It was the battle of the penalty takers as Marko Arnautovic and Peter Whittingham both scored from the spot for the only goals in the 1-1 draw between Cardiff City and Stoke City.
Marko Arnautovic will miss Stoke City's match at Everton with a hamstring injury.
Starting XI vs Birmingham: Sorensen; Wilson, Shawcross (c), Huth, Muniesa; Pennant, Palacios, Arnautovic, Nzonzi, Assaidi; Crouch
Marko Arnautovic is available for Stoke City's cup tie against Birmingham City despite coming off early against Manchester United at the weekend.
Stoke City were held without a goal after their visit to Craven Cottage as Fulham prevail 1-0.