adomah
10 Tomlin
20 Reach
9 Garcia65"
Substitutes
13 Konstantopoulos
14 Williams
17 Husband
22 Omeruo
24 Nsue
33 Smallwood
30 Fewster

Birmingham City

1 Randolph
2 Eardley
15 Hall
3 Grounds
4 Robinson
22 Shinnie
6 Edgar
8 Gleeson
10 Thomas
12 Novak
33 Gray
Substitutes
5 Gunning
7 Duffy
9 Donaldson
11 Cotterill
21 Doyle
29 Brown
31 Caddis

Possession Stats

45%
55%

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
Middlesbrough
3-1
Birmingham 08-Apr-2014
Birmingham
2-2
Middlesbrough 07-Dec-2013
Middlesbrough
0-1
Birmingham 16-Mar-2013
Birmingham
3-2
Middlesbrough 30-Nov-2012
Birmingham
3-0
Middlesbrough 17-Mar-2012
Middlesbrough
3-1
Birmingham 21-Aug-2011

Live Text Commentary
92:12 +2.12
 

Corner taken by Grant Leadbitter.

90:49 +0.49
 

Emilio Nsue has an effort at goal. Paul Robinson gets a block in.

Full time
 

The final whistle goes and the game is over.

90:22 +0.22
 

The ball is delivered by Jonathan Grounds.

88:56
 

Clearance made by Daniel Ayala.

88:15
 

Clearance made by Jonathan Grounds.

86:57
Substitution
 

Luke Williams comes on in place of Lee Tomlin.

85:47
 

Tomas Mejias takes the free kick.

84:48
 

Lee Novak concedes a free kick for a foul on Daniel Ayala.

84:16
 

Clearance by Grant Hall.

81:59
 

Demarai Gray concedes a free kick for a foul on Dean Whitehead.

79:24
 

David Edgar challenges George Friend unfairly and gives away a free kick.

78:36
 

Foul by Lee Tomlin on Paul Robinson, free kick awarded.

77:56
 

Enrique Garcia has an effort at goal. Darren Randolph makes a save.

77:52
 

A cross is delivered by Adam Reach.

74:57
 

Seb Hines concedes a free kick for a foul on Demarai Gray.

74:22
 

Corner taken by Grant Leadbitter.

72:57
 

Emilio Nsue challenges Mark Duffy unfairly and gives away a free kick.

72:10
 

Enrique Garcia takes a shot.

70:58
 

Paul Robinson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lee Tomlin.

66:35
Substitution
 

Clayton Donaldson on for Wes Thomas.

66:13
Substitution
 

Emilio Nsue on for Albert Adomah.

65:07
Goal
 

Enrique Garcia scores a right footed goal. Middlesbrough 2-0 Birmingham.

65:04
 

Shot by Lee Tomlin. Grant Hall gets a block in.

64:01
 

Enrique Garcia takes a shot. Blocked by David Edgar.

63:36
 

George Friend sends in a cross.

63:03
 

Corner taken by Grant Leadbitter from the right by-line.

62:30
 

Albert Adomah has an effort at goal. A parry by Darren Randolph prevents the goal.

61:50
 

Dean Whitehead manages to make a clearance.

61:38
 

Free kick crossed by Stephen Gleeson.

60:48
 

Daniel Ayala gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mark Duffy.

60:06
 

Clearance by Daniel Ayala.

60:01
 

Darren Randolph takes the free kick.

59:17
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Enrique Garcia on Grant Hall.

56:50
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Grant Leadbitter.

55:45
 

Clearance made by Neal Eardley.

55:21
 

Albert Adomah fouled by Jonathan Grounds, the ref awards a free kick.

54:52
 

Tomas Mejias restarts play with the free kick.

54:38
Substitution
 

Mark Duffy comes on in place of Andrew Shinnie.

53:50
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adam Reach by Neal Eardley.

53:11
 

Clearance by Grant Hall.

52:08
 

Wes Thomas takes a shot and went wide of the right hand post.

47:50 +2.5
 

Darren Randolph takes the free kick.

47:30 +2.3
 

The official flags Enrique Garcia offside.

49:31
 

Foul by Grant Hall on Enrique Garcia, free kick awarded.

49:18
 

Enrique Garcia challenges Darren Randolph unfairly and gives away a free kick.

Half time
 

The ref blows to signal half-time.

46:06
 

Paul Robinson makes a clearance.

45:31 +0.31
 

Unfair challenge on Dean Whitehead by Andrew Shinnie results in a free kick.

45:32
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Darren Randolph by Daniel Ayala.

43:41
 

The referee blows for offside.

43:02
 

Stephen Gleeson has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.

42:07
 

Shot by George Friend went wide right of the post.

40:53
 

Enrique Garcia is flagged offside by the assistant referee.

39:30
 

George Friend takes the free kick.

39:17
 

Demarai Gray gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adam Reach.

38:43
 

Clearance by Grant Hall.

36:04
 

Corner taken by Grant Leadbitter.

34:26
 

Kenneth Omeruo manages to make a clearance.

32:42
Goal
 

Corner taken by Grant Leadbitter. Daniel Ayala grabs a goal with a headed effort. Middlesbrough 1-0 Birmingham.The assist for the goal came from Grant Leadbitter.

32:16
 

Adam Reach produces a cross.

30:48
 

Free kick taken by Tomas Mejias.

30:25
 

Grant Hall concedes a free kick for a foul on Grant Leadbitter.

30:10
 

Header at goal by Lee Novak misses left of the target.

29:45
 

A cross is delivered by Demarai Gray.

28:41
 

Clearance by Neal Eardley.

24:56
 

Jonathan Grounds makes a clearance.

24:23
 

Free kick taken by Darren Randolph.

22:59
 

Paul Robinson manages to make a clearance.

22:58
 

The ball is crossed by Albert Adomah.

19:35
 

Shot by Lee Tomlin. Lee Novak gets a block in.

18:51
 

George Friend fouled by Andrew Shinnie, the ref awards a free kick.

18:11
 

Grant Hall makes a clearance.

18:07
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Adam Reach.

17:43
 

George Friend crosses the ball.

16:44
 

Stephen Gleeson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Albert Adomah.

15:04
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Demarai Gray by Dean Whitehead.

11:56
 

Corner taken by Grant Leadbitter from the right by-line.

10:58
 

Clearance by Neal Eardley.

9:23
 

Unfair challenge on Albert Adomah by Neal Eardley results in a free kick.

7:28
 

Paul Robinson makes a clearance.

7:27
 

Adam Reach delivers the ball.

5:54
 

Jonathan Grounds makes a clearance.

4:38
 

Demarai Gray fouled by George Friend, the ref awards a free kick.

3:56
 

Adam Reach crosses the ball.

3:23
Substitution
 

Ben Gibson leaves the field to be replaced by Kenneth Omeruo.

Kick off
 

The game gets underway.

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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