• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Tue 20 March 2012
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: Fratton Park
Portsmouth

Portsmouth

Maguire 53"

Norris 59"

Etuhu 76"

Futacs 90"

4 - 1

Portsmouth vs Birmingham City


Team Lineups

Portsmouth

1 Ashdown
15 Halford
3 Rocha
5 Pearce
26 Ben-Haim
20 Thorne
19 Norris59"
16 Allan
2 Ward
22 Maguire53"
11 Varney
Substitutes
9 Futacs90"
14 Etuhu76"
17 Harris
25 Mwaruwari
31 Webster

Birmingham City

1 Myhill
6 Ramage
24 Davies
4 Caldwell
3 Murphy
7 Burke
8 N'Daw
11 Townsend
18 Fahey
9 King
19 Zigic6"
Substitutes
13 Doyle
5 Ibanez
14 Gomis
15 Elliott
17 Rooney

Possession Stats

42%
58%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Portsmouth

L D D L W W L L

Birmingham City

W L W D L W W W
Head to Head
Birmingham
1-0
Portsmouth 07-Feb-2012
Birmingham
1-1
Portsmouth 07-Apr-2002
Portsmouth
1-1
Birmingham 30-Oct-2001
Birmingham
0-0
Portsmouth 16-Apr-2001
Portsmouth
1-1
Birmingham 28-Oct-2000
Birmingham
1-0
Portsmouth 07-Mar-2000


Live Text Commentary
95:16 +5.16
 

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

93:38 +3.38
Substitution
 

Ashley Harris on for David Norris.

91:51 +1.51
Goal
 

Marko Futacs grabs a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Portsmouth 4-1 Birmingham.Assist on the goal came from Greg Halford.

88:23
Substitution
 

(Portsmouth) makes a substitution, with Marko Futacs coming on for Chris Maguire.

86:51
Substitution
 

Adam Rooney replaces Nikola Zigic.

85:11
 

Marlon King is caught offside. Tal Ben-Haim takes the indirect free kick.

84:18
 

The ball is swung over by Chris Burke.

82:18
Substitution
 

Keith Fahey goes off and Pablo Ibanez comes on. Outswinging corner taken by Chris Maguire.

81:19
 

The ball is sent over by Kelvin Etuhu, clearance made by Steven Caldwell.

81:14
 

A cross is delivered by Chris Maguire.

78:53
 

Shot from just outside the box by Chris Burke misses to the left of the target.

78:24
 

Chris Maguire crosses the ball, clearance made by Steven Caldwell.

76:56
Goal
 

Goal scored by Kelvin Etuhu from inside the box to the top left corner of the goal. Portsmouth 3-1 Birmingham.Assist on the goal came from Chris Maguire.

76:17
 

The official flags Marlon King offside. Tal Ben-Haim restarts play with the free kick.

75:57
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Chris Maguire. Boaz Myhill takes the free kick.

75:29
 

The official flags Luke Varney offside. Boaz Myhill takes the indirect free kick.

73:38
 

Corner taken right-footed by Chris Maguire from the left by-line, save made by Boaz Myhill.

72:30
Substitution
 

Kelvin Etuhu is brought on as a substitute for Scott Allan.

72:22
 

Centre by Wade Elliott, clearance made by Jason Pearce.

71:15
 

Marlon King takes a shot. Save made by Jamie Ashdown.

70:32
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Greg Halford by Andros Townsend. Free kick taken by Jamie Ashdown.

68:48
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marlon King by Jason Pearce. Andros Townsend has an effort direct from the free kick, blocked by David Norris.

67:29
 

Chris Maguire crosses the ball.

65:50
 

Chris Maguire concedes a free kick for a foul on Keith Fahey. Boaz Myhill takes the free kick.

64:51
Substitution
 

Wade Elliott is brought on as a substitute for Peter Ramage.

64:42
 

Andros Townsend sends in a cross, clearance by Ricardo Rocha.

63:03
 

Corner taken by Andros Townsend played to the near post, clearance made by George Thorne.

62:50
 

Chris Burke crosses the ball, Jason Pearce makes a clearance.

61:45
 

The ball is delivered by Guirane N'Daw, clearance made by Jason Pearce.

61:17
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Luke Varney on Peter Ramage. Peter Ramage restarts play with the free kick.

59:52
Goal
 

David Norris fires in a goal from just inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Portsmouth 2-1 Birmingham.Greg Halford provided the assist for the goal.

59:41
 

Greg Halford delivers the ball, Steven Caldwell makes a clearance.

58:34
Red card
 

Foul by David Murphy on Chris Maguire, free kick awarded. Red card for David Murphy. Free kick taken by Scott Allan.

57:37
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Chris Burke. Free kick taken by Ricardo Rocha.

56:29
 

Ricardo Rocha gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marlon King. Free kick crossed right-footed by Chris Burke, Jamie Ashdown makes a save.

53:21
Goal
 

Goal scored by Chris Maguire from deep inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Portsmouth 1-1 Birmingham.Greg Halford provided the assist for the goal.

51:15
Yellow card
 

Unfair challenge on Luke Varney by Curtis Davies results in a free kick. Curtis Davies shown a yellow card. Greg Halford takes the indirect free kick.

51:00
 

Marlon King takes a shot. Save by Jamie Ashdown.

50:05
 

The ball is swung over by Marlon King, Nikola Zigic has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the target.

46:45 +1.45
 

Effort from outside the penalty box by Andros Townsend goes wide right of the target.

47:53
 

Scott Allan produces a left-footed shot from long range which goes wide right of the goal.

46:22
 

Corner taken right-footed by Chris Burke. Marlon King takes a shot. Save by Jamie Ashdown.

45:54 +0.54
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Maguire on Andros Townsend. Steven Caldwell takes the indirect free kick.

45:16 +0.16
 

Peter Ramage challenges Chris Maguire unfairly and gives away a free kick. Scott Allan restarts play with the free kick.

44:11
 

Scott Allan takes a outswinging corner.

44:06
 

The ball is sent over by Scott Allan, Marlon King gets a block in.

40:41
 

Short corner taken by Luke Varney. The ball is crossed by Tal Ben-Haim, save by Boaz Myhill.

40:29
 

Chris Maguire takes a shot. Save by Boaz Myhill.

37:57
 

Shot from just outside the box by George Thorne goes over the target.

37:09
 

David Murphy concedes a free kick for a foul on Scott Allan. David Murphy goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Scott Allan.

35:00
 

Shot from inside the six-yard box by Luke Varney goes wide right of the target.

34:21
 

Nikola Zigic takes a shot. Save by Jamie Ashdown.

33:48
 

Chris Maguire is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Boaz Myhill takes the free kick.

33:00
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Murphy by Luke Varney. Steven Caldwell takes the free kick.

31:16
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Luke Varney on David Murphy. Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

29:31
 

David Murphy delivers the ball, save by Jamie Ashdown.

24:17
 

The official flags Chris Maguire offside. Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

23:38
 

Unfair challenge on Scott Allan by Guirane N'Daw results in a free kick. Tal Ben-Haim restarts play with the free kick.

21:29
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Scott Allan by Nikola Zigic. Ricardo Rocha takes the indirect free kick.

20:41
 

David Norris is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

19:44
 

Joel Ward takes a shot. Save by Boaz Myhill.

18:55
 

Joel Ward fouled by Marlon King, the ref awards a free kick. Jason Pearce restarts play with the free kick.

17:56
 

Unfair challenge on Andros Townsend by Scott Allan results in a free kick. Chris Burke crosses the ball in from the free kick.

16:34
 

The offside flag is raised against Greg Halford. Boaz Myhill takes the indirect free kick.

14:34
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Curtis Davies by Luke Varney. Boaz Myhill takes the indirect free kick.

12:55
 

Nikola Zigic is ruled offside. Jamie Ashdown restarts play with the free kick.

11:59
 

Chris Burke produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the target.

11:14
 

Unfair challenge on Andros Townsend by Scott Allan results in a free kick. David Murphy takes the indirect free kick.

10:47
 

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

6:59
Goal
 

Nikola Zigic fires in a goal from inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Portsmouth 0-1 Birmingham.The assist for the goal came from Marlon King.

6:04
 

Chris Burke produces a cross, comfortable save by Jamie Ashdown.

5:26
 

Keith Fahey produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the target.

4:44
 

Foul by Ricardo Rocha on Marlon King, free kick awarded. Keith Fahey takes the free kick.

3:55
 

The ball is crossed by Andros Townsend.

3:10
 

The offside flag is raised against Luke Varney. Boaz Myhill takes the indirect free kick.

2:21
 

The referee gives a free kick against Marlon King for handball. Tal Ben-Haim takes the indirect free kick.

1:55
 

The ball is swung over by Chris Burke, save made by Jamie Ashdown.

1:00
 

Centre by David Murphy, Greg Halford makes a clearance.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Bournemouth 46 53 90
2 Watford 46 41 89
3 Norwich 46 40 86
4 Middlesbrough 46 31 85
5 Brentford 46 19 78
6 Ipswich 46 18 78
7 Wolverhampton 46 14 78
8 Derby 46 29 77
9 Blackburn 46 7 67
10 Birmingham 46 -10 63

Full Sky Bet Championship Table