Birmingham City 1-3 Sporting Braga – Recap & Match Stats – Europa League – 15 September 2011
Sporting Braga defeated Birmingham City 3-1 in the UEFA Europa League on Thursday, September 16, 2011.
Birmingham 1-3 Sporting Braga Recap
Sporting Braga cruised to a 3-1 win over Birmingham City at the St Andrews Stadium.
Helder Barbosa scored in the 6th minute followed by a 59th minute Lima goal and another one from Barbosa in the 88th minute. Marlon King scored the only goal for Birmingham, in the 71st minute. It’s not a surprising result for Birmingham who are in England’s 2nd division (Championship) while Braga were runner-ups in last season’s Europa League.
Both sides return to their domestic leagues on the weekend. The Europa League returns on September 29th with more group stage matches.
Birmingham 1-3 Sporting Braga Match Stats
|Marlon King (71′)||Helder Barbosa (6′)|
|Helder Barbosa (88′)|
|15(9)||Shots (on Goal)||11(10)|
|49%||Time of Possession||51%|