Forest Green played Birmingham at the FA Cup of England on January 17. The match kicked off 19:45 UTC. Birmingham won 1-2.
Ben Stevenson scored the first goal on the 8th minute of the game followed by goals from Lucas Jutkiewicz and Kevin Long who made the final score 1-2.
Forest Green (also known as Forest Green Rovers) and Birmingham (commonly referred to as Birmingham City or Blues) meet again 7 years after the friendly match which Birmingham won 0-3. Forest Green will be playing the match after a draw against Exeter on January 14 in League One. This match can be a great chance for them to turn to winning ways if they sort out the problems in the defense as they have been conceding goals for 5 consecutive matches now.
Birmingham are in a horrible form preparing for the match after 4 defeats in a row from Bristol City, Middlesbrough, Hull City and Burnley. They're going to need to sort out the problems in the back first to improve the results as they have been conceding goals for 5 consecutive matches now.
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Forest Green kicked off the game with Lewis Thomas, Brandon Cooper, Bailey Cargill, Dominic Bernard, Kyle McAllister who got substituted by Bryan Fiabema on the 70th minute, Ben Stevenson who got substituted by David Davis on the 84th minute, Regan Hendry, Corey OKeeffe who got substituted by Oliver Casey on the 71st minute, Myles Peart-Harris who got substituted by Reece Brown on the 84th minute, Mathew Stevens who got substituted by Jordan Garrick on the 70th minute and Josh March as starters, with Reece Brown, Harvey Bunker, Oliver Casey, David Davis, Bryan Fiabema, Jordan Garrick, Udoka Godwin-Malife, Luke McGee and Dylan McGeouch on the bench.
Birmingham's starting eleven were Neil Etheridge, Emmanuel Longelo who got substituted by Tahith Chong on the 46th minute, Kevin Long, Auston Trusty, Krystian Bielik, Jordan Graham who got substituted by Maxime Colin on the 46th minute, Jordan James who got substituted by Alfie Chang on the 46th minute, Hannibal Mejbri who got substituted by Juninho Bacuna on the 73rd minute, Dion Sanderson, Lucas Jutkiewicz and Scott Hogan who got substituted by Troy Deeney on the 86th minute, with Juninho Bacuna, Alfie Chang, Tahith Chong, Maxime Colin, Troy Deeney, Romelle Donovan, George Friend, Nico Gordon and John Ruddy on the bench.
Referee showed the yellow card 5 times throughout the game. Myles Peart-Harris, Emmanuel Longelo, Krystian Bielik, Hannibal Mejbri and Auston Trusty were the ones to receive it.
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Forest Green and Birmingham have met twice since July 2014. Birmingham have won twice. The most recent match between them took place on July 16, 2016 in a friendly where Birmingham won 0-3. Forest Green have scored 0 goals in these 2 head-to-head matches in total while Birmingham have scored 4. So, overall, Birmingham have a better head-to-head record against Forest Green in their recent history.
Forest Green have played a draw with Exeter in their previous match while Birmingham are on a losing streak - they have lost to Bristol City, Middlesbrough, Hull City and Burnley in their previous 4 matches. Overall, Forest Green have won 7 of their last 20 matches, losing 9 and drawing 4, while Birmingham have won 7 of their last 20 matches, losing 7 and drawing 6.
Forest Green have won once (1-0 against Cheltenham Town on 10th of December), lost 4 times (1-3 against Port Vale on 1st of January, 1-2 against Burton Albion on 29th of December, 1-0 against Milton Keynes Dons on 26th of December and 4-0 against Derby County on 17th of December) and drew once (1-1 against Exeter on 14th of January) in their most recent 6 matches.
Birmingham have won once (3-2 against Reading on 16th of December), lost 4 times (4-2 against Bristol City on 14th of January, 1-3 against Middlesbrough on 2nd of January, 0-1 against Hull City on 30th of December and 3-0 against Burnley on 27th of December) and drew once (0-0 against Blackpool on 10th of December) in their most recent 6 matches.
We are adding goal videos and full video highlights of the match between Forest Green and Birmingham in real time. You can watch the goals by Ben Stevenson, Lucas Jutkiewicz and Kevin Long as the videos of the goals are added usually minutes after the actual event if there are any official videos available. Full video highlights of Forest Green - Birmingham are being added as they become available on the official social media channels of the league or the teams.