Date: 10th March 2019 at 4:45pm
Written by:
Birmingham City
0 – 1
Aston Villa

St Andrews

Championship

10/03/2019 12:00 pm

Attendance: 26631

Referee: Robinson

Birmingham City Aston Villa
Grealish (67)
Camp Steer
Harding Elmohamady
Morrison Hause
 
Dean Mings
Pedersen Taylor
Jota 58 Hourihane
Kieftenbeld
 
Whelan 63
Davis
 
79 Grealish
 
84
Maghoma 71 Adomah 63
Adams Abraham
Jutkiewicz
 
El Ghazi

Substitutes

Roberts McGinn
 
63
Mahoney 71 Jedinak
Gardner 79 Davis
Vassell Green 63
Mrabti 58 Bjarnason 84
Dacres-Cogley Kodjia
Trueman Kalinic

Game Statistics

14 Goal attempts 9
4 On Target 3
6 Corners 3
15 Fouls 12
3 Yellow Cards 3
0 Red Cards 0
46 % 54

Aston Villa’s trip to St Andrews Stadium to face off against Birmingham City in the Second City Derby earlier today sadly sunk to a new low.

Everyone and their dog knew the primary tactic of Garry Monk’s side would be to kick Jack Grealish out of the game and we only needed to wait until the fourth minute of the match for that to be proven true as Maikel Kiftenbeld earned an early yellow card, just as he did in the Villa Park clash.

Then the game went completely stupid as a supposed fan ran on the pitch and aimed a punch at Jack, from behind, knocking him to the floor in the process – said supposed fan was immediately arrested. As was a steward apparently who also took issue with Grealish with claims of a kick, so it was certainly a lively one.

Jack had the last word, scoring the winner but the football won’t dominate the headlines after this one.

Special mention for Monk who developed a serious case of the Arsene Wenger’s and only saw what he wanted to, I guess he’ll recover quickly.

 

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