Birmingham City v Hull City

Nick Powell

Nick Powell has made three appearances for Hull since joining on loan from Manchester United, and is yet to score for the Tigers

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Birmingham City could be without striker James Vaughan (calf) and midfielder Stephen Gleeson (illness).

Manager Gary Rowett is already without striker Nicolai Brock-Madsen (quad) and midfielder Viv Solomon-Otabor.

Hull City manager Steve Bruce may decide to hand on-loan Manchester United midfielder Nick Powell a first league start.

The Tigers have a fully fit squad to choose from for their trip to St Andrew’s.


  • Birmingham City have not beaten Hull since a 1-0 away victory at the KC Stadium in September 2009.
  • It has been even longer since their last home win over the Tigers – a 2-1 victory in September 2006.
  • Hull City have won this fixture on four of the past five occasions, scoring 11 times in the process.
  • The Tigers have not conceded a goal since Sam Vokes breached them on 6 February (Burnley 1-0 Hull) – over 373 minutes ago.
  • Birmingham City have kept six clean sheets in their past 10 matches, Hull have one better with seven.

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