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KEY ACTION: BC RES 3, SPURS 3

Posted on 18 March 2008  - 12:00

All the action from Tuesday night's 3-3 draw against Birmingham City at Solihull Moors FC.

All the action from Tuesday night's 3-3 draw against Birmingham City at Solihull Moors FC.

KEY ACTION...

Full-time: Birmingham City 3, Spurs 3

86.12: CHANCE - SPURS. Good work from Taarabt and Pekhart sets up Mtandari on edge of box, fierce shot blocked by defender.

75mins: Quiet spell at the moment.

61.43: GOAL - BIRMINGHAM. De Ridder break down left, cross to back post where O'Connor looped a header into far corner.
Birmingham City 3, Spurs 3

54.24: CHANCE - SPURS. Taarabt released Hutton for a one-on-one chance, rolled wide with left foot.

51.25: GOAL-SPURS. Fraser-Allen slips in Taarabt, right side of box, cool finish into the corner.
Birmingham City 2, Spurs 3

Half-time: Birmingham City 2, Spurs 2

Added time: SAVE - BUTTON. Mutch let fly from 30 yards, Button tipped around for corner.

44.42: Sharp turn from Jervis but tame shot straight at Button from edge of box.

38.51: GOAL - SPURS. Superb goal inspired by Taarabt. He turned between Wilson and Mutch, left Taylor for dead in the box and dinked the ball over the advancing Doyle for Pekhart to nod home from six yards. Move even drew applause from the home fans!
Birmingham City 2, Spurs 2

36.08: SAVE - DOYLE. Big chance as well as Taarabt worked one-two with Mtandari and was through on goal, went to side-foot into corner, Doyle out quickly to block with legs.

32.40: GOAL - SPURS. Good work from Fraser-Allen down the right, wrapped his foot around the ball on the byline and Huttom ghosted in at the far post to volley home.
Birmingham City 2, Spurs 1

30.43: Taarabt progress centrally before blasting ball out of the ground from 30 yards.

24.33: CHANCE - SPURS. Hutton's corner fell at Mtandari's feet, 10 yards out, got his shot off but blocked by crowd of players in front of goal.

18.55: Wilson cashed in as Martin slipped over on the right touchline, burst into the box, shot straight at Button.

15.34: Aydilek managed to cross from the left, ball cleared out to Mutch, decent hit straight at Button.

12.26: GOAL - BIRMINGHAM. De Ridder whipped in free-kick from the left, O'Connor lost his marker and guided the ball into the corner from eight yards.
Birmingham City 2, Spurs 0

10.42: Taarabt nutmegged Wilson before slicing shot wide from 20 yards.

9.30: GOAL - BIRMINGHAM. De Ridder swung in corner from the right, Taylor climbed highest to nod into the danger zone and Jervis beat Button to the ball to head home from six yards.
Birmingham City 1, Spurs 0

8.49: SAVE - BUTTON. First opening to the home side as Aydilek found De Ridder, firm shot from the right angle turned aside by Button.

THE LINE-UPS...

Birmingham City: Doyle, Wilson, Schmitz, Taylor, Queudrue, Sammons (O'Brien, 56), De Ridder, O'Connor, Jervis (Sheldon, 77), Mutch, Aydilek (Joyce, 46). Subs: Lyness, Hubbins.

Spurs: Button, Gunter, Hughton, Kasim (Hutchins, 77), Archibald-Henville, Martin, Fraser-Allen, Mtandari, Pekhart, Taarabt, Hutton (Obika, 77). Subs: Jansson, Olsen, Mason.