Saturday, August 21, 2010
Birmingham City 2
- Gardner 57,
- Gardner 71
Blackburn Rovers 1
- N'Zonzi 54
Craig Gardner struck twice as Birmingham came from behind against Blackburn Rovers to win a thrilling Premier League contest 2-1 at St Andrews.
An action packed first half finished goalless, before the real drama unfolded five minutes into the second. Nikola Zigic wrestled Christopher Samba to the ground inside the box and the referee rightly pointed to the spot.
Blackburn: Robinson, Salgado, Samba, Nelsen, Givet, El-Hadji Diouf, Jones, Olsson, Pedersen, Nzonzi, Kalinic. Subs: Bunn, Jacobsen, Emerton, Hoilett, Judge, Morris, Mame Diouf.
Birmingham: Foster, Carr, Johnson, Dann, Ridgewell, Larsson, Ferguson, Gardner, McFadden, Jerome, Zigic. Subs: Taylor, Murphy, Bowyer, O'Connor, Derbyshire, Michel, Fahey.