• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 23 February 2013
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: London Road Ground

Peterborough United vs Birmingham City


Team Lineups

Peterborough United

1 Olejnik
19 Little
5 Zakuani
6 Bostwick
14 Rowe
44 Mendez-Laing
18 Ferdinand
11 McCann
17 Newell
8 Tomlin
34 Gayle
Substitutes
13 Day
3 Alcock
4 Brisley
7 Swanson
20 Knight-Percival
26 Payne
37 McDonald

Birmingham City

1 Butland
28 Caddis
6 Davies
4 Caldwell
27 Hancox
7 Burke79"
33 Reilly
23 Spector
15 Elliott
11 Lovenkrands
19 Zigic33"
Substitutes
13 Doyle
8 Mullins
10 Ambrose
14 Gomis
20 Thomas
22 Redmond
30 Robinson

Possession Stats

44%
56%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Peterborough United

D D D W D L W L

Birmingham City

W W W W D D D W
Head to Head
Birmingham
1-0
Peterborough 01-Sep-2012
Peterborough
1-1
Birmingham 02-Jan-2012
Birmingham
1-1
Peterborough 19-Nov-2011
Birmingham
0-0
Peterborough 05-Feb-1994
Peterborough
1-0
Birmingham 23-Oct-1993
Peterborough
2-1
Birmingham 09-Mar-1993


Live Text Commentary
93:03 +3.03
 

The offside flag is raised against Dwight Gayle. Jack Butland takes the indirect free kick.

92:54 +2.54
 

The ball is delivered by Lee Tomlin, Curtis Davies manages to make a clearance.

92:32 +2.32
 

Corner taken left-footed by Grant McCann from the left by-line, Curtis Davies manages to make a clearance.

91:43 +1.43
 

Corner taken by Grant McCann, Steven Caldwell manages to make a clearance.

91:09 +1.09
Substitution
 

Nikola Zigic goes off and Hayden Mullins comes on.

89:13
 

Grant McCann takes a shot. Blocked by Curtis Davies. Grant McCann takes a outswinging corner.

87:17
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Bostwick on Wes Thomas. Wade Elliott produces a cross, Wes Thomas takes a shot. Save by Robert Olejnik.

86:22
 

Gabriel Zakuani concedes a free kick for a foul on Wes Thomas. Steven Caldwell takes the direct free kick.

85:25
 

Paul Caddis sends in a cross, blocked by Tommy Rowe. Corner taken by Christopher Burke from the right by-line, Header by Curtis Davies from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

84:29
 

The ball is sent over by Danny Swanson, clearance made by Steven Caldwell. Inswinging corner taken by Grant McCann from the right by-line.

83:38
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Grant McCann by Jonathan Spector. Free kick taken by Grant McCann.

82:47
 

The offside flag is raised against Nikola Zigic. Robert Olejnik restarts play with the free kick.

81:50
 

Nathaniel Mendez-Laing crosses the ball, clearance by Steven Caldwell.

79:21
Goal
 

Goal scored by Christopher Burke from just outside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Peterborough 0-2 Birmingham.

78:18
Substitution
 

Wes Thomas replaces Peter Lovenkrands.

75:27
Substitution
 

Long range effort by Callum Reilly goes harmlessly over the crossbar. Callum Reilly leaves the field to be replaced by Morgaro Gomis.

73:49
 

Callum Reilly challenges Kane Ferdinand unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Danny Swanson, save made by Jack Butland.

72:15
 

Shot by Christopher Burke from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

71:22
 

Nathaniel Mendez-Laing is penalised for a handball. Indirect free kick taken by Jack Butland.

69:13
 

Michael Bostwick concedes a free kick for a foul on Nikola Zigic. Direct free kick taken by Steven Caldwell. Michael Bostwick is given a yellow card.

67:57
 

Mark Little sends in a cross, Lee Tomlin takes a shot. Save made by Jack Butland.

67:46
 

Dwight Gayle sends in a cross, Curtis Davies manages to make a clearance.

66:52
 

Unfair challenge on Mitch Hancox by Mark Little results in a free kick. Wade Elliott crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, save made by Robert Olejnik.

66:38
 

The ball is crossed by Christopher Burke, save made by Robert Olejnik.

65:12
 

Shot from just outside the penalty area by Callum Reilly misses to the left of the target.

64:24
 

Mark Little takes a shot. Blocked by Steven Caldwell.

64:17
 

The ball is swung over by Nathaniel Mendez-Laing, Curtis Davies manages to make a clearance.

63:27
 

The ball is crossed by Tommy Rowe.

62:09
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jonathan Spector on Michael Bostwick. Michael Bostwick restarts play with the free kick.

61:06
 

Jonathan Spector concedes a free kick for a foul on Tommy Rowe. Free kick taken by Lee Tomlin. Michael Bostwick has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide right of the goal.

60:12
Substitution
 

Danny Swanson comes on in place of Joe Newell.

58:55
 

Callum Reilly concedes a free kick for a foul on Mark Little. The referee cautions Callum Reilly for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Michael Bostwick.

58:11
 

Dwight Gayle is caught offside. Free kick taken by Jack Butland.

57:59
 

Peter Lovenkrands is caught offside. Kane Ferdinand takes the indirect free kick.

57:14
 

The referee blows for offside against Dwight Gayle. Free kick taken by Jack Butland.

54:44
 

Dwight Gayle challenges Curtis Davies unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Jack Butland.

52:01
 

A cross is delivered by Nathaniel Mendez-Laing.

51:05
 

Mark Little takes a shot. Steven Caldwell gets a block in. Corner taken by Lee Tomlin played to the near post, Nikola Zigic makes a clearance.

49:16
 

Christopher Burke produces a cross, Peter Lovenkrands has a headed effort at goal from close range which goes wide left of the target.

48:11
 

The ball is swung over by Peter Lovenkrands, Michael Bostwick makes a clearance. Paul Caddis produces a cross, clearance made by Lee Tomlin.

43:49
 

Dwight Gayle challenges Steven Caldwell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Steven Caldwell takes the free kick.

43:00
 

Michael Bostwick takes a shot. Jack Butland makes a comfortable save.

40:34
 

Nathaniel Mendez-Laing fouled by Mitch Hancox, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Grant McCann, Jonathan Spector manages to make a clearance. Michael Bostwick takes a shot. Save by Jack Butland.

39:25
 

Wade Elliott sends in a cross, Shot from close range by Peter Lovenkrands misses to the right of the goal.

38:00
 

Callum Reilly takes a shot.

34:27
Goal
 

Christopher Burke takes a shot. Save made by Robert Olejnik. Goal scored by Nikola Zigic from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Peterborough 0-1 Birmingham.Assist by Christopher Burke.

32:11
 

Peter Lovenkrands takes a shot. Comfortable save by Robert Olejnik.

30:51
 

The ball is delivered by Christopher Burke, Michael Bostwick manages to make a clearance.

30:08
 

Centre by Christopher Burke.

29:48
 

Paul Caddis produces a cross, Michael Bostwick manages to make a clearance.

28:51
 

The ball is crossed by Mitch Hancox, clearance by Michael Bostwick.

28:41
 

Jonathan Spector produces a cross, Michael Bostwick makes a clearance.

28:23
 

A cross is delivered by Peter Lovenkrands.

26:44
 

Kane Ferdinand takes a shot. Save by Jack Butland.

24:00
 

Dwight Gayle delivers the ball, Header from deep inside the penalty area by Kane Ferdinand goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

22:53
 

The referee blows for offside against Peter Lovenkrands. Free kick taken by Robert Olejnik.

21:04
 

A cross is delivered by Christopher Burke, clearance made by Tommy Rowe.

20:13
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Tommy Rowe on Christopher Burke. Wade Elliott restarts play with the free kick.

18:46
 

Tommy Rowe takes a shot. Save by Jack Butland. Lee Tomlin takes a shot. Save by Jack Butland. Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Grant McCann, clearance made by Nikola Zigic.

17:33
 

A cross is delivered by Christopher Burke, save by Robert Olejnik.

16:47
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lee Tomlin on Curtis Davies. Paul Caddis restarts play with the free kick.

16:00
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Tommy Rowe on Jonathan Spector. Jack Butland restarts play with the free kick.

12:57
 

Jonathan Spector crosses the ball.

11:27
 

Nathaniel Mendez-Laing sends in a cross, Steven Caldwell makes a clearance. Grant McCann takes the inswinging corner, Nikola Zigic manages to make a clearance.

10:49
 

Tommy Rowe sends in a cross, Curtis Davies makes a clearance.

10:06
 

Nikola Zigic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Grant McCann. Free kick taken by Robert Olejnik.

8:43
 

Nathaniel Mendez-Laing fouled by Wade Elliott, the ref awards a free kick. Mark Little takes the direct free kick.

8:06
 

Centre by Christopher Burke.

6:00
 

The ball is delivered by Christopher Burke, Nikola Zigic takes a shot. Save by Robert Olejnik.

5:36
 

Paul Caddis crosses the ball.

4:21
 

Kane Ferdinand fouled by Christopher Burke, the ref awards a free kick. Grant McCann takes the free kick.

2:04
 

Lee Tomlin produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the target.

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