• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Fri 07 December 2012
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: Ewood Park
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Cardiff City

Cardiff City

Hudson 29"

Bellamy 55"

Mason 83"

Kim 84"

Blackburn Rovers vs Cardiff City


Team Lineups

Blackburn Rovers

1 Robinson
27 Henley
31 Hanley
16 Dann
3 Olsson
10 Formica
18 Etuhu
6 Lowe
14 Olsson
15 King50"
11 Rhodes
Substitutes
34 Kean
5 Givet
7 Nunes
12 Pedersen
23 Rochina
33 Vukcevic
39 Kazim-Richards

Cardiff City

1 Marshall
12 Connolly
5 Hudson29"
6 Turner
3 Taylor
16 Noone
11 Conway
8 Cowie
7 Whittingham
39 Bellamy55"
22 Helguson
Substitutes
32 Lewis
2 McNaughton
13 Kim84"
15 Gestede
17 Gunnarsson
20 Mason83"
24 Lappin

Possession Stats

44%
56%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Blackburn Rovers

D L D W W W L L

Cardiff City

D W L W L W D W
Head to Head
Cardiff
1-2
Blackburn 13-Apr-1985
Blackburn
2-1
Cardiff 18-Sep-1984
Blackburn
1-1
Cardiff 07-May-1984
Cardiff
0-1
Blackburn 10-Dec-1983
Blackburn
1-0
Cardiff 30-Jan-1982
Cardiff
1-3
Blackburn 19-Sep-1981

Live Text Commentary
91:43 +1.43
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Colin Kazim-Richards by Mark Hudson. Rudy Gestede on for Heidar Helguson. Free kick taken by Ruben Rochina.

91:26 +1.26
 

Unfair challenge on Martin Olsson by Joe Mason results in a free kick. Paul Robinson restarts play with the free kick.

90:29 +0.29
 

The offside flag is raised against Jordan Rhodes. Free kick taken by David Marshall.

89:31
 

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Martin Olsson played to the near post, Peter Whittingham manages to make a clearance.

86:29
 

Foul by Peter Whittingham on Ruben Rochina, free kick awarded. Paul Robinson restarts play with the free kick.

84:54
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Bo-Kyung Kim from the edge of the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Blackburn 1-4 Cardiff.The assist for the goal came from Heidar Helguson.

83:37
Goal
 

Joe Mason finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Blackburn 1-3 Cardiff.The assist for the goal came from Heidar Helguson.

82:03
 

Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Joshua King goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

80:20
Substitution
 

Ruben Rochina is brought on as a substitute for Dickson Etuhu.

79:40
Substitution
 

Joe Mason replaces Craig Bellamy.

79:23
 

Header from deep inside the penalty area by Heidar Helguson goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

73:32
Yellow card
 

Grant Hanley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Craig Bellamy. The referee shows Grant Hanley a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Peter Whittingham crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance made by Jason Lowe.

71:55
 

Joshua King concedes a free kick for a foul on Craig Conway. David Marshall takes the free kick.

71:29
 

Craig Bellamy is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

70:12
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Fabio Nunes played to the near post, clearance by Andrew Taylor.

69:57
 

Shot from just outside the box by Jason Lowe goes over the target.

68:26
Substitution
 

Heidar Helguson concedes a free kick for a foul on Colin Kazim-Richards. Heidar Helguson booked for unsporting behaviour. Craig Noone goes off and Bo-Kyung Kim comes on. Fabio Nunes joins the action as a substitute, replacing Mauro Formica. Jason Lowe restarts play with the free kick.

66:55
Yellow card
 

Martin Olsson challenges Craig Noone unfairly and gives away a free kick. Martin Olsson is given a yellow card. Peter Whittingham restarts play with the free kick.

64:50
 

Craig Noone challenges Joshua King unfairly and gives away a free kick. Craig Noone goes into the book. Colin Kazim-Richards fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, David Marshall makes a comfortable save.

64:40
 

Centre by Andrew Taylor.

63:47
 

Matthew Connolly fouled by Dickson Etuhu, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Peter Whittingham.

63:12
 

Mauro Formica takes a shot.

62:55
 

Dickson Etuhu produces a volleyed left-footed shot from 20 yards. Save by David Marshall.

62:41
 

Martin Olsson sends in a cross, clearance made by Andrew Taylor.

61:40
 

Long range effort by Mauro Formica goes wide right of the target.

59:35
 

Unfair challenge on Colin Kazim-Richards by Mark Hudson results in a free kick. Jason Lowe restarts play with the free kick.

58:48
 

Inswinging corner taken by Craig Bellamy.

57:30
 

Corner taken left-footed by Martin Olsson.

56:19
 

Colin Kazim-Richards gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mark Hudson. Free kick taken by David Marshall.

55:00
Goal
 

Craig Bellamy scores a goal from inside the area low into the middle of the goal. Blackburn 1-2 Cardiff.Heidar Helguson provided the assist for the goal.

54:25
 

Joshua King challenges Matthew Connolly unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Peter Whittingham.

51:48
 

Outswinging corner taken by Martin Olsson.

51:32
 

Colin Kazim-Richards takes a shot. Blocked by Ben Turner.

50:25
Goal
 

Joshua King scores a goal from inside the area low into the middle of the goal. Blackburn 1-1 Cardiff.Assist by Colin Kazim-Richards.

49:43
 

Effort on goal by Joshua King from just inside the penalty area goes over the target.

49:26
 

The ball is crossed by Mauro Formica, David Marshall makes a save.

49:04
 

Short corner taken by Martin Olsson from the left by-line.

47:33
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Heidar Helguson by Grant Hanley. Strike on goal comes in from Peter Whittingham from the free kick.

46:10 +1.1
 

Centre by Joshua King, Matthew Connolly makes a clearance.

45:37 +0.37
 

Ben Turner concedes a free kick for a foul on Joshua King. Jason Lowe crosses the ball in from the free kick.

45:53
 

Centre by Craig Conway, save made by Paul Robinson.

45:01
Substitution
 

Colin Kazim-Richards on for Markus Olsson.

44:33
 

Effort from 20 yards by Peter Whittingham. Blocked by Scott Dann. Effort from outside the penalty box by Craig Noone goes wide left of the goal.

44:01
 

Corner taken short by Craig Bellamy.

43:09
 

Craig Bellamy takes a shot.

42:00
 

Jason Lowe challenges Heidar Helguson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by David Marshall.

41:24
 

Craig Noone is caught offside. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

40:08
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Don Cowie by Joshua King. Free kick taken by Peter Whittingham.

39:06
 

Craig Conway concedes a free kick for a foul on Mauro Formica. Jason Lowe restarts play with the free kick.

36:09
 

Outswinging corner taken by Martin Olsson.

35:41
 

Outswinging corner taken by Martin Olsson, clearance by Matthew Connolly.

35:18
 

Jordan Rhodes produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

34:58
 

Centre by Adam Henley, clearance by Ben Turner.

33:09
 

A cross is delivered by Craig Conway.

31:02
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Heidar Helguson by Grant Hanley. Free kick crossed by Craig Bellamy.

29:54
Goal
 

Mark Hudson scores a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Blackburn 0-1 Cardiff.Assist on the goal came from Craig Noone.

28:23
 

Foul by Jason Lowe on Craig Bellamy, free kick awarded. Jason Lowe goes into the referee's book. Peter Whittingham takes the free kick.

27:26
 

Martin Olsson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Heidar Helguson. Direct free kick taken by Peter Whittingham.

23:53
 

Joshua King gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ben Turner. Direct free kick taken by Peter Whittingham.

22:23
 

The ball is delivered by Craig Noone.

21:43
 

The ball is crossed by Craig Noone, clearance made by Grant Hanley.

19:53
 

Unfair challenge on Mark Hudson by Joshua King results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Mark Hudson.

19:09
 

Heidar Helguson is ruled offside. Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

18:32
 

Andrew Taylor delivers the ball, Martin Olsson manages to make a clearance.

18:12
 

A cross is delivered by Martin Olsson, Ben Turner manages to make a clearance.

17:36
 

Jordan Rhodes takes a shot. Blocked by Andrew Taylor.

16:24
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mauro Formica by Mark Hudson. Mark Hudson booked for unsporting behaviour. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Martin Olsson.

15:12
 

Joshua King challenges Peter Whittingham unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mark Hudson takes the free kick.

12:46
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mauro Formica on Craig Conway. Craig Bellamy delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing.

11:59
 

The ball is crossed by Craig Conway, clearance made by Grant Hanley.

6:19
 

Dickson Etuhu fouled by Craig Noone, the ref awards a free kick. Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

5:27
 

Joshua King takes a shot. Ben Turner gets a block in.

1:24
 

Dickson Etuhu concedes a free kick for a foul on Heidar Helguson. Peter Whittingham crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance made by Scott Dann.

1:02
 

Mark Hudson fouled by Joshua King, the ref awards a free kick. David Marshall takes the free kick.

:19
 

Craig Noone challenges Martin Olsson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paul Robinson restarts play with the free kick.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Bournemouth 39 42 73
2 Watford 39 32 72
3 Middlesbrough 39 29 72
4 Norwich 39 33 70
5 Derby 39 26 67
6 Ipswich 39 16 67
7 Brentford 39 12 66
8 Wolverhampton 39 11 65
9 Nottm Forest 39 8 57
10 Blackburn 39 1 54

Full Sky Bet Championship Table