• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 25 August 2012
  • Kick-off: 13:00
  • Venue: Ashton Gate
Bristol City

Bristol City

Pearson 31"

Woolford 45"

Woolford 69"

Baldock 86"

4 - 2
Cardiff City

Cardiff City

Smith 56"

Mason 56"

Helguson 81"

Bristol City vs Cardiff City


Team Lineups

Bristol City

1 Heaton
3 Wilson
6 Carey
4 Fontaine
17 Cunningham
27 Adomah
14 Skuse
15 Pearson31"
11 Woolford45"69"
18 Taylor
9 Stead
Substitutes
32 Carey
2 Foster
7 Baldock86"
12 Wilson
16 Davies
20 Morris
25 Elliott

Cardiff City

1 Marshall
2 McNaughton
5 Hudson
12 Connolly
3 Taylor
8 Cowie
17 Gunnarsson
18 Mutch
7 Whittingham
14 Smith56"
22 Helguson81"
Substitutes
32 Lewis
4 Kiss
9 Velikonja
10 Earnshaw
20 Mason
21 Ralls
31 Nugent

Possession Stats

48%
52%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Bristol City

L D L L L D L L

Cardiff City

W D L W L D W W
Head to Head
Bristol City
1-2
Cardiff 10-Mar-2012
Cardiff
3-1
Bristol City 14-Aug-2011
Bristol City
3-0
Cardiff 01-Jan-2011
Cardiff
3-2
Bristol City 16-Oct-2010
Bristol City
0-6
Cardiff 26-Jan-2010
Cardiff
3-0
Bristol City 23-Aug-2009


Live Text Commentary
92:44 +2.44
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Martyn Woolford by Etien Velikonja. Etien Velikonja is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Stephen Pearson takes the direct free kick.

92:11 +2.11
 

Unfair challenge on Heidar Helguson by Louis Carey results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Andrew Taylor.

91:26 +1.26
 

Short corner worked by Martyn Woolford.

88:16
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Marvin Elliott on Joe Mason. Peter Whittingham restarts play with the free kick.

86:30
Goal
 

Sam Baldock finds the back of the net with a goal from just inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Bristol City 4-2 Cardiff.Greg Cunningham provided the assist for the goal.

84:49
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Joe Mason on Cole Skuse. Tom Heaton takes the indirect free kick.

83:24
Substitution
 

Steven Davies on for Albert Adomah.

81:21
Goal
 

Heidar Helguson scores a goal from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Bristol City 3-2 Cardiff.The assist for the goal came from Kevin McNaughton.

79:29
Substitution
 

Joe Ralls is brought on as a substitute for Jordon Mutch.

78:28
 

Foul by Stephen Pearson on Joe Mason, free kick awarded. Peter Whittingham shoots direct from the free kick.

74:41
Substitution
 

Etien Velikonja replaces Tommy Smith.

73:29
Substitution
 

(Bristol City) makes a substitution, with Marvin Elliott coming on for Ryan Taylor.

72:50
 

Inswinging corner taken by Peter Whittingham from the right by-line played to the near post, Header from close range by Jordon Mutch misses to the right of the goal.

72:41
 

The ball is crossed by Tommy Smith, Greg Cunningham gets a block in.

71:48
 

Albert Adomah fouled by Jordon Mutch, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Martyn Woolford.

69:18
Goal
 

Sam Baldock produces a right-footed shot from inside the box and hits the post. Martyn Woolford grabs a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Bristol City 3-1 Cardiff.Assist on the goal came from Sam Baldock.

68:47
 

Peter Whittingham has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.

67:36
 

Albert Adomah has an effort at goal from outside the area which misses left.

66:56
 

Inswinging corner taken by Greg Cunningham from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by Kevin McNaughton.

66:49
 

Sam Baldock delivers the ball, Mark Hudson makes a clearance.

66:00
 

Shot by Peter Whittingham from a long way out goes over the net.

64:07
 

Sam Baldock produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the target.

63:08
Substitution
 

Jon Stead leaves the field to be replaced by Sam Baldock.

62:43
 

Peter Whittingham takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Jon Stead.

60:37
 

Corner taken by Peter Whittingham from the right by-line, Mark Hudson takes a shot. Tom Heaton makes a save.

56:09
Goal
 

Inswinging corner taken by Peter Whittingham. Joe Mason finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close range. Bristol City 2-1 Cardiff.Assist on the goal came from Heidar Helguson.

56:01
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Don Cowie, clearance by Greg Cunningham.

55:43
 

Joe Mason takes a shot. Blocked by Louis Carey.

55:09
 

Unfair challenge on Tommy Smith by Liam Fontaine results in a free kick. Kevin McNaughton takes the free kick.

54:34
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Greg Cunningham by Joe Mason. Indirect free kick taken by Tom Heaton.

52:36
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Mark Wilson, Header from close range by Liam Fontaine misses to the right of the target.

52:20
 

The ball is sent over by Albert Adomah, clearance by Matthew Connolly.

51:05
 

The official flags Joe Mason offside. Tom Heaton restarts play with the free kick.

47:39
 

Liam Fontaine concedes a free kick for a foul on Heidar Helguson. Don Cowie crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, Liam Fontaine manages to make a clearance.

46:47
 

Albert Adomah takes a shot. Blocked by Matthew Connolly.

45:33 +0.33
Goal
 

Martyn Woolford fires in a goal from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Bristol City 2-0 Cardiff.Assist on the goal came from Jon Stead.

45:27
 

Unfair challenge on Heidar Helguson by Liam Fontaine results in a free kick. Peter Whittingham crosses the ball in from the free kick, Ryan Taylor makes a clearance.

45:01
Substitution
 

Aron Gunnarsson goes off and Joe Mason comes on.

41:11
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Heidar Helguson by Louis Carey. Free kick taken by Andrew Taylor.

38:29
 

Cole Skuse challenges Tommy Smith unfairly and gives away a free kick. David Marshall restarts play with the free kick.

38:09
 

Corner taken right-footed by Albert Adomah, save by David Marshall.

37:36
 

Jon Stead takes a shot. Blocked by Kevin McNaughton.

36:27
 

Corner taken by Peter Whittingham, Aron Gunnarsson takes a shot.

36:09
 

Shot from 25 yards by Peter Whittingham. Cole Skuse gets a block in.

34:36
 

Tommy Smith challenges Greg Cunningham unfairly and gives away a free kick. Tom Heaton takes the free kick.

31:48
Goal
 

Goal scored by Stephen Pearson from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Bristol City 1-0 Cardiff.Assist on the goal came from Albert Adomah.

28:32
 

Shot by Albert Adomah from outside the box goes high over the crossbar.

24:51
 

Headed effort from inside the box by Ryan Taylor misses to the right of the target.

21:47
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Martyn Woolford. Martyn Woolford delivers the ball, clearance made by Heidar Helguson.

21:40
 

The ball is swung over by Ryan Taylor, blocked by Andrew Taylor.

18:56
 

Tommy Smith takes a shot. Blocked by Mark Wilson.

16:24
 

The ball is swung over by Kevin McNaughton, save by Tom Heaton.

15:17
 

Shot by Albert Adomah from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

13:11
 

Peter Whittingham takes a shot. Save by Tom Heaton.

12:04
 

The offside flag is raised against Jon Stead. David Marshall restarts play with the free kick.

7:30
 

Martyn Woolford challenges Jordon Mutch unfairly and gives away a free kick. Peter Whittingham sends in a cross, Effort on goal by Mark Hudson from deep inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

6:29
 

Matthew Connolly fouled by Jon Stead, the ref awards a free kick. David Marshall takes the indirect free kick.

6:04
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ryan Taylor by Matthew Connolly. Albert Adomah takes the direct free kick.

5:48
 

Tommy Smith takes a shot. Save by Tom Heaton.

3:02
 

Liam Fontaine produces a cross, save made by David Marshall.

2:19
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jon Stead by Mark Hudson. Direct free kick taken by Martyn Woolford.

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