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Posted on 3 September 2007  - 12:00

All the action from our reserves' 1-0 win against Birmingham City at Leyton Orient FC on Monday night.

All the action from our reserves' 1-0 win against Birmingham City at Leyton Orient FC on Monday night.


Full-time: Spurs 1, Birmingham City 0

Added time: Boateng spotted Krysiak off his line and tried his luck from fully 45 yards, ball landed couple of yards wide.

82.17: CHANCE - BIRMINGHAM. Burge's corner half-cleared to Green, edge of box, didn't get hold of shot and blocked by Barcham.

80.24: GOAL - SPURS. Defence-splitting pass from Boateng into path of Barcham, right channel, pace took him into the box and cool finish low into corner.
Spurs 1, Birmingham City 0

75.43: McKenna curled over from 20 yards.

75.13: Taarabt played in Boateng, right corner of box, beat Timmins and Taylor but shot straight at Krysiak.

71.26: SAVE - CERNY. McPike curler from 20 yards heading for top corner until Cerny plucked it diving to his left.

68.16: Dawkins snapshot under pressure on target but easily taken by Krysiak.

66.13: Dawkins fine pass into feet of Taarabt, right side of box, had run on goal but trod on ball and danger cleared.

65.30: SUB - SPURS. Riley for Dawson.

63.40: Vine hit free-kick into the wall.

62.22: Boateng run and shot from 20 yards deflected for corner by Timmins, Krysiak out to collect corner.

59.42: Taarabt left one on one against Joyce, left side, ran at him, beat on the outside and drilled shot from tight angle blocked by Krysiak.

59.01: Mutch shot blocked by Mills.

49.47: SAVE - KRYSIAK. Taarabt picks up where he left off in first half, low drive taken well diving to his left by Krysiak.

Half-time: SUB - SPURS. Dawkins for Dixon.

Half-time: Spurs 0, Birmingham City 0

43.25: TACKLE - IFIL. Green flicked inside to supporting Mutch, through on Cerny, Ifil great tackle to deny him.

42.05: Ifil great spot from right flank inside to Boateng, instant hit curled well wide.

39.15: WOODWORK - BIRMINGHAM. Vine flicked on Burge's corner, Hall there at far post, tight angle, hit the corner of post and crossbar.

33.36: CLOSE - SPURS. McKenna rasper from 25 yards flew inches wide.

27.42: SAVE - KRYSIAK. Taarbt lofted lovely pass into path of Barcham cutting in from right, Krysiak gambled to come off his line and timed it perfectly, saving at feet.

27.23: SAVE - KRYSIAK. Actually a double save as McKenna drilled another low shot on target, this time keeper parried to his right before getting to the rebound first and saving at Barcham's feet as he followed in.

24.55: SAVE - KRYSIAK. Quick passing move between Livermore, Dixon and Boateng set up fierce low drive from McKenna, Krysiak best moment so far to tip around post at full stretch.

23.55: Livermore forced to clear as free-kick almost fell kindly for Hall.

23.11: McKenna decent strike, looping volley from 25 yards but Krysiak saw it all the way and caught easily.

19.34: Barcham drilled in cross that Livermore manage to angle towards goal, looping header taken by Krysiak.

18.01: CLOSE - SPURS. Taarabt hit corner to near post, met by Boateng volley, on target but deflected wide.

17.10: Boateng didn't get hold of shot from 25 yards, Krysiak picked up.

15.29: SAVE - KRYSIAK. Identical move from Taarabt as a couple of minutes ago, cutting inside from left, more of a curling effort this time taken by Krysiak diving to his right.

14.08: CLOSE - SPURS. Boateng, down the left, flicked inside to Taarabt, allowed to run 15 yards and drilled just wide from 25 yards with Krysiak at full stretch.

12.25: Mutch decent strike from 20 yards easily taken by Cerny.

11.47: Taarabt broke forward centrally, could have slipped in Dixon but opted to shoot, blocked by Taylor.

8.26: Taarabt nugmegged two Birmingham players, let fly from 30 yards, good hit, ball flew a couple of yards wide.

2.05: CLOSE - SPURS. Dixon onto Mills' long pass, held back by Hall who was booked. Boateng curled free-kick from 20 yards just over.

1.33: Green first effort, lashed left foot shot well wide.


Spurs: Cerny, Ifil, Hughton, Livermore, Dawson (Riley, 66), Mills, Barcham, McKenna, Dixon (Dawkins, 46), Boateng, Taarabt. Unused subs: Forecast, Kasim, Obika.

Birmingham: Krysiak, Joyce, Timmins, Taylor, Hall, Burge, Green, Mutch, Vine, McPike, Lea. Unused subs: Osman, Lyness, Gradwell, Sheldon, Sammons.