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Birmingham City V Reading

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English Football League - Championship

Birmingham City

  • Gardner (49)
  • Jutkiewicz (70)
2 - 1

Reading

  • Meite (90)
St. Andrew's Trillion Trophy Stadium

Live Commentary

Match ends, Birmingham City 2, Reading 1.

Second Half ends, Birmingham City 2, Reading 1.

90'+3'

Foul by Liam Kelly (Reading).

90'+3'

Connor Mahoney (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

90'+3'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Leandro Bacuna.

90'+2'

Booking

Gary Gardner (Birmingham City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

90'+2'

Leandro Bacuna (Reading) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

90'+2'

Foul by Gary Gardner (Birmingham City).

90'+1'

Leandro Bacuna (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

90'+1'

Foul by Che Adams (Birmingham City).

89'

Goal

Goal! Birmingham City 2, Reading 1. Yakou Meite (Reading) left footed shot from the right side of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Andy Yiadom with a through ball.

87'

Attempt saved. Yakou Meite (Reading) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Andy Yiadom with a cross.

86'

Substitution, Birmingham City. Beryly Lubala replaces Lukas Jutkiewicz.

85'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Anssi Jaakkola.

84'

Attempt blocked. Viv Solomon-Otabor (Birmingham City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Che Adams.

82'

Attempt missed. Sone Aluko (Reading) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Sam Baldock.

81'

Attempt missed. Che Adams (Birmingham City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

81'

Attempt saved. Connor Mahoney (Birmingham City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Che Adams.

79'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Liam Moore.

78'

Substitution, Reading. Sone Aluko replaces John Swift.

78'

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

76'

Attempt saved. Sam Baldock (Reading) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Garath McCleary.

74'

Attempt missed. Jota (Birmingham City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high. Assisted by Lukas Jutkiewicz.

69'

Goal

Goal! Birmingham City 2, Reading 0. Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City) header from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Che Adams with a cross.

68'

Corner, Reading. Conceded by Lee Camp.

63'

Booking

John Swift (Reading) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

63'

Foul by John Swift (Reading).

63'

Gary Gardner (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

62'

Substitution, Reading. Garath McCleary replaces Josh Sims.

62'

Substitution, Reading. Sam Baldock replaces Jón Dadi Bödvarsson.

56'

Corner, Reading. Conceded by Michael Morrison.

54'

Leandro Bacuna (Reading) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

54'

Foul by Gary Gardner (Birmingham City).

53'

Hand ball by Che Adams (Birmingham City).

52'

Foul by Yakou Meite (Reading).

52'

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

51'

Attempt saved. Jota (Birmingham City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Che Adams.

50'

Corner, Reading. Conceded by Harlee Dean.

50'

Attempt blocked. John Swift (Reading) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

49'

John Swift (Reading) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

49'

Foul by Michael Morrison (Birmingham City).

48'

Goal

Goal! Birmingham City 1, Reading 0. Gary Gardner (Birmingham City) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Michael Morrison following a corner.

48'

Attempt missed. Michael Morrison (Birmingham City) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Jota with a cross following a corner.

47'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Liam Kelly.

Second Half begins Birmingham City 0, Reading 0.

First Half ends, Birmingham City 0, Reading 0.

47'

Offside, Reading. Tiago Ilori tries a through ball, but Jón Dadi Bödvarsson is caught offside.

45'

Foul by Tyler Blackett (Reading).

45'

Maxime Colin (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

45'

Corner, Reading. Conceded by Harlee Dean.

45'

Attempt blocked. John Swift (Reading) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Liam Kelly.

44'

Offside, Birmingham City. Lee Camp tries a through ball, but Che Adams is caught offside.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

43'

Substitution, Birmingham City. Connor Mahoney replaces Jacques Maghoma because of an injury.

41'

Delay in match Jacques Maghoma (Birmingham City) because of an injury.

41'

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

39'

Offside, Birmingham City. Gary Gardner tries a through ball, but Lukas Jutkiewicz is caught offside.

37'

Foul by Yakou Meite (Reading).

37'

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

35'

Andy Yiadom (Reading) wins a free kick on the right wing.

35'

Foul by Kristian Pedersen (Birmingham City).

34'

Offside, Birmingham City. Michael Morrison tries a through ball, but Jota is caught offside.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

32'

Delay in match Jacques Maghoma (Birmingham City) because of an injury.

31'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by John Swift.

30'

Corner, Reading. Conceded by Harlee Dean.

29'

Corner, Reading. Conceded by Lee Camp.

29'

Attempt saved. John Swift (Reading) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

29'

Josh Sims (Reading) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

29'

Foul by Kristian Pedersen (Birmingham City).

27'

Foul by Tiago Ilori (Reading).

27'

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

26'

Andy Yiadom (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

26'

Foul by Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City).

25'

Attempt saved. Che Adams (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Gary Gardner.

24'

Corner, Reading. Conceded by Harlee Dean.

22'

Attempt saved. Tyler Blackett (Reading) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

22'

Attempt blocked. Yakou Meite (Reading) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

21'

Corner, Reading. Conceded by Lee Camp.

21'

Attempt saved. Liam Kelly (Reading) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Jón Dadi Bödvarsson.

20'

Offside, Birmingham City. Jacques Maghoma tries a through ball, but Che Adams is caught offside.

19'

Attempt missed. Maikel Kieftenbeld (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left following a corner.

18'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Andy Yiadom.

17'

Attempt missed. Gary Gardner (Birmingham City) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Jota with a cross following a set piece situation.

17'

Booking

Andy Yiadom (Reading) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

16'

Foul by Andy Yiadom (Reading).

16'

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

16'

Josh Sims (Reading) wins a free kick on the right wing.

16'

Foul by Kristian Pedersen (Birmingham City).

14'

Attempt saved. Yakou Meite (Reading) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by John Swift.

13'

Hand ball by Leandro Bacuna (Reading).

6'

Attempt missed. Jacques Maghoma (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Kristian Pedersen with a headed pass.

3'

Josh Sims (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

3'

Foul by Maikel Kieftenbeld (Birmingham City).

3'

Attempt missed. Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Jota with a cross following a corner.

2'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Leandro Bacuna.

1'

John Swift (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

1'

Foul by Jota (Birmingham City).

First Half begins.

Team Line-ups

Birmingham City

# Player
1 Lee Camp
3 Kristian Pedersen
12 Harlee Dean
5 Maxime Colin
28 Michael Morrison
6 Maikel Kieftenbeld
23 José Ignacio Peleteiro Ramallo Viv Solomon-Otabor 79'
19 Jacques Maghoma Connor Mahoney 44'
20 Gary Gardner
10 Lukas Jutkiewicz Beryly Lubala 87'
9 Che Adams

Substitutes

# Player
22 Viv Solomon-Otabor
4 Marc Roberts
30 Beryly Lubala
45 Wes Harding
27 Connal Trueman
31 Charlie Lakin
7 Connor Mahoney

Reading

# Player
31 Anssi Jaakkola
6 Liam Moore
3 Andy Yiadom
20 Tiago Abiola Delfim Almeida Ilori
24 Tyler Blackett
38 Liam Kelly
7 Leandro Bacuna
10 John Swift Omatsone Aluko 79'
21 Yakou Meite
19 Joshua Sims Garath McCleary 63'
23 Jón Dadi Bödvarsson Sam Baldock 63'

Substitutes

# Player
14 Omatsone Aluko
28 Sam Walker
12 Garath McCleary
2 Chris Gunter
4 John O'Shea
9 Sam Baldock
35 Andy Rinomhota

Head to Head Stats

Possession (%)

32%
68%

Shots

14
11

Shots on target

5
7

Corners

7
8

Fouls

11
8

Saves

6
3