Birmingham City defeats Huddersfield Town 2-1. HIGHLIGHTS

BIRMINGHAM. Birmingham City topped Huddersfield Town to win 2-1.

Birmingham City defeats Huddersfield Town 2-1. HIGHLIGHTS

BIRMINGHAM. Birmingham City beat Huddersfield Town to win 2-1. It was Birmingham City to strike first with an early goal of S. Hogan at the 5′. Then P. Placheta scored again for Birmingham City in the 45′ minute. Eventually, D. Ward reduced the distance for Huddersfield Town (61′). Finally, that was it, and the result remained 2-1. Huddersfield Town was unquestionably better in terms of ball possession (61%).​

The match was played at the St. Andrew’s Stadium stadium in Birmingham on Friday and it started at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was Gavin Ward who was helped by Mark Russell and G Read. The 4th official was Dean Whitestone. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was extremely hot at 33 degrees Celsius or 91.36 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 55%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 39 Ball Possession 61
Shots
  • 17 Total 9
  • 6 On Target 2
  • 11 Off Target 7
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 127 Attack 124
  • 38 Dangerous attack 30
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 6 Corners 7
  • 1 Off Sides 5
Fouls
  • 10 Total 10
  • 1 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 3 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

Huddersfield Town was in firm control of the ball 61% while Birmingham City was struggling with a 39% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Birmingham City was more aggressive with 38 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 6 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Birmingham City won the match​.

Birmingham City shot 17 times, 6 on target, 11 off target. On the opposite side, Huddersfield Town shot 9 times, 2 on target, 7 off target.

Cards

Birmingham City received 1 yellow card (A. Trusty). Regarding the opposition, Huddersfield Town received 2 yellow cards (Sorba Thomas and J. Russell).

Match Timeline

S. Hogan(goal)J. Bacuna
5'
21'
Sorba Thomas- Yellow
32'
J. Russell- Yellow
P. Placheta(goal)
45'
A. Trusty- Yellow
58'
61'
D. Ward(goal)Sorba Thomas
J. Graham- sub ->T. Deeney
75'
75'
W. Boyle- sub ->R. Edmonds-Green
76'
D. Holmes- sub ->D. Ward
76'
J. Rhodes- sub ->F. Anjorin
L. Jutkiewicz- sub ->S. Hogan
82'
G. Friend- sub ->P. Placheta
89'
89'
J. Koroma- sub ->J. Rudoni

Standings

After this contest, Birmingham City has 4 points to occupy the 1st place in the table. On the opposite side, Huddersfield Town stays with 0 points (23rd).

Next matches

In the next match in the Championship, Birmingham City will play away with Stoke City on the 5th of November with a 8-2 head to head in favor of Birmingham City (6 draws).

Huddersfield Town will play away agasint Blackburn Rovers on the 5th of November with a 4-4 head to head statistic.

Birmingham City – Formation

Birmingham City
G
J. Ruddy 21.England
6.8
D
M. Roberts 4.England
7.3
D
A. Trusty 5.USA
7.1
58'
D
D. Sanderson 28.England
6.9
M
M. Colin 2.France
7.1
M
R. Woods 6.England
6.8
M
J. Bacuna 7.Netherlands
7.8
M
P. Płacheta 17.Poland
8.0
89' Goals45'
M
J. James 19.Wales
6.8
F
T. Deeney 8.England
7.1
75'
F
S. Hogan 9.Republic of Ireland
7.8
82' Goals5'
Substitutes
G
N. Dula 1.Philippines
D
G. Friend 3.England
7.1
89'
M
J. Graham 11.England
6.2
75'
M
J. Leko 14.England
M
A. Chang 42.England
F
J. Bellingham 27.England
F
L. Jutkiewicz 10.England
6.4
82'

Birmingham City started with a 3-1-4-2 line-up (3-1-4-2).

The manager John Eustace decided to play with the following team: .

Substitutions

Birmingham City made 3 changes: T. Deeney for J. Graham (75′), S. Hogan for L. Jutkiewicz (82′) and P. Placheta for G. Friend (89′).

Huddersfield Town – Formation

Huddersfield Town
G
L. Nicholls 21.England
6.8
D
T. Lees 32.England
6.7
D
J. Ruffles 14.England
6.6
D
O. Turton 2.England
6.8
D
R. Edmonds-Green 23.England
6.8
75'
M
J. Hogg 6.England
7.4
M
J. Russell 5.England
6.1
32'
M
S. Thomas 7.England
6.4
21'
M
F. Anjorin 8.England
6.3
76'
M
J. Rudoni 22.England
6.4
89'
F
D. Ward 25.England
6.8
76' Goals61'
Substitutes
G
J. Chapman 13.Australia
D
Y. Nakayama 33.Japan
D
W. Boyle 12.Scotland
6.2
75'
M
D. Holmes 19.USA
6.6
76'
M
J. Koroma 10.England
6.5
89'
F
J. Rhodes 9.Scotland
6.4
76'

Huddersfield Town started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).

Danny Schofield played with: .

Substitutions

Huddersfield Town made 4 changes: R. Edmonds-Green for W. Boyle (75′), D. Ward for D. Holmes (76′), F. Anjorin for J. Rhodes (76′) and J. Rudoni for J. Koroma (89′).

Results of the day

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