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  • Date:14 Apr 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:St Andrews Stadium
  • Attendance:23,230
  • King (43) Zigic (60)
  • Pearson (20) Stead (32)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93:44 +3.44

Jordon Mutch takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Stephen Pearson.

93:39 +3.39

Chris Burke crosses the ball, Louis Carey makes a clearance.

91:31 +1.31

The ball is delivered by Liam Fontaine, Steven Caldwell makes a clearance.

89:54

Nikola Zigic goes off and Erik Huseklepp comes on. Neil Kilkenny on for Martyn Woolford.

89:09

Inswinging corner taken by Martyn Woolford from the left by-line, save by Colin Doyle.

88:41

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Martyn Woolford, Curtis Davies manages to make a clearance.

86:48

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Hogan Ephraim by Steven Caldwell. Louis Carey takes the direct free kick.

86:34

Peter Ramage sends in a cross, Dean Gerken makes a save.

86:02

Peter Ramage sends in a cross, Louis Carey manages to make a clearance.

85:09

Free kick awarded for a foul by Nikola Zigic on Andre Amougou. Free kick taken by Andre Amougou.

85:01

A cross is delivered by Albert Adomah, clearance by Peter Ramage.

83:26

The referee blows for offside against Chris Wood. Colin Doyle restarts play with the free kick.

82:35

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Liam Fontaine by Nikola Zigic. Liam Fontaine takes the free kick.

77:54

Hogan Ephraim joins the action as a substitute, replacing Kalifa Cisse.

74:40

Unfair challenge on Kalifa Cisse by David Murphy results in a free kick. The referee shows David Murphy a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Andros Townsend leaves the field to be replaced by Nathan Redmond. Direct free kick taken by Louis Carey.

73:25

Albert Adomah challenges Curtis Davies unfairly and gives away a free kick. Steven Caldwell takes the free kick.

72:13

Albert Adomah comes on in place of Jon Stead.

70:37

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jordon Mutch on Stephen Pearson. Booking for Jordon Mutch for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Louis Carey.

69:34

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Andros Townsend, Steven Caldwell has a header from close range and clears the crossbar.

69:25

The ball is delivered by David Murphy.

68:13

Shot from long range by Richard Foster goes wide of the left-hand upright.

65:13

Jordon Mutch takes the inswinging corner, David Murphy has a header from deep inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.

64:21

Chris Burke crosses the ball, Andros Townsend takes a shot. Blocked by Kalifa Cisse.

63:47

David Murphy produces a cross, clearance by Louis Carey.

63:27

Nikola Zigic delivers the ball, Richard Foster manages to make a clearance.

60:50

Nikola Zigic fires in a goal from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Birmingham 2-2 Bristol City.The assist for the goal came from Chris Burke.

57:18

A cross is delivered by Richard Foster, Martyn Woolford takes a shot. Colin Doyle makes a save.

56:20

The referee blows for offside against Chris Wood. Free kick taken by Steven Caldwell.

53:21

The ball is delivered by Chris Burke, Andre Amougou manages to make a clearance.

49:25

Peter Ramage produces a cross, Martyn Woolford makes a clearance.

48:55

The ball is sent over by Peter Ramage, Louis Carey makes a clearance.

48:40

Centre by Andros Townsend, Liam Fontaine makes a clearance.

47:39

Marlon King is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Dean Gerken takes the free kick.

46:46 +1.46

Jordon Mutch takes the inswinging corner, Jon Stead manages to make a clearance.

46:27

Corner taken by Martyn Woolford from the left by-line, Effort from inside the area by Jon Stead misses to the right of the goal.

46:21

Martyn Woolford sends in a cross, clearance made by Peter Ramage.

46:14 +1.14

Chris Wood is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Colin Doyle takes the direct free kick.

45:34 +0.34

The referee penalises Nikola Zigic for handball. Andre Amougou restarts play with the free kick.

45:19 +0.19

The ball is sent over by Martyn Woolford, Colin Doyle makes a comfortable save.

45:13

Nikola Zigic is penalised for a handball. Dean Gerken takes the indirect free kick.

43:03

Goal scored by Marlon King from inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Birmingham 1-2 Bristol City.Assist by Jordon Mutch.

42:41

Chris Burke delivers the ball, clearance by Richard Foster.

41:30

Kalifa Cisse challenges Chris Burke unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jordon Mutch restarts play with the free kick.

40:51

Chris Burke takes a shot. Save made by Dean Gerken.

37:39

The referee blows for offside. Curtis Davies restarts play with the free kick.

37:05

Kalifa Cisse gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andros Townsend. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Andros Townsend from left channel.

36:36

Martyn Woolford takes a shot. Save by Colin Doyle.

34:37

Unfair challenge on Marlon King by Liam Fontaine results in a free kick. (Birmingham) makes a substitution, with Morgaro Gomis coming on for Keith Fahey. Free kick crossed right-footed by Andros Townsend, clearance made by Louis Carey.

32:27

Jon Stead grabs a goal from inside the box to the top left corner of the goal. Birmingham 0-2 Bristol City.Assist on the goal came from Kalifa Cisse.

29:08

Steven Caldwell fouled by Chris Wood, the ref awards a free kick. Steven Caldwell takes the direct free kick.

28:25

Richard Foster sends in a cross, Colin Doyle makes a save.

26:40

Nikola Zigic sends in a cross, clearance made by Richard Foster.

25:58

Effort by Andros Townsend from a long way out goes over the target.

25:27

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Martyn Woolford, clearance by Curtis Davies.

20:18

Stephen Pearson grabs a goal from just outside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Birmingham 0-1 Bristol City.Assist by Martyn Woolford.

19:12

The offside flag is raised against Jon Stead. Free kick taken by Colin Doyle.

17:24

Shot from outside the box by Andros Townsend misses to the left of the goal.

16:44

A cross is delivered by Andros Townsend, save by Dean Gerken.

13:39

A cross is delivered by Chris Burke, save by Dean Gerken.

11:28

Nikola Zigic takes a shot. Save made by Dean Gerken.

10:00

Andros Townsend concedes a free kick for a foul on Kalifa Cisse. Free kick taken by Andre Amougou.

9:15

Chris Burke crosses the ball, clearance made by Andre Amougou.

8:53

Martyn Woolford takes a shot. Curtis Davies gets a block in.

7:52

Andros Townsend delivers the ball.

5:57

Marlon King challenges Louis Carey unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Dean Gerken.

Match Preview

N'Daw blow for Blues Birmingham will be without key midfielder Guirane N'Daw for the visit of lowly Bristol City. The in-form no-nonsense midfielder was forced off in Easter Monday's thrilling 3-3 draw at West Ham nursing a hamstring strain, with scans yet to confirm how long he faces on the sidelines. Jonathan Spector (thigh) is not quite ready while Stephen Carr (knee) is battling to play again before the end of the season, but fellow defender Pablo Ibanez is expected to be back in contention against the Robins after his hamstring injury. Andros Townsend is likely to replace N'Daw in a reshuffled midfield although manager Chris Hughton could opt to recall Nikola Zigic in attack and drop Wade Elliott, who played behind Marlon King against the Hammers, back into midfield. Bristol City will be without suspended striker Brett Pitman. Pitman was dismissed for a foul on Coventry's Jordan Clarke during the Robins' crucial 3-1 victory over the Sky Blues on Easter Monday and serves the first game of a three-match ban for the visit to St Andrew's. City boss Derek McInnes will be hoping his side move further clear of the relegation zone with a third consecutive victory, but they will have to do so without a number of first-teamers. Lewin Nyatanga is struggling with an ankle problem and James Wilson has been ruled out for the season with his own ankle knock. Midfielder Marvin Elliott (Achilles) and striker David Clarkson (ankle) will also remain sidelined for the remainder of the campaign.

Formation:442Manager: Chris Hughton

Birmingham

Formation: 442Manager: Derek McInnes

Bristol City

  • Colin Doyle
  • Peter Ramage
  • Steven Caldwell
  • Curtis Davies
  • David Murphy
  • Chris Burke
  • Jordon Mutch
  • Keith Fahey
  • Andros Townsend
  • Nikola Zigic
  • Marlon King
  • SUBS
  • Pablo Ibanez
  • Erik Huseklepp
  • Morgaro Gomis
  • Wade Elliott
  • Nathan Redmond

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Match Report

Form Guide

    LDWWWD
  • Birmingham
  • VS
  • Bristol City
  • DLDDWW

Last Meetings

  • Bristol City
  • 0 - 2
  • Birmingham
  • 23/10/2011
  • Birmingham
  • 1 - 0
  • Bristol City
  • 04/03/2009
  • Bristol City
  • 1 - 2
  • Birmingham
  • 16/09/2008
  • Bristol City
  • 1 - 2
  • Birmingham
  • 24/04/1999
  • Birmingham
  • 4 - 2
  • Bristol City
  • 28/11/1998
  • Birmingham
  • 2 - 2
  • Bristol City
  • 16/04/1994

Top Scorers

Birmingham

  • M King 13
  • C Burke 12
  • N Zigic 10
  • C Davies 5
  • K Fahey 4
  • D Murphy 4
  • N Redmond 4
  • E Huseklepp 2
  • A Rooney 2
  • J Mutch 2

Bristol City

  • B Pitman 7
  • A Adomah 5
  • J Stead 4
  • S Pearson 2
  • M Elliott 2
  • K Cisse 2
  • C Wood 2
  • N Kilkenny 1
  • H Ephraim 1
  • M Woolford 1
  • Y Bolasie 1

Goals

Birmingham

    • Total goals 119
    • Goals per game 72
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 8 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 8 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 7 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 7 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) 9 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 8 (For) 8 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 19 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Bristol City

    • Total goals 85
    • Goals per game 38
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 8 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 10 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) 11 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 8 (For) 14 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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