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Birmingham City V Bristol City

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English Football League - Championship

Birmingham City

0 - 1

Bristol City

  • Diedhiou (63)
St. Andrew's Trillion Trophy Stadium

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FT - Blues 0 Bristol City 1 (Diedhiou 63)

Blues' 15-game unbeaten home run comes to an end this afternoon.

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90 - The fourth official has indicated that there will be a minimum of five minutes of added on time.

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83 - SO SO CLOSE! Mahoney whips a delightful ball into the box from the corner, Jutkiewicz rises highest and gets his head on it, but the ball cannons off the underside of the bar and the visitors clear their lines.

Blues pressing really hard here.

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80 - Second change for Blues.

➡️ Harding
⬅️ Kieftenbeld

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74 - Blues are searching hard for an equaliser here.

The visitors narrowly lead... can we draw level? 🙏

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67 - Blues are forced into our first change.

➡️ Roberts
⬅️ Morrison

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GOAL - Blues 0 Bristol City 1 (Diedhiou 63)

The visitors take the lead as Diedhiou heads home from an O'Dowda corner.

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📸 @CheAdams9 battles with Webster early in the second-half.

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46 - Today's official attendance is 20,961 (1,296 away)

Thank you for your support, Bluenoses.

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Second-half is underway.

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HT - Blues 0 Bristol City 0

Nothing separates the sides at the break.

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45 - There will be one minute of added on time at the end of this first-half.

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35 - Chance! Adams receives the ball, he plays in Jutkiewicz who takes it into the box and drills a low ball across goal looking to find his strike partner but Bristol clear for a corner, Dean forces a strong save out of Maenpaa from the resulting corner.

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31 - Kelly is the first player to go into the book after he clattered Colin into the advertising boards in-front of the Tilton.

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16 - Big appeals for a penalty! Maghoma picks up the ball wide left and runs into the box, he nutmegs a Bristol defender before appearing to be tripped, the referee waves away any protests.

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11 - The visitors win their first corner of the game, the ball is whipped in towards Kelly, but it evades him and falls to Kalas at the back-post, he brings it down and hits an effort goalwards but between Morrison and Jutkiewicz Blues clear the danger. Still 0-0.

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6 - Both sides are easing themselves into the game in the early stages, no chances of note yet.

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We're underway here at St. Andrew's Trillion Trophy Stadium.

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🚨 Please note: Today's game has been selected for overseas broadcast.

Only a selection of international subscribers will be able to watch the game on BluesTV this afternoon.

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🙌 Let’s have it! #BluesLIVE

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🔜 Kick-off!

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📸 Warm-up time!

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Let’s go! 😍

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TEAM: Here's how Blues line-up this afternoon.

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Team Line-ups

Birmingham City

# Player
1 Lee Camp
12 Harlee Dean
5 Maxime Colin
28 Michael Morrison Marc Roberts 67'
3 Kristian Pedersen
6 Maikel Kieftenbeld Wes Harding 79'
19 Jacques Maghoma
7 Connor Mahoney
20 Gary Gardner
10 Lukas Jutkiewicz
9 Che Adams

Substitutes

# Player
4 Marc Roberts
31 Charlie Lakin
8 Craig Gardner
27 Connal Trueman
25 Josh Dacres-Cogley
45 Wes Harding
14 Omar Bogle

Bristol City

# Player
33 Niki Mäenpää
22 Tomas Kalas
4 Adam Webster
17 Lloyd Kelly
2 Eros Pisano
8 Josh Brownhill
14 Andreas Weimann Marley Watkins 80'
20 Jamie Paterson
21 Marlon Pack
19 Niclas Eliasson Callum O'Dowda 58'
9 Famara Diedhiou

Substitutes

# Player
28 Joe Morrell
6 Nathan Baker
24 Max O'Leary
15 Marley Watkins
40 Mohamed Eisa
32 Jack Hunt
11 Callum O'Dowda

Head to Head Stats

Possession (%)

42%
58%

Shots

8
6

Shots on target

3
2

Corners

6
4

Fouls

16
12

Saves

0
3