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Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Reece Brown by Kazenga LuaLua.
Clearance by Bruno Saltor.
Paul Caddis sends in a cross.
The referee signals the end of the game.
Free kick taken by Andrea Orlandi.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kazenga LuaLua by Hayden Mullins.
The ball is delivered by Mitch Hancox.
David Lopez leaves the field to be replaced by Adam El-Abd.
Christopher Burke takes a shot. Tomasz Kuszczak parries the effort to safety.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Jonathan Obika.
Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jonathan Obika on Mitch Hancox.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Kazenga LuaLua on Christopher Burke.
The ball is sent over by Paul Robinson.
The ball is swung over by Shane Ferguson.
Andrea Orlandi replaces Andrew Crofts.
Shane Ferguson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Callum Reilly.
Paul Caddis produces a cross.
Foul by Rohan Ince on Lee Novak, free kick awarded.
Free kick taken by Reece Brown.
Booking for Keith Andrews for dissent.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Keith Andrews on Callum Reilly.
Clearance by Hayden Mullins.
Jonathan Obika fouled by Paul Robinson, the ref awards a free kick.
Shot by Christopher Burke. Blocked by Matthew Upson.
David Lopez takes a shot and went wide of the left-hand upright.
Darren Randolph restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick taken by Matthew Upson.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kazenga LuaLua by Olly Lee.
Tomasz Kuszczak restarts play with the free kick.
Matthew Upson manages to make a clearance.
The official flags Nikola Zigic offside.
The ball is delivered by Paul Robinson.
Andrew Crofts takes a shot. Darren Randolph parries the ball away.
Jonathan Obika is brought on as a substitute for Jose Ulloa.
Reece Brown joins the action as a substitute, replacing Wade Elliott.
The ball is delivered by Kazenga LuaLua.
Stephen Ward delivers the ball.
David Lopez scores a right footed goal. Brighton 1-0 Birmingham.
Andrew Crofts takes a shot. Darren Randolph fumbles the ball.
Darren Randolph takes the free kick.
Kazenga LuaLua concedes a free kick for a foul on Paul Caddis.
Bruno Saltor delivers the ball.
Unfair challenge on Jose Ulloa by Paul Robinson results in a free kick.
Nikola Zigic takes a shot and went wide right of the target.
Paul Caddis restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul Caddis by Kazenga LuaLua.
Kazenga LuaLua takes a weak shot and went wide left of the target.
Shot by Jose Ulloa. Blocked by Paul Robinson.
Hayden Mullins manages to make a clearance.
Christopher Burke takes a shot and went wide of the left-hand upright.
The ball is delivered by David Lopez.
Paul Caddis takes the free kick.
Christopher Burke fouled by Keith Andrews, the ref awards a free kick.
Stephen Ward manages to make a clearance.
Keith Andrews manages to make a clearance.
The referee gets the second half underway.
Unfair challenge on Mitch Hancox by Bruno Saltor results in a free kick.
The ref blows to signal half-time.
Clearance made by Hayden Mullins.
Corner taken by David Lopez from the left by-line.
Lee Novak manages to make a clearance.
Andrew Crofts has an effort at goal. Paul Robinson gets a block in.
The ball is crossed by Olly Lee.
Corner from the left by-line taken by David Lopez.
Clearance by Paul Robinson.
Foul by Christopher Burke on Kazenga LuaLua, free kick awarded.
Clearance made by Paul Caddis.
Hayden Mullins gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andrew Crofts.
Gordon Greer restarts play with the free kick.
Callum Reilly concedes a free kick for a foul on Kazenga LuaLua.
Mitch Hancox makes a clearance.
Callum Reilly is shown a yellow card.
Kazenga LuaLua fouled by Callum Reilly, the ref awards a free kick.
Shot by Stephen Ward. Darren Randolph parries the ball away.
David Lopez takes a shot. Darren Randolph parries the effort to safety.
Kazenga LuaLua delivers the ball.
Foul by Stephen Ward on Christopher Burke, free kick awarded.
A cross is delivered by David Lopez.
Foul by Stephen Ward on Darren Randolph, free kick awarded.
Andrew Crofts takes a shot. Paul Robinson gets a block in.
Andrew Crofts takes a shot.
Wade Elliott makes a clearance.
Kazenga LuaLua crosses the ball.
Header at goal by Hayden Mullins. Keith Andrews gets a block in.
Corner taken by Olly Lee from the right by-line.
Clearance by Paul Caddis.
Stephen Ward takes a shot and cleared the goal.
Kazenga LuaLua sends in a cross.
Clearance made by Kazenga LuaLua.
Bruno Saltor sends in a cross.
Foul by Callum Reilly on Kazenga LuaLua, free kick awarded.
The ball is crossed by Paul Caddis.
Jose Ulloa makes a clearance.
Clearance made by Keith Andrews.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Olly Lee.
Matthew Upson makes a clearance.
The game begins.
Obika in Seagulls squad
Jon Obika will be added to the Brighton squad for the visit of Birmingham.
Boss Oscar Garcia has brought in the striker on a three-month loan from Tottenham with Ashley Barnes close to joining Burnley and Leroy Lita back at Swansea after his loan deal expired.
Goalkeeper Tomasz Kuszczak, defender Matt Upson and midfielder Liam Bridcutt rested minor knocks as the Seagulls beat Reading in the FA Cup last week and should be available, although the latter's participation may be in doubt after he had a transfer request turned down.
Full-back Bruno (calf) needs a fitness check while winger Will Buckley (hamstring) and strikers Craig Mackail-Smith (Achilles) and Will Hoskins (knee) remain sidelined.
Mitch Hancox has provided Birmingham with a defensive boost having been declared fit.
The left-back has been sidelined since early December having sustained a knee injury but returns to the fold for the clash on the south coast.
Boss Lee Clark will, however, be without fellow defenders Kyle Bartley (hamstring) and Dan Burn, who has been recalled by parent club Fulham.
On-loan strikers Jesse Lingard and Aaron Mclean have since returned to Manchester United and Hull respectively, while long-term absentees David Murphy, Matt Green, Neal Eardley (all knee), Jonathan Spector (thigh) and Akwasi Asante (hamstring) all remain sidelined.
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