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  • Date:22 Nov 2011
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:St Andrews Stadium
  • Attendance:16,253
  • Beausejour (1) Burke (90)
  • Bartley (48)
Goal!

Live Commentary

94mins

Unfair challenge on Kieran Trippier by Nathan Redmond results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Lee Grant.

93mins

The ball is swung over by Ross Wallace, Stephen Carr manages to make a clearance.

91mins

Chris Burke finds the net with a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Birmingham 2-1 Burnley.The assist for the goal came from David Murphy.

90mins

Stephen Carr gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jay Rodriguez. Free kick taken by Andre Amougou.

87mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Brian Easton on Chris Burke. Caution for Brian Easton. Chris Wood on for Marlon King. Keith Treacy leaves the field to be replaced by Andre Amougou. Free kick crossed right-footed by David Murphy.

86mins

The official flags Nikola Zigic offside. Indirect free kick taken by Lee Grant.

86mins

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Chris Burke, Curtis Davies takes a shot. Michael Duff gets a block in.

85mins

Chris Burke takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, Jay Rodriguez makes a clearance.

85mins

Stephen Carr produces a cross, Keith Treacy manages to make a clearance.

84mins

Keith Treacy takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.

84mins

Marlon King takes a shot. Lee Grant makes a save.

83mins

Jay Rodriguez produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the bar.

81mins

Nathan Redmond takes the inswinging corner, Headed effort from inside the area by Nikola Zigic misses to the right of the target.

81mins

Centre by Chris Burke, Kieran Trippier makes a clearance.

80mins

Corner from the left by-line taken by Nathan Redmond, save made by Lee Grant.

80mins

A cross is delivered by Chris Burke, Michael Duff makes a clearance.

76mins

Nathan Redmond has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box which goes wide left of the goal.

75mins

Foul by Jay Rodriguez on Curtis Davies, free kick awarded. Stephen Carr takes the indirect free kick.

75mins

Centre by Keith Fahey, Header from deep inside the penalty area by Nikola Zigic goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

73mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Nikola Zigic. Lee Grant takes the free kick.

73mins

David Murphy produces a cross, clearance by David Edgar.

72mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nathan Redmond by Kieran Trippier. Chris Burke crosses the ball in from the free kick, Brian Easton makes a clearance.

69mins

Jay Rodriguez is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Nathan Redmond replaces Jean Beausejour. Boaz Myhill restarts play with the free kick.

68mins

Ross Wallace takes a short corner, Nikola Zigic manages to make a clearance.

67mins

Kieran Trippier fouled by David Murphy, the ref awards a free kick. David Murphy goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Free kick crossed left-footed by Ross Wallace, Boaz Myhill makes a save.

66mins

The ball is sent over by Stephen Carr, Michael Duff makes a clearance.

66mins

Chris Burke produces a cross, Michael Duff manages to make a clearance.

65mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marlon King by Michael Duff. David Murphy takes the direct free kick.

64mins

Keith Fahey produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the bar.

61mins

The ball is swung over by Stephen Carr, Effort on goal by Nikola Zigic from just inside the penalty area goes over the target.

59mins

Chris McCann goes off and Dean Marney comes on.

58mins

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Chris Burke from the right by-line, David Edgar makes a clearance. Effort from the edge of the area by Keith Fahey goes wide of the right-hand upright.

57mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Ross Wallace. Indirect free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

56mins

Centre by Chris Burke, clearance made by David Edgar.

53mins

The ball is swung over by David Murphy, save by Lee Grant.

53mins

The official flags Nikola Zigic offside. Indirect free kick taken by Lee Grant.

52mins

Nikola Zigic is caught offside. Lee Grant takes the indirect free kick.

50mins

Foul by Chris McCann on Nikola Zigic, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Jean Beausejour from left channel, clearance made by David Edgar.

49mins

Marvin Bartley scores a goal from just outside the area to the top left corner of the goal. Birmingham 1-1 Burnley.

49mins

Ross Wallace delivers a inswinging corner to short, clearance by Nikola Zigic.

48mins

Foul by Jean Beausejour on Ross Wallace, free kick awarded. Strike on goal comes in from Ross Wallace from the free kick, blocked by Stephen Carr.

48mins

The ball is sent over by Keith Treacy, clearance made by Steven Caldwell.

47mins

Foul by Nikola Zigic on Marvin Bartley, free kick awarded. Kieran Trippier restarts play with the free kick.

44mins

The ball is sent over by Ross Wallace, Stephen Carr makes a clearance.

44mins

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Ross Wallace from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Nikola Zigic.

43mins

The ball is delivered by Kieran Trippier, blocked by David Murphy.

41mins

Chris Burke produces a right-footed shot from outside the box and misses left.

41mins

The referee blows for offside. Boaz Myhill takes the indirect free kick.

39mins

Curtis Davies fouled by Sam Vokes, the ref awards a free kick. Boaz Myhill takes the free kick.

38mins

Nikola Zigic concedes a free kick for a foul on Michael Duff. Indirect free kick taken by Lee Grant.

36mins

Sam Vokes takes a shot. Boaz Myhill makes a save.

35mins

Shot by Marlon King from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

35mins

Kieran Trippier produces a cross.

33mins

Unfair challenge on Jonathan Spector by Marvin Bartley results in a free kick. Chris Burke crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, Lee Grant makes a save.

33mins

The ball is delivered by Chris Burke, Lee Grant makes a save.

30mins

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Jean Beausejour, clearance by David Edgar.

30mins

Jean Beausejour produces a cross, Kieran Trippier gets a block in.

29mins

Handball decision goes against Nikola Zigic. Free kick taken by David Edgar.

28mins

Long range shot by Keith Treacy goes wide right of the target.

26mins

Jay Rodriguez concedes a free kick for a foul on Keith Fahey. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Stephen Carr.

24mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Spector by Marvin Bartley. David Murphy produces a cross, Headed effort on goal by Nikola Zigic from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

24mins

The ball is sent over by David Murphy, David Edgar makes a clearance.

23mins

The ball is swung over by Jean Beausejour, blocked by Kieran Trippier.

20mins

Centre by David Murphy, Lee Grant makes a save.

19mins

Ross Wallace produces a cross.

18mins

Centre by Jean Beausejour.

17mins

Jay Rodriguez is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

17mins

Brian Easton sends in a cross, clearance made by Curtis Davies.

15mins

Keith Treacy has a headed effort at goal from close range which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

14mins

Sam Vokes has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

12mins

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Jean Beausejour from the left by-line, Headed effort from inside the area by Nikola Zigic misses to the right of the goal.

12mins

Centre by Jean Beausejour, clearance made by Michael Duff.

11mins

Marlon King is ruled offside. Free kick taken by David Edgar.

9mins

Chris Burke takes a shot. Lee Grant makes a save.

8mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Brian Easton on Jonathan Spector. Free kick taken by Curtis Davies.

8mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Marlon King. Free kick taken by Lee Grant.

6mins

Marlon King is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Free kick taken by Lee Grant.

2mins

Jean Beausejour grabs a goal from close range high into the middle of the goal. Birmingham 1-0 Burnley.Assist on the goal came from Chris Burke.

Match Preview

Ridgewell ruled out for Clarets clash Birmingham will once again be without Liam Ridgewell as they attempt to extend their unbeaten run at home against Burnley. The defender missed Blues' 1-1 draw with Peterborough at the weekend after picking up a thigh injury and because of his failure to recover, Stephen Carr and David Murphy are likely to retain the full-back berths. Ridgewell will be joined on the sidelines by Morgaro Gomis (groin) and fellow midfielder Jordon Mutch (ankle). Gomis is back in training but the visit of the Clarets comes too soon for him to be involved. Winger Wade Elliott, a substitute against Posh on Saturday, will hope to secure a place in Chris Hughton's starting line-up against his former club. Hughton's side will hope to make up ground on the promotion hopefuls with one of their three games in hand. Ross Wallace faces a late fitness test for Burnley. Scotland winger Wallace was on a run of three goals in as many games before a hamstring problem forced him to miss the weekend defeat to Leeds. On-loan Wolves striker Sam Vokes is poised to make his first start for Eddie Howe's men after Charlie Austin suffered a dislocated shoulder on Saturday. X-rays revealed the former Swindon forward has not suffered a fracture, but he awaits further scans later this week to determine the length of time he faces on the sidelines. Martin Paterson is stepping up his recovery from a thigh injury but the trip to St Andrew's comes too soon for him. Michael Duff returned from two months out with a medial ligament problem against Leeds and is set to continue in defence as the Clarets look to end a run of three consecutive league defeats.

Formation:442Manager: Chris Hughton

Birmingham

Formation: 442Manager: Eddie Howe

Burnley

  • Boaz Myhill
  • Stephen Carr
  • Curtis Davies
  • Steven Caldwell
  • David Murphy
  • Chris Burke
  • Jonathan Spector
  • Keith Fahey
  • Jean Beausejour
  • Nikola Zigic
  • Marlon King
  • SUBS
  • Colin Doyle
  • Pablo Ibanez
  • Wade Elliott
  • Nathan Redmond
  • Chris Wood

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Match Report

Burke sinks Clarets Chris Burke hit a dramatic injury-time winner as Birmingham beat struggling Burnley 2-1 to gain ground on their npower Championship promotion rivals. City, who began the night with three games in hand over most of the teams around them, had led through Jean Beausejour's second-minute strike and would have been winning more comfortably had Marlon King not been guilty of an alarming miss. City looked like being made to pay for their profligacy again as Marvin Bartley's strike early in the second half put Burnley level only for Burke to pop up with an injury-time winner. With less than two minutes gone, Birmingham were ahead. A slick passing move saw striker Nikola Zigic flick the ball through for Burke in a delightful one-two and when Burnley goalkeeper Lee Grant's touch deflected his shot onto the bar, Chile winger Beausejour reacted quickly to slam home the rebound from the left-hand side of the area. Zigic should have done better than head Beausejour's 13th-minute corner wide when well-positioned as the home team kept up the pressure. Keith Treacy's header moments later was not far off target at the other end as Burnley managed a rare foray forward. Zigic again came close with a header when he met David Murphy's 25th-minute free-kick but directed the ball just wide. It would have been 2-0 in the 35th minute had King not produced one of the misses of the season so far. Zigic showed alertness and tenacity to rob David Edgar of the ball and charge forward and when the forward selflessly squared the ball to his strike partner, King somehow sidefooted wide from around eight yards with keeper Grant stranded. Birmingham were made to pay for not taking their chances as Burnley levelled less than four minutes into the second half. Careless play by the home side led to the Clarets winning a corner and when Ross Wallace's ball was not properly cleared, midfielder Bartley steadied himself before rifling in a shot from 20 yards which was deflected beyond Boaz Myhill's reach. Murphy's cross from the left forced Grant to swat the ball away frantically as City looked to reassert themselves, with Keith Fahey's first-time volley not far off target minutes later. Fahey again went close as the home support grew impatient while Murphy was booked for a late challenge on Kieran Trippier. Zigic sent a header looping just over from Stephen Carr's deep cross but Burnley always threatened to land a sucker-punch. King saw a tame effort saved either side of speculative shots by Burnley pair Jay Rodriguez and Treacy. Zigic was then guilty of a glaring miss of his own four minutes from time, heading substitute Nathan Redmond's superb cross down and out rather than into the bottom corner. Some home fans had started filing out of the stadium when Burke hit the winner a minute into added time. Redmond placed the ball perfectly into the path of Murphy and when his teasing low ball left the defence flat-footed, Burke slammed the ball home to secure a dramatic three points.

Form Guide

    WWWDLD
  • Birmingham
  • VS
  • Burnley
  • LWWLLL

Last Meetings

  • Birmingham
  • 1 - 1
  • Burnley
  • 07/02/2009
  • Burnley
  • 1 - 1
  • Birmingham
  • 18/10/2008
  • Birmingham
  • 0 - 1
  • Burnley
  • 07/04/2007
  • Burnley
  • 1 - 2
  • Birmingham
  • 25/11/2006
  • Burnley
  • 0 - 1
  • Birmingham
  • 26/02/2002
  • Birmingham
  • 2 - 3
  • Burnley
  • 18/09/2001

Top Scorers

Birmingham

  • C Wood 8
  • C Burke 4
  • M King 1
  • K Fahey 1
  • N Zigic 1
  • C Davies 1
  • A Rooney 1

Burnley

  • C Austin 8
  • R Wallace 5
  • J Rodriguez 4
  • K Treacy 2
  • C McCann 1
  • M Bartley 1

Goals

Birmingham

    • Total goals 34
    • Goals per game 19
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Burnley

    • Total goals 36
    • Goals per game 21
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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