Result: Ben Marshall earns Leicester City deserved point against Birmingham City

Ben Marshall scores in stoppage time to earn Leicester a deserved point against struggling Birmingham at St. Andrews.

Substitute Ben Marshall scored in stoppage time to snatch Leicester City a deserved point against Birmingham City at St. Andrews this afternoon.

Kasper Schmeichel celebrates© PA Photos

The visiting Foxes dominated for large periods of the match but were frustrated by stubborn Blues defending and their own wasteful finishing.

Goalscoring midfielder Anthony Knockaert forced a good early save out of Birmingham stopper Jack Butland, before Andy King sent a curling effort yards over the England international's crossbar.

It was Martyn Waghorn who was guilty of missing Leicester's best chance of the opening period, blazing the ball over from inside the six-yard box after he was found unmarked by King's cross.

With Birmingham's first notable attack of the match, Peter Lovenkrands converted from Marlon King's excellent run and cross on the stroke of the break.

It was a similar story after the interval, as Butland produced two world-class saves to deny Waghorn and Danny Drinkwater equalising goals.

However, Marshall eventually broke the Birmingham resistance with almost the final kick of the match, evading two Blues challenges before shooting in off the post from 25 yards.

There was nearly time for Leicester to find a winning goal, but Birmingham hung on despite having Jonathan Spector sent off in the dying stages.

Birmingham's Peter Lovenkrands scores
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