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Blackburn Rovers v Birmingham City Live Commentary, 08/05/2021

FT
5 - 2
BBR
BIR
A. Armstrong (27 pen)
B. Brereton (45+1)
A. Armstrong (71)
H. Elliott (83)
A. Armstrong (85)
K. Pedersen (22)
L. Jutkiewicz (50)
Ewood Park

Commentary

Match ends, Blackburn Rovers 5, Birmingham City 2.
90' + 2' Second Half ends, Blackburn Rovers 5, Birmingham City 2.
90' Tyrhys Dolan (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
90' Foul by Steve Seddon (Birmingham City).
89' Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Kristian Pedersen.
89' Attempt blocked. Adam Armstrong (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Stewart Downing.
88' Tyrhys Dolan (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
88' Foul by Kristian Pedersen (Birmingham City).
A. Armstrong
C. Evans
Blackburn Rovers
85' Goal! Blackburn Rovers 5, Birmingham City 2. Adam Armstrong (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Corry Evans.
84' Corry Evans (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.
84' Foul by Josh Dacres-Cogley (Birmingham City).
H. Elliott
C. Evans
Blackburn Rovers
83' Goal! Blackburn Rovers 4, Birmingham City 2. Harvey Elliott (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Corry Evans.
San José
R. Stirk
Birmingham City
82' Substitution, Birmingham City. Mikel San José replaces Ryan Stirk.
81' Ryan Nyambe (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.
81' Foul by Keyendrah Simmonds (Birmingham City).
80' Offside, Birmingham City. Gary Gardner tries a through ball, but Kristian Pedersen is caught offside.
80' Foul by Corry Evans (Blackburn Rovers).
80' Josh Dacres-Cogley (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the right wing.
K. Simmonds
A. Miller
Birmingham City
79' Substitution, Birmingham City. Keyendrah Simmonds replaces Amari Miller.
79' Offside, Blackburn Rovers. Corry Evans tries a through ball, but Adam Armstrong is caught offside.
78' Attempt blocked. Alen Halilovic (Birmingham City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Kristian Pedersen.
R. McGree
R. Harper
Birmingham City
76' Substitution, Birmingham City. Riley McGree replaces Rekeem Harper because of an injury.
C. Evans
J. Buckley
Blackburn Rovers
74' Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Corry Evans replaces John Buckley.
72' Foul by John Buckley (Blackburn Rovers).
72' Alen Halilovic (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
A. Armstrong
S. Downing
Blackburn Rovers
71' Goal! Blackburn Rovers 3, Birmingham City 2. Adam Armstrong (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Stewart Downing.
69' Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Thomas Kaminski.
69' Attempt saved. Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City) left footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom right corner.
68' John Buckley (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
68' Foul by Rekeem Harper (Birmingham City).
K. Pedersen
Yellow Card
Birmingham City
67' Kristian Pedersen (Birmingham City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
67' Tyrhys Dolan (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
67' Foul by Kristian Pedersen (Birmingham City).
T. Dolan
B. Brereton
Blackburn Rovers
67' Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Tyrhys Dolan replaces Ben Brereton.
66' Attempt missed. Harvey Elliott (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Adam Armstrong.
65' Offside, Blackburn Rovers. Amari'i Bell tries a through ball, but Adam Armstrong is caught offside.
64' Darragh Lenihan (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.
64' Foul by Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City).
62' Foul by Lewis Travis (Blackburn Rovers).
62' Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
61' Lewis Travis (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
61' Foul by Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City).
59' Attempt saved. Adam Armstrong (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Lewis Travis.
H. Elliott
S. Gallagher
Blackburn Rovers
58' Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Harvey Elliott replaces Sam Gallagher.
S. Downing
J. Davenport
Blackburn Rovers
58' Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Stewart Downing replaces Jacob Davenport.
Daniel Ayala
T. Harwood-Bellis
Blackburn Rovers
58' Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Daniel Ayala replaces Taylor Harwood-Bellis.
57' Attempt missed. Sam Gallagher (Blackburn Rovers) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Amari'i Bell with a cross.
56' Attempt blocked. Adam Armstrong (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Taylor Harwood-Bellis.
54' Offside, Birmingham City. Connal Trueman tries a through ball, but Rekeem Harper is caught offside.
53' Attempt missed. Darragh Lenihan (Blackburn Rovers) header from the right side of the six yard box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by John Buckley with a cross following a corner.
53' Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Steve Seddon.
52' John Buckley (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
52' Foul by Nico Gordon (Birmingham City).
51' Taylor Harwood-Bellis (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
51' Foul by Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City).
L. Jutkiewicz
S. Seddon
Birmingham City
50' Goal! Blackburn Rovers 2, Birmingham City 2. Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Steve Seddon with a cross.
48' Attempt saved. John Buckley (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Sam Gallagher.
Second Half begins Blackburn Rovers 2, Birmingham City 1.
A. Halilović
J. Leko
Birmingham City
45' Substitution, Birmingham City. Alen Halilovic replaces Jonathan Leko.
L. Jutkiewicz
S. Cosgrove
Birmingham City
45' Substitution, Birmingham City. Lukas Jutkiewicz replaces Sam Cosgrove.
45' + 2' First Half ends, Blackburn Rovers 2, Birmingham City 1.
B. Brereton
S. Gallagher
Blackburn Rovers
45' + 1' Goal! Blackburn Rovers 2, Birmingham City 1. Ben Brereton (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Sam Gallagher with a through ball.
44' Offside, Blackburn Rovers. Sam Gallagher tries a through ball, but Adam Armstrong is caught offside.
43' Attempt missed. John Buckley (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Sam Gallagher following a corner.
42' Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Josh Dacres-Cogley.
42' Attempt missed. Adam Armstrong (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Amari'i Bell.
41' Foul by Darragh Lenihan (Blackburn Rovers).
41' Gary Gardner (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
41' Ben Brereton (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.
41' Foul by Rekeem Harper (Birmingham City).
R. Stirk
Yellow Card
Birmingham City
40' Ryan Stirk (Birmingham City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
39' John Buckley (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
39' Foul by Ryan Stirk (Birmingham City).
38' Offside, Blackburn Rovers. Sam Gallagher tries a through ball, but Ben Brereton is caught offside.
38' Attempt saved. Sam Gallagher (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Lewis Travis.
36' Attempt missed. Ryan Stirk (Birmingham City) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Steve Seddon.
34' Foul by Darragh Lenihan (Blackburn Rovers).
34' Sam Cosgrove (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the left wing.
33' Foul by Sam Gallagher (Blackburn Rovers).
33' Kristian Pedersen (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
31' Attempt missed. Ben Brereton (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Ryan Nyambe.
31' Attempt blocked. Amari'i Bell (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by John Buckley.
30' Foul by Sam Gallagher (Blackburn Rovers).
30' Steve Seddon (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
A. Armstrong
Penalty Goal
Blackburn Rovers
27' Goal! Blackburn Rovers 1, Birmingham City 1. Adam Armstrong (Blackburn Rovers) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.
J. Leko
Yellow Card
Birmingham City
27' Jonathan Leko (Birmingham City) is shown the yellow card.
26' Penalty Blackburn Rovers. Amari'i Bell draws a foul in the penalty area.
26' Penalty conceded by Jonathan Leko (Birmingham City) after a foul in the penalty area.
24' Offside, Blackburn Rovers. Amari'i Bell tries a through ball, but Ben Brereton is caught offside.
K. Pedersen
Goal
Birmingham City
22' Goal! Blackburn Rovers 0, Birmingham City 1. Kristian Pedersen (Birmingham City) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner following a set piece situation.
22' Sam Cosgrove (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the left wing.
22' Foul by Darragh Lenihan (Blackburn Rovers).
19' Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Amari Miller.
17' Offside, Birmingham City. Gary Gardner tries a through ball, but Sam Cosgrove is caught offside.
11' Offside, Blackburn Rovers. Ben Brereton tries a through ball, but Adam Armstrong is caught offside.
10' Foul by Amari Miller (Birmingham City).
10' Darragh Lenihan (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
5' Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Connal Trueman.
4' Foul by Amari Miller (Birmingham City).
4' Lewis Travis (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
3' Adam Armstrong (Blackburn Rovers) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box from a direct free kick.
2' Foul by Kristian Pedersen (Birmingham City).
2' Lewis Travis (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
1' Foul by Sam Cosgrove (Birmingham City).
1' Darragh Lenihan (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
First Half begins.
Lineups are announced and players are warming up.