• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sun 28 August 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Vicarage Road Stadium
Watford

Watford

Sordell 79"

Taylor 90"

2 - 2
Birmingham City

Birmingham City

Rooney 38"

Wood 87"

Watford vs Birmingham City


Team Lineups

Watford

1 Loach
3 Dickinson
4 Eustace
5 Taylor90"
6 Mariappa
7 Yeates
11 Forsyth
12 Doyley
32 Hogg
18 Weimann
20 Sordell79"
Substitutes
13 Gilmartin
2 Hodson
9 Deeney
14 Jenkins
21 Mirfin

Birmingham City

1 Myhill
2 Carr
3 Murphy
6 Ridgewell
7 Burke
11 Beausejour
17 Rooney38"
22 Redmond
23 Spector
24 Davies
39 Wood87"
Substitutes
13 Doyle
10 Jerome
18 Fahey
25 Asante
37 Hubbins

Possession Stats

40%
60%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Watford

L D W W W W W D

Birmingham City

L W L D D W W L
Head to Head
Watford
0-1
Birmingham 18-Apr-2009
Birmingham
3-2
Watford 06-Dec-2008
Birmingham
3-2
Watford 23-Feb-2002
Watford
3-3
Birmingham 26-Sep-2001
Birmingham
2-0
Watford 02-Mar-2001
Watford
2-0
Birmingham 01-Oct-2000


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Live Text Commentary
91:43 +1.43
 

Marvin Sordell challenges Jean Beausejour unfairly and gives away a free kick. Liam Ridgewell restarts play with the free kick. The official flags Jean Beausejour offside. Free kick taken by Scott Loach.

90:29 +0.29
Goal
 

Martin Taylor finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Watford 2-2 Birmingham.

89:14
 

Jonathan Spector concedes a free kick for a foul on Lloyd Doyley. Direct free kick taken by Scott Loach.

88:40
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Curtis Davies on Jonathan Hogg. Carl Dickinson restarts play with the free kick.

87:07
Goal
 

Chris Wood scores a goal from inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Watford 1-2 Birmingham.Jean Beausejour provided the assist for the goal.

85:45
 

Chris Burke produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the target.

83:56
 

Inswinging corner taken by Craig Forsyth from the right by-line.

81:40
 

Inswinging corner taken by Jean Beausejour, David Murphy produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand post.

81:05
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jonathan Hogg on Jonathan Spector. David Murphy takes the direct free kick.

79:05
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Marvin Sordell from just outside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Watford 1-1 Birmingham.Andreas Weimann provided the assist for the goal.

78:07
Substitution
 

Adam Rooney leaves the field to be replaced by Cameron Jerome.

75:33
 

Craig Forsyth takes a shot. Save by Boaz Myhill.

72:33
 

Carl Dickinson challenges Chris Burke unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jean Beausejour delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel, save by Scott Loach.

70:58
Substitution
 

Carl Dickinson fouled by Chris Burke, the ref awards a free kick. (Watford) makes a substitution, with Troy Deeney coming on for Mark Yeates. Direct free kick taken by Scott Loach.

69:28
 

Foul by Jean Beausejour on Andreas Weimann, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Adrian Mariappa.

68:11
 

Shot from just outside the box by Stephen Carr goes over the bar.

67:05
 

Craig Forsyth challenges Chris Burke unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jean Beausejour restarts play with the free kick.

66:07
Yellow card
 

Jonathan Hogg shown a yellow card.

58:07
 

Craig Forsyth has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target.

57:21
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Murphy on Marvin Sordell. Direct free kick taken by Scott Loach.

56:15
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Martin Taylor on Adam Rooney. David Murphy restarts play with the free kick.

54:46
 

Andreas Weimann is ruled offside. Boaz Myhill takes the indirect free kick.

53:33
 

John Eustace takes a shot. Save by Boaz Myhill.

51:31
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jonathan Spector on Marvin Sordell. Free kick taken by John Eustace.

50:27
 

Craig Forsyth takes a shot.

46:01
 

The offside flag is raised against Marvin Sordell. Boaz Myhill takes the indirect free kick.

45:33 +0.33
 

Craig Forsyth fouled by Chris Burke, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Carl Dickinson.

45:21
 

Chris Burke has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target.

44:07
 

Craig Forsyth gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Burke. Jean Beausejour has an effort direct from the free kick.

43:15
 

Headed effort from inside the area by Craig Forsyth misses to the left of the goal.

42:13
 

Scott Loach fouled by Chris Wood, the ref awards a free kick. Scott Loach takes the direct free kick.

39:58
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by John Eustace on Jonathan Spector. Direct free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

38:05
Goal
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Jean Beausejour, Goal scored by Adam Rooney from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Watford 0-1 Birmingham.The assist for the goal came from David Murphy.

35:35
 

Shot from deep inside the area by Craig Forsyth clears the crossbar.

32:41
 

Chris Wood concedes a free kick for a foul on Adrian Mariappa. Scott Loach takes the direct free kick.

28:12
 

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Jean Beausejour.

25:59
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Nathan Redmond on John Eustace. Nathan Redmond booked for unsporting behaviour. Scott Loach takes the direct free kick.

24:22
 

Headed effort on goal by Andreas Weimann from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

23:29
 

Jonathan Spector challenges Mark Yeates unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mark Yeates crosses the ball in from the free kick.

22:24
 

Corner taken by Jean Beausejour from the left by-line, Header from close range by Chris Wood clears the bar.

21:31
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Craig Forsyth on Chris Burke. Stephen Carr takes the free kick.

20:02
 

Mark Yeates produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that clears the bar.

19:17
 

Lloyd Doyley challenges Adam Rooney unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

17:50
 

Nathan Redmond produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses left.

17:20
 

Jean Beausejour takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Jonathan Hogg.

12:57
 

Adam Rooney gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on John Eustace. Free kick taken by Scott Loach.

10:25
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Jean Beausejour played to the near post, clearance by John Eustace. Corner taken by Jean Beausejour from the right by-line played to the near post, Andreas Weimann makes a clearance.

4:33
 

John Eustace is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Liam Ridgewell restarts play with the free kick.

1:00
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on John Eustace by Chris Wood. Direct free kick taken by Scott Loach.

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