Championship: Hull City defeats Birmingham City 2-0 on Saturday

HULL. Hull City defeats Birmingham City with a 2-0 win with a goal from G. Honeyman (17') and a goal from M. Wilks (57').

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HULL. Hull City beats Birmingham City with a 2-0 win with a goal from G. Honeyman (17′) and a goal from M. Wilks (57′).

The match was held at the KCOM Stadium Stadium in Hull on Saturday and this began at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Tony Harrington who had the assistance of Adrian Holmes and Akil Howson. The 4th official was Marc Edwards. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 11.4 degrees Celsius or 52.59 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 74%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Hull City was in possession of the ball for 51% of the time vs. Birmingham City that controlled the ball for 49% of the time.

Hull City was more aggressive with 49 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Hull City won the match.

Hull City shot 18 times, 6 on target, 6 off target. On the other side, Birmingham City shot 8 times, 5 on target, 2 off target.


Hull City received 4 yellow cards (J. Magennis, D. Bernard, J. Greaves and G. Docherty). On the opposite side, Birmingham City received 1 yellow card (S. Hogan).

Also, Birmingham City didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after G. Gardner (Birmingham City) was sent out after receiving a straight red card in the (43′).

After this contest, Hull City will have 12 points to stay in the 22nd place. On the opposite side, Birmingham City will stay with 22 points like Nottingham Forest and Middlesbrough to stay in the 15th place.

Match Events

  • 17'

    G. Honeyman

    R. Longman

  • 34'

    S. Hogan

  • 43'

    Josh Magennis

  • 43'

    Gary Gardner

  • 45'

    D. Bernard

  • 46'

    J. James

    H. Dean

  • 57'

    M. Wilks

    K. Lewis-Potter

  • 61'

    L. Jutkiewicz

    T. Deeney

  • 65'

    J. Greaves

  • 72'

    R. Williams

    R. Longman

  • 72'

    T. Smith

    J. Magennis

  • 78'

    C. Aneke

    S. Hogan

  • 79'

    A. Cannon

    G. Honeyman

  • 83'

    G. Docherty

Next match

In the upcoming Championship match, Hull City will play away against Cardiff City on the 24th of November with a 8-8 head to head.

Birmingham City will play away against Coventry City on the 23rd of November with a 4-2 head to head in favor of Birmingham City (5 draws).

Hull City: Formation and Lineups

Hull City adopted the 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

The manager Grant McCann chose to play with the following team: Nathan Baxter (8.0), Di’Shon Bernard (6.5), Sean McLoughlin (6.6), Jacob Greaves (7.3), Keane Lewis-Potter (7.8), Richard Smallwood (6.5), Greg Docherty (7.0), Ryan Longman (7.5), George Honeyman (8.2), Josh Magennis (6.6) and Mallik Wilks (6.9).


Hull City made 3 changes: R. Longman for R. Williams (72′), J. Magennis for T. Smith (72′) and G. Honeyman for A. Cannon (79′).

Top player: George Honeyman

The player who no doubt impressed Hull City the most was George Honeyman.

His rating is (8.2) with 1 goal, 33 passes (69% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 11. He performed 15 crosses.

Birmingham City: Formation and Lineups

Also Birmingham City adopted the 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

On the other side, Lee Bowyer played with: Matija Šarkić (6.8), Dion Sanderson (6.2), Marc Roberts (7.0), Harlee Dean (6.4), Riley McGree (6.6), Ryan Woods (6.6), Ivan Šunjić (6.8), Jérémie Bela (7.1), Gary Gardner (6.8), Scott Hogan (6.1) and Troy Deeney (7.4).


Birmingham City made 3 changes: H. Dean for J. James (46′), T. Deeney for L. Jutkiewicz (61′) and S. Hogan for C. Aneke (78′).

Top player: Troy Deeney

The player who no doubt impressed Birmingham City the most was Troy Deeney.

His rating is (7.4) with 20 passes (55% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 10.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Championship

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