EFL Cup - Second Round
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Birmingham City 1-2 Bournemouth

Marc Pugh scores Bournemouth's winning goal
Marc Pugh was on target on the ground where he scored his only career hat-trick in Bournemouth's 8-0 win in 2014

Bournemouth came from behind for their first win of the season as they saw off Birmingham and their former boss Harry Redknapp in the EFL Cup second round.

The Blues went ahead when a corner was headed across goal by Jonathan Grounds and Maikel Kieftenbeld slotted home.

But Ryan Fraser met Adam Smith's low right-wing cross to level for the Premier League side after the break.

Marc Pugh secured the Cherries' place in round three when he drove the ball home after being set up by Lys Mousset.

It means Bournemouth, yet to score in the league this season, have kept up their remarkable record of having never lost at St Andrew's in 10 league and cup visits.

Line-ups

Birmingham

  • 29Kuszczak
  • 5ShottonBooked at 62mins
  • 4Roberts
  • 3Grounds
  • 2NsueSubstituted forHardingat 23'minutes
  • 26Davis
  • 50Gleeson
  • 6Kieftenbeld
  • 15BramallSubstituted forRobinsonat 78'minutes
  • 19MaghomaBooked at 56mins
  • 11VassellSubstituted forJutkiewiczat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Tesche
  • 8Gardner
  • 10Jutkiewicz
  • 13Stockdale
  • 23Cotterill
  • 40Robinson
  • 45Harding

Bournemouth

  • 1Boruc
  • 15A SmithBooked at 90mins
  • 26Mings
  • 3S Cook
  • 14B Smith
  • 24FraserSubstituted forIbeat 82'minutes
  • 4Gosling
  • 16L Cook
  • 7Pugh
  • 18Defoe
  • 31MoussetBooked at 41minsSubstituted forAfobeat 77'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Aké
  • 9Afobe
  • 12Ramsdale
  • 22Hyndman
  • 23Mahoney
  • 33Ibe
  • 42Simpson
Referee:
Geoff Eltringham
Attendance:
8,245

Match Stats

Home TeamBirminghamAway TeamBournemouth
Possession
Home42%
Away58%
Shots
Home8
Away19
Shots on Target
Home2
Away11
Corners
Home2
Away7
Fouls
Home10
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Birmingham City 1, Bournemouth 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Birmingham City 1, Bournemouth 2.

Booking

Adam Smith (Bournemouth) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

David Davis (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Adam Smith (Bournemouth).

Attempt blocked. Jordon Ibe (Bournemouth) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Foul by Maikel Kieftenbeld (Birmingham City).

Marc Pugh (Bournemouth) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Bournemouth. Conceded by Tomasz Kuszczak.

Attempt saved. Benik Afobe (Bournemouth) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

David Davis (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Lewis Cook (Bournemouth).

Attempt missed. Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Dan Gosling.

Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Brad Smith (Bournemouth).

Substitution

Substitution, Bournemouth. Jordon Ibe replaces Ryan Fraser.

Foul by Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City).

Steve Cook (Bournemouth) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Bournemouth. Conceded by Maikel Kieftenbeld.

Corner, Bournemouth. Conceded by Jonathan Grounds.

Substitution

Substitution, Birmingham City. Paul Robinson replaces Cohen Bramall.

Substitution

Substitution, Bournemouth. Benik Afobe replaces Lys Mousset because of an injury.

Corner, Bournemouth. Conceded by Tomasz Kuszczak.

Attempt saved. Lys Mousset (Bournemouth) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Attempt missed. Brad Smith (Bournemouth) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

Corner, Bournemouth. Conceded by Marc Roberts.

Attempt blocked. Jermain Defoe (Bournemouth) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Jacques Maghoma (Birmingham City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Wes Harding (Birmingham City).

Brad Smith (Bournemouth) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Goal!

Goal! Birmingham City 1, Bournemouth 2. Marc Pugh (Bournemouth) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Lys Mousset.

Wes Harding (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dan Gosling (Bournemouth).

(Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Tyrone Mings (Bournemouth).

Booking

Ryan Shotton (Birmingham City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Ryan Shotton (Birmingham City).

Lys Mousset (Bournemouth) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Cohen Bramall (Birmingham City) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

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