• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Tue 02 October 2012
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: Cardiff City Stadium
Cardiff City

Cardiff City

Bellamy 38"

Hudson 56"

2 - 1

Cardiff City vs Birmingham City


Team Lineups

Cardiff City

1 Marshall
2 McNaughton
3 Taylor
5 Hudson56"
12 Connolly
7 Whittingham
17 Gunnarsson
16 Noone
39 Bellamy38"
20 Mason
22 Helguson
Substitutes
32 Lewis
4 Kiss
6 Turner
8 Cowie
9 Velikonja
11 Conway
13 Kim

Birmingham City

1 Butland
4 Caldwell
6 Davies
23 Spector
30 Robinson
7 Burke
15 Elliott
18 Fahey
24 Packwood
11 Lovenkrands
29 Lita53"
Substitutes
13 Doyle
8 Mullins
9 King
10 Ambrose
19 Zigic
22 Redmond
31 Hurst

Possession Stats

49%
51%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Cardiff City

D W L W L W D W

Birmingham City

L L W W D D D L
Head to Head
Birmingham
1-1
Cardiff 25-Mar-2012
Cardiff
1-0
Birmingham 04-Dec-2011
Birmingham
1-1
Cardiff 17-Jan-2009
Cardiff
1-2
Birmingham 27-Sep-2008
Birmingham
1-0
Cardiff 04-Mar-2007
Cardiff
2-0
Birmingham 26-Aug-2006

Live Text Commentary
94:32 +4.32
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Marlon King. Indirect free kick taken by David Marshall.

92:08 +2.08
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Don Cowie by Paul Robinson. Peter Whittingham restarts play with the free kick.

90:52 +0.52
 

Centre by Christopher Burke, save made by Jack Butland.

89:11
 

Kevin McNaughton challenges Wade Elliott unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Paul Robinson, clearance by Heidar Helguson.

86:42
 

Peter Whittingham fouled by Steven Caldwell, the ref awards a free kick. Peter Whittingham takes the direct free kick.

83:18
Substitution
 

The offside flag is raised against Mark Hudson. Jack Butland restarts play with the free kick. Bo-Kyung Kim joins the action as a substitute, replacing Craig Noone.

81:44
 

Marlon King takes a shot. David Marshall makes a save.

80:47
 

Unfair challenge on Heidar Helguson by Keith Fahey results in a free kick. Free kick taken by David Marshall.

80:04
 

Christopher Burke fouled by Heidar Helguson, the ref awards a free kick. Wade Elliott delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, clearance made by Andrew Taylor.

78:32
Substitution
 

Don Cowie comes on in place of Craig Bellamy.

76:46
 

Craig Bellamy takes a shot. Jack Butland makes a save. Corner taken left-footed by Peter Whittingham from the right by-line, Jack Butland makes a save.

75:59
 

Centre by Aron Gunnarsson.

74:39
 

Foul by Christopher Burke on Craig Noone, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Andrew Taylor.

73:46
Substitution
 

Peter Lovenkrands leaves the field to be replaced by Nathan Redmond.

72:46
 

Wade Elliott gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andrew Taylor. David Marshall takes the indirect free kick.

71:21
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Craig Bellamy. Jack Butland takes the indirect free kick.

68:24
 

Unfair challenge on James Hurst by Craig Bellamy results in a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Jack Butland.

67:48
Yellow card
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Peter Whittingham, save by Jack Butland. Corner taken by Craig Noone from the left by-line, The referee shows Craig Bellamy a yellow card for dissent. Mark Hudson fouled by Steven Caldwell, the ref awards a free kick. Aron Gunnarsson takes the direct free kick.

67:27
 

Joe Mason takes a shot. Save by David Marshall.

65:47
Substitution
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Leroy Lita. David Marshall takes the free kick. Marlon King joins the action as a substitute, replacing Leroy Lita.

65:25
 

Keith Fahey takes a shot. Mark Hudson gets a block in.

64:34
 

Unfair challenge on Jonathan Spector by Heidar Helguson results in a free kick. Free kick crossed by Wade Elliott, clearance by Mark Hudson. Keith Fahey takes a shot. Andrew Taylor gets a block in.

63:37
 

Joe Mason takes a shot. Steven Caldwell gets a block in.

61:59
 

Matthew Connolly challenges Jonathan Spector unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Keith Fahey, Peter Whittingham manages to make a clearance.

61:02
 

Effort from deep inside the area by Joe Mason clears the bar.

59:04
 

Andrew Taylor fouled by Peter Lovenkrands, the ref awards a free kick. Peter Whittingham restarts play with the free kick.

55:23
Goal
 

Peter Whittingham takes the inswinging corner, Curtis Davies receives a yellow card for dissent. Mark Hudson fires in a goal from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Cardiff 2-1 Birmingham.The assist for the goal came from Peter Whittingham.

51:52
Goal
 

Mark Hudson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Leroy Lita. The referee shows Mark Hudson a yellow card. Wade Elliott crosses the ball, A goal is scored by Leroy Lita from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Cardiff 1-1 Birmingham.Assist on the goal came from Wade Elliott.

51:02
Substitution
 

James Hurst is brought on as a substitute for Will Packwood.

49:55
 

Centre by Craig Noone, Effort on goal by Heidar Helguson from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

46:18
 

Unfair challenge on Will Packwood by Andrew Taylor results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Will Packwood.

44:29
 

Foul by Paul Robinson on Craig Bellamy, free kick awarded. Craig Bellamy fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

44:15
 

Joe Mason sends in a cross, save by Jack Butland.

42:58
 

Wade Elliott challenges Craig Noone unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Peter Whittingham.

39:49
 

Mark Hudson concedes a free kick for a foul on Leroy Lita. Paul Robinson takes the direct free kick.

38:09
Goal
 

Craig Bellamy grabs a goal from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Cardiff 1-0 Birmingham.Assist by Mark Hudson.

36:48
 

Paul Robinson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Joe Mason. Peter Whittingham crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel, Leroy Lita makes a clearance.

36:05
 

Christopher Burke produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the target.

34:52
 

Shot by Aron Gunnarsson. Jack Butland makes a comfortable save.

31:55
 

The ball is swung over by Craig Noone, save by Jack Butland.

31:07
 

Mark Hudson produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the goal.

29:19
 

Craig Bellamy is caught offside. Jack Butland takes the free kick.

26:10
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Wade Elliott by Joe Mason. Paul Robinson restarts play with the free kick.

22:25
 

Craig Noone fouled by Wade Elliott, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Peter Whittingham, Peter Lovenkrands makes a clearance.

20:58
 

Craig Bellamy is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Jack Butland.

18:28
 

Leroy Lita produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that clears the crossbar.

16:44
 

A cross is delivered by Peter Whittingham, Wade Elliott makes a clearance. Corner taken by Aron Gunnarsson.

14:47
 

Unfair challenge on Keith Fahey by Aron Gunnarsson results in a free kick. The ball is crossed by Keith Fahey, Leroy Lita takes a shot. Save by David Marshall. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Wade Elliott.

13:09
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Wade Elliott on Kevin McNaughton. David Marshall restarts play with the free kick.

12:22
 

Christopher Burke fouled by Mark Hudson, the ref awards a free kick. Steven Caldwell takes the free kick.

9:57
 

The referee blows for offside against Heidar Helguson. Free kick taken by Steven Caldwell.

8:14
 

Shot on goal by Craig Noone from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

4:33
 

The referee blows for offside. Jack Butland restarts play with the free kick.

4:06
 

Keith Fahey concedes a free kick for a foul on Heidar Helguson. Kevin McNaughton restarts play with the free kick.

3:28
 

Effort on goal by Craig Bellamy from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

3:10
 

Foul by Wade Elliott on Peter Whittingham, free kick awarded. David Marshall takes the direct free kick.

1:43
 

Shot from just outside the box by Jonathan Spector misses to the right of the goal.

:22
 

The offside flag is raised against Craig Bellamy. Jack Butland takes the indirect free kick.

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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
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10 Blackburn 39 1 54

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