• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 15 September 2012
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Cardiff City Stadium
Cardiff City

Cardiff City

Bellamy 66"

Whittingham 72" (P)

2 - 1
Leeds United

Leeds United

Austin 76"

Cardiff City vs Leeds United


Team Lineups

Cardiff City

1 Marshall
2 McNaughton
5 Hudson
12 Connolly
3 Taylor
7 Whittingham72"
14 Smith
16 Noone
18 Mutch
22 Helguson
23 Maynard
Substitutes
32 Lewis
8 Cowie
13 Kim
17 Gunnarsson
20 Mason
31 Nugent
39 Bellamy66"

Leeds United

1 Kenny
2 Peltier
3 Drury
5 Pearce
4 Lees
8 Austin76"
14 White
18 Tonge
25 Byram
10 Becchio
44 McCormack
Substitutes
12 Ashdown
6 Kisnorbo
11 Varney
17 Brown
20 Gray
21 Diouf
26 Poleon

Possession Stats

56%
44%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Cardiff City

W D L W L D W W

Leeds United

D L L L L L W D
Head to Head
Cardiff
1-1
Leeds 21-Apr-2012
Leeds
1-1
Cardiff 30-Oct-2011
Cardiff
2-1
Leeds 04-Jan-2011
Leeds
0-4
Cardiff 25-Oct-2010
Cardiff
1-0
Leeds 17-Feb-2007
Leeds
0-1
Cardiff 19-Aug-2006


Live Text Commentary
93:42 +3.42
 

Luciano Becchio challenges Don Cowie unfairly and gives away a free kick. David Marshall takes the free kick.

92:39 +2.39
 

Foul by El-Hadji Diouf on Mark Hudson, free kick awarded. David Marshall takes the free kick.

87:47
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Aron Gunnarsson on Michael Tonge. Patrick Kenny takes the free kick.

86:32
 

Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Lee Peltier goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

85:25
 

Effort on goal by Tommy Smith from 18 yards. Patrick Kenny gets a block in.

84:16
 

Lee Peltier challenges Tommy Smith unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Peter Whittingham.

83:34
 

Luciano Becchio is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Andrew Taylor.

82:55
Substitution
 

Dominic Poleon on for Luke Varney.

82:04
Substitution
 

(Cardiff) makes a substitution, with Don Cowie coming on for Nicky Maynard.

78:48
 

Corner from left by-line taken by Craig Bellamy.

78:25
 

Nicky Maynard takes a shot. Blocked by Jason Pearce.

76:08
Goal
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Aron Gunnarsson on Luke Varney. Rodolph Austin finds the net with a goal direct from the free kick from long distance to the bottom right corner of the goal. Cardiff 2-1 Leeds.

75:22
Substitution
 

(Cardiff) makes a substitution, with Aron Gunnarsson coming on for Jordon Mutch.

71:07
Goal
 

Tom Lees concedes a Penalty for a foul on Nicky Maynard. Peter Whittingham scores a placed penalty. Cardiff 2-0 Leeds.

65:54
Goal
 

Michael Tonge concedes a free kick for a foul on Nicky Maynard. Michael Tonge booked. Craig Bellamy scores a goal direct from the free kick from just outside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Cardiff 1-0 Leeds.

65:25
 

Mark Hudson takes a shot. Save made by Patrick Kenny.

64:26
 

Peter Whittingham decides to take the corner short.

63:28
Substitution
 

Craig Noone goes off and Craig Bellamy comes on.

63:01
 

Shot by Tommy Smith from deep inside the six-yard box clear the bar.

59:24
 

Andrew Taylor produces a cross.

58:40
 

The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by David Marshall.

58:27
 

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Patrick Kenny.

57:50
 

Tommy Smith takes a shot. Save made by Patrick Kenny.

57:03
 

Craig Noone gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Aidan White. Patrick Kenny takes the direct free kick.

56:33
 

Handball decision goes against Luciano Becchio. David Marshall takes the free kick.

54:07
 

Peter Whittingham produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that goes wide left of the target.

53:09
 

Lee Peltier is caught offside. Free kick taken by David Marshall.

49:10
 

Shot from just outside the box by Jordon Mutch misses to the left of the target.

47:39
 

Nicky Maynard takes a shot. Save by Patrick Kenny.

46:04
 

Craig Noone has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.

45:52 +0.52
 

Outswinging corner taken by Peter Whittingham, Header on goal by Heidar Helguson from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

45:29 +0.29
 

Peter Whittingham decides to take the corner short.

45:26
 

Unfair challenge on Samuel Byram by Peter Whittingham results in a free kick. Tom Lees takes the direct free kick.

45:01
Substitution
 

(Leeds) makes a substitution, with El-Hadji Diouf coming on for Adam Drury.

44:56
 

Tommy Smith crosses the ball, save by Patrick Kenny.

44:21
 

Jordon Mutch takes a shot. Tom Lees gets a block in.

43:31
 

Nicky Maynard takes a shot. Rodolph Austin gets a block in.

39:29
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nicky Maynard by Michael Tonge. Free kick taken by Peter Whittingham.

38:04
 

Samuel Byram fouled by Tommy Smith, the ref awards a free kick. Tommy Smith receives a caution. Free kick taken by Patrick Kenny.

36:50
 

Foul by Rodolph Austin on Nicky Maynard, free kick awarded. Rodolph Austin is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Andrew Taylor.

34:38
 

Jordon Mutch challenges Lee Peltier unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Patrick Kenny.

31:56
 

The referee blows for offside against Luke Varney. Free kick taken by David Marshall.

30:08
 

Jordon Mutch has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide right of the goal.

27:29
 

Heidar Helguson takes a shot. Comfortable save by Patrick Kenny.

26:49
 

Centre by Tommy Smith, save by Patrick Kenny.

26:02
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nicky Maynard by Rodolph Austin. Free kick taken by Kevin McNaughton.

23:37
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Samuel Byram by Andrew Taylor. The ball is sent over by Michael Tonge, Rodolph Austin has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the target.

22:01
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Samuel Byram. David Marshall takes the free kick.

21:28
 

Unfair challenge on Rodolph Austin by Nicky Maynard results in a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Adam Drury.

20:57
 

Nicky Maynard takes a shot.

20:18
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Luciano Becchio on Mark Hudson. Free kick taken by David Marshall.

19:43
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Luke Varney by Matthew Connolly. Patrick Kenny takes the direct free kick.

18:56
 

Craig Noone takes a shot. Blocked by Lee Peltier.

15:56
 

Luciano Becchio gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Peter Whittingham. Free kick taken by Peter Whittingham.

12:33
 

Samuel Byram takes a shot. David Marshall makes a comfortable save.

11:52
 

Luke Varney takes a shot. Kevin McNaughton gets a block in.

10:02
 

Handball decision goes against Nicky Maynard. Adam Drury restarts play with the free kick.

8:34
 

Corner taken by Peter Whittingham from the right by-line.

8:02
 

Craig Noone sends in a cross, clearance by Tom Lees.

7:03
 

Jordon Mutch gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Aidan White. Direct free kick taken by Adam Drury.

4:57
Substitution
 

(Leeds) makes a substitution, with Luke Varney coming on for Ross McCormack.

2:01
 

Nicky Maynard is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Patrick Kenny.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Birmingham 0 0 0
2 Blackburn 0 0 0
3 Bolton 0 0 0
4 Brentford 0 0 0
5 Brighton 0 0 0
6 Bristol City 0 0 0
7 Burnley 0 0 0
8 Cardiff 0 0 0
9 Charlton 0 0 0
10 Derby 0 0 0

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