UK time is: 10:47:09
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Blues Stage Fightback But Not Enough

Birmingham City got off to a terrible start in the game against Hull City at St Andrews on Saturday, but in the end the result was closer than we might first have feared.

This looked grim for Blues early on with Sone Aluko looking like he had a point to prove, he forced an early save out of Jack Butland inside the first five minutes.

On 11 minutes the same man found himself with another chance but this time he could not keep his effort on target.

At the other end, Wade Elliott had the chance to put the home side ahead but he too was off target.

But just before the quarter hour mark came Aluko got the goal he looked determined to get when he picked up a pass from Jay Simpson and beat Butland convincingly from close range.

Then the same player increased the lead when he got his and Hull's second, this time making no mistake from around the twelve yard mark.
Then Aluko turned provider when he set up James Chester who headed home for 3-0.

Ravel Morrison pulled one back for Birmingham with a right-footed shot from around 12 yards out just five minutes later.

The second half started a lot more positively for Blues when Marlon King fired home to make it 3-2 with just a minute of the second half played.

Simpson came close to scoring for Hull again just after the hour mark, but his shot was off target.

Then Aaron Mclean should have put the game out of reach of Blues with eight minutes left but he too was off target and headed over the crossbar.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Foxxy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday November 18 2012

Time: 6:09AM

Your Comments

Any team that would be worth watching would never find themselves 3-0 down before half time at home. Clark is a clown.
Sidderz
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Birmingham City Articles

Rowett Would Sign Zigic (Saturday November 22 2014)

Novak Fighting for Start (Saturday November 22 2014)

What The Stats Say: Rotherham (Saturday November 22 2014)

Rotherham v Birmingham (Saturday November 22 2014)

Evans Downplays Rowett Influence (Friday November 21 2014)

Norwich Have Not Banned Homophobic Fans (Friday November 21 2014)

Video: Blues Focus Ep 13 (Friday November 21 2014)

Midfielder Joins Birmingham City (Friday November 21 2014)

Robinson: Everyone is Still Confident (Friday November 21 2014)

Archived Birmingham City Articles

List All Vital Birmingham Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
16. Leeds Utd 18 5 5 8 -5 20
17. Fulham 18 5 4 9 -5 19
18. Millwall 18 4 7 7 -5 19
19. Birmingham 18 4 7 7 -14 19
20. Brighton 18 3 9 6 -3 18
21. Rotherham 18 4 6 8 -10 18
22. Wigan 18 3 8 7 -4 17

Breaking League News

Rotherham : 23/11/2014 10:09:00
LUFC Leeds Fan View v Blackburn Rovers
Leeds Utd : 23/11/2014 09:19:00
LUFC Redfearn left frustrated
Leeds Utd : 23/11/2014 09:00:00
Reds In 10m Move For Redmond
Norwich : 23/11/2014 08:50:00
LUFC Redfearn - Penalty decision was a joke
Leeds Utd : 23/11/2014 08:39:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Rotherham v Birmingham
Suggested By:  
Home win 16%
Draw 14%
Away win 70%