Blues v Birmingham stats

Ipswich Town 0 Birmingham 1

Derek Davis

Ipswich Town 4-4-2

1 Richard Wright

22 Moritz Volz Needless handball conceded penalty 5

4 Gareth McAuley Organised back line well enough 6

21 Iván Campo Mixed bag from veteran 6

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33 Ben Thatcher Solid defending for the most part 7

18 Danny Haynes Looking lively before early injury 6

10 David Norris Always snapping away in middle 6

8 Tommy Miller Some decent set plays and sat well 6

25 Alan Quinn No lack of effort but little impact 6

11 Kevin Lisbie Never able to use his pace 6

14 Jon Stead Plenty of endeavour from out wide 6

Subs:

19 Jon Walters (for Haynes, 28) 7

20 Darren Ambrose (for Quinn, 58) 6

9 Pablo Counago (for Volz, 75) 6

15 Pim Balkestein

27 Shane Supple

Goals: None

Bookings: Quinn (39, dissent) Volz (70, persistent fouling) Miller (89, dissent)

Attempts on 3

Attempts off 6

Woodwork 0

Corners 6

Free kicks conceded 18

Birmingham City:

1 Maik Taylor Never overly troubled 6

21 Stuart Parnaby Never let early booking faze him 6

15 Radhi Jaidi Composed, organised and always in control 8

6 Liam Ridgewell Formed fine partnership in central defence 8

20 Franck Quedrue Helped put Volz under pressure 6

14 Kemy Agustein Livewire caused problems 7

26 Lee Carsley Dictated much of City's play from the middle 7

22 Damien Johnson Neat and tidy 6

3 David Murphy Quietly went about job 6

16 James McFadden Surprisingly replaced early after excellent work 7

10 Cameron Jerome worked hard without much reward 6

Subs:

4 Nicky Hunt (for Queudrue, 65)

23 Marcus Bent (for McFadden, 69)

9 Kevin Phillips

19 Quincy Owusu-Abeyie

13 Colin Doyle

Goals: McFadden 38, pen.

Bookings: Parnaby (foul, 5)

Attempts on 3

Attempts off 5

Woodwork 0

Corners 6

Free kicks conceded 13

The Referee: Iain Williamson (Berks) 7

Attendance: 23,536

Pitch: Very good. Weather: Cool and dry