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Birmingham City V Blackburn Rovers

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English FA Cup

Birmingham City

  • Crowley (4)
  • Bela (90)
2 - 1

Blackburn Rovers

  • Armstrong (61)
St. Andrew's Trillion Trophy Stadium

Live Commentary

Match ends, Birmingham City 2, Blackburn Rovers 1.

Second Half ends, Birmingham City 2, Blackburn Rovers 1.

90'+2'

Foul by Álvaro Giménez (Birmingham City).

90'+2'

Bradley Johnson (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

90'+1'

Kristian Pedersen (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

90'+1'

Foul by Adam Armstrong (Blackburn Rovers).

89'

Goal

Goal! Birmingham City 2, Blackburn Rovers 1. Jérémie Bela (Birmingham City) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jacques Maghoma.

87'

Attempt saved. Adam Armstrong (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

85'

Foul by John Buckley (Blackburn Rovers).

85'

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

84'

Attempt saved. Derrick Williams (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

78'

Attempt saved. Joe Rothwell (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

77'

Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. John Buckley replaces Stewart Downing.

73'

Foul by Daniel Crowley (Birmingham City).

73'

Joe Rothwell (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

72'

Attempt missed. Adam Armstrong (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

69'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Derrick Williams.

68'

Substitution, Birmingham City. Wes Harding replaces Jake Clarke-Salter.

67'

Attempt missed. Harry Chapman (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the right misses to the right.

66'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Jayson Leutwiler.

66'

Attempt saved. Jérémie Bela (Birmingham City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

64'

Amari'i Bell (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

64'

Foul by Harlee Dean (Birmingham City).

64'

Attempt saved. Kristian Pedersen (Birmingham City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

61'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Tosin Adarabioyo.

60'

Goal

Goal! Birmingham City 1, Blackburn Rovers 1. Adam Armstrong (Blackburn Rovers) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the high centre of the goal.

59'

Ivan Sunjic (Birmingham City) is shown the red card.

59'

Penalty Blackburn Rovers. Sam Gallagher draws a foul in the penalty area.

59'

Penalty conceded by Ivan Sunjic (Birmingham City) after a foul in the penalty area.

57'

Substitution, Birmingham City. Ivan Sunjic replaces Gary Gardner.

56'

Attempt missed. Sam Gallagher (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is just a bit too high.

56'

Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Harry Chapman replaces Ben Brereton.

55'

Attempt missed. Sam Gallagher (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left following a set piece situation.

54'

Darragh Lenihan (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

54'

Foul by Álvaro Giménez (Birmingham City).

53'

Booking

Álvaro Giménez (Birmingham City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

53'

Attempt missed. Adam Armstrong (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

50'

Attempt missed. Jérémie Bela (Birmingham City) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

Second Half begins Birmingham City 1, Blackburn Rovers 0.

45'

Substitution, Birmingham City. Jérémie Bela replaces Jefferson Montero.

First Half ends, Birmingham City 1, Blackburn Rovers 0.

38'

Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Derrick Williams replaces Elliott Bennett because of an injury.

35'

Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Harlee Dean.

35'

Attempt blocked. Adam Armstrong (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

31'

Attempt saved. Sam Gallagher (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

27'

Attempt saved. Álvaro Giménez (Birmingham City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

26'

Attempt missed. Gary Gardner (Birmingham City) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

25'

Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Gary Gardner.

24'

Foul by Darragh Lenihan (Blackburn Rovers).

24'

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

23'

Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Daniel Crowley.

22'

Bradley Johnson (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

22'

Foul by David Davis (Birmingham City).

22'

Foul by David Davis (Birmingham City).

22'

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

18'

Foul by Daniel Crowley (Birmingham City).

18'

Ben Brereton (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

16'

Gary Gardner (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

16'

Foul by Stewart Downing (Blackburn Rovers).

12'

Foul by Gary Gardner (Birmingham City).

12'

Bradley Johnson (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

9'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Elliott Bennett.

8'

Kristian Pedersen (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

8'

Foul by Elliott Bennett (Blackburn Rovers).

3'

Goal

Goal! Birmingham City 1, Blackburn Rovers 0. Daniel Crowley (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Álvaro Giménez.

2'

Ben Brereton (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

1'

Foul by Kristian Pedersen (Birmingham City).

First Half begins.

Team Line-ups

Birmingham City

# Player
1 Lee Camp
12 Harlee Dean
3 Kristian Pedersen
5 Maxime Colin
14 Jake Clarke-Salter Wes Harding 69'
26 David Davis
15 Jefferson Montero Jérémie Bela 45'
20 Gary Gardner Ivan Sunjic 58'
7 Daniel Crowley
24 Álvaro Giménez
19 Jacques Maghoma

Substitutes

# Player
21 Agustín Medina Delgado
27 Connal Trueman
11 Jérémie Bela
16 Josh McEachran
2 Wes Harding
34 Ivan Sunjic
37 Odin Bailey

Blackburn Rovers

# Player
13 Jayson Leutwiler
17 Amari'i Bell
24 Oluwatosin Adarabioyo
31 Elliott Bennett Derrick Williams 39'
26 Darragh Lenihan
7 Adam Armstrong
4 Bradley Johnson
8 Joe Rothwell
19 Stewart Downing John Buckley 78'
20 Ben Brereton Harrison Chapman 57'
9 Sam Gallagher

Substitutes

# Player
33 Andrew Fisher
18 Jacob Davenport
11 Harrison Chapman
12 Dominic Samuel
39 John Buckley
3 Derrick Williams
27 Lewis Travis

Head to Head Stats

Possession (%)

49%
51%

Shots

7
11

Shots on target

5
5

Corners

4
3

Fouls

10
5

Saves

4
3