• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sun 06 February 2011
  • Kick-off: 13:30
  • Venue: Upton Park

West Ham United vs Birmingham City


Team Lineups

West Ham United

1 Green
37 Jacobsen
2 Reid
15 Upson
36 Bridge
32 O'Neil
8 Parker
16 Noble
33 Obinna
30 Piquionne
34 Keane
Substitutes
31 Boffin
9 Cole
14 Kovac
19 Sears
20 Faubert
21 Ba
22 da Costa

Birmingham City

26 Foster
2 Carr
5 Johnson
28 Jiranek
6 Ridgewell
11 Bentley
12 Ferguson
8 Gardner
4 Bowyer
10 Jerome
19 Zigic
Substitutes
13 Doyle
3 Murphy
7 Larsson
9 Phillips
18 Fahey
23 Beausejour
32 Davies

Possession Stats

45%
55%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

West Ham United

L D D D L L L W

Birmingham City

D W L L D L L L
Head to Head
Birmingham
2-2
West Ham 06-Nov-2010
West Ham
2-0
Birmingham 10-Feb-2010
Birmingham
1-0
West Ham 12-Dec-2009
West Ham
1-1
Birmingham 09-Feb-2008
Birmingham
0-1
West Ham 18-Aug-2007
West Ham
3-0
Birmingham 13-Feb-2006

Live Text Commentary
93:15 +3.15
 

Roger Johnson fouled by Manuel da Costa, the ref awards a free kick. Ben Foster takes the free kick.

92:59 +2.59
 

The referee blows for offside. Robert Green takes the free kick.

92:25 +2.25
Yellow card
 

Manuel da Costa receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stephen Carr by Manuel da Costa. Direct free kick taken by Ben Foster.

91:28 +1.28
Yellow card
 

The referee shows Victor Obinna a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Unfair challenge on Barry Ferguson by Victor Obinna results in a free kick. Ben Foster takes the free kick.

90:07 +0.07
 

Shot from just outside the area by Victor Obinna misses to the right of the target.

89:41
 

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

88:29
 

Headed effort from deep inside the area by Manuel da Costa misses to the right of the target.

86:23
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Sebastian Larsson on Wayne Bridge. Lars Jacobsen takes the direct free kick.

85:33
 

Victor Obinna takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster.

84:31
 

Nikola Zigic has an effort at goal. Robert Green makes a save.

83:59
 

Barry Ferguson fouled by Victor Obinna, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Roger Johnson.

82:44
 

Corner taken by Mark Noble.

81:28
 

Gary O'Neil takes a shot. Ben Foster makes a save.

81:08
 

Manuel da Costa takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster.

80:05
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Wayne Bridge.

78:14
 

Foul by Wayne Bridge on Stephen Carr, free kick awarded. Ben Foster takes the direct free kick.

76:25
 

David Bentley challenges Gary O'Neil unfairly and gives away a free kick. The ball is crossed by Wayne Bridge, Shot by Demba Ba from inside the box bounces off the post.

74:56
Substitution
 

Demba Ba comes on in place of Robbie Keane. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Manuel da Costa by Nikola Zigic. Free kick taken by Robert Green.

74:03
 

Nikola Zigic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Winston Reid. Free kick taken by Lars Jacobsen.

73:13
 

The referee books Ben Foster for time wasting.

72:11
 

Carlton Cole is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Ben Foster takes the free kick.

70:00
 

Corner taken right-footed by Sebastian Larsson, clearance by Manuel da Costa.

66:35
 

Sebastian Larsson produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

64:53
Goal
 

Nikola Zigic grabs a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. West Ham 0-1 Birmingham.Foul by Mark Noble on David Bentley, free kick awarded. The assist for the goal came from Sebastian Larsson.

63:36
 

Foul by Manuel da Costa on David Bentley, free kick awarded. Sebastian Larsson takes the direct free kick.

62:28
 

Corner taken right-footed by Sebastian Larsson.

60:58
 

The offside flag is raised against Nikola Zigic. Robert Green takes the free kick.

60:24
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Carlton Cole on Roger Johnson. Direct free kick taken by Roger Johnson.

58:43
Substitution
 

Frederic Piquionne goes off and Carlton Cole comes on. The referee blows for offside against Nikola Zigic. Robert Green takes the indirect free kick.

57:28
 

Outswinging corner taken by Sebastian Larsson from the right by-line played to the near post, Lars Jacobsen manages to make a clearance.

56:16
Substitution
 

Sebastian Larsson is brought on as a substitute for Cameron Jerome. Unfair challenge on Lee Bowyer by Manuel da Costa results in a free kick. David Bentley delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel.

52:44
 

Cameron Jerome concedes a free kick for a foul on Manuel da Costa. Direct free kick taken by Robert Green.

50:37
 

Nikola Zigic produces a header from close range which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

49:20
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Cameron Jerome on Winston Reid. Free kick taken by Robert Green.

48:15
 

Victor Obinna takes a shot. Roger Johnson gets a block in.

46:35
 

Manuel da Costa takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster.

46:01
 

Barry Ferguson challenges Victor Obinna unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mark Noble takes the direct free kick.

45:40 +0.4
 

Shot from inside the area by Robbie Keane clears the bar.

45:12 +0.12
 

Victor Obinna takes a shot. Blocked by Roger Johnson.

45:01
Substitution
 

(West Ham) makes a substitution, with Manuel da Costa coming on for Matthew Upson.

41:25
 

The official flags Robbie Keane offside. Indirect free kick taken by Liam Ridgewell.

40:32
 

Corner taken right-footed by Lee Bowyer.

39:54
 

The referee cautions Mark Noble for unsporting behaviour. David Bentley fouled by Mark Noble, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ben Foster.

38:55
 

Martin Jiranek concedes a free kick for a foul on Frederic Piquionne. Free kick crossed by Mark Noble, clearance by Nikola Zigic.

37:25
 

Cameron Jerome concedes a free kick for a foul on Winston Reid. Free kick taken by Winston Reid.

35:57
 

Headed effort from inside the penalty area by Winston Reid misses to the right of the target.

35:23
 

Corner taken by Mark Noble played to the near post, clearance made by Lee Bowyer.

34:31
 

Headed effort from inside the area by Nikola Zigic misses to the left of the target.

33:30
 

The referee blows for offside. Scott Parker takes the indirect free kick.

31:55
 

Header from deep inside the area by Roger Johnson goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

30:47
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by David Bentley from the right by-line, save made by Robert Green.

30:07
 

Lee Bowyer takes a shot. Robert Green makes a save.

29:10
 

Mark Noble produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty area that goes harmlessly over the target.

28:17
 

A cross is delivered by Gary O'Neil, save by Ben Foster.

27:19
 

Frederic Piquionne gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Liam Ridgewell. Ben Foster takes the direct free kick.

26:37
 

Unfair challenge on Martin Jiranek by Winston Reid results in a free kick. Ben Foster takes the direct free kick.

25:56
 

Mark Noble takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Cameron Jerome.

22:57
 

Mark Noble concedes a free kick for a foul on Craig Gardner. Ben Foster restarts play with the free kick.

20:46
 

Shot from just outside the area by Victor Obinna misses to the right of the target.

19:49
 

Frederic Piquionne takes a shot. Save made by Ben Foster.

18:59
 

Effort on goal by Gary O'Neil from 30 yards. Save made by Ben Foster.

18:09
 

David Bentley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Scott Parker. Mark Noble takes the free kick.

16:46
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Frederic Piquionne on Roger Johnson. Ben Foster takes the free kick.

15:41
 

Frederic Piquionne gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Liam Ridgewell. Ben Foster restarts play with the free kick.

14:34
 

Craig Gardner has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide left of the goal.

13:46
 

Liam Ridgewell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lars Jacobsen. Wayne Bridge takes the free kick.

11:46
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mark Noble on Craig Gardner. Liam Ridgewell takes the free kick.

10:35
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Matthew Upson by David Bentley. Free kick taken by Robert Green.

9:31
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Barry Ferguson by Robbie Keane. Free kick taken by Barry Ferguson.

7:50
 

David Bentley produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the goal.

6:28
 

Unfair challenge on Liam Ridgewell by Frederic Piquionne results in a free kick. Ben Foster takes the free kick.

3:54
 

Roger Johnson concedes a free kick for a foul on Wayne Bridge. Wayne Bridge crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing.

2:36
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Mark Noble, Robbie Keane takes a shot. Blocked by Stephen Carr.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Chelsea 29 36 67
2 Man City 30 34 61
3 Arsenal 30 27 60
4 Man Utd 30 25 59
5 Liverpool 30 12 54
6 Southampton 30 21 53
7 Tottenham Hotspur 30 5 53
8 Swansea 30 -4 43
9 West Ham 30 3 42
10 Stoke 30 -3 42

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