• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Tue 11 February 2014
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: Vicarage Road Stadium

Watford vs Birmingham City


Team Lineups

Watford

1 Almunia
27 Cassetti
4 Angella
6 Ekstrand
19 Faraoni
28 Tozser
7 Battocchio
8 Merkel
18 Pudil
9 Deeney
11 Forestieri
Substitutes
3 Bellerin
12 Doyley
16 Murray
20 Park
30 Bond
31 Hoban
32 O'Nien

Birmingham City

1 Randolph
31 Caddis
14 Packwood
6 Martin
4 Robinson
36 Huws
10 Howard
7 Burke
24 Adeyemi
35 Rusnak
9 Macheda
Substitutes
11 Lovenkrands
12 Novak
13 Doyle
20 Lee
22 Shinnie
29 Brown
37 Blackett

Possession Stats

44%
56%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Watford

L D W W W W W D

Birmingham City

W W W W D D D W
Head to Head
Birmingham
0-1
Watford 03-Aug-2013
Birmingham
0-4
Watford 16-Feb-2013
Watford
2-0
Birmingham 25-Aug-2012
Birmingham
3-0
Watford 21-Jan-2012
Watford
2-2
Birmingham 28-Aug-2011
Watford
0-1
Birmingham 18-Apr-2009


Live Text Commentary
94:31 +4.31
 

Header by Will Packwood misses right.

93:48 +3.48
 

Fernando Forestieri receives a caution.

93:29 +3.29
 

Handball by Fernando Forestieri.

93:00 +3
 

Daniel Tozser restarts play with the free kick.

92:19 +2.19
 

Paul Robinson challenges Fernando Forestieri unfairly and gives away a free kick.

Full time
 

The referee ends the match.

92:00 +2
 

The ball is crossed by Christopher Burke.

90:57 +0.57
 

A cross is delivered by Paul Caddis.

87:05
 

Marco Cassetti manages to make a clearance.

85:45
 

Hector Bellerin makes a clearance.

84:33
 

Clearance by Marco Cassetti.

83:40
 

Hector Bellerin handles the ball and concedes a free kick.

83:29
 

Christopher Burke produces a cross.

82:45
Substitution
 

(Watford) makes a substitution, with Hector Bellerin coming on for Alexander Merkel.

82:22
 

Free kick crossed by Emyr Huws.

81:08
 

Lee Novak fouled by Lloyd Doyley, the ref awards a free kick.

80:33
 

Gabriele Angella makes a clearance.

78:33
 

Gabriele Angella manages to make a clearance.

77:56
 

Foul by Alexander Merkel on Reece Brown, free kick awarded.

76:35
 

Header at goal by Fernando Forestieri. Blocked by Paul Caddis.

76:30
 

Corner taken by Daniel Tozser from the right by-line.

75:07
 

The ball is swung over by Christopher Burke.

74:48
 

Clearance made by Marco Cassetti.

74:20
Substitution
 

Lee Novak replaces Tom Adeyemi.

74:11
Substitution
 

Peter Lovenkrands comes on in place of Brian Howard.

73:45
 

Header by Marco Faraoni misses to the right of the target.

73:16
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lloyd Doyley by Brian Howard.

72:42
 

Paul Caddis makes a clearance.

72:05
 

Daniel Tozser restarts play with the free kick.

71:53
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Troy Deeney by Aaron Martin.

65:52
 

Clearance by Daniel Tozser.

65:47
 

Free kick taken by Darren Randolph.

64:28
 

Fernando Forestieri gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paul Caddis.

63:04
 

The ball is crossed by Troy Deeney.

63:04
 

Clearance made by Aaron Martin.

62:02
Substitution
 

Sean Murray on for Cristian Battocchio.

61:38
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Fernando Forestieri on Paul Caddis.

59:33
 

Clearance by Will Packwood.

58:53
 

Clearance made by Gabriele Angella.

58:19
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Troy Deeney.

57:48
 

Paul Robinson manages to make a clearance.

57:10
 

The ball is swung over by Paul Caddis.

56:24
 

Manuel Almunia restarts play with the free kick.

55:50
 

The referee blows for offside against Federico Macheda.

53:56
 

Brian Howard takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Manuel Almunia makes a block.

51:58
 

Clearance made by Alexander Merkel.

51:31
 

Clearance by Daniel Pudil.

51:09
 

The referee blows for offside.

50:54
 

Reece Brown takes a shot. Blocked by Lloyd Doyley.

50:37
 

Marco Cassetti challenges Federico Macheda unfairly and gives away a free kick.

49:54
 

Alexander Merkel takes a shot and missed to the right of the net.

49:06
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Emyr Huws.

47:43
 

Marco Cassetti gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Emyr Huws.

47:29
 

Paul Robinson manages to make a clearance.

46:14 +1.14
 

Christopher Burke takes a shot and went wide of the right hand post.

46:18
 

Clearance made by Marco Cassetti.

Half time
 

The referee blows for half time.

45:12
Substitution
 

Reece Brown on for Albert Rusnak.

45:03
 

Clearance made by Will Packwood.

44:01
 

Gabriele Angella makes a clearance.

42:36
 

Gabriele Angella manages to make a clearance.

41:02
 

Alexander Merkel concedes a free kick for a foul on Emyr Huws.

40:55
 

Aaron Martin manages to make a clearance.

37:44
 

Lloyd Doyley takes the free kick.

37:23
 

Foul by Albert Rusnak on Marco Faraoni, free kick awarded.

37:11
 

Marco Faraoni makes a clearance.

36:02
 

Corner taken by Daniel Tozser.

34:51
 

Free kick taken by Manuel Almunia.

34:28
 

Federico Macheda concedes a free kick for a foul on Marco Cassetti.

34:13
 

Clearance made by Lloyd Doyley.

31:56
 

Will Packwood makes a clearance.

31:47
 

Aaron Martin makes a clearance.

28:38
 

The referee blows for offside against Federico Macheda.

27:56
 

Emyr Huws crosses the ball in from the free kick.

27:31
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Federico Macheda by Marco Cassetti.

27:03
 

Clearance by Gabriele Angella.

26:27
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Fernando Forestieri.

24:18
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Daniel Tozser.

23:30
 

Lloyd Doyley makes a clearance.

22:55
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Alexander Merkel on Paul Caddis.

22:36
 

Paul Robinson restarts play with the free kick.

22:30
 

Daniel Tozser gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Brian Howard.

22:07
 

Alexander Merkel concedes a free kick for a foul on Emyr Huws.

21:10
 

Gabriele Angella manages to make a clearance.

18:44
 

Gabriele Angella gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tom Adeyemi.

17:56
Substitution
 

Lloyd Doyley joins the action as a substitute, replacing Joel Ekstrand.

16:50
 

Federico Macheda makes a clearance.

16:47
 

Corner taken by Daniel Tozser from the right by-line.

16:21
 

Marco Faraoni sends in a cross.

15:28
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Albert Rusnak by Cristian Battocchio.

15:12
 

Emyr Huws crosses the ball in from the free kick.

14:17
 

Christopher Burke fouled by Joel Ekstrand, the ref awards a free kick.

13:24
 

Christopher Burke produces a cross.

11:36
 

Cristian Battocchio takes a shot. Tom Adeyemi gets a block in.

11:12
 

Paul Caddis takes a shot and bounced off the bar.

10:02
 

Alexander Merkel has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the target.

9:09
 

Paul Robinson makes a clearance.

8:57
 

Clearance by Christopher Burke.

8:26
 

A cross is delivered by Marco Faraoni.

7:42
 

Will Packwood makes a clearance.

6:43
 

Christopher Burke crosses the ball.

2:26
 

Clearance by Tom Adeyemi.

:36
 

Clearance made by Joel Ekstrand.

Kick off
 

The ref blows the whistle to begin the match.

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

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