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  • Date:14 Jan 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:The New Den
  • Attendance:10,539
  • Davies (17) King (58)
    Burke (73) Rooney (80)
    King (82) Redmond (90)
Goal!

Live Commentary

91:37 +1.37

Nathan Redmond grabs a goal from inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Millwall 0-6 Birmingham.The assist for the goal came from Marlon King.

89:48

Marlon King takes a shot. David Forde makes a save.

87:46

Morgaro Gomis challenges John Marquis unfairly and gives away a free kick. Hamer Bouazza produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

86:05

The assistant referee signals for offside against Josh McQuoid. Curtis Davies takes the direct free kick.

84:35

James Henry replaces Liam Feeney. Harry Kane goes off and John Marquis comes on.

84:03

Jean Beausejour has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area missing to the wide left of the goal.

82:40

Marlon King finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Millwall 0-5 Birmingham.Assist on the goal came from Nathan Redmond.

82:01

Liam Feeney has an effort at goal from long distance that misses to the right of the target.

81:00

Nathan Redmond joins the action as a substitute, replacing Chris Burke.

80:04

Adam Rooney fires in a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Millwall 0-4 Birmingham.Assist by Chris Burke.

78:39

David Forde fouled by Adam Rooney, the ref awards a free kick. David Forde takes the indirect free kick.

76:40

Free kick awarded for a foul by Morgaro Gomis on Liam Trotter. Hamer Bouazza crosses the ball in from the free kick. The referee blows for offside. Boaz Myhill restarts play with the free kick.

73:38

Chris Burke gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the box to the top left corner of the goal. Millwall 0-3 Birmingham.Assist by Marlon King.

70:07

Josh McQuoid joins the action as a substitute, replacing Dany N'Guessan.

68:26

Keith Fahey takes a shot. Save by David Forde.

68:09

Corner taken short by Chris Burke.

67:54

Marlon King takes a shot. Save made by David Forde.

67:19

Steven Caldwell fouled by Harry Kane, the ref awards a free kick. Steven Caldwell takes the indirect free kick.

65:28

Steven Caldwell fouled by Dany N'Guessan, the ref awards a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Steven Caldwell.

64:00

Dany N'Guessan produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the target.

63:00

Adam Rooney gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jack Smith. Adam Rooney goes into the referee's book. Indirect free kick taken by David Forde.

61:57

Foul by Dany N'Guessan on Jonathan Spector, free kick awarded. Booking for Dany N'Guessan for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Curtis Davies.

61:16

Corner taken by Hamer Bouazza from the left by-line, Liam Feeney takes a shot. Save by Boaz Myhill.

60:08

Nikola Zigic leaves the field to be replaced by Adam Rooney.

58:33

Goal scored by Marlon King from inside the box to the top right corner of the goal. Millwall 0-2 Birmingham.Assist by Keith Fahey.

56:24

Alan Dunne challenges Nikola Zigic unfairly and gives away a free kick. Alan Dunne is shown a red card for serious foul play. Steven Caldwell takes the free kick.

54:51

Free kick awarded for a foul by Dany N'Guessan on Jonathan Spector. Curtis Davies takes the free kick.

53:44

The official flags Nikola Zigic offside. David Forde restarts play with the free kick.

50:50

Marlon King has shot on goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

49:41

Paul Robinson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marlon King. Chris Burke takes the indirect free kick.

48:41

Corner taken by Chris Burke, Curtis Davies takes a shot. Nadjim Abdou gets a block in.

48:30 +3.30

Marlon King has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

48:20

Marlon King takes a shot. Save by David Forde.

47:38 +2.38

The referee blows for offside against Dany N'Guessan. Boaz Myhill takes the direct free kick.

47:02 +2.02

Hamer Bouazza gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jordon Mutch. Free kick taken by Liam Ridgewell.

46:16 +1.16

Dany N'Guessan is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Boaz Myhill restarts play with the free kick.

43:51

Hamer Bouazza takes a outswinging corner.

43:34

Harry Kane takes a shot. Save made by Boaz Myhill.

42:10

Effort on goal by Harry Kane from outside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

40:53

Unfair challenge on Chris Burke by Liam Trotter results in a free kick. Booking for Liam Trotter. Indirect free kick taken by Jordon Mutch.

40:30

Harry Kane takes a shot. Blocked by Steven Caldwell.

37:26

Free kick awarded for a foul by Dany N'Guessan on Curtis Davies. Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

35:23

Foul by Dany N'Guessan on Jonathan Spector, free kick awarded. Boaz Myhill restarts play with the free kick.

34:43

Nikola Zigic concedes a free kick for a foul on Jack Smith. The referee cautions Nikola Zigic for unsporting behaviour. Indirect free kick taken by Jack Smith.

32:05

Jordon Mutch produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the target.

29:23

Shot from outside the box by Harry Kane misses to the left of the goal.

28:07

Jordon Mutch takes a shot. Save by David Forde.

26:35

Effort on goal by Alan Dunne from just inside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the target.

25:37

Liam Feeney has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the goal.

22:00

Unfair challenge on Hamer Bouazza by Jordon Mutch results in a free kick. David Forde restarts play with the free kick.

20:38

Foul by Shane Lowry on Nikola Zigic, free kick awarded. Shane Lowry sent off. Jordon Mutch takes the indirect free kick.

17:23

Curtis Davies scores a headed goal from inside the box. Millwall 0-1 Birmingham.Jordon Mutch provided the assist for the goal.

16:52

Liam Trotter concedes a free kick for a foul on Marlon King. Indirect free kick taken by Jordon Mutch.

15:45

Jean Beausejour challenges Alan Dunne unfairly and gives away a free kick. Alan Dunne takes the free kick.

14:27

Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Harry Kane misses to the left of the goal.

12:22

Inswinging corner taken by Hamer Bouazza from the right by-line, Unfair challenge on Steven Caldwell by Dany N'Guessan results in a free kick. Boaz Myhill takes the free kick.

11:56

Liam Trotter takes a shot. Liam Ridgewell gets a block in.

11:13

Corner taken left-footed by Hamer Bouazza, Harry Kane takes a shot. Jonathan Spector gets a block in.

8:47

Free kick awarded for a foul by Liam Feeney on Liam Ridgewell. Boaz Myhill restarts play with the free kick.

7:19

The offside flag is raised against Dany N'Guessan. Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

6:30

Liam Ridgewell concedes a free kick for a foul on Liam Feeney. Free kick taken by Alan Dunne.

4:47

Corner taken by Hamer Bouazza, Harry Kane produces a header from inside the area that goes over the crossbar.

3:43

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jack Smith by Jordon Mutch. Jordon Mutch is cautioned. Harry Kane has an effort direct from the free kick, blocked by Jonathan Spector.

2:27

Close range header by Dany N'Guessan goes wide of the left-hand upright.

1:29

Nikola Zigic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Shane Lowry. David Forde restarts play with the free kick.

0:40

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Jordon Mutch from the right by-line to the near post, Harry Kane manages to make a clearance.

Match Preview

Darius sidelined for Lions Darius Henderson is set to miss out again when Millwall host Birmingham. The Lions' nine-goal top scorer recently returned from a spell out with a hamstring problem, only to suffer a torn hip muscle which kept him out of Saturday's FA Cup draw against Dagenham. However, fellow forward Dany N'Guessan could be back in the squad after recovering from an ankle strain. Skipper Paul Robinson is expected to shake off a knock he sustained against the Daggers but fellow defender Jordan Stewart is still out with a hamstring tear. Therry Racon has seen specialists in London and France in a bid to recover from a long-term ankle injury but is not expected back this month and Tamika Mkandawire is still recovering from a knee op. Birmingham will hope Boaz Myhill recovers from illness in time for the trip. The goalkeeper was replaced at half-time in Wednesday's 2-1 victory over Ipswich due to sickness, with Colin Doyle prepared to step in between the sticks once again if necessary. Otherwise, manager Chris Hughton is expected to have pretty much the same squad at his disposal. Centre-back Pablo Ibanez (knee) will again be assessed although the Spaniard is unlikely to start in any case, while captain Stephen Carr remains 10 days or more away from a return. Midfielder Guirane N'Daw in on African Nations Cup duty with Senegal and misses out again, while Hughton's attempts to bring West Brom striker Chris Wood back to the club on loan have ended after he penned a deal with Bristol City for the rest of the season.

Formation:442Manager: Kenny Jackett

Millwall

Formation: 442Manager: Chris Hughton

Birmingham

  • David Forde
  • Alan Dunne
  • Paul Robinson
  • Shane Lowry
  • Jack Smith
  • Liam Feeney
  • Liam Trotter
  • Nadjim Abdou
  • Hamer Bouazza
  • Dany N'Guessan
  • Harry Kane
  • SUBS
  • Steve Mildenhall
  • Tony Craig
  • John Marquis
  • Josh McQuoid
  • James Henry

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Match Report

Blues hit Lions for six Marlon King bagged a brace as Birmingham outlined their promotion credentials by hammering nine-man Millwall 6-0. Blues were on the back foot for the majority of the first half but they took their chance after the sorry hosts completely lost their discipline. Curtis Davies gave Chris Hughton's side an 18th-minute lead against the run of play before the Lions' chances were hampered when Shane Lowry was sent off for an off-the-ball incident with Nikola Zigic. Zigic was at the centre of the action again as he was felled by Alan Dunne's tackle from behind, with the defender also given a straight red card. From there on, Birmingham ran riot as strikes from King and then Chris Burke ensured the points would go to the midlands outfit. Further efforts from Adam Rooney, another from King and Nathan Redmond ensured Birmingham extended their unbeaten run to six matches in some style. Millwall manager Kenny Jackett made five changes to the side that drew at Dagenham & Redbridge in the FA Cup and it was one of those replacements who nearly put the hosts in front. Hamer Bouazza picked out Dany N'Guessan at the near post but the striker could only head wide. On-loan Tottenham striker Harry Kane then had his effort from Bouazza's corner cleared off the line by a perfectly positioned Jean Beausejour as the Lions continued to belie their lowly league position. Despite being on the back foot for much of the early stages, Davies gave Blues an 18th-minute lead against the run of play. The former Aston Villa defender burst in unmarked at the back post to head home Jordon Mutch's free-kick. Millwall's defence had failed to pick up Davies' run but things went from bad to worse four minutes later as Lowry received a straight red card for an off-the-ball incident with Zigic. Referee Jon Moss initially missed the incident but after consulting with his linesman, gave defender Lowry his marching orders. Despite being reduced to 10 men, Millwall continued to dominate the contest until the interval and only a spectacular save from Blues goalkeeper Boaz Myhill denied Kane from finding the top corner with a 25-yard strike. The visitors started to gain the upper hand after the interval and their chances of coming away with all three points were enhanced even further when Millwall were reduced to nine men in the 57th minute when Dunne saw red after a tackle on Zigic from behind. And King took full advantage to double Birmingham's advantage two minutes later. The striker collected the ball from Keith Fahey before turning and shooting past Millwall shotstopper David Forde. Unsurprisingly, Birmingham controlled the tempo of the clash thereafter and a one-two between Burke and King ended with the former cutting into the box and firing into the top corner. Substitute Rooney made it four with a thumping effort from the edge of the area after being teed up by Burke in the 81st minute. The goalscorer then turned provider as his clever ball found King, who then rounded Forde before finishing for his second of the afternoon two minutes later, while Redmond hammered home a sixth from 12 yards in stoppage time.

Form Guide

    LDLWLL
  • Millwall
  • VS
  • Birmingham
  • WLDWDW

Last Meetings

  • Birmingham
  • 3 - 0
  • Millwall
  • 11/09/2011
  • Millwall
  • 1 - 1
  • Birmingham
  • 10/01/2002
  • Birmingham
  • 4 - 0
  • Millwall
  • 19/08/2001
  • Millwall
  • 2 - 0
  • Birmingham
  • 10/04/1996
  • Birmingham
  • 2 - 2
  • Millwall
  • 04/11/1995
  • Millwall
  • 2 - 1
  • Birmingham
  • 12/02/1994

Top Scorers

Millwall

  • D Henderson 8
  • L Trotter 3
  • L Feeney 3
  • D Ward 1
  • H Bouazza 1
  • D N'Guessan 1
  • J Marquis 1

Birmingham

  • M King 5
  • C Burke 5
  • N Zigic 4
  • C Davies 2
  • K Fahey 1
  • D Murphy 1
  • JA Beausejour 1
  • A Rooney 1
  • N Redmond 1

Goals

Millwall

    • Total goals 52
    • Goals per game 24
  • 3 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 8 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Birmingham

    • Total goals 61
    • Goals per game 33
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 13 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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