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  • Date:27 Nov 2012
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Bloomfield Road
  • Attendance:13,111
  • Ince (16)
  • Davies (47)
Goal!

Live Commentary

95mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Wes Thomas on Curtis Davies. Direct free kick taken by Jack Butland.

94mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Wade Elliott. Matt Gilks takes the indirect free kick.

93mins

Wes Thomas takes a shot. Save by Jack Butland.

90mins

Nouha Dicko takes a shot. Paul Robinson gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken by Tiago Gomes.

90mins

Nikola Zigic is brought on as a substitute for Marlon King.

88mins

Foul by Tiago Gomes on Paul Caddis, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Jack Butland.

86mins

The referee gives a free kick against Chris Basham for handball. Indirect free kick taken by Jack Butland.

84mins

The offside flag is raised against Curtis Davies. Matt Gilks takes the free kick.

83mins

Foul by Chris Basham on Ravel Morrison, free kick awarded. Caution for Chris Basham. Direct free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

81mins

Nouha Dicko is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Jack Butland.

79mins

Nouha Dicko on for Kevin Phillips.

78mins

The ball is swung over by Stephen Crainey, Paul Robinson manages to make a clearance. Thomas Ince takes a shot. Blocked by Ravel Morrison. Unfair challenge on Thomas Ince by Papa Bouba Diop results in a free kick. Caution for Papa Bouba Diop. Stephen Crainey restarts play with the free kick.

76mins

Papa Bouba Diop joins the action as a substitute, replacing Hayden Mullins.

74mins

Christopher Burke is brought on as a substitute for Peter Lovenkrands.

73mins

The ball is delivered by Wade Elliott, Alex Baptiste makes a clearance.

72mins

Wes Thomas comes on in place of Isaiah Osbourne.

72mins

Shot by Thomas Ince from outside the box goes high over the crossbar.

69mins

Nathan Delfouneso crosses the ball.

67mins

Marlon King is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Matt Gilks takes the indirect free kick.

61mins

Paul Caddis gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stephen Crainey. Craig Cathcart takes the direct free kick.

60mins

A cross is delivered by Jonathan Spector, clearance by Alex Baptiste.

59mins

The ball is sent over by Wade Elliott, Peter Lovenkrands takes a shot. Effort from deep inside the area by Wade Elliott misses to the left of the target.

58mins

Corner taken by Tiago Gomes played to the near post, clearance made by Wade Elliott.

58mins

The ball is sent over by Kirk Broadfoot, blocked by Paul Robinson.

56mins

The referee blows for offside against Ravel Morrison. Matt Gilks restarts play with the free kick.

56mins

Curtis Davies challenges Matt Gilks unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Matt Gilks.

55mins

Handball by Kevin Phillips. Free kick taken by Hayden Mullins.

54mins

Corner from the left by-line taken by Tiago Gomes, Kevin Phillips has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

54mins

Paul Caddis produces a cross, Kirk Broadfoot makes a clearance.

53mins

Craig Cathcart gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ravel Morrison. Peter Lovenkrands takes the direct free kick.

52mins

Tiago Gomes crosses the ball.

52mins

The ball is sent over by Nathan Delfouneso, blocked by Jonathan Spector.

50mins

Jonathan Spector concedes a free kick for a foul on Tiago Gomes. Alex Baptiste takes the direct free kick.

47mins

Peter Lovenkrands produces a cross, Craig Cathcart gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Wade Elliott from the left by-line, Curtis Davies finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Blackpool 1-1 Birmingham.Wade Elliott provided the assist for the goal.

47mins

Hayden Mullins fouled by Tiago Gomes, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Jack Butland.

46mins

Chris Basham challenges Wade Elliott unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jack Butland restarts play with the free kick.

44mins

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Matt Gilks.

44mins

Pablo Ibanez challenges Kirk Broadfoot unfairly and gives away a free kick. Matt Gilks takes the free kick.

43mins

The ball is crossed by Jonathan Spector, save by Matt Gilks. Wade Elliott takes the outswinging corner, clearance by Kirk Broadfoot.

42mins

Marlon King crosses the ball, Matt Gilks makes a save.

42mins

Effort from 18 yards by Jonathan Spector.

42mins

The ball is delivered by Marlon King, Chris Basham makes a clearance.

40mins

Corner taken by Thomas Ince from the right by-line, save made by Jack Butland.

39mins

The official flags Peter Lovenkrands offside. Matt Gilks takes the free kick.

38mins

Shot from 25 yards from Isaiah Osbourne. Save by Jack Butland.

36mins

The offside flag is raised against Ravel Morrison. Matt Gilks takes the direct free kick.

33mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Robinson on Thomas Ince. Kevin Phillips restarts play with the free kick.

29mins

Inswinging corner taken by Thomas Ince, Foul by Isaiah Osbourne on Jonathan Spector, free kick awarded. Jack Butland restarts play with the free kick.

28mins

Jonathan Spector concedes a free kick for a foul on Isaiah Osbourne. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Stephen Crainey, Curtis Davies manages to make a clearance.

27mins

Centre by Paul Caddis, save by Matt Gilks.

27mins

Paul Caddis fouled by Tiago Gomes, the ref awards a free kick. Jack Butland restarts play with the free kick.

26mins

The referee blows for offside against Marlon King. Free kick taken by Matt Gilks.

25mins

Kevin Phillips is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Jack Butland.

24mins

Thomas Ince is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Jack Butland.

24mins

Corner taken by Thomas Ince from the right by-line, Wade Elliott makes a clearance.

23mins

Nathan Delfouneso takes a shot. Save by Jack Butland.

21mins

Unfair challenge on Hayden Mullins by Tiago Gomes results in a free kick. Hayden Mullins takes the direct free kick.

20mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Marlon King. Craig Cathcart restarts play with the free kick.

16mins

Kirk Broadfoot delivers the ball, clearance by Curtis Davies. A goal is scored by Thomas Ince from just inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Blackpool 1-0 Birmingham.

14mins

Corner taken right-footed by Wade Elliott, clearance by Nathan Delfouneso.

14mins

Paul Caddis crosses the ball, Craig Cathcart makes a clearance.

10mins

The ball is delivered by Stephen Crainey, clearance made by Jonathan Spector. Corner taken left-footed by Thomas Ince to the near post, Paul Robinson makes a clearance.

7mins

The referee blows for offside against Marlon King. Alex Baptiste takes the direct free kick.

Match Preview

Evatt blow for Seasiders Ian Evatt has been ruled out of Blackpool's game with Birmingham at Bloomfield Road with a knee injury. Seasiders manager Michael Appleton has confirmed the 31-year-old central defender will face up to four weeks on the sidelines after a scan revealed internal bruising on a bone in his knee. Evatt joins Matt Phillips (toe) and Gary Taylor-Fletcher (hamstring) on the sidelines, with all three players not expected to make a return to first-team action until the Christmas period. Appleton made two early changes in the 2-2 draw against Watford on Saturday with Tiago Gomes replacing Elliott Grandin after 29 minutes, and Ludovic Sylvestre substituted for Isaiah Osbourne at half-time. Appleton is now faced with a selection dilemma as Osbourne scored a stoppage-time equaliser for the hosts to salvage a late point. Kevin Phillips started the comeback in the 51st minute with his second goal of the season, and the veteran striker is set to keep his starting place alongside Nathan Delfouneso. Birmingham boast no new injury or suspension problems. Curtis Davies returned to the fold after his ankle injury to start Saturday's 3-2 defeat at Derby and will again be included from the off among what is likely to be an unchanged backline at Bloomfield Road. Right-back Paul Caddis is back in full training after his shoulder injury but could not be expected to start so soon and may be on the bench, with Friday's home clash against Middlesbrough a possibility. One man who could well have pushed his way into contention is on-loan winger Robert Hall, who stepped off the bench at Pride Park to make his City debut and caused havoc over the remaining half an hour. Left-back David Murphy (knee) has been ruled out for the rest of the season while fellow full-back Stephen Carr (knee) is also a long-term absentee. Blues come up against Blackpool for the first time since tasting defeat in last season's play-off semi-finals, although much has changed since May, including both managers.

Match Report

Form Guide

    DLWDDD
  • Blackpool
  • VS
  • Birmingham
  • WLWDLL

Last Meetings

  • Birmingham
  • 3 - 0
  • Blackpool
  • 31/12/2011
  • Blackpool
  • 2 - 2
  • Birmingham
  • 26/11/2011
  • Blackpool
  • 2 - 0
  • Birmingham
  • 24/01/2009
  • Birmingham
  • 0 - 1
  • Blackpool
  • 20/09/2008
  • Birmingham
  • 2 - 1
  • Blackpool
  • 04/04/1972
  • Blackpool
  • 1 - 1
  • Birmingham
  • 25/09/1971

Top Scorers

Blackpool

  • T Ince 8
  • G Taylor-Fletcher 3
  • N Delfouneso 3
  • N Dicko 3
  • K Phillips 2
  • E Grandin 2
  • M Phillips 2
  • I Osbourne 1
  • C Cathcart 1
  • L Sylvestre 1

Birmingham

  • M King 7
  • P Lovenkrands 2
  • C Burke 2
  • N Zigic 2
  • H Mullins 1
  • W Elliott 1
  • R Morrison 1

Goals

Blackpool

    • Total goals 57
    • Goals per game 30
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 7 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Birmingham

    • Total goals 49
    • Goals per game 22
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 7 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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