West Ham vs Birmingham City
January 11, 2011
Boleyn Ground, Upton Park ( West Ham at home)
Carling Cup Semifinal- First Leg
19.45 UK kick off.
Final score:- West Ham 2-1 Birmingham ( Mark Noble, Carlton Cole/ Liam Ridgewell)
West Ham United drew first blood against Birmingham in this Carling Cup semifinal tie thanks to Carlton Cole’s late winner ( also a blunder from opposition keeper Ben Foster). The Hammers also ended the game with ten after a red card for Victor Obinna.
The winner of the West Ham Birmingham tie will face the winner of the Ipswich Arsenal tie in the final.
West Ham vs Birmingham 1-0 ( Noble 13′)
West Ham Birmingham 1-1 ( Ridgewell 56′)
West Ham vs Birmingham 2-1 ( Cole 78′)
Video- Obinna Red Card ( Sending off) against Birmingham