Birmingham City prevails over Queens Park Rangers 1-0 with a goal scored by T. Chong. HIGHLIGHTS

LONDON. Birmingham City defeats Queens Park Rangers 1-0 after T. Chong scored just 1 goal (3').

Birmingham City prevails over Queens Park Rangers 1-0 with a goal scored by T. Chong. HIGHLIGHTS

LONDON. Birmingham City overcomes Queens Park Rangers 1-0 after T. Chong scored just 1 goal (3′). Queens Park Rangers lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (60%).

The match was played at the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium stadium in London on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Keith Stroud who had the assistance of Nigel Lugg and Mark Dwyer. The 4th official was Andy Woolmer. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 13.2 degrees Celsius or 55.8 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 73%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 60 Ball Possession 40
Shots
  • 16 Total 10
  • 2 On Target 6
  • 6 Off Target 1
  • 8 Shots blocked 3
  • 106 Attack 91
  • 57 Dangerous attack 38
  • 0 Ball safe 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 10 Corners 1
Fouls
  • 16 Total 16
  • 4 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

Queens Park Rangers had a strong ball possession 60% while Birmingham City was struggling with a 40% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Queens Park Rangers had a more offensive attitude with 57 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 2 were on target. Still, Birmingham City was capable to find the solution to win this contest.​

Queens Park Rangers shot 16 times, 2 on target, 6 off target. Regarding the opposition, Birmingham City shot 10 times, 6 on target, 1 off target.

Cards

Queens Park Rangers received 4 yellow cards (Sam Field, Luke Amos, Sinclair Armstrong and Stefan Johansen). Regarding the opposition, Birmingham City received 3 yellow cards (John Ruddy, Auston Trusty and Kevin Long).

Match Timeline

3'
Samuel Field- Yellow
22'
Aaron Drewe- sub ->Osman Kakay
46'
56'
59'
63'
Alfie Chang- sub ->J. Bacuna
73'
Sinclair Armstrong- sub ->Rob Dickie
77'
78'
John Ruddy- Yellow
81'
Elijah Dixon-Bonner- sub ->Jamal Lowe
82'
86'
90'
Sinclair Armstrong- Yellow
90'
90'

Standings

After this contest, Queens Park Rangers will stay with 42 points to sit in the 19th place. Regarding the opposition, Birmingham City will have 45 points like Reading to sit in the 16th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Championship, Queens Park Rangers will host Bristol City on the 6th of May with a 9-8 head to head statistic in favor of Bristol City (7 draws).

Birmingham City will host Sheffield United on the 6th of May with a 5-2 head to head record in favor of Birmingham City (4 draws).

Queens Park Rangers – Formation

Queens Park Rangers
G
Seny Dieng 1.Senegal
7.2
D
Robert Dickie 4.England
6.6
77'
D
Jimmy Dunne 3.Republic of Ireland
7.2
D
Samuel Field 15.England
22'
M
Osman Kakay 2.Sierra Leone
46'
M
Albert Adomah 37.Ghana
M
Luke Amos 8.England
6.8
59' 56'
M
Tim Iroegbunam 47.England
M
Jamal Lowe 18.Jamaica
82'
F
C. Martin 14.Scotland
F
Lyndon Dykes 9.Scotland
Substitutes
G
Jordan Archer 13.Scotland
D
Joseph Gubbins 39.England
D
Aaron Drewe 29.England
46'
M
Elijah Dixon-Bonner 19.England
82'
M
Stefan Johansen 6.Norway
7.1
59' 90'
M
Andre Dozzell 17.England
F
Sinclair Armstrong 30.Republic of Ireland
77' 90'

Queens Park Rangers started with a 3-1-4-2 line-up (3-1-4-2).

The manager Gareth Ainsworth decided to play with the following team: Seny Dieng (7.2), Robert Dickie (6.6), Jimmy Dunne (7.2), Samuel Field, Tim Iroegbunam, Albert Adomah, Luke Amos, Jamal Lowe, Osman Kakay, Lyndon Dykes and Chris Martin.

The home team had on the bench: Joseph Gubbins, Aaron Drewe, Elijah Dixon-Bonner, Stefan Johansen, Sinclair Armstrong, Andre Dozzell and Jordan Archer.

Substitutions

Queens Park Rangers made 4 changes: Osman Kakay for Aaron Drewe (46′), Luke Amos for Stefan Johansen (59′), Rob Dickie for Sinclair Armstrong (77′) and Jamal Lowe for Elijah Dixon-Bonner (82′).

Best player: Jimmy Dunne​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Queens Park Rangers was Jimmy Dunne.

His rating is (7.2) with 43 passes (65% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 15.

Birmingham City – Formation

Birmingham City
G
John Ruddy 21.England
78'
D
Kevin Long 26.Republic of Ireland
90'
D
Maxime Colin 2.France
D
Marc Roberts 4.England
D
Auston Trusty 5.United States
81'
M
Krystian Bielik 31.Poland
M
J. Bacuna 7.Netherlands
7.2
63'
M
Tahith Chong 18.Netherlands
86' Goals3'
M
Reda Khadra 17.Germany
6.7
73'
F
George Hall 35.England
F
Lukas Jutkiewicz 10.England
Substitutes
G
Neil Etheridge  1.Philippines
D
Emmanuel Longelo 23.England
M
Jordan James 19.Wales
M
Alfie Chang 42.England
7.3
63'
M
Jordan Graham 11.England
86'
M
Hannibal Mejbri 6.Tunisia
6.6
73'
F
Scott Hogan 9.Republic of Ireland

Birmingham City started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

John Eustace played with: John Ruddy, Maxime Colin, Marc Roberts, Kevin Long, Auston Trusty, Tahith Chong, Krystian Bielik, Juninho Bacuna, Reda Khadra, George Hall and Lukas Jutkiewicz.

These were the players on the bench: Jordan James, Scott Hogan, Neil Etheridge, Emmanuel Longelo, Alfie Chang, Jordan Graham and Hannibal Mejbri.

Substitutions

Birmingham City made 3 changes: J. Bacuna for Alfie Chang (63′), R. Khadra for Hannibal Mejbri (73′) and T. Chong for Jordan Graham (86′).

Results of the day

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