Birmingham 0 – North End 0- Stalemate as Blues hold visitors to a draw

Birmingham City 0-0 Preston North End

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Saturday’s fixture between Birmingham and North End delivered a goalless draw at St Andrew’s Stadium. Birmingham were hoping to get something from this game, following a previous defeat to Peterborough United. North End, on the other hand, secured a point against West Bromwich Albion in their previous match. After today’s result, Birmingham and North End currently occupy 12th and 15th spots in the league, with 12 points and 10 points respectively after 9 matches.

For Birmingham, Chuks Aneke and Lukas Jutkiewicz, came on for Scott Hogan and Troy Deeney. North End brought on Josh Murphy, Ali McCann and Brad Potts, to replace Sean Maguire, Ben Whiteman and Daniel Johnson.

There were bookings for Jeremie Bela from Birmingham, and Patrick Bauer, Jordan Storey and Ryan Ledson, for North End.

Birmingham will next play Queens Park Rangers away, with North End facing Stoke City at home.

Technical card:
Birmingham City: Matija Sarkic, Ivan Sunjic, Scott Hogan (Chuks Aneke, min.67), Maxime Colin, Tahith Chong, Troy Deeney (Lukas Jutkiewicz, min.67), Ryan Woods, Jeremie Bela, George Friend, Harlee Dean and Dion Sanderson
Preston North End: Daniel Iversen, Ryan Ledson, Josh Earl, Sepp Van den Berg, Emil Riis, Sean Maguire (Josh Murphy, min.70), Andrew Hughes, Jordan Storey, Daniel Johnson (Brad Potts, min.88), Patrick Bauer and Ben Whiteman (Ali McCann, min.70)
Stadium: St Andrew’s Stadium
Goals: 0-0