Today we shall discuss the EFL Championship fixture of Birmingham City vs Fulham. Both the teams made positive starts to the EFL championship before Birmingham fumbled a bit. Fulham is looking unstoppable, but there is always a spoiler in your journey. The Blues have the potential to become the spoils. Birmingham is in the seventh position of the table. Birmingham is looking solid against tough oppositions. Fulham is altogether a much well-balanced side. But Birmingham has this habit of pulling down top players of the league to the bottom. That’s what makes them dangerous. Lee Bowyer’s side, alongside Birmingham, has the best defensive record in the league. Fulham has lost only one game, or else they would in the top of the table. After winning four consecutive games in a row, Fulham lost to a sturdy Blackpool. Josh Bowler scored the only goal of the game that night.
That was a stunning loss for the Blues. They will look to bounce back from that disappointing loss to Blackpool. For that, they will have to defeat a hefty Birmingham City. Not only would that avenge their previous game’s loss, but also put them top in the table! Birmingham won last Saturday when they beat Derby County 2-0. But in the next match, they were held to a 1-1 draw to Barnsley. With three wins, two draws, and one loss, Birmingham is having a rough season till now. Birmingham and Blackpool both are suffering from many injuries. Birmingham will be without their key player Neil Etheridge. They will also miss their winger, Ivan Sanchez. Fulham will be without Cairney, Tete, Kongolo, and Wilson. Let’s cover the important match details. Then we shall predict who will win between Birmingham City vs Fulham.
Birmingham City vs Fulham Live: Live Stream; kick-off Time
Birmingham City vs Fulham will take place on 16th September 2021. Birmingham has to take this game seriously as it’s their only chance to climb up the table. Fulham will go full-on because they were upset after their loss against Blackpool. Birmingham is the best chance for the Blues to get back into the business. On 16th September, Fulham will be traveling away to the west-midlands of England to play Birmingham at their home. They will be playing in St. Andrews Stadium, the home stadium of Birmingham. The match is scheduled to be played at 12:30 Am (IST). Star Sports Select Channel will broadcast the game.
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Their key play Neil Etheridge is injured because of which other youngsters will get the chance. Chong will come in place of Ivan Sanchez. Dion Sanderson is also not available. Birmingham’s first-choice keeper Sarkic will start the game. Colin, Roberts, Harlee Dean, and George Friend will form the defense line. Carry Gardner, Ryan Woods, Chong, and Jeremy Bela make up for the mid-field of Birmingham. Troy Deeney and Scott Hogan form a dangerous front line of Birmingham.
Harry Wilson might have returned, but he will be on the bench. Fabio Carvalho is a doubt as he is still recovering from his injury. Fulham might be under some pressure after losing their game, but they are a champion side. They will be more eager to start the game than Birmingham themselves. Paulo Gazzaniga, Fulham’s best guardian of the net, starts in tomorrow’s match. Denis Odoi, Adarbioyo, Joe Bryan, and Ream form the backline of Fulham. The CDM’s consist of Reed and Seri. Cordova-Reid, Kebano, Cavaleiro play in the attacking-mid role. The dangerous Aleksander Mitrovic will play as the number nine.
Birmingham City vs Fulham – Prediction:
Birmingham and Fulham have played 93 times. The head-to-head stats will show Birmingham has a better record. Birmingham has 34 wins, while Fulham has 31 wins. Rest 28 matches ended in a draw. But the last 30 games show Fulham has a superior record to Birmingham, which says that Birmingham is no match to the Blues. Birmingham needs to win this match at any cost to keep their hopes alive. If Fulham wins this game, they will go to the top of the table. Lee Bowyer won’t miss this golden opportunity. Both the teams have a lot at stake. It will be a very cagey match. It is a 60-40, and the odds favor Fulham! Let us see!