Weather: Good Stadium: St. Andrew's Stadium Pitch: Good Round: 13
Referee: Chris Kavanagh Home Manager: Gary Rowett Away Manager: Alan Stubbs
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|23 - - Jonathan Spector||Lee Camp - - 1|
|1 - - Adam Legzdins||Darnell Fisher - - 17|
|15 - - Lukas Jutkiewicz||Isaiah Brown - - 37|
|9 - - Clayton Donaldson||Will Vaulks - - 4|
|3 - - Jonathan Grounds||Dominic Ball - - 14|
|28 - - Michael Morrison||Daniel Ward - - 9|
|5 - - Ryan Colin Shotton||Kelvin Wilson - - 16|
|6 - - Maikel Kieftenbeld||Jake Forster-Caskey - - 10|
|19 - - Jacques Maghoma||Jon Taylor - - 11|
|8 - - Stephen Gleeson||Lee Frecklington - - 8|
|11 - - David Cotterill||Stephen Kelly - - 2|
|12 - - Rhoys Wiggins||Lewis Price - - 12|
|18 - - Reece Brown||Greg Halford - - 15|
|20 - - Greg Stewart||Dexter Blackstock - - 20|
|14 - - Che Adams||Anthony Forde - - 7|
|10 - - Diego Fabbrini||Joe Newell - - 22|
|4 - - Paul Robinson||Joe Mattock - - 3|
|29 - - Tomasz Kuszczak||Scott Allan - - 21|
SUBS | Price, Mattock, Forde, Halford, Newell, Allan, Blackstock. #rufc
TEAM | Three changes for #rufc with Kelly, Wilson and Forster-Caskey replacing Halford, Fry and Newell. #rufc
RT @BCFC: Here's how #BCFC line-up as they take on @OfficialRUFC at St. Andrew's. #bluesLIVE https://t.co/9CcrYQqlWZ
MATCH | The Millers are out warming up here at St. Andrew's ahead of the clash with Birmingham City. #rufc
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READ | Alan Stubbs makes three changes to his #rufc side for tonight's game. https://t.co/GJYEk5Co0W
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MATCH | Here come the teams! Lee Frecklington leads out #rufc in all Lime Green with #bcfc in blue.
MATCH | The teams exchange pre-match handshakes and we're almost ready for action at St. Andrew's. #rufc #rufcaway https://t.co/pioxlwZqTV
1| Birmingham City kick off and tonight's game in the Midlands is underway. #rufc
5| A superb break from #rufc sees Taylor released on the right. He swings in an early cross towards Brown which is deflected into the keeper
7| Jutkiewicz rises highest in the box to head Cotterill's cross at goal and his effort goes just wide of the post. #rufc
9| Wilson hacks away a Jutkiewicz header which almost drops for Cotterill in front of goal. It's a great clearance from the #rufc defender.
10| Superb charge from Frecklington, who pinches the ball and breaks to win #rufc a throw high up the pitch.
11| Kelly has to recover to make a good challenge in the box to rob Maghoma of possession. Jutkiewicz heads the corner over the bar. #rufc
12| Wilson is down in the aftermath and is currently receving treatment from Mike Preston the physio. #rufc
13| Wilson is back to his feet but not currently moving freely. It looks like his evening could have come to an end. #rufc
14| MILLERS SUB - Wilson can't continue and Halford comes on in his place. #rufc
15| Goal - The Millers fall behind as Morrison heads home as he powers an effort across goal in the box. 1-0. #rufc
18| Taylor breaks and looks to cross but his low ball hits the defender and Blues can counter. #rufc
22| Forster-Caskey whips in a ball from a set piece that flies straight into the arms of Legzdins. #rufc
23| Vaulks rockets an effort at goal from distance which Legzdins spills but gathers at the second attempt. #rufc
27| That's #rufc's best chance of the game so far. Taylor is set free down the right and he whips it into Ward who doesn't connect cleanly.
29| The visitors aim another ball in at Jutkiewicz but this delivery is just too hight and it goes out for a Millers' throw. #rurfc
31| GOAL! - The Millers are level as Ward lashes home following good work from Halford! 1-1. #rufc https://t.co/KMGLYRVixv
35| Goal - The hosts retake the lead through Jutkiewicz who heads home in the box. 2-1. #rufc
36| Taylor swings in a decent ball from a set piece but there are no Millers' shirts in the area to connect and it's a goal kick. #rufc
43| Goal - Blues make it three as Maghoma charges forward and applies a crashing finish from the edge of the box. 3-1. #rufc
44| Brown nutmegs his man and bursts into the box but a good challenge from Shotton ensures his run ends there. #rufc
45| The Fourth Official's board shows three minutes of added time. #rufc
HT | Birmingham City 3 v 1 Millers. Blues lead at the break through Morrison, Jutkiewicz and Maghoma, having levelled at 1-1 through Ward.
45| Frecklington takes the kick off and the second half is underway. #rufc
ATT | Tonight's attendance at St. Andrew's is 16,404, with 272 #rufc fans making the trip from South Yorkshire. Thank you for your support.
49| Brown swings in a free kick which Kelly attacks but there's a foul and the hosts have a free kick. #rufc
50| Superb work on the wing from Brown. He breaks clear of Cotterill and delivers but his cross evades Ward and Taylor in the box. #rufc
54| YELLOW - Fisher gets a booking for the Millers, following some medical attention for Brown.
55| #rufc have a corner which Forster-Caskey will take...
56| GOAL - #rufc get one back! Taylor shows great composure to tap home from close range! 3-2. https://t.co/kmCEXNihiV
57| Blues go up the other end and Cotterill clips a ball into the box which Camp claims in the air. #rufc
58| #rufc come within a good save of an equaliser! Brown cuts inside and lashes a strike at goal which Legzdins parries clear.
59| Forster-Caskey is felled on the angle of the penalty area and #rufc have a free kick as the travelling support roars them on.
60| Taylor's shot from the free kick is a low one and not bad at all. A touch would perhaps have taken it in, but Legzdins collects. #rufc
61| Kelly gets up well to head a Cotterill corner clear of danger. #rufc
63| Taylor is the architect of another good Millers' move. Frecklington glances his cross at goal but the 'keeper saves.
63| Good chance for Birmingham, Cotterill turns a cross back into the box from a deep position and Vaulks hack it out for a corner. #rufc
64| Birmingham City sub - Jutkiewicz makes way for Reece Brown for the hosts. #rufc
66| #rufc come close again. Frecklington lashes one at the target before Halford blasts a cross/shot which flashes across the face of goal.
68| The Millers are making a fight of this now. Taylor, Forster-Caskey and Fisher all show great willing to charge down the opposition.
73| Birmingham City sub - Donaldson makes way for Adams. #rufc
75| Adams makes some space on the edge of the area and drives a low effort at the near post which goes wide. #rufc
77| YELLOW - Cotterill makes a burst down the right and is brought down by Ball who can't get across in time. #rufc
78| Cotterill's cross from the free kick isn't the best and #rufc win a free kick as it drops from the air for a foul in the box. #rufc
79| A big chance goes begging for #rufc. Halford's cross is a good one. Ward gets a touch before Frecklington does, but Legzdins gathers.
80| YELLOW - Maghoma gets a booking after a foul on Halford. #rufc
82| Blackstock is being readied on the bench for the Millers. #rufc
83| Penalty to Blues. Camp is adjudged to have bundled Adams over in the box.
84| Goal - Cotterill makes no mistake from 12 yards and it's 4-2. #rufc
84| MILLERS SUB - Vaulks makes way for Blackstock. #rufc
86| Ward delivers a good cross on the half volley but Blackstock fouls in the area and it's a Blues free kick.
86| Birmingham City sub - Cotterill makes way for Robinson. #rufc
88| Ward misses a superb chance for #rufc. Fisher makes inroads down the left and Ward smashes over at the second attempt from 8 yards #rufc
90| Adams' ball into the box is blocked and turned behind for a corner. #rufc
90| There will be four minutes added time played here at St. Andrew's. #rufc
90+| Maghoma heads at goal but Camp makes a comfortable save.
FT | Birmingham City 4 v 2 Millers. Goals from Morrison, Jutkiewicz, Maghoma and Cotterill win it for Blues with Ward and Taylor for #rufc.