• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Wed 21 March 2012
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: Cardiff City Stadium
Cardiff City

Cardiff City

McDonald 17" (OG)

Whittingham 82"

2 - 2
Coventry City

Coventry City

Clarke 68"

Norwood 90"

Cardiff City vs Coventry City


Team Lineups

Cardiff City

1 Marshall
2 McNaughton
5 Hudson
25 Turner
3 Taylor
8 Cowie
7 Whittingham82"
17 Gunnarsson
37 McPhail
13 Lawrence
20 Mason
Substitutes
22 Heaton
10 Earnshaw
11 Conway
15 Gestede
23 Blake

Coventry City

1 Murphy
26 Clarke68"
2 Keogh
15 Cranie
30 Cameron
11 McSheffrey
16 Norwood90"
4 Clingan
32 Thomas
14 McDonald17"
18 Nimely
Substitutes
13 Dunn
3 Hussey
12 Deegan
22 Platt
31 Christie

Possession Stats

51%
49%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Cardiff City

W D L W L D W W

Coventry City

W W D L D L L L
Head to Head
Coventry
1-1
Cardiff 22-Nov-2011
Cardiff
2-0
Coventry 26-Dec-2010
Coventry
1-2
Cardiff 19-Oct-2010
Coventry
1-2
Cardiff 16-Mar-2010
Cardiff
2-0
Coventry 20-Oct-2009
Coventry
0-2
Cardiff 28-Jan-2009


Live Text Commentary
95:14 +5.14
 

Rudy Gestede takes a shot. Save by Joe Murphy.

94:08 +4.08
Goal
 

Oliver Norwood fires in a goal from outside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Cardiff 2-2 Coventry.Gary McSheffrey provided the assist for the goal.

93:49 +3.49
 

Chris Hussey delivers the ball, clearance by Mark Hudson.

92:55 +2.55
 

Kevin McNaughton concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Hussey. Chris Hussey takes the indirect free kick.

91:07 +1.07
Substitution
 

The referee gives a free kick against Andrew Taylor for handball. Conor Thomas goes off and Gary Deegan comes on. Free kick crossed right-footed by Sammy Clingan, clearance by Rudy Gestede.

90:31 +0.31
 

The ball is crossed by Chris Hussey.

89:40
 

The ball is sent over by Jordan Clarke, clearance by Peter Whittingham.

88:25
 

Nathan Cameron gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Rudy Gestede. Strike on goal comes in from Peter Whittingham from the free kick.

87:28
 

Effort from outside the penalty area by Conor Thomas goes wide left of the target.

87:00
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Clive Platt by Peter Whittingham. Indirect free kick taken by Sammy Clingan.

86:17
Substitution
 

Chris Hussey comes on in place of Martin Cranie.

86:07
 

Martin Cranie delivers the ball, clearance made by Ben Turner.

84:20
 

Jordan Clarke takes a shot. Blocked by Andrew Taylor.

82:40
Goal
 

Peter Whittingham fires in a goal from just outside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Cardiff 2-1 Coventry.The assist for the goal came from Mark Hudson.

82:06
 

Corner taken left-footed by Peter Whittingham from the right by-line, clearance made by Joe Murphy.

81:51
 

Robert Earnshaw produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses right.

79:52
 

Kevin McNaughton delivers the ball, Effort on goal by Robert Earnshaw from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target. Peter Whittingham takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, Sammy Clingan manages to make a clearance.

78:10
 

Shot by Rudy Gestede from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

77:28
 

The ball is sent over by Jordan Clarke, clearance by Mark Hudson. Oliver Norwood has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the goal.

77:23
 

A cross is delivered by Jordan Clarke, Ben Turner makes a clearance.

76:56
 

The ball is delivered by Don Cowie.

76:19
 

Peter Whittingham delivers the ball, Clive Platt makes a clearance.

75:52
 

Corner taken by Peter Whittingham, clearance made by Clive Platt.

75:44
 

Centre by Kevin McNaughton, blocked by Martin Cranie.

75:02
 

Effort from deep inside the area by Peter Whittingham misses to the left of the target.

74:43
 

The ball is delivered by Kevin McNaughton, Sammy Clingan makes a clearance.

72:12
Substitution
 

The offside flag is raised against Joe Mason. Liam Lawrence leaves the field to be replaced by Robert Earnshaw. Joe Murphy takes the indirect free kick.

71:45
 

Alex Nimely is ruled offside. David Marshall restarts play with the free kick.

71:20
 

Richard Keogh fouled by Rudy Gestede, the ref awards a free kick. Joe Murphy restarts play with the free kick.

69:30
Substitution
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Gary McSheffrey. (Coventry) makes a substitution, with Clive Platt coming on for Cody McDonald. David Marshall restarts play with the free kick.

67:55
Goal
 

Gary McSheffrey delivers the ball, Jordan Clarke manages to make a clearance. Jordan Clarke fires in a goal from inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Cardiff 1-1 Coventry.

67:36
 

Rudy Gestede produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that goes wide left of the target.

67:01
 

Foul by Gary McSheffrey on Kevin McNaughton, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Kevin McNaughton.

65:19
 

Gary McSheffrey has an effort at goal from inside the penalty area that bounces off the post.

64:40
 

The ball is sent over by Andrew Taylor. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kevin McNaughton by Martin Cranie. David Marshall takes the indirect free kick.

62:00
 

Corner taken right-footed by Don Cowie.

60:53
 

Inswinging corner taken by Liam Lawrence, clearance made by Joe Murphy.

60:30
 

Andrew Taylor produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the goal.

59:43
 

Close range strike by Liam Lawrence goes over the bar.

58:57
 

Unfair challenge on Mark Hudson by Gary McSheffrey results in a free kick. Andrew Taylor takes the indirect free kick.

58:22
 

The ball is swung over by Conor Thomas, Header from deep inside the area by Gary McSheffrey goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

57:55
 

Peter Whittingham takes a shot from deep inside the box clearing the bar.

57:46
 

A cross is delivered by Kevin McNaughton, clearance made by Richard Keogh.

56:47
Substitution
 

Rudy Gestede is brought on as a substitute for Stephen McPhail.

55:40
 

Gary McSheffrey takes a shot. Save by David Marshall.

55:27
 

The ball is crossed by Jordan Clarke, Ben Turner makes a clearance.

54:34
 

The ball is sent over by Gary McSheffrey, David Marshall makes a save.

54:19
 

Jordan Clarke delivers the ball, clearance by Ben Turner.

51:59
 

Stephen McPhail gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Cody McDonald. Shot on goal comes in from Sammy Clingan from the free kick, save by Joe Murphy. The assistant referee flags for offside against Gary McSheffrey. David Marshall takes the indirect free kick.

49:43
Goal
 

Aron Gunnarsson concedes a Penalty for a foul on Richard Keogh. Booking for Aron Gunnarsson for unsporting behaviour. Penalty taken by Gary McSheffrey and missed.

49:14
 

Inswinging corner taken by Gary McSheffrey, clearance made by David Marshall.

46:38 +1.38
 

The offside flag is raised against Joe Mason. Free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

47:06
 

Jordan Clarke is adjudged to have handled the ball. Free kick taken by David Marshall.

46:00 +1
 

Centre by Don Cowie, save by Joe Murphy.

46:27
 

Liam Lawrence challenges Jordan Clarke unfairly and gives away a free kick. Richard Keogh restarts play with the free kick.

45:33 +0.33
 

Inswinging corner taken by Liam Lawrence from the left by-line.

45:43
 

Centre by Alex Nimely, Headed effort from close range by Cody McDonald goes wide left of the goal.

44:46
 

Unfair challenge on Mark Hudson by Alex Nimely results in a free kick. Stephen McPhail takes the free kick.

44:39
 

Kevin McNaughton sends in a cross, Jordan Clarke makes a clearance.

43:49
 

Oliver Norwood concedes a free kick for a foul on Aron Gunnarsson. Free kick taken by Mark Hudson.

43:10
 

Effort on goal by Peter Whittingham from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.

42:31
 

Aron Gunnarsson takes a shot. Save by Joe Murphy.

41:27
 

Unfair challenge on Gary McSheffrey by Liam Lawrence results in a free kick. Sammy Clingan restarts play with the free kick.

33:48
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mark Hudson on Alex Nimely. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Sammy Clingan from left channel.

31:46
 

Gary McSheffrey produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the target.

29:12
 

A cross is delivered by Kevin McNaughton.

28:42
 

The ball is sent over by Gary McSheffrey, save by David Marshall.

27:29
 

Alex Nimely is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Ben Turner takes the free kick.

26:23
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gary McSheffrey by Liam Lawrence. Sammy Clingan restarts play with the free kick.

25:05
 

Cody McDonald concedes a free kick for a foul on Kevin McNaughton. Mark Hudson takes the free kick.

24:23
 

Stephen McPhail has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

23:59
 

Corner taken left-footed by Peter Whittingham from the right by-line, Joe Murphy makes a save.

23:41
 

Don Cowie takes a shot. Richard Keogh gets a block in.

23:29
 

The ball is crossed by Aron Gunnarsson, Martin Cranie manages to make a clearance.

22:17
 

Joe Mason is caught offside. Joe Murphy takes the indirect free kick.

16:52
Goal
 

Corner taken right-footed by Liam Lawrence, An own goal is scored by Cody McDonald. Cardiff 1-0 Coventry.Assist on the goal came from Liam Lawrence. Inswinging corner taken by Liam Lawrence from the left by-line. Peter Whittingham takes a inswinging corner.

15:35
 

The ball is swung over by Andrew Taylor, Conor Thomas manages to make a clearance.

13:43
 

Alex Nimely produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the target.

12:58
 

Liam Lawrence sends in a cross, save by Joe Murphy.

12:28
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stephen McPhail by Nathan Cameron. David Marshall takes the free kick.

11:54
 

Liam Lawrence concedes a free kick for a foul on Oliver Norwood. Free kick taken by Sammy Clingan.

11:02
 

Shot from just outside the box by Aron Gunnarsson misses to the right of the goal.

8:11
 

The referee blows for offside against Joe Mason. Joe Murphy takes the free kick.

6:09
 

The ball is delivered by Peter Whittingham.

4:57
 

Centre by Kevin McNaughton, Jordan Clarke manages to make a clearance.

3:04
 

Gary McSheffrey produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty area that goes harmlessly over the target.

2:21
 

The referee blows for offside. Joe Murphy takes the free kick.

1:41
 

Martin Cranie concedes a free kick for a foul on Don Cowie. Indirect free kick taken by Peter Whittingham.

1:14
 

The ball is sent over by Jordan Clarke, clearance made by Kevin McNaughton.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Bournemouth 46 53 90
2 Watford 46 41 89
3 Norwich 46 40 86
4 Middlesbrough 46 31 85
5 Brentford 46 19 78
6 Ipswich 46 18 78
7 Wolverhampton 46 14 78
8 Derby 46 29 77
9 Blackburn 46 7 67
10 Birmingham 46 -10 63

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