Birmingham City v Ipswich Town nostalgia: Berra scores injury-time equaliser to earn point in 2014

Christophe Berra celebrates his second equaliser at Birmingham in the 2-2 draw in 2014

Christophe Berra celebrates his second equaliser at Birmingham in the 2-2 draw in 2014 - Credit: Archant

In this week’s Ipswich Town nostalgia, we take a look back to August 2014, when Christophe Berra scored in injury-time as the Blues twice came from behind to earn a point at Birmingham City.

Christophe Berra celebrates his second equaliser at Birmingham in the 2-2 draw in 2014

Christophe Berra celebrates his second equaliser at Birmingham in the 2-2 draw in 2014 - Credit: Archant

The home side took the lead on the half hour mark when David Cotterill sent over a corner from the right and an unmarked David Edgar powered a header home to make it 1-0.

Christophe Berra celebrates his second equaliser at Birmingham in the 2-2 draw in 2014

Christophe Berra celebrates his second equaliser at Birmingham in the 2-2 draw in 2014 - Credit: Archant

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Christophe Berra celebrates his second equaliser at Birmingham in the 2-2 draw in 2014

Christophe Berra celebrates his second equaliser at Birmingham in the 2-2 draw in 2014 - Credit: Archant

Five minutes after the restart, Town were back on level terms when Paul Anderson sent over a free-kick from the right and Berra flicked the ball into the net at the far post.

Christophe Berra celebrates his second equaliser at Birmingham in the 2-2 draw in 2014

Christophe Berra celebrates his second equaliser at Birmingham in the 2-2 draw in 2014 - Credit: Archant

But the home side got their noses back in front when Wes Thomas blocked a Cole Skuse pass in the Birmingham half and sent the ball to Clayton Donaldson away behind the Town defence. The striker slid it home to make it 2-1.

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However, with three minutes of injury-time gone, the Blues levelled as Balint Bajner flicked on Tyrone Mings’ long ball, which found Anderson who crossed and Berra powered a diving header home.


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