Birmingham City and Swansea City draw 2-2 on Tuesday. HIGHLIGHTS

BIRMINGHAM. Birmingham City manages to recover against Swansea City with a goal on the O. Ntcham 30' and a goal on the M. Grimes 45'.

Birmingham City and Swansea City draw 2-2 on Tuesday. HIGHLIGHTS

BIRMINGHAM. Birmingham City bounces back against Swansea City with a goal on the O. Ntcham 30′ and a goal on the M. Grimes 45′. Swansea City was definitely better in terms of ball possession (63%)​

The match was played at the St. Andrew’s Stadium stadium in Birmingham on Tuesday and it started at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was Andy Woolmer with the collaboration of Andrew Dallison and G Read. The 4th official was Andy Davies. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot at 28.1 degrees Celsius or 82.58 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 52%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 37 Ball Possession 63
Shots
  • 12 Total 7
  • 2 On Target 2
  • 10 Off Target 5
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 88 Attack 85
  • 41 Dangerous attack 35
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 12 Corners 1
  • 1 Off Sides 3
Fouls
  • 12 Total 12
  • 3 Yellow Cards 4
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 3 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

Swansea City had a superior ball possession 63% while Birmingham City was struggling with a 37% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Birmingham City was more aggressive with 41 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 2 were on target. Nevertheless, that was not enough Birmingham City to win the match​.

Birmingham City shot 12 times, 2 on target, 10 off target. On the other side, Swansea City shot 7 times, 2 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

Birmingham City received 3 yellow cards (T. Deeney, J. Bacuna and D. Sanderson). Talking about the opposition, Swansea City received 4 yellow cards (R. Manning, N. Wood, H. Darling and J. Fulton).

Match Timeline

S. Hogan(goal)
12'
15'
R. Manning- Yellow
T. Deeney- Yellow
15'
30'
O. Ntcham(goal)
45'
M. Grimes(goal)J. Latibeaudiere
48'
N. Wood- Yellow
51'
H. Darling- Yellow
J. Bacuna- Yellow
53'
61'
O. Cooper- sub ->L. Cundle
G. Hall- sub ->J. Graham
67'
72'
M. Sorinola- sub ->N. Wood
77'
J. Fulton- Yellow
L. Jutkiewicz- sub ->T. Chong
77'
85'
M. Obafemi- sub ->O. Ntcham
J. James- sub ->M. Colin
88'
T. Deeney(goal)
89'
D. Sanderson- Yellow
90'

Standings

After playing this match, Birmingham City will have 28 points like Millwall to sit in the 10th place. On the other side, Swansea City will have 30 points to sit in the 8th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Championship, Birmingham City will host Sheffield United on the 6th of May with a 5-2 head to head statistic in favor of Birmingham City (4 draws).

Swansea City will host West Bromwich Albion on the 6th of May with a 12-8 head to head statistic in favor of Swansea City (3 draws).

Birmingham City – Formation

Birmingham City
G
J. Ruddy 21.England
5.9
D
M. Colin 2.France
6.6
88'
D
A. Trusty 5.USA
6.4
D
D. Sanderson 28.England
6.2
90'
M
M. Emmanuel 23.England
7.1
M
J. Graham 11.England
7.0
67'
M
J. Bacuna 7.Netherlands
6.7
53'
M
T. Chong 18.Netherlands
6.8
77'
M
H. Mejbri 6.Tunisia
6.9
F
T. Deeney 8.England
6.8
15' Goals89'
F
S. Hogan 9.Republic of Ireland
7.1
Goals12'
Substitutes
G
N. Dula 1.Philippines
D
G. Friend 3.England
M
J. Leko 14.England
M
G. Hall 35.England
6.4
67'
M
J. James 19.Wales
88'
F
L. Jutkiewicz 10.England
6.8
77'
F
J. Bellingham 27.England

Birmingham City adopted the 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

The manager John Eustace decided to play with the following team: John Ruddy (5.9), Maxime Colin (6.6), Dion Sanderson (6.2), Auston Trusty (6.4), Jordan Graham (7.0), Hannibal Mejbri (6.9), Juninho Bacuna (6.7), Tahith Chong (6.8), Emmanuel Longelo (7.1), Troy Deeney (6.8) and Scott Hogan (7.1).

The home team had on the bench: Jonathan Leko, Lukas Jutkiewicz (6.8), George Friend, George Hall (6.4), Jordan James, Neil Etheridge and Jobe Bellingham.

Substitutions

Birmingham City made 3 changes: J. Graham for G. Hall (67′), T. Chong for L. Jutkiewicz (77′) and M. Colin for J. James (88′).

Best player: Emmanuel Longelo​

The most impressive player for Birmingham City was Emmanuel Longelo.

His rating is (7.1) with 22 passes (72% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 10. He performed 8 crosses.

Swansea City – Formation

Swansea City
G
S. Benda 13.Germany
6.2
D
B. Cabango 5.Wales
6.8
D
H. Darling 6.England
7.1
51'
D
N. Wood-Gordon 23.England
6.2
72' 48'
M
R. Manning 3.Republic of Ireland
6.8
15'
M
J. Latibeaudiere 22.England
7.2
M
J. Fulton 4.Scotland
7.0
77'
M
M. Grimes 8.England
7.7
Goals45'
M
L. Cundle 18.England
6.4
61'
F
J. Ntcham 10.France
7.3
85' Goals30'
F
J. Piroe 17.Netherlands
6.8
Substitutes
G
A. Fisher 1.England
D
K. Naughton 26.England
D
M. Sorinola 29.England
6.3
72'
M
O. Cooper 31.Wales
6.8
61'
F
M. Obafemi 9.Republic of Ireland
85'
F
J. Paterson 12.England
F
A. Okoflex 21.England

Also Swansea City adopted the 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

Russell Martin played with: Steven-Andreas Benda (6.2), Nathan Wood-Gordon (6.2), Harry Darling (7.1), Ben Cabango (6.8), Joel Latibeaudiere (7.2), Luke Cundle (6.4), Matt Grimes (7.7), Jay Fulton (7.0), Ryan Manning (6.8), Joël Piroe (6.8) and Olivier Ntcham (7.3).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Michael Obafemi, Andrew Fisher, Kyle Naughton, Jamie Paterson, Oliver Cooper (6.8), Armstrong Oko-Flex and Matthew Sorinola (6.3).

Substitutions

Swansea City made 3 changes: L. Cundle for O. Cooper (61′), N. Wood for M. Sorinola (72′) and O. Ntcham for M. Obafemi (85′).

Best player: Matt Grimes​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Swansea City was Matt Grimes.

His rating is (7.7) with 1 goal, 81 passes (91% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 6. He performed 1 cross.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Championship.​