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Summary

  1. Birmingham 1-0 Cardiff
  2. Che Adams wins game for Birmingham with fine solo goal
  3. Leaders Cardiff beaten for just second time this season
  4. Bristol City 0-0 Burton
  5. Robins now 10 unbeaten but miss chance to go second
  6. Burton keep third successive away league clean sheet
  7. Get involved via #bbcefl

Live Reporting

By Jay Freeman and Steve Marshall

All times stated are UK

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  1. Farewell

    FT: Birmingham City 1-0 Cardiff City; Bristol City 0-0 Burton Albion

    Birmingham celebrate

    Well it's been quite a night if you're a Birmingham City fan. Steve Cotterill celebrated a win in his first game in charge of the club and they've moved out of the Championship bottom three courtesy of their victory against league-leaders Cardiff City.

    The Bluebirds just didn't look as good tonight as they have done this season and Neil Warnock will be disappointed with his side's performance.

    Elsewhere, Burton Albion will be more than happy with a draw against in-form Bristol City, who missed the chance to go second with a win against the Brewers.

    A reminder that we will have all of Saturday's EFL action coming your way tomorrow, including Wolves' huge local derby against Aston Villa.

    For now, though, thank you for joining us.

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    FT: Birmingham City 1-0 Cardiff City; Bristol City 0-0 Burton Albion

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  3. A marker put down

    FT: Birmingham City 1-0 Cardiff City

    Birmingham City striker Isaac Vassell told Sky Sports:

    "It's massive for Che Adams and the manager. We've had a hard week and we've also worked hard and it paid off.

    "It was massively important that Che scored. He's always sharp in training and we held it out for the rest of the game so it's brilliant for him."

    Birmingham City's Michael Morrison told Sky Sports:

    "There's not a team anywhere that's worked harder in the last two weeks. It's paid dividends. You have to chase everything until the last minute.

    "Not only have we worked on fitness, we were organised. Everyone stuck with it, there were a few late bodies who came on and we looked good.

    "We've got to get some momentum going, we've got a tough game next week and we've put a marker down with this result."

  4. FULL-TIME

    Birmingham City 1-0 Cardiff City

    Steve Cotterill

    There's a battle in the Birmingham City box as Cardiff try to work a late goal. They win a corner in the melee that ensues and it's cleared by the hosts.

    Then the whistle blows and they've done it. Steve Cotterill gets his Birmingham City tenure under way with a win against the league leaders.

  5. FULL-TIME

    Bristol City 0-0 Burton

    What a great point for Burton! After successive 4-0 home defeats they keep their third-straight Championship clean sheet on the road.

    Brewers boss Nigel Clough must like Ashton Gate - he's now unbeaten there in his last six visits.

  6. CLOSE!

    Bristol City 0-0 Burton

    So close for Bristol City!

    Marlon Pack tries his luck from distance but it's just the wrong side of the post.

  7. Post update

    Bristol City 0-0 Burton

    Time is running out for Bristol City to find a winner as they can't get through a resolute Burton defence.

    There will be four minutes of stoppage time.

  8. Post update

    Birmingham City 1-0 Cardiff City

    Well, that being said, Aron Gunnarsson is now coming off. In the mean time, Birmingham boss Steve Cotterill sends on Lukas Jutkiewicz in place of Che Adams.

    Five minutes of added time to play.

  9. Post update

    Birmingham City 1-0 Cardiff City

    Panic over, Cardiff City fans. Aron Gunnarsson has made his return to the pitch. They have two minutes of normal time to find a leveller.

  10. Post update

    Birmingham City 1-0 Cardiff City

    Blues boss Steve Cotterill gives David Davis a tactical piece of paper to hand to Che Adams. The striker then rushes into the box as Birmingham press for another goal and Cardiff's Aron Gunnarsson tries to trip him up and seems to injure his ankle in the process.

    Deary me. There's a delay in play as he receives treatment and Cardiff are down to 10 men as they've made all their substitutions.

  11. Post update

    Bristol City 0-0 Burton

    Two chances for Burton's Marvin Sordell.

    First he shoots wide after a rapid counter-attack, before seeing another effort headed away by Aden Flint.

    Are we in for late drama?

  12. Post update

    Bristol City 0-0 Burton

    Bristol City haven't created as many opening in the second half.

    There's an opportunity here as Bobby Reid lays off a pass to Jonathan Leko but the on-loan West Brom winger's cross aimed at Cauley Woodrow is gathered by Stephen Bywater.

  13. Post update

    Birmingham City 1-0 Cardiff City

    Kenneth Zohore plays a lovely back heel to Nathaniel Mendez-Laing who's almost clear on goal but Michael Morrison puts in a fine tackle to neutralise Cardiff's attack.

    A penny for this man's thoughts as Cardiff have 13 minutes to avoid a second league defeat of the season.

    Neil Warnock
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    Karl: The ex-Wednesday Italian dish; Benito Carbonara. Or Paulo Di Cannellloni.

    Kev Walsh: How about a throwback to the Villa keeper from the late 70's....John Porridge

  15. Post update

    Birmingham City 1-0 Cardiff City

    Ged Scott

    BBC Sport at St Andrew's

    Even with over 1,000 noisy but annoyed travelling fans present for the visit of the league leaders to St Andrew's, the Friday night switch to accommodate the live TV cameras means the gate of 19,059 is actually Blues' lowest league crowd of the season.

    But it isn't stopping the clearly very happy home fans on the Tilton End making a lot of noise themselves.

    And, on this impressive evidence, it will be even louder and with even more here for Blues' next home game in 16 days' time.... against Steve Bruce's Aston Villa!

  16. Post update

    Bristol City 0-0 Burton

    Is this going to be Bristol City's night or not?

    Bobby Reid has the ball in the net but it's ruled out for an earlier foul on Luke Murphy.

  17. Post update

    Bristol City 0-0 Burton

    Jonathan Leko is the latest home player to be denied as a Burton defender gets in the way of another shot to concede a corner, which Bristol City can't take advantage of.

  18. Post update

    Birmingham City 1-0 Cardiff City

    Cardiff look all over the place, here. Isaac Vassell is causing himself such a nuisance in front of goals and the Bluebirds' back line are having trouble dealing with the Birmingham striker.

  19. Post update

    Bristol City 0-0 Burton

    Bristol City fans

    The volume level cranks up at Ashton Gate as Marlon Pack - who came on for Korey Smith - fired a free-kick into the box but Luke Murphy clears.

  20. Post update

    Bristol City 0-0 Burton

    Bristol City v Burton

    Bristol City lost Korey Smith to injury just before the break and now head coach Lee Johnson makes his second change, replacing Niclas Eliasson with Jonathan Leko.

    Burton haven't offered too much of a threat tonight but Luke Varney has Frank Fielding scrambling across his goal with a shot from distance which goes the wrong side of the post.