Middlesbrough v Birmingham City

Sky Bet Championship at Riverside Stadium
11-08-2018KO:15:00ATT: 23,748REF: A Madley

Middlesbrough

Britt Assombalonga  12'
1 - 0
FT
HT: 1-0

Birmingham City

Craig Gardner s/o 83'
  • FT
    Match ends, Middlesbrough 1, Birmingham City 0.
  • 90+5'
    Second Half ends, Middlesbrough 1, Birmingham City 0.
  • 89'
    Foul by Paddy McNair (Middlesbrough).
  • 89'
    Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 89'
    Sub On
    Substitution, Middlesbrough. Paddy McNair replaces Martin Braithwaite.
  • 84'
    Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 83'
    Delay in match Jonny Howson (Middlesbrough) because of an injury.
  • 83'
    Red Card
    Craig Gardner (Birmingham City) is shown the red card.
  • 83'
    Jonny Howson (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 83'
    Foul by Craig Gardner (Birmingham City).
  • 83'
    Attempt blocked. Marcus Tavernier (Middlesbrough) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
  • 82'
    Foul by Connor Mahoney (Birmingham City).
  • 82'
    Stewart Downing (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 81'
    Sub On
    Substitution, Middlesbrough. Ashley Fletcher replaces Britt Assombalonga.
  • 80'
    Darren Randolph (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 80'
    Foul by Omar Bogle (Birmingham City).
  • 80'
    Attempt blocked. Maxime Colin (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
  • 80'
    Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Stewart Downing.
  • 77'
    Sub On
    Substitution, Middlesbrough. Marcus Tavernier replaces Lewis Wing.
  • 76'
    Sub On
    Substitution, Birmingham City. Viv Solomon-Otabor replaces Jota.
  • 76'
    Sub On
    Substitution, Birmingham City. Connor Mahoney replaces Jacques Maghoma.
  • 74'
    Cheikh N'Doye (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 74'
    Foul by Britt Assombalonga (Middlesbrough).
  • 70'
    Sub On
    Substitution, Birmingham City. Omar Bogle replaces Che Adams.
  • 70'
    Jacques Maghoma (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 70'
    Foul by Lewis Wing (Middlesbrough).
  • 67'
    Attempt blocked. Aden Flint (Middlesbrough) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Stewart Downing with a cross.
  • 65'
    Foul by Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City).
  • 65'
    Jonny Howson (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 64'
    Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Darren Randolph.
  • 64'
    Attempt saved. Craig Gardner (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Lukas Jutkiewicz.
  • 62'
    Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by George Friend.
  • 59'
    Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Britt Assombalonga.
  • 59'
    Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Aden Flint.
  • 58'
    Attempt missed. Britt Assombalonga (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from very close range is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Jonny Howson with a headed pass.
  • 58'
    Attempt blocked. Jonny Howson (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.
  • 56'
    Attempt saved. Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Kristian Pedersen.
  • 55'
    Michael Morrison (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 55'
    Foul by Britt Assombalonga (Middlesbrough).
  • 49'
    Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Jonny Howson.
  • 49'
    Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Darren Randolph.
  • 49'
    Attempt saved. Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City) header from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Kristian Pedersen.
  • 46'
    Craig Gardner (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 46'
    Foul by Lewis Wing (Middlesbrough).
  • 45'
    Second Half begins Middlesbrough 1, Birmingham City 0.
  • 45+4'
    HT
    First Half ends, Middlesbrough 1, Birmingham City 0.
  • 45+2'
    Harlee Dean (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 45+2'
    Foul by Britt Assombalonga (Middlesbrough).
  • 45'
    Aden Flint (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 45'
    Foul by Cheikh N'Doye (Birmingham City).
  • 44'
    Corner, Middlesbrough. Conceded by Connal Trueman.
  • 44'
    Corner, Middlesbrough. Conceded by Cheikh N'Doye.
  • 44'
    Britt Assombalonga (Middlesbrough) hits the right post with a right footed shot from the centre of the box. Assisted by Martin Braithwaite with a through ball.
  • 39'
    Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 39'
    Foul by Adam Clayton (Middlesbrough).
  • 37'
    Attempt missed. Stewart Downing (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by George Friend.
  • 35'
    Foul by Lewis Wing (Middlesbrough).
  • 35'
    Jacques Maghoma (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 33'
    Hand ball by Che Adams (Birmingham City).
  • 33'
    Adam Clayton (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 32'
    Attempt blocked. Che Adams (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
  • 30'
    Attempt missed. Cheikh N'Doye (Birmingham City) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Craig Gardner with a cross following a corner.
  • 29'
    Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Aden Flint.
  • 28'
    Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Aden Flint.
  • 27'
    Stewart Downing (Middlesbrough) hits the right post with a left footed shot from outside the box from a direct free kick.
  • 25'
    Yellow Card
    Cheikh N'Doye (Birmingham City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 25'
    Martin Braithwaite (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 25'
    Foul by Cheikh N'Doye (Birmingham City).
  • 24'
    Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 24'
    Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 23'
    Delay in match (Middlesbrough).
  • 20'
    Attempt saved. Che Adams (Birmingham City) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the bottom left corner.
  • 19'
    Attempt blocked. Jota (Birmingham City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Jacques Maghoma.
  • 18'
    Attempt missed. Ryan Shotton (Middlesbrough) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Lewis Wing with a cross following a corner.
  • 18'
    Corner, Middlesbrough. Conceded by Che Adams.
  • 17'
    Britt Assombalonga (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 17'
    Foul by Harlee Dean (Birmingham City).
  • 16'
    Attempt blocked. Britt Assombalonga (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Ryan Shotton.
  • 12'
    Goal
    Goal! Middlesbrough 1, Birmingham City 0. Britt Assombalonga (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jonny Howson.
  • 12'
    Attempt blocked. Cheikh N'Doye (Birmingham City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
  • 8'
    Stewart Downing (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 8'
    Foul by Jota (Birmingham City).
  • 7'
    Attempt blocked. Jota (Birmingham City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
  • 6'
    Hand ball by Che Adams (Birmingham City).
  • 5'
    Foul by Aden Flint (Middlesbrough).
  • 5'
    Cheikh N'Doye (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 5'
    Foul by Michael Morrison (Birmingham City).
  • 5'
    Britt Assombalonga (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 2'
    Attempt blocked. Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
  • 0'
    First Half begins.
  • Lineups are announced and players are warming up.