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Corner taken right-footed by Grant McCann, clearance by Paul Caddis.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Morgaro Gomis on Lee Frecklington. Grant McCann crosses the ball in from the free kick, Paul Caddis manages to make a clearance.
Unfair challenge on Morgaro Gomis by Lee Tomlin results in a free kick. Free kick taken by David Murphy.
Marlon King takes a shot. Save by Robert Olejnik.
Effort on goal by Marlon King from just inside the area clears the bar.
George Boyd is caught offside. Jack Butland takes the free kick.
Shot from just outside the box by Marlon King goes over the bar.
Danny Swanson goes off and Emile Sinclair comes on.
Inswinging corner taken by Christopher Burke from the right by-line, clearance made by Mark Little.
Peter Lovenkrands goes off and Morgaro Gomis comes on.
Shot from just outside the penalty area by Hayden Mullins misses to the left of the target.
Paul Caddis has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.
Effort from the edge of the area by George Boyd goes wide of the right-hand post.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Craig Alcock on Peter Lovenkrands. Pablo Ibanez takes the free kick.
Headed from the edge of the area by Peter Lovenkrands goes wide of the left-hand post.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Spector by George Boyd. Direct free kick taken by Jonathan Spector.
Foul by Lee Frecklington on Marlon King, free kick awarded. Booking for Lee Frecklington for unsporting behaviour. (Peterborough) makes a substitution, with Craig Alcock coming on for Kgosi Ntlhe. Steven Caldwell restarts play with the free kick.
A cross is delivered by Christopher Burke, clearance by Shaun Brisley.
(Birmingham) makes a substitution, with Nathan Redmond coming on for Wade Elliott.
Inswinging corner taken by Kgosi Ntlhe from the left by-line, clearance by Pablo Ibanez.
Peter Lovenkrands takes a shot. Robert Olejnik makes a save.
Wade Elliott gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on George Boyd. Mark Little takes the free kick.
Marlon King produces a cross.
David Murphy gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mark Little. David Murphy receives a yellow card. Grant McCann restarts play with the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Pablo Ibanez.
The offside flag is raised against Tyrone Barnett. Jack Butland takes the free kick.
Shot on goal by Peter Lovenkrands from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.
Gabriel Zakuani goes off and Lee Frecklington comes on.
Mark Little crosses the ball.
George Boyd is ruled offside. Direct free kick taken by Jack Butland.
The ball is delivered by Christopher Burke.
Paul Caddis gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Bostwick. Paul Caddis goes into the book. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Lee Tomlin. Lee Tomlin takes a shot. Save made by Jack Butland.
Outswinging corner taken by Grant McCann from the right by-line, clearance by Christopher Burke. Lee Tomlin takes a shot.
Christopher Burke takes a shot. Mark Little gets a block in.
Caution for Peter Lovenkrands.
George Boyd has shot on goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Shot from just outside the penalty area by Paul Caddis misses to the left of the target.
Jonathan Spector challenges George Boyd unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Mark Little.
The ball is delivered by Wade Elliott. Robert Olejnik concedes an own goal. Birmingham 1-0 Peterborough.Wade Elliott provided the assist for the goal.
Foul by Tyrone Barnett on Wade Elliott, free kick awarded. Wade Elliott takes the direct free kick.
Peter Lovenkrands is ruled offside. Shaun Brisley restarts play with the free kick.
Tyrone Barnett fouled by Steven Caldwell, the ref awards a free kick. Mark Little restarts play with the free kick.
Outswinging corner taken by Grant McCann from the left by-line, Header from deep inside the area by Tyrone Barnett goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
David Murphy sends in a cross.
Effort on goal by David Murphy from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.
Tyrone Barnett is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Pablo Ibanez takes the indirect free kick.
Michael Bostwick takes a shot.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Tyrone Barnett on Steven Caldwell. Steven Caldwell takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Kgosi Ntlhe on Marlon King. Christopher Burke crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing.
Peter Lovenkrands concedes a free kick for a foul on Gabriel Zakuani. Grant McCann takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on George Boyd by Paul Caddis. Free kick taken by Lee Tomlin.
The ball is swung over by Marlon King, Headed effort from inside the area by Hayden Mullins misses to the left of the target.
Centre by Paul Caddis, clearance made by Mark Little.
Centre by Paul Caddis, clearance by Mark Little.
Birmingham hope to see the return of full-backs Stephen Carr and David Murphy against Peterborough but fellow defender Curtis Davies will be assessed.
Captain Carr (thigh) is yet to feature this season while Murphy (knee) has been sidelined for the last 10 days, but their prospective inclusions this weekend will provide a huge boost to under-pressure boss Lee Clark.
Centre-back Davies hobbled out of Blues' midweek Capital One Cup defeat at Coventry nursing an ankle injury and should he not make it then Pablo Ibanez will step in alongside Steven Caldwell.
With Keith Fahey (groin) still absent, Jonathan Spector is expected to push into central midfield.
Peter Lovenkrands' goal on Tuesday means he will likely compete with Nikola Zigic to determine who lines up with Marlon King in attack, as Blues go in search of their first three points of the season in what Clark has labelled a must-win clash.
Captain Gaby Zakuani will return to the Peterborough starting line-up.
Zakuani was one of three players rested for the Capital One Cup defeat to Reading on Tuesday night, along with right-back Craig Alcock and midfielder Lee Frecklington.
It remains to be seen whether Shaun Brisley will be able to partner Zakuani at the heart of the defence after injury forced him off at the Madejski Stadium.
Posh boss Darren Ferguson said: "We asked Shaun what was wrong. He said he wanted to stay on then he wanted to come off. It was an injury, but I didn't ask him about it straight after the match."
Tyrone Barnett will continue to be monitored. The striker has yet to feature this season because of a hamstring problem.
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