Premier League

March 20, 2010

Full-time

Sunderland

3 - 1

Birmingham City

Premier League

15:00 +00:00, March 20, 2010

Stadium of Light, England

Referee: Peter Walton

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    Match ends, Sunderland 3, Birmingham City 1.

  • 90'

    Second Half ends, Sunderland 3, Birmingham City 1.

  • 90'

    Foul by James McFadden (Birmingham City).

  • 90'

    Alan Hutton (Sunderland) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 90'

    Attempt missed. James McFadden (Birmingham City) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

  • 90'

    Attempt saved. Craig Gardner (Birmingham City) header from very close range is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Stephen Carr with a cross.

  • 88'

    Goal! Sunderland 3, Birmingham City 1. Fraizer Campbell (Sunderland) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jordan Henderson with a cross.

  • 87'

    Roger Johnson (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 87'

    Foul by Lee Cattermole (Sunderland).

  • 87'

    Attempt blocked. Lee Cattermole (Sunderland) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Fraizer Campbell.

  • 86'

    Attempt blocked. Darren Bent (Sunderland) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Lee Cattermole.

  • 83'

    Foul by Lee Bowyer (Birmingham City).

  • 83'

    David Meyler (Sunderland) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 81'

    Attempt missed. Kevin Phillips (Birmingham City) header from the left side of the six yard box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Joe Hart following a set piece situation.

  • 80'

    Roger Johnson (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 80'

    Foul by Darren Bent (Sunderland).

  • 80'

    Substitution, Sunderland. Lee Cattermole midfielder replaces Steed Malbranque.

  • 79'

    Attempt missed. Lee Bowyer (Birmingham City) header from the left side of the six yard box is too high. Assisted by James McFadden with a cross following a corner.

  • 79'

    Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Michael Turner.

  • 78'

    Attempt blocked. Kevin Phillips (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by James McFadden.

  • 78'

    Attempt blocked. Stephen Carr (Birmingham City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Craig Gardner.

  • 77'

    Roger Johnson (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 77'

    Foul by Darren Bent (Sunderland).

  • 76'

    Attempt missed. James McFadden (Birmingham City) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Lee Bowyer.

  • 73'

    Attempt saved. Darren Bent (Sunderland) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Kieran Richardson with a cross.

  • 72'

    Substitution, Birmingham City. Lee Bowyer midfielder replaces Michel.

  • 72'

    Substitution, Sunderland. Jordan Henderson midfielder replaces Benjani.

  • 72'

    Substitution, Sunderland. Phillip Bardsley defender replaces John Mensah because of an injury.

  • 71'

    Attempt missed. Roger Johnson (Birmingham City) header from very close range is too high. Assisted by James McFadden with a cross following a corner.

  • 71'

    Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Craig Gordon.

  • 71'

    Attempt saved. Liam Ridgewell (Birmingham City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner.

  • 70'

    Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by David Meyler.

  • 69'

    Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by John Mensah.

  • 69'

    Attempt blocked. Kevin Phillips (Birmingham City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Liam Ridgewell.

  • 69'

    Michel (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  • 69'

    Foul by Alan Hutton (Sunderland).

  • 68'

    Attempt blocked. Craig Gardner (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  • 68'

    Stephen Carr (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 68'

    Foul by John Mensah (Sunderland).

  • 64'

    Foul by James McFadden (Birmingham City).

  • 64'

    Fraizer Campbell (Sunderland) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 62'

    Foul by Michel (Birmingham City).

  • 62'

    David Meyler (Sunderland) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 60'

    Goal! Sunderland 2, Birmingham City 1. Cameron Jerome (Birmingham City) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Michel with a through ball following a fast break.

  • 60'

    Substitution, Birmingham City. Kevin Phillips forward replaces Cristian Benitez.

  • 60'

    Substitution, Birmingham City. James McFadden forward replaces Keith Fahey.

  • 59'

    Attempt saved. Stephen Carr (Birmingham City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

  • 59'

    Attempt saved. Cristian Benitez (Birmingham City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Stephen Carr.

  • 57'

    Foul by Craig Gardner (Birmingham City).

  • 57'

    Kieran Richardson (Sunderland) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 55'

    Attempt missed. Roger Johnson (Birmingham City) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Keith Fahey with a cross following a corner.

  • 55'

    Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Craig Gordon.

  • 55'

    Attempt blocked. Scott Dann (Birmingham City) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Keith Fahey with a cross.

  • 54'

    Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Craig Gordon.

  • 54'

    Attempt saved. Cameron Jerome (Birmingham City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Craig Gardner with a through ball.

  • 53'

    Attempt blocked. Stephen Carr (Birmingham City) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Stephen Carr.

  • 48'

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  • 47'

    Delay in match John Mensah (Sunderland) because of an injury.

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    Second Half begins Sunderland 2, Birmingham City 0.

  • 45'

    First Half ends, Sunderland 2, Birmingham City 0.

  • 45'

    Attempt missed. Cameron Jerome (Birmingham City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Liam Ridgewell with a cross.

  • 45'

    David Meyler (Sunderland) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 45'

    Foul by Michel (Birmingham City).

  • 44'

    Corner, Sunderland. Conceded by Scott Dann.

  • 43'

    Attempt blocked. Darren Bent (Sunderland) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  • 43'

    Craig Gardner (Birmingham City) is shown the yellow card.

  • 42'

    Steed Malbranque (Sunderland) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 42'

    Foul by Barry Ferguson (Birmingham City).

  • 42'

    Attempt missed. Steed Malbranque (Sunderland) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Kieran Richardson following a set piece situation.

  • 41'

    Fraizer Campbell (Sunderland) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 41'

    Foul by Scott Dann (Birmingham City).

  • 38'

    Attempt missed. Steed Malbranque (Sunderland) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is too high.

  • 38'

    Attempt saved. Kieran Richardson (Sunderland) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

  • 37'

    Attempt missed. Alan Hutton (Sunderland) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Steed Malbranque with a cross following a corner.

  • 37'

    Corner, Sunderland. Conceded by Roger Johnson.

  • 34'

    Corner, Sunderland. Conceded by Barry Ferguson.

  • 30'

    Attempt missed. Michel (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Keith Fahey following a corner.

  • 30'

    Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Craig Gordon.

  • 30'

    Attempt saved. Cristian Benitez (Birmingham City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner. Assisted by Stephen Carr with a cross.

  • 26'

    Corner, Sunderland. Conceded by Roger Johnson.

  • 24'

    Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Craig Gordon.

  • 24'

    Attempt saved. Keith Fahey (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Cameron Jerome.

  • 23'

    Attempt missed. Liam Ridgewell (Birmingham City) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Keith Fahey with a cross following a corner.

  • 23'

    Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Craig Gordon.

  • 23'

    Attempt saved. Keith Fahey (Birmingham City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Barry Ferguson.

  • 22'

    Attempt blocked. Cameron Jerome (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Cristian Benitez.

  • 21'

    Foul by Kieran Richardson (Sunderland).

  • 21'

    Cristian Benitez (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 21'

    Kieran Richardson (Sunderland) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 21'

    Foul by Michel (Birmingham City).

  • 20'

    Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by John Mensah.

  • 20'

    Foul by Michael Turner (Sunderland).

  • 20'

    Cameron Jerome (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 19'

    Attempt blocked. Craig Gardner (Birmingham City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Stephen Carr.

  • 16'

    Corner, Sunderland. Conceded by Joe Hart.

  • 16'

    Attempt saved. Fraizer Campbell (Sunderland) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  • 16'

    Attempt blocked. Steed Malbranque (Sunderland) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Alan Hutton.

  • 15'

    Corner, Sunderland. Conceded by Barry Ferguson.

  • 15'

    Attempt blocked. Alan Hutton (Sunderland) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Kieran Richardson.

  • 15'

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  • 14'

    Delay in match Darren Bent (Sunderland) because of an injury.

  • 14'

    Attempt blocked. Fraizer Campbell (Sunderland) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  • 11'

    Goal! Sunderland 2, Birmingham City 0. Darren Bent (Sunderland) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Steed Malbranque.

  • 8'

    Offside, Sunderland. David Meyler tries a through ball, but Benjani is caught offside.

  • 8'

    Corner, Sunderland. Conceded by Roger Johnson.

  • 7'

    Offside, Sunderland. Anton Ferdinand tries a through ball, but Benjani is caught offside.

  • 5'

    Goal! Sunderland 1, Birmingham City 0. Darren Bent (Sunderland) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

  • 5'

    Attempt blocked. Benjani (Sunderland) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Fraizer Campbell.

  • 3'

    Foul by Benjani (Sunderland).

  • 3'

    Michel (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in his own half.

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    First Half begins.

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    Lineups are announced and players are warming up