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Blackburn Rovers v Birmingham City Live Commentary, 28/01/2023

FT
2 - 2
BBR
BIR
B. Dack (33)
J. Rankin-Costello (46)
R. Khadra (3)
J. James (90+1)
Ewood Park

Commentary

Match ends, Blackburn Rovers 2, Birmingham City 2.
90' + 10' Second Half ends, Blackburn Rovers 2, Birmingham City 2.
90' + 9' Harry Pickering (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
90' + 9' Foul by Juninho Bacuna (Birmingham City).
90' + 6' Hand ball by Lewis Travis (Blackburn Rovers).
J. Vale
S. Gallagher
Blackburn Rovers
90' + 5' Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Jack Vale replaces Sam Gallagher.
90' + 5' Delay over. They are ready to continue.
90' + 2' Delay in match (Blackburn Rovers).
J. James
H. Mejbri
Birmingham City
90' + 1' Goal! Blackburn Rovers 2, Birmingham City 2. Jordan James (Birmingham City) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Hannibal Mejbri.
90' Attempt saved. Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Alfie Chang.
J. James
T. Chong
Birmingham City
89' Substitution, Birmingham City. Jordan James replaces Tahith Chong.
S. Szmodics
B. Dack
Blackburn Rovers
87' Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Sammie Szmodics replaces Bradley Dack.
86' Foul by Lewis Travis (Blackburn Rovers).
86' Tahith Chong (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the left wing.
B. Brereton
Yellow Card
Blackburn Rovers
86' Ben Brereton (Blackburn Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
85' Foul by Ben Brereton (Blackburn Rovers).
85' Maxime Colin (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
85' Attempt missed. Hayden Carter (Blackburn Rovers) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Tyler Morton with a cross following a corner.
84' Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Maxime Colin.
83' Attempt missed. Juninho Bacuna (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Hannibal Mejbri.
81' Attempt saved. Hannibal Mejbri (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
S. Wharton
Yellow Card
Blackburn Rovers
80' Scott Wharton (Blackburn Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
80' Foul by Scott Wharton (Blackburn Rovers).
80' George Friend (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
79' Attempt missed. Sam Gallagher (Blackburn Rovers) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Tyrhys Dolan with a cross following a corner.
78' Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Auston Trusty.
77' Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Dion Sanderson.
77' Attempt saved. Bradley Dack (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Lewis Travis.
J. Bacuna
K. Long
Birmingham City
75' Substitution, Birmingham City. Juninho Bacuna replaces Kevin Long.
L. Travis
J. Buckley
Blackburn Rovers
75' Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Lewis Travis replaces John Buckley.
70' Offside, Birmingham City. Lukas Jutkiewicz tries a through ball, but Scott Hogan is caught offside.
T. Morton
Yellow Card
Blackburn Rovers
69' Tyler Morton (Blackburn Rovers) is shown the yellow card.
68' Foul by Tyler Morton (Blackburn Rovers).
68' Tahith Chong (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the left wing.
66' Attempt missed. Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Dion Sanderson.
A. Chang
K. Bielik
Birmingham City
65' Substitution, Birmingham City. Alfie Chang replaces Krystian Bielik.
S. Hogan
R. Khadra
Birmingham City
64' Substitution, Birmingham City. Scott Hogan replaces Reda Khadra.
H. Mejbri
G. Gardner
Birmingham City
64' Substitution, Birmingham City. Hannibal Mejbri replaces Gary Gardner.
64' Attempt missed. Ben Brereton (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Tyrhys Dolan following a fast break.
63' Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Scott Wharton.
62' Attempt saved. Reda Khadra (Birmingham City) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Dion Sanderson with a through ball.
60' Attempt missed. Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by George Friend with a cross.
58' Attempt blocked. Joe Rankin-Costello (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Tyrhys Dolan.
58' Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Lukas Jutkiewicz.
58' Attempt saved. Ben Brereton (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Tyrhys Dolan.
57' Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Dion Sanderson.
57' Attempt missed. Joe Rankin-Costello (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Tyler Morton.
51' Offside, Birmingham City. Kevin Long tries a through ball, but Lukas Jutkiewicz is caught offside.
48' Attempt saved. Tahith Chong (Birmingham City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Lukas Jutkiewicz.
J. Rankin-Costello
T. Morton
Blackburn Rovers
46' Goal! Blackburn Rovers 2, Birmingham City 1. Joe Rankin-Costello (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Tyler Morton.
T. Dolan
R. Hedges
Blackburn Rovers
45' Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Tyrhys Dolan replaces Ryan Hedges.
Second Half begins Blackburn Rovers 1, Birmingham City 1.
45' + 3' First Half ends, Blackburn Rovers 1, Birmingham City 1.
44' Attempt missed. Auston Trusty (Birmingham City) left footed shot from the right side of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Gary Gardner following a corner.
44' Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Sam Gallagher.
43' Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Thomas Kaminski.
43' Attempt saved. Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Maxime Colin with a cross.
T. Chong
Yellow Card
Birmingham City
40' Tahith Chong (Birmingham City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
40' Sam Gallagher (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
40' Foul by Tahith Chong (Birmingham City).
39' Tyler Morton (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
39' Foul by Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City).
34' Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Sam Gallagher.
B. Dack
Goal
Blackburn Rovers
33' Goal! Blackburn Rovers 1, Birmingham City 1. Bradley Dack (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal.
33' Attempt saved. Joe Rankin-Costello (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Ryan Hedges.
32' Joe Rankin-Costello (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.
32' Foul by Reda Khadra (Birmingham City).
29' Attempt missed. Scott Wharton (Blackburn Rovers) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Tyler Morton with a cross following a set piece situation.
29' Joe Rankin-Costello (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.
29' Foul by Auston Trusty (Birmingham City).
27' Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Kevin Long.
26' Attempt blocked. George Friend (Birmingham City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
J. Rankin-Costello
Yellow Card
Blackburn Rovers
22' Joe Rankin-Costello (Blackburn Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
22' Foul by Joe Rankin-Costello (Blackburn Rovers).
22' Tahith Chong (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the left wing.
21' Attempt saved. Ben Brereton (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Sam Gallagher.
18' Attempt saved. Bradley Dack (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Sam Gallagher.
17' John Buckley (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
17' Foul by Dion Sanderson (Birmingham City).
16' Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Thomas Kaminski.
16' Attempt saved. Reda Khadra (Birmingham City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Lukas Jutkiewicz.
15' Offside, Blackburn Rovers. John Buckley tries a through ball, but Sam Gallagher is caught offside.
13' Attempt saved. Ben Brereton (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Harry Pickering.
6' Attempt missed. Hayden Carter (Blackburn Rovers) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Ryan Hedges with a cross following a corner.
6' Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Kevin Long.
6' Attempt blocked. Sam Gallagher (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Ben Brereton.
R. Khadra
G. Gardner
Birmingham City
3' Goal! Blackburn Rovers 0, Birmingham City 1. Reda Khadra (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Gary Gardner.
First Half begins.
Lineups are announced and players are warming up.