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Middlesbrough V Birmingham City

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English Football League - Championship

Middlesbrough

  • Assombalonga (12)
1 - 0

Birmingham City

Riverside Stadium

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Match ends, Middlesbrough 1, Birmingham City 0.

Second Half ends, Middlesbrough 1, Birmingham City 0.

88'

Foul by Paddy McNair (Middlesbrough).

88'

Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

88'

Substitution, Middlesbrough. Paddy McNair replaces Martin Braithwaite.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

82'

Delay in match Jonny Howson (Middlesbrough) because of an injury.

82'

Craig Gardner (Birmingham City) is shown the red card.

82'

Jonny Howson (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

82'

Foul by Craig Gardner (Birmingham City).

82'

Attempt blocked. Marcus Tavernier (Middlesbrough) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

81'

Stewart Downing (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

81'

Foul by Connor Mahoney (Birmingham City).

80'

Substitution, Middlesbrough. Ashley Fletcher replaces Britt Assombalonga.

79'

Darren Randolph (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

79'

Foul by Omar Bogle (Birmingham City).

79'

Attempt blocked. Maxime Colin (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

79'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Stewart Downing.

76'

Substitution, Middlesbrough. Marcus Tavernier replaces Lewis Wing.

75'

Substitution, Birmingham City. Viv Solomon-Otabor replaces Jota.

75'

Substitution, Birmingham City. Connor Mahoney replaces Jacques Maghoma.

73'

Foul by Britt Assombalonga (Middlesbrough).

73'

Cheikh N'Doye (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

69'

Substitution, Birmingham City. Omar Bogle replaces Che Adams.

69'

Foul by Lewis Wing (Middlesbrough).

69'

Jacques Maghoma (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

66'

Attempt blocked. Aden Flint (Middlesbrough) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Stewart Downing with a cross.

64'

Jonny Howson (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

64'

Foul by Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City).

63'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Darren Randolph.

63'

Attempt saved. Craig Gardner (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Lukas Jutkiewicz.

61'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by George Friend.

58'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Britt Assombalonga.

58'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Aden Flint.

57'

Attempt missed. Britt Assombalonga (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from very close range is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Jonny Howson with a headed pass.

57'

Attempt blocked. Jonny Howson (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

55'

Attempt saved. Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Kristian Pedersen.

54'

Foul by Britt Assombalonga (Middlesbrough).

54'

Michael Morrison (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

48'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Jonny Howson.

48'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Darren Randolph.

48'

Attempt saved. Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City) header from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Kristian Pedersen.

45'

Foul by Lewis Wing (Middlesbrough).

45'

Craig Gardner (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Second Half begins Middlesbrough 1, Birmingham City 0.

First Half ends, Middlesbrough 1, Birmingham City 0.

46'

Foul by Britt Assombalonga (Middlesbrough).

46'

Harlee Dean (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

44'

Aden Flint (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick on the right wing.

44'

Foul by Cheikh N'Doye (Birmingham City).

43'

Corner, Middlesbrough. Conceded by Connal Trueman.

43'

Corner, Middlesbrough. Conceded by Cheikh N'Doye.

43'

Britt Assombalonga (Middlesbrough) hits the right post with a right footed shot from the centre of the box. Assisted by Martin Braithwaite with a through ball.

38'

Foul by Adam Clayton (Middlesbrough).

38'

Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

36'

Attempt missed. Stewart Downing (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by George Friend.

34'

Foul by Lewis Wing (Middlesbrough).

34'

Jacques Maghoma (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

32'

Hand ball by Che Adams (Birmingham City).

31'

Attempt blocked. Che Adams (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

29'

Attempt missed. Cheikh N'Doye (Birmingham City) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Craig Gardner with a cross following a corner.

28'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Aden Flint.

27'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Aden Flint.

26'

Stewart Downing (Middlesbrough) hits the right post with a left footed shot from outside the box from a direct free kick.

24'

Booking

Cheikh N'Doye (Birmingham City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

24'

Martin Braithwaite (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

24'

Foul by Cheikh N'Doye (Birmingham City).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

22'

Delay in match (Middlesbrough).

19'

Attempt saved. Che Adams (Birmingham City) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the bottom left corner.

18'

Attempt blocked. Jota (Birmingham City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Jacques Maghoma.

17'

Attempt missed. Ryan Shotton (Middlesbrough) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Lewis Wing with a cross following a corner.

17'

Corner, Middlesbrough. Conceded by Che Adams.

16'

Britt Assombalonga (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick on the right wing.

16'

Foul by Harlee Dean (Birmingham City).

15'

Attempt blocked. Britt Assombalonga (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Ryan Shotton.

12'

Goal

Goal! Middlesbrough 1, Birmingham City 0. Britt Assombalonga (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jonny Howson.

11'

Attempt blocked. Cheikh N'Doye (Birmingham City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

7'

Stewart Downing (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick on the left wing.

7'

Foul by Jota (Birmingham City).

6'

Attempt blocked. Jota (Birmingham City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

5'

Hand ball by Che Adams (Birmingham City).

4'

Foul by Aden Flint (Middlesbrough).

4'

Cheikh N'Doye (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

4'

Britt Assombalonga (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick on the left wing.

4'

Foul by Michael Morrison (Birmingham City).

1'

Attempt blocked. Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

First Half begins.

Team Line-ups

Middlesbrough

# Player
23 Darren Randolph
3 George Friend
24 Aden Flint
20 Dael Fry
19 Stewart Downing
16 Jonny Howson
5 Ryan Shotton
8 Adam Clayton
26 Lewis Wing Marcus Tavernier 77'
10 Martin Braithwaite Patrick McNair 89'
9 Britt Assombalonga Ashley Fletcher 81'

Substitutes

# Player
27 Harrison Chapman
28 Marcus Tavernier
7 Grant Leadbitter
1 Dimitrios Konstantopoulos
21 Marvin Johnson
17 Patrick McNair
18 Ashley Fletcher

Birmingham City

# Player
27 Connal Trueman
28 Michael Morrison
12 Harlee Dean
5 Maxime Colin
3 Kristian Pedersen
8 Craig Gardner
19 Jacques Maghoma Connor Mahoney 76'
23 José Ignacio Peleteiro Ramallo Viv Solomon-Otabor 76'
17 Cheikh N'Doye
10 Lukas Jutkiewicz
9 Che Adams Omar Bogle 70'

Substitutes

# Player
22 Viv Solomon-Otabor
45 Wes Harding
40 Lee Camp
6 Maikel Kieftenbeld
14 Omar Bogle
4 Marc Roberts
7 Connor Mahoney

Head to Head Stats

Possession (%)

52%
48%

Shots

10
11

Shots on target

2
4

Corners

3
9

Fouls

9
11

Saves

4
0