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Aug 2, 2014 at 3pm UK at St Andrew's
BirminghamBirmingham City
InvernessInverness Caledonian Thistle
Novak (8'), Gray (38'), Caddis (89' pen.)
FT(HT: 2-0)
Warren (74')

Result: Birmingham City's late penalty sees off Inverness

A late Birmingham City penalty seals the victory against Inverness after the Scottish side come close to equalising just minutes before.

Lee Novak, Demarai Gray and a Paul Caddis penalty helped Birmingham City beat their Scottish opponents Inverness Caledonian Thistle 3-1 in their pre-season friendly at St Andrew's this afternoon.

Novak opened up the scoring within the first 10 minutes of the game as Gray laid off the ball for Novak, who picked out the top right-hand corner from 20 yards out.

The favour was returned not long after as it was Novak's turn to assist. He worked the ball from the left, leaving Gray to finish from a tight angle to double their lead.

The Blues went into half time the better side but it was Inverness who came out the stronger in the second.

Inverness pulled a goal back midway through the second half as Gary Warren headed home from a Danny Williams corner to make it 2-1.

Inverness came close to equalising late on, but it was Birmingham who sealed the result with a late penalty scored by Caddis after Clayton Donaldson rounded the keeper and was brought down.

Birmingham held on for the remaining minutes to see off their Scottish opponents to win 3-1 at St Andrew's.

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