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  • Date:29 Dec 2013
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Ewood Park
  • Attendance:14,344
  • Rhodes (71)
  • Novak (11) Novak (17)
    Burke (35)
Goal!

Live Commentary

The referee blows for the end of the match.

93:40 +3.40

Clearance by Paul Caddis.

93:29 +3.29

Corner from the left by-line taken by Tom Cairney.

93:23 +3.23

Shot by Chris Taylor. Kyle Bartley gets a block in.

92:18 +2.18

Corner taken by Tom Cairney.

92:04 +2.04

Alan Judge takes a shot. Nikola Zigic gets a block in.

91:46 +1.46

Free kick crossed by Tom Cairney.

91:15 +1.15

Unfair challenge on Alan Judge by Shane Ferguson results in a free kick.

90:10 +0.10

Jason Lowe booked for unsporting behaviour.

89:46

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Shane Ferguson by Jason Lowe.

89:41

Clearance made by Shane Ferguson.

89:18

Paul Robinson makes a clearance.

87:57

Christopher Burke goes off and Peter Lovenkrands comes on.

87:38

(Blackburn) makes a substitution, with Chris Taylor coming on for Ben Marshall.

87:28

Nikola Zigic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Scott Dann.

87:01

Header at goal by Jordan Rhodes misses left of the target.

85:30

The ball is swung over by Alan Judge.

84:58

Clearance by Adam Henley.

84:20

Unfair challenge on Tom Cairney by Olly Lee results in a free kick.

83:12

Olly Lee crosses the ball in from the free kick.

82:26

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Christopher Burke by Grant Hanley.

81:26

Christopher Burke sends in a cross.

81:23

Scott Dann makes a clearance.

80:34

Callum Reilly fouled by Jason Lowe, the ref awards a free kick.

79:24

Paul Caddis manages to make a clearance.

78:02

Adam Henley makes a clearance.

77:06

Clearance made by Grant Hanley.

75:57

Shane Ferguson replaces Andrew Shinnie.

75:10

Alan Judge shoots direct from the free kick and goes right of the target.

74:08

Foul by Kyle Bartley on Ben Marshall, free kick awarded.

72:42

The ball is swung over by Ben Marshall.

71:42

Jordan Rhodes grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Blackburn 2-3 Birmingham.Scott Dann provided the assist for the goal.

70:14

Headed chance falls to Grant Hanley. Darren Randolph makes a block.

70:00

Kyle Bartley manages to make a clearance.

68:54

Christopher Burke takes a shot and missed to the left of the net.

67:42

Alan Judge delivers the ball.

66:18

Nikola Zigic concedes a free kick for a foul on Adam Henley.

65:59

Alan Judge replaces Ruben Rochina.

64:16

Kyle Bartley manages to make a clearance.

63:06

Lee Novak has an effort at goal. Grant Hanley gets a block in.

61:34

Clearance made by Dan Burn.

61:17

Clearance made by Paul Robinson.

59:57

Lee Novak crosses the ball.

57:25

Clearance by Kyle Bartley.

55:48

Adam Henley manages to make a clearance.

51:50

Shot by Tom Cairney went harmlessly over the bar.

49:53

Lee Novak concedes a free kick for a foul on Ruben Rochina.

49:37

Header by Grant Hanley misses to the right of the target.

49:30

Corner taken by Tom Cairney.

49:09

Clearance by Dan Burn.

46:32

Christopher Burke has an effort at goal. Blocked by Jason Lowe.

The referee blows the whistle to start the second half.

The whistle is blown to end the first half.

46:17 +1.17

Clearance by Dan Burn.

46:03

Corner from the right by-line taken by Ruben Rochina.

45:43

The ball is sent over by Ben Marshall.

45:21 +0.21

Corner taken by Ben Marshall.

45:01

Rudy Gestede joins the action as a substitute, replacing Lee Williamson.

44:57

Ben Marshall has an effort at goal. Callum Reilly gets a block in.

42:56

Clearance made by Andrew Shinnie.

41:54

Ben Marshall takes a shot. Darren Randolph catches the ball.

40:38

The assistant referee signals for offside against Nikola Zigic.

40:37

Lee Williamson shown a yellow card.

40:05

Header at goal by Dan Burn. Simon Eastwood safely holds on.

39:57

Corner from the right by-line taken by Olly Lee.

38:59

Adam Henley makes a clearance.

37:56

Christopher Burke takes the chance to get an effort at goal. A parry by Simon Eastwood prevents the goal.

35:38

Christopher Burke scores with a right foot finish. Blackburn 0-3 Birmingham.

35:38

Simon Eastwood makes a clearance.

34:34

Booking for Lee Novak for unsporting behaviour.

34:20

Lee Novak challenges Tom Cairney unfairly and gives away a free kick.

33:31

Callum Reilly on for Tom Adeyemi.

32:57

Scott Dann delivers the ball.

30:38

The ball is delivered by Tom Cairney.

28:28

Unfair challenge on Adam Henley by Lee Novak results in a free kick.

27:20

Jordan Rhodes takes a shot and struck the post.

25:27

Corner taken by Olly Lee from the left by-line.

24:44

Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

24:15

Grant Hanley concedes a free kick for a foul on Andrew Shinnie.

23:20

Christopher Burke manages to make a clearance.

21:54

Kyle Bartley makes a clearance.

20:33

Ruben Rochina takes a strike on goal from the free kick which goes harmlessly over the bar.

19:40

Free kick awarded for a foul by Olly Lee on Lee Williamson.

19:22

Shot by Ben Marshall. Dan Burn gets a block in.

18:59

Ben Marshall sends in a cross.

17:49

Lee Novak scores a right footed goal. Blackburn 0-2 Birmingham.

16:54

Kyle Bartley makes a clearance.

15:23

The ball is swung over by Lee Williamson.

14:51

Clearance by Dan Burn.

14:02

Ruben Rochina takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Darren Randolph makes a block.

11:26

Lee Novak grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Blackburn 0-1 Birmingham.Assist by Dan Burn.

10:54

Corner taken by Olly Lee from the right by-line.

10:19

The ball is sent over by Andrew Shinnie.

7:52

Ben Marshall shoots direct from the free kick and goes left of the target.

7:08

Foul by Olly Lee on Jordan Rhodes, free kick awarded.

6:25

Shot by Tom Cairney. Blocked by Dan Burn.

6:03

The ball is delivered by Christopher Burke.

5:36

Scott Dann makes a clearance.

5:11

Clearance made by Adam Henley.

3:41

Ruben Rochina takes a shot and went wide left of the net.

2:44

Header by Grant Hanley misses to the right of the target.

2:39

Corner from the left by-line taken by Tom Cairney.

1:16

Tommy Spurr manages to make a clearance.

0:14

Kyle Bartley manages to make a clearance.

The game gets underway.

Match Preview

King set for Rovers return Blackburn boss Gary Bowyer could hand a start to Josh King when Rovers host Birmingham at Ewood Park. The Norwegian international recovered from a dead leg in time to come off the bench at half-time during the goalless draw with Sheffield Wednesday on Boxing Day and is expected to reclaim his starting birth in place of Chris Taylor. Goalkeeper Paul Robinson has stepped up his recovery from a long-term back injury but is unlikely to feature just yet. Both Corry Evans and Dickson Etuhu are doubts with respective ankle injuries and Bowyer will need assess the duo before deciding on their availability, although it is unlikely either will feature. Striker Jesse Lingard starts a three-match suspension for Birmingham. The Manchester United loanee saw red in the goalless draw at Wigan on Boxing Day and could now have potentially played his last game for Blues with his current agreement set to expire on New Year's Day. Boss Lee Clark is keen to extend Lingard's stay at the midlands club, however it remains to be seen if a deal can be agreed with David Moyes. Birmingham boast no fresh injury concerns but Clark has vowed to make changes to cope with the hectic festive fixture schedule.

Formation:4411Manager: Gary Bowyer

Blackburn

Formation: 4231Manager: Lee Clark

Birmingham

  • Simon Eastwood
  • Adam Henley
  • Scott Dann
  • Grant Hanley
  • Tommy Spurr
  • Tom Cairney
  • Jason Lowe
  • Lee Williamson
  • Ben Marshall
  • Ruben Rochina
  • Jordan Rhodes
  • SUBS
  • Matthew Kilgallon
  • DJ Campbell
  • Markus Olsson
  • Chris Taylor
  • Alan Judge
  • Jake Kean
  • Rudy Gestede

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Match Report

Form Guide

    WLDWWD
  • Blackburn
  • VS
  • Birmingham
  • WDDWDD

Last Meetings

  • Birmingham
  • 1 - 1
  • Blackburn
  • 04/05/2013
  • Blackburn
  • 1 - 1
  • Birmingham
  • 10/11/2012
  • Birmingham
  • 0 - 2
  • Blackburn
  • 14/03/2001
  • Blackburn
  • 2 - 1
  • Birmingham
  • 26/12/2000
  • Blackburn
  • 1 - 0
  • Birmingham
  • 22/03/2000
  • Birmingham
  • 1 - 0
  • Blackburn
  • 15/02/2000

Top Scorers

Blackburn

  • J Rhodes 10
  • D Dunn 2
  • L Best 2
  • T Spurr 2
  • C Evans 1
  • J Lowe 1
  • J King 1
  • T Cairney 1
  • B Marshall 1
  • T Kane 1

Birmingham

  • J Lingard 6
  • N Zigic 4
  • K Bartley 3
  • D Murphy 2
  • C Burke 2
  • L Novak 2
  • M Green 1
  • A Shinnie 1
  • P Caddis 1
  • T Adeyemi 1

Goals

Blackburn

    • Total goals 49
    • Goals per game 25
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 7 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Birmingham

    • Total goals 50
    • Goals per game 26
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 6 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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