Bristol edged their way into the match towards the end of the opening period when Albert Adomah forced Jack Butland into action with a drive from distance.
Nov 6, 2012 at 7.45pm UK at St Andrew's
Half-Time Report: Birmingham City held by Bristol City
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Birmingham City dominate possession in the first half against Bristol City but go into the break locked in a goalless draw.
Result: McCarthy off to winning start>
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