Championship: Birmingham City manages to draw 2-2 with Peterborough United after recovering a 0-2 deficit
BIRMINGHAM. Birmingham City manages to recover against Peterborough United with a goal on the J. Marriott 16' and a penalty kick on the J. Clarke-Harris 67'.
BIRMINGHAM. Birmingham City manages to recover against Peterborough United with a goal on the J. Marriott 16′ and a penalty kick on the J. Clarke-Harris 67′.
The match was played at the St. Andrew’s Stadium stadium in Birmingham on Tuesday and it started at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was Oliver Langford with the help of Mark Russell and Geoffrey Liddle. The 4th official was Tim Robinson. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 13.6 degrees Celsius or 56.41 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 57%.
The ball possession was identical with both team possessing the ball for 50% of the time.
There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Birmingham City was in possession of the ball for 50% of the time vs. Peterborough United that controlled the ball for 50% of the time.
Birmingham City was more aggressive with 58 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 4 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Birmingham City to win the match.
Birmingham City shot 13 times, 4 on target, 9 off target. On the other side, Peterborough United shot 10 times, 4 on target, 6 off target.
No yellow cards were issued to Birmingham City. On the opposite side, Peterborough United received 1 yellow card (F. Kent).
After this match, Birmingham City will have 31 points like Swansea City to stay in the 18th place. On the opposite side, Peterborough United will have 19 points to stay in the 22nd place.
J. Clarke-Harris (Penalty)
In the upcoming Championship match, Birmingham City will play away with Derby County on the 30th of January with a 10-9 head to head in favor of Derby County (9 draws).
Peterborough United will host Sheffield United on the 29th of January with a 2-1 head to head record in favor of Sheffield United (0 draws).
Birmingham City: Formation and Lineups
Birmingham City started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Lee Bowyer chose to play with the following team: Neil Etheridge , Maxime Colin , Teden Mengi , Marc Roberts , Kristian Pedersen , Ivan Šunjić , Ryan Woods , Lukas Jutkiewicz , Jordan James , Onel Hernández and Scott Hogan .
Birmingham City made 3 changes: K. Pedersen for J. Bela (46′), I. Sunjic for G. Gardner (60′) and J. James for J. Graham (77′).
Top player: Ryan Woods
The player who no doubt impressed Birmingham City the most was Ryan Woods.
His rating iswith 34 passes (88% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 2 duels out of 3. He performed 7 crosses.
Peterborough United: Formation and Lineups
Peterborough United started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
On the opposite side, Darren Ferguson played with: Steven-Andreas Benda , Frankie Kent , Nathan Thompson , Mark Beevers , Bali Mumba , Jack Taylor , Oliver Norburn , Harrison Burrows , Kwame Poku , Jonson Clarke-Harris and Jack Marriott .
Peterborough United made 3 changes: J. Marriott for C. Morton (61′), K. Poku for S. Szmodics (86′) and J. Clarke-Harris for J. Knight (86′).
Top player: Kwame Poku
Probably the most impressive player in Peterborough United was Kwame Poku.
His rating iswith 38 passes (81% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 13.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Championship